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Range Description

This species is found across the Indian Ocean except the Red Sea and coast of India, also the Pacific Ocean excluding French Polynesia and Hawaii. It is distributed from the east coast of Africa in the west, through the Indian Ocean to the Northern and Western territories of Australia and Queensland in the south. It extends to South Korea and Japan's Kyushu, Honshu and Shikoku regions in the north and Western Samoa in the east (Röckel et al. 1995).

The EOO, AOO and number of locations exceed the threshold for criterion B.


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Source: IUCN

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