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Distribution

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Continent: Africa Near-East North-America Middle-America Asia Caribbean South-America Australia
Distribution: Pacific and Indian oceans from Micronesia, Japan, India, and Arabia south to S Africa; Israel, Eritrea, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Somalia, Madagascar, Seychelles, Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, Cameroon Atlantic Ocean off the western coast of Africa; e.g. Gabon; Mauritania, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Principé and São Tomé (Gulf of Guinea), Gambia Australia (North Territory, Queensland, West Australia), Solomon Islands [McCoy 2000], In the eastern Pacific it is found from the Galapagos northward to the USA (Alaska, California, Oregon ?, Washington); Occasionally in the Caribbean Sea as far north as Puerto Rico. Central America: SE Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama South America: coasts of N Brazil, French Guiana, Surinam, Guyana, Venezuela acording to the 1994 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals: EC/SE/SW/WC Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, EC-SE-SW-WC Pacific Ocean, Angola, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Costa Rica, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar (= Burma), Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
Type locality: Manila Bay, Philippines (fide COGGER 1983).
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