Auxis taso commerson in cuvier valenciennes 1831. Auxis hira kishinouye 1915 in the belief that there was only a single worldwide species of auxis many authors have used the name a thazard as including auxis rochei.
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Auxis thazard. 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 the 1982 convention on the law of the sea ref. Atlantic indian and pacific western central. Its coloration is dark bluish above with a white belly.
A frigate mackerel auxis thazard from off gerroa new south wales. Scombridae tunas and mackerels description. Auxis hira kishinouye 1915 the frigate tuna or frigate mackerel or alagaduwa auxis thazard is a species of tuna in the family scombridae found around the world in tropical oceans.
Auxis thazard frigate mackerel macarelas. Eastern pacific population recognized as subspecies auxis thazard brachydorax ref. A small dark blue tuna with silvery sides and belly and 15 or more narrow oblique to nearly horizontal dark wavy lines in a scaleless area above the lateral line.
To cite this page. The animal diversity web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. Auxis thazard dresslar fesler 1889.
Adw doesn t cover all species in. The eastern pacific population is now regarded as a separate species by some authorities auxis brachydorax. The frigate mackerel has a very slender body shape with two well separated dorsal fins short pectoral fins and an anal fin followed by seven finlets.
Auxis tapeinosoma bleeker 1854.