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Mackerel, frigate ( auxis thazard lacepede) Record

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MACKEREL, FRIGATE / AUXIS THAZARD LACEPEDE
4 8 1.50 3.5 Portovenure Italy 240900 G. De Marpillero
6 12 1.84 4.01 Portovenure Italy 241012 F.Storelli
AT AT 1.84 4.01 Portovenure Italy 241012 F.Storelli

Frigate Mackerel Auxis thazard lacepede,

is a pelagic schooling fish of the open sea in tropical and warm temperate zones, coming inshore in warm seasons. Found normally south of the Bay of Biscay. Feeds primarily on small fish and squid.

Blue green back, silver sides and belly with wavy dusky lines obliquely above lateral line.

 

 
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