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Auxis thazard (Frigate tuna)

Synonyms: Auxis hira; Auxis tapeinosoma; Auxis thazard thazard; Auxis thazzard; Scomber taso; Scomber thazard

Wikipedia Abstract

The frigate tuna or frigate mackerel, Auxis thazard thazard, is a subspecies of tuna, in the family Scombridae, found around the world in tropical oceans.
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Attributes

Maximum Longevity [2]  5 years
Migration [1]  Oceanodromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Archipelago de Colon Biosphere Reserve 34336011 Galapagos Islands, Ecuador  
Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary IV 2387149 Florida, United States

Prey / Diet

Auxis thazard (Frigate tuna)[3]
Engraulis encrasicolus (Southern African anchovy)[3]
Katsuwonus pelamis (White bonito)[3]
Mene maculata (Razor trevally)[3]
Nematalosa japonica (Japanese gizzard shad)[3]
Spratelloides delicatulus (White bait)[3]
Trachurus japonicus (Japanese scad)[3]

Predators

Acanthocybium solandri (Wahoo fish)[3]
Auxis thazard (Frigate tuna)[3]
Coryphaena hippurus (Mahi-mahi)[3]
Istiophorus albicans (Sailfish)[4]
Kajikia albida (Marlin)[4]
Katsuwonus pelamis (White bonito)[3]
Makaira nigricans (Ocean guard)[4]
Stenella attenuata (Pantropical Spotted Dolphin)[3]
Thunnus albacares (Yellowfin-tuna)[4]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Allopseudaxine macrova[5]
Anisakis typica[5]
Annulocystis auxis[5]
Bivesicula auxiae <Unverified Name>[5]
Bolbosoma vasculosum[5]
Brachyphallus parvus[5]
Bucephalopsis gracilescens <Unverified Name>[5]
Caballerocotyla andhraensis <Unverified Name>[5]
Caballerocotyla gouri <Unverified Name>[5]
Caballerocotyla manteri[5]
Callitetrarhynchus gracilis[5]
Capsala gouri[5]
Capsala magronum[5]
Capsala manteriaffinis[5]
Capsala notosinense[5]
Churavera triangula[5]
Coeliodidymocystis abdominalis[5]
Colocyntotrema auxis[5]
Ctenascarophis gastricus <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymocodium euthynni <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymocystis crassa <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymocystis dissimilis <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymocystis exiguus <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymocystis philobranchia[5]
Didymocystis soleiformis <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymocystoides buccalis <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymocystoides xishaensis <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymosphaera mirabilis <Unverified Name>[5]
Didymosulcus wedli[5]
Didymozoon auxis[5]
Didymozoon diverticulatum <Unverified Name>[5]
Dinurus euthynni[5]
Dinurus scombri[5]
Hexostoma auxisi[5]
Hexostoma keokeo[5]
Hexostoma thynni[5]
Hirudinella ventricosa[5]
Homostoma chura[5]
Koellikeria orientalis <Unverified Name>[5]
Lecithochirium imocavum <Unverified Name>[5]
Lecithochirium keokeo[5]
Lecithochirium magnaporum[5]
Lecithochirium microstomum[5]
Lecithochirium texanum[5]
Lecithocladium excisum[5]
Lobatozoum multisacculatum[5]
Melanocystis kawakawa <Unverified Name>[5]
Metanematobothrium bivitellatum <Unverified Name>[5]
Metapseudaxine ventrosicula[5]
Neohexostoma euthynni[5]
Neohexostoma mochimae[5]
Neorhadinorhynchus nudus[5]
Oesophagocystis dissimilis[5]
Oncophora melanocephala[5]
Opepherotrema planum[5]
Penetrocephalus ganapatii <Unverified Name>[5]
Phacelotrema claviforme[5]
Phyllodistomum lancea <Unverified Name>[5]
Plerurus carangi[5]
Plerurus carangis <Unverified Name>[5]
Plerurus digitatus[5]
Plerurus kawakawa <Unverified Name>[5]
Prospinitectus exiguus[5]
Prospinitectus mollis <Unverified Name>[5]
Pseudaxine triangula[5]
Pseudocoeliodidymocystis xishaensis <Unverified Name>[5]
Pseudocolocyntotrema yaito <Unverified Name>[5]
Rhadinorhynchus ganapatii[5]
Rhadinorhynchus pristis[5]
Scolex pleuronectis <Unverified Name>[5]
Sibitrema poonui[5]
Sicuotrema auxis <Unverified Name>[5]
Spinitectus mollis <Unverified Name>[5]
Tergestia acanthogobii[5]
Tergestia laticollis[5]
Tetrarhynchus scomberrocheri <Unverified Name>[5]
Theledera pectinata[5]
Uraxine chura <Unverified Name>[5]

