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Frigate tuna (Auxis thazard)

Widely distributed in temperate and tropical waters in the Indian, Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, and it is considered to be a vagrant in the Mediterranean Sea. Adults are mainly found in coastal or near-coastal waters, while juveniles inhabit more distant oceanic waters. Spawning occurs in both coastal and oceanic areas at water temperatures around 24°C, so the spawning season can differ between and among different oceans and may even extend throughout the year for some stocks (Collette and Graves, 2019). 

See also Minor tuna species

Auxis thazard