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Range DescriptionThis species is fairly widespread in the Indo-West Pacific. It is found from South East Asia and southern Japan to American Samoa (Fenner pers. comm.), New Caledonia (Fenner pers. comm.), and Tonga.
Specific location records: Indonesia to Samoa and Tonga to Japan (Randall and Cheng 1984), Indonesia, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam (Razak and Hoeksema 2003).