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Range Description

This is a wide ranging species occurring throughout most of the north west and central Pacific, and the east Indian Ocean. C. a. paulucciae is found in Mozambique, the Mascarenes, Seychelles, Maldives and Chagos Island. C. a. aureaus is found along the coast of Mozambique, the Mascarenes to Japan and Philippines, as well as to Queensland, New Caledonia and the Tuamoto archipelago (Röckel et al. 1995).


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