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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. References[edit]. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Auxis thazard thazard. Wikispecies has information related to: Frigate tuna. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, ...


Atlantic, Indian and Pacific (Western Central). Eastern Pacific population recognized as subspecies Auxis thazard brachydorax (Ref. 32349). Many authors have used the name Auxis thazard as including Auxis rochei in the belief that there was only a single worldwide species of Auxis. Highly migratory species , Annex I of ...


FAO Names. En - Frigate tuna, Fr - Auxide, Sp - Melva. 3Alpha Code: FRI Taxonomic Code: 1750102301. Scientific Name with Original Description. Scomber ... Suma (Hirasohda , Hiragatsuo , and Hiramedika are variations in spelling of some of the above names);. USA : Bullet mackerel , Frigate mackerel , Frigate tuna .


Range Description: This species is present in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans. It is considered vagrant in the Mediterranean Sea. However, there are only a few records of this species in the Atlantic as most of the Auxis in the Atlantic are Auxis rochei. The Eastern Pacific population is recognized as a subspecies, ...


This article aims to guide you in properly identifying the Frigate Mackerel, Auxis thazard thazard, from the almost identical Bullet Mackerel, Auxis rochei rochei. These two scombrids are often confused with each other, and with the Little Tunny, Euthynnus alletteratus, by everyone from anglers to fisheries professionals.


Also known as the Bonito. The Frigate Mackerel is found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific region growing up to 65m in length. Found in schools, pelagic fish usually found in the open seas but occasionally passes near or over reefs. They feed on...


Mexico fishing: Frigate Tuna photos and information.


Page 1 of 2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: FRIGATE TUNA. Status of the Indian Ocean frigate tuna (FRI: Auxis thazard) resource. TABLE 1. Frigate tuna: Status of frigate tuna (Auxis thazard) in the Indian Ocean. Area1. Indicators. 2016 stock status determination. Indian Ocean. Catch 20152: Average catch 2011–2015: 81,441 t.


Background. The frigate mackerel (Auxis thazard) is a small, pelagic, tuna-like member of the family. Scombridae which includes tunas, mackerels, and bonitos. It is a highly migratory species with a worldwide distribution through all tropical and subtropical seas. In Australia, it is found around the whole of the mainland.