Sardinella gibbosa was reported from 38 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 37 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: widespread in the Indo-West Pacific including the Red Sea, and reported as an invasive species in the eastern Mediterranean basin.
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Table 1: Present in 37 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 188
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 188
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 188
Asia Cambodia KHM native 188
Asia China CHN native 188
Africa Djibouti DJI native 188
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 188
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 188
Asia Iran IRN native 188
Asia Iraq IRQ native 188
Africa Kenya KEN native 188
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 188
Asia Kuwait KWT native 188
Africa Madagascar MDG native 188
Asia Malaysia MYS native 188
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 97044
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 188
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Qatar QAT native 188
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 188
Asia Singapore SGP native 188
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3259
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 188
Asia Taiwan TWN native 188
Africa Tanzania TZA native 188
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 188
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 188
Asia Yemen YEM native 188

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Samoa WSM questionable 592

Table 4: Reported from 38 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 188
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 188
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 188
Asia Cambodia KHM native 188
Asia China CHN native 188
Africa Djibouti DJI native 188
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 188
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 188
Asia Iran IRN native 188
Asia Iraq IRQ native 188
Africa Kenya KEN native 188
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 188
Asia Kuwait KWT native 188
Africa Madagascar MDG native 188
Asia Malaysia MYS native 188
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 97044
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 188
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Qatar QAT native 188
Oceania Samoa WSM questionable 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 188
Asia Singapore SGP native 188
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3259
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 188
Asia Taiwan TWN native 188
Africa Tanzania TZA native 188
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 188
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 188
Asia Yemen YEM native 188
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