This species is found from Japan to the Marshall Islands, from Mozambique to Madagascar, the Seychelles, Mascarene Islands, Samoa, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, the Solomon Islands and along the west coast of Thailand and the east coast of Queensland in Australia (RÃ¶ckel et al. 1995). It is also reported to be present in the Philippines (Poppe and Poppe 2011). Both the EOO and AOO exceed the threshold for criteria B1 and B2. This species is found in more than 10 locations.