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Range DescriptionThis species has a wide distribution range throughout the Indo-Pacific, excluding Hawaii. In Madagascar, this species is observed on the west coast from the south of Toliara to Nosy-be (Rasolofonirina pers. comm. 2010). It occurs from South Africa north to India, southeast to Australia, north to Japan and China, and southeast to Palau, Guam, Tonga, Tuvalu, and the Cook Islands.
This species can be found in the Western Central Pacific (Kinch et al. 2008) and in the Africa and Indian Ocean, it can be found in Comoros, Mayotte (including Geyser Banks), Madagascar, Kenya and Seychelles. It is very rare in RÃ©union (Conand 2008).