Elops hawaiensis was reported from 20 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 20 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-Pacific: from the Andaman Sea in the Eastern Indian Ocean to Western Australia and in the Pacific, from southern Japan to New South Wales and New Caledonia; throughout most of Oceania to the Hawaiian Is., Society Is., and Tuamotus (Ref. 86689). Currently treated as a single species, but this status should be considered provisional. Further studies may reveal a complex of closely related species, as in the case of Albula.
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Table 1: Present in 20 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 44894
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 10983
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 10983
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1632
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Malaysia MYS native 1632
Asia Myanmar MMR native 10983
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 10983
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 10983
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Singapore SGP native 1632
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706

Table 4: Reported from 20 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 44894
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 10983
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 10983
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1632
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Malaysia MYS native 1632
Asia Myanmar MMR native 10983
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 10983
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 10983
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Singapore SGP native 1632
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
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