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Auxis thazard (Frigate tuna)

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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

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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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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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