Rhinoptera jayakari was reported from 25 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 25 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: widespread; from South Africa to the Philippines; north to Ryukyu Is. and south to eastern Indonesia. However, it may comprise of two closely related species based on genetic findings where the forms possibly differ in the shape of the head and tail and robustness of the bodies.
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Table 1: Present in 25 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 114953
Asia China CHN native 114953
Africa Egypt EGY native 114953
Africa Eritrea ERI native 114953
Asia India IND native 118627
Asia Indonesia IDN native 114953
Asia Iran IRN native 114953
Asia Iraq IRQ native 114953
Africa Kenya KEN native 114953
Asia Malaysia MYS native 114953
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 114953
Asia Myanmar MMR native 114953
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 114953
Asia Philippines PHL native 114953
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 114953
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 114953
Africa Somalia SOM native 114953
Africa South Africa ZAF native 114953
Africa Sudan SDN native 114953
Asia Taiwan TWN native 114953
Africa Tanzania TZA native 114953
Asia Thailand THA native 114953
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 114953
Asia Yemen YEM native 120668

Table 4: Reported from 25 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 114953
Asia China CHN native 114953
Africa Egypt EGY native 114953
Africa Eritrea ERI native 114953
Asia India IND native 118627
Asia Indonesia IDN native 114953
Asia Iran IRN native 114953
Asia Iraq IRQ native 114953
Africa Kenya KEN native 114953
Asia Malaysia MYS native 114953
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 114953
Asia Myanmar MMR native 114953
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 114953
Asia Philippines PHL native 114953
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 114953
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 114953
Africa Somalia SOM native 114953
Africa South Africa ZAF native 114953
Africa Sudan SDN native 114953
Asia Taiwan TWN native 114953
Africa Tanzania TZA native 114953
Asia Thailand THA native 114953
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 114953
Asia Yemen YEM native 120668
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