Coris variegata was reported from 12 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 6 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 5 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: endemic to the Red Sea. This name is wrongly used in the Indo-West Pacific for the very similar Coris batuensis.
Comments & Corrections
How to read map
Table 1: Present in 6 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Egypt EGY native 33411
Africa Eritrea ERI native 33411
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 33411
Asia Yemen YEM native 33411

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Somalia SOM questionable 30573

Table 3: Absent from 5 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL misidentification 33411
Asia Philippines PHL misidentification 33411
Asia Taiwan TWN misidentification 33411
Asia Thailand THA misidentification 33411
Asia Viet Nam VNM misidentification 33411

Table 4: Reported from 12 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Egypt EGY native 33411
Africa Eritrea ERI native 33411
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL misidentification 33411
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
Asia Philippines PHL misidentification 33411
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 33411
Africa Somalia SOM questionable 30573
Asia Taiwan TWN misidentification 33411
Asia Thailand THA misidentification 33411
Asia Viet Nam VNM misidentification 33411
Asia Yemen YEM native 33411
Back to Search
Back to Top

The map in this page was supported by BioFresh that has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

cfm script by eagbayani, 10.05.99 ,  php script by rolavides, 04/02/08 ,  last modified by sortiz, 06.27.17