Pomacanthus maculosus was reported from 22 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 20 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: Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman to at least 13°S (Ref. 10629). Mediterranean (Ref. 96519).
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Table 1: Present in 20 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bahrain BHR native 4858
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Iraq IRQ native 97265
Asia Israel ISR native 4858
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4858
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Qatar QAT native 4858
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 4858
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 12484
Africa Sudan SDN native 28618
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Japan JPN questionable 4858
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623

Table 4: Reported from 22 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bahrain BHR native 4858
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Iraq IRQ native 97265
Asia Israel ISR native 4858
Asia Japan JPN questionable 4858
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4858
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Qatar QAT native 4858
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 4858
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 12484
Africa Sudan SDN native 28618
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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