Distribution

Agulhas Current; Albania; Algeria; Andaman Island; Andaman Sea; Angola; Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Arabian Sea; Argentina; Aruba; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Eastern Central; Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Eastern Pacific population recognized as subspecies <i>Auxis thazard brachydorax</i> (Ref. 32349). Many authors have used the name <i>Auxis thazard</i> as including <i>Auxis rochei</i> in the belief that there was only a; Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Eastern Pacific population recognized as subspecies <i>Auxis thazard brachydorax</i> (Ref. 32349). Many authors have used the name <i>Auxis thazard</i> as including <i>Auxis rochei</i> in the belief that there was only a single worldwide species of <i>Auxis</i>. Highly migratory species, Annex I of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (Ref. 26139).; Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Eastern Pacific population recognized as subspecies <i>Auxis thazard brachydorax</i> (Ref. 32349). .Many authors have used the name <i>Auxis thazard</i> as including <i>Auxis rochei</i> in the belief that there was only a single worldwide species of <i>Auxis</i>. Highly migratory species, Annex I of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (Ref. 26139).; Atlantic, Northeast; Atlantic, Northwest; Atlantic, Southeast; Atlantic, Southwest; Atlantic, Western Central; Atulayan Bay; Australia; Bahamas; Bahrain; Bangladesh; Barbados; Bay of Bengal; Belize; Benguela Current; Bermuda; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Brunei Darussalam; Calauag Bay; California Current; Cambodia; Canary Current; Canary Islands; Cape Verde; Caribbean Sea; Carigara Bay; Cayman Islands; China; Colombia; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Congo, Republic of; Cook Islands; Coral Sea and GBR; Costa Rica; Croatia; Cuba; Curaçao Island; Cyprus; Côte d'Ivoire; Davao Gulf; Djibouti; Dominica; Dominican Republic; East Brazil Shelf; East Central Australian Shelf; East China Sea; East Timor; Ecuador; Egypt; El Salvador; Eritrea; Fiji Islands; France; French Guiana; Gabon; Galapagos Islands; Gambia; Ghana; Greece; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guam; Guatemala; Guinea; Guinea Current; Guinea-Bissau; Gulf of Aden; Gulf of Aqaba; Gulf of Mexico; Gulf of Oman; Guyana; Haiti; Hawaii (USA); Honduras; Hong Kong; Iberian Coastal; India; Indian Ocean; Indian Ocean, Eastern; Indian Ocean, Western; Indonesia; Indonesian Sea; Insular Pacific-Hawaiian; Iran (Islamic Rep. of); Iraq; Ireland; Israel; Italy; Jamaica; Japan; Jordan; Kenya; Kimbe Bay; Korea, Dem. People's Rep; Korea, Republic of; Kuroshio Current; Kuwait; Lagonoy Gulf; Lebanon; Leyte Gulf; Liberia; Libyan Arab Jamahiriya; Lingayen Gulf; Macau; Madagascar; Malaysia; Maldives; Malta; Martinique; Mauritania; Mediterranean Sea; Mediterranean and Black Sea; Mexico; Micronesia,Fed.States of; Monaco; Montserrat; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar; Netherlands Antilles; New Zealand; New Zealand Shelf; Nicaragua; North Australian Shelf; North Brazil Shelf; North Marianas; Northeast Australian Shelf; Northeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Northwest Australian Shelf; Norway; Norwegian Sea; Ogasawara Islands; Oman; Ormoc Bay; Pacific Central-American Coastal; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Eastern Central; Pacific, Northwest; Pacific, Southeast; Pacific, Southwest; Pacific, Western Central; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Patagonian Shelf; Peng-hu Island; Persian Gulf; Peru; Peru-Galapagos Waters; Philippines; Portugal; Puerto Rico; Qatar; Ragay Gulf; Red Sea; Romania; Russian Federation; Ryukyu Islands; Réunion; Saint Helena; Saint Kitts and Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint Vincent & the Grenadines; San Miguel Bay; Sao Tomé and Principe; Saudi Arabia; Sea of Japan; Senegal; Serbia and Montenegro; Seychelles; Singapore; Slovenia; Sogod Bay; Somali Coastal Current; Somalia; South Africa; South Brazil Shelf; South China Sea; Southeast U.S. Continental Shelf; Spain; Sri Lanka; Sudan; Sulu-Celebes Sea; Suriname; Syrian Arab Republic; Taiwan; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Tasman Sea; Tayabas Bay; Thailand; Togo; Tonga; Trinidad and Tobago; Tunisia; Turkey; Turks and Caicos Is.; Tuvalu; US Virgin Islands; USA (contiguous states); United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; Uruguay; Venezuela; Viet Nam; Virgin Islands (UK); Yellow Sea; Yemen;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Riede, Klaus (2004) Global Register of Migratory Species - from Global to Regional Scales. Final Report of the R&D-Projekt 808 05 081. 330 pages + CD-ROM 2Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 4Preliminary Investigation of the Diets of Large Oceanic Pelagic Species of Importance to the Longline Fishery in Barbados, MARLYN RAWLINS, HAZEL A. OXENFORD, and PAUL FANNING, Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute 58, (2007), p. 243-249 5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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