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