Vanderhorstia mertensi was reported from 7 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 7 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 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: Red Sea and Japan. Reported from Papua New Guinea and the Great Barrier Reef (Ref. 9710). Introduced to the Mediterranean (Ref. 94612, 95871, 96570).
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Table 1: Present in 7 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 9710
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 96570

Table 4: Reported from 7 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 9710
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 96570
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