Mobula alfredi was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 16 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 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, South Africa, Thailand to Western Australia.; north to Japan (Yaeyama Is.), to Solitary Is., Australia as far east as French Polynesia and the Hawaiian Is. Reported in the Atlantic (Canary and Cape Verde islands) but this species may be restricted more or less to the Indian and Western Pacific only (McEachran, pers.comm. 03/10)..
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Table 1: Present in 16 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 82755
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 82755
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 82755
Oceania Guam GUM native 101161
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 82755
Asia Indonesia IDN native 82755
Asia Japan JPN native 82755
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 101161
Asia Maldives MDV native 82755
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 101161
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 82755
Oceania Palau PLW native 99878
Asia Philippines PHL native 82755
Africa South Africa ZAF native 82755
Asia Thailand THA native 82755

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Canary Is. CNY questionable 82755
Africa Cape Verde CPV questionable 82755

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 82755
Africa Canary Is. CNY questionable 82755
Africa Cape Verde CPV questionable 82755
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 82755
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 82755
Oceania Guam GUM native 101161
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 82755
Asia Indonesia IDN native 82755
Asia Japan JPN native 82755
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 101161
Asia Maldives MDV native 82755
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 101161
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 82755
Oceania Palau PLW native 99878
Asia Philippines PHL native 82755
Africa South Africa ZAF native 82755
Asia Thailand THA native 82755
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