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Fregata minor   (Gmelin, 1789)

great frigatebird

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification
Aves | Ciconiiformes | Fregatidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Schlatter, R.P. and A. Simeone. 1999. (Ref. 5962)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 100.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 8812); max. published weight: 1.9 kg (Ref. 356)

Environment
Others

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific and Western Central Atlantic. Tropical and subtropical.
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Short description
Culmen: 10.4 cm; tarsus: 8.5 cm; wing: 55.5 cm.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total Length: 86 to 100 cm; Wingspan: 206 to 230 cm (Ref. 8812). Found offshore and in tropical oceanic islands (Ref. 356). Colonial breeder, typically in trees and bushes. Gregarious; trails ships (Ref. 91362). Exhibits dipping behavior and piracy (Ref. 356).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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References
Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (60 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown