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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata minor (Gmelin, 1789) 
AphiaID: 212654

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTetrapoda (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAves (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelecaniformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFregatidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFregata (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFregata de Lacepède, 1799
Sources  basis of record Brown, L.H., E.K. Urban & K. Newman (1982). The Birds of Africa, Volume I. Academic Press, London. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrote fregatvogel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreater frigatebirdUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgreat frigatebird  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfrégate du Pacifique  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBindenfregattvogel  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Atlantic [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-Pacific [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (14 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (168 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (96 nucleotides; 63 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Note 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Length: 86-100 cm. Plumage: Male entirely black. Female black with grey throat, white breast. Immature brown; head and lower neck white spotted or streaked rufous; throat pure white separated from white lower breast by dark broad rusty band. Bare parts: iris blackish; bill slate blue with a scarlet throat patch in male, no throat patch in female; feet and legs reddish brown or black in male, pink or reddish pink in female. [details]
ImagesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Fregata minor
Fregata minor
Fregata minor
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Fregata