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Fregata ariel   (Gray, 1845)

lesser frigatebird
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Aves | Ciconiiformes | Fregatidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Li, X. 1990. (Ref. 78638)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 81.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 1.1 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment

Others

Climate / Range

Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 71 to 81 cm; Wingspan: 175 to 193 cm (Ref. 8812). Found offshore, over waters >22°C. Pelagic (Ref. 356). Colonial breeder, typically in trees and bushes. Gregarious; trails ships (Ref. 91362). Exhibits surface-dipping (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (52 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown