Taxon profile


Frigate Mackerel
Auxis thazard (Lacépède, 1800)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scombriformes »  family Scombridae - mackerels, tunas and bonitos »  genus Auxis

Other names

= Frigate tuna

Least Concern LC

Intertaxon relationships

predator: Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 - Common Dolphifish

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Auxis thazard brachydorax Collette & Aadland, 1996
subspecies Auxis thazard thazard (Lacépède, 1800) - Frigate Mackerel

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [94]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/2775]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Auxis thazard (Lacepède, 1800)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010

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