Dugong dugon was reported from 53 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 44 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 8 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Dugong dugon hemprichii: Red Sea, Aqaba, Suez Canal; Dugong dugon dugon: Gulf of Aden, Mozambique, Persian Gulf, Pakistan, India, Myanmar, Malay Peninsula, Gulf of Thailand, Vietnam, Gulf of Tonkin, Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rodriguez, Sri Lanka, Andaman Islands, Indonesia, Ryukyu, Taiwan, Philippines, Guam, Palau, Micronesia, Caroline Is, Papua New Guinea, Solomon, New Caledonia, Australia, Fiji (Ref. 1522).
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Table 1: Present in 44 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 1522
Oceania Australia AUS native 1394
Asia Bahrain BHR native 107280
Africa Br Indian Oc Tr IOT native 1522
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 84562
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84562
Africa Comoros COM native 1522
Africa Djibouti DJI native 1394
Africa Egypt EGY native 1522
Africa Eritrea ERI native 1394
Oceania Guam GUM native 1522
Asia India IND native 1394
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1522
Asia Iran IRN native 107280
Asia Japan JPN native 1522
Africa Kenya KEN native 1394
Asia Kuwait KWT native 1394
Africa Madagascar MDG native 1522
Asia Malaysia MYS native 84562
Africa Mauritius MUS native 1522
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1522
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 1522
Asia Myanmar MMR native 1522
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1522
Asia Pakistan PAK native 1522
Oceania Palau PLW native 1522
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 1522
Asia Philippines PHL native 1522
Asia Qatar QAT native 1394
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 1522
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1394
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 1394
Asia Singapore SGP native 84562
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 1522
Africa Somalia SOM native 1394
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 1394
Africa Sudan SDN native 1394
Asia Taiwan TWN native 1522
Africa Tanzania TZA native 1394
Asia Thailand THA native 84562
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 1394
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1522
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 1522
Asia Yemen YEM native 1522

Table 2: Possible in 8 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Chagos Is. CHG questionable 1522
Oceania Fiji FJI stray 1522
Oceania Kiribati KIR questionable 1522
Asia Maldives MDV questionable 1394
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL questionable 1522
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1394
Africa South Africa ZAF stray 1394
Oceania Tuvalu TUV questionable 1522

Table 3: Absent from 1 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Iraq IRQ error 114880

Table 4: Reported from 53 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 1522
Oceania Australia AUS native 1394
Asia Bahrain BHR native 107280
Africa Br Indian Oc Tr IOT native 1522
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 84562
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84562
Asia Chagos Is. CHG questionable 1522
Africa Comoros COM native 1522
Africa Djibouti DJI native 1394
Africa Egypt EGY native 1522
Africa Eritrea ERI native 1394
Oceania Fiji FJI stray 1522
Oceania Guam GUM native 1522
Asia India IND native 1394
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1522
Asia Iran IRN native 107280
Asia Iraq IRQ error 114880
Asia Japan JPN native 1522
Africa Kenya KEN native 1394
Oceania Kiribati KIR questionable 1522
Asia Kuwait KWT native 1394
Africa Madagascar MDG native 1522
Asia Malaysia MYS native 84562
Asia Maldives MDV questionable 1394
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL questionable 1522
Africa Mauritius MUS native 1522
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1522
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 1522
Asia Myanmar MMR native 1522
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1522
Asia Pakistan PAK native 1522
Oceania Palau PLW native 1522
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 1522
Asia Philippines PHL native 1522
Asia Qatar QAT native 1394
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 1522
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1394
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 1394
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1394
Asia Singapore SGP native 84562
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 1522
Africa Somalia SOM native 1394
Africa South Africa ZAF stray 1394
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 1394
Africa Sudan SDN native 1394
Asia Taiwan TWN native 1522
Africa Tanzania TZA native 1394
Asia Thailand THA native 84562
Oceania Tuvalu TUV questionable 1522
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 1394
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1522
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 1522
Asia Yemen YEM native 1522
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