Hippocampus angustus was reported from 2 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 1 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean: northwestern Australia only, from Torres Strait to North West Cape. Records from Queensland need verification; often misidentified with Hippocampus histrix. International trade is monitored through a licensing system (CITES II, since 5.15.04) and a minimum size of 10 cm applies.
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Table 1: Present in 1 country/island (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS endemic 3132

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Taiwan TWN questionable 55073

Table 4: Reported from 2 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS endemic 3132
Asia Taiwan TWN questionable 55073
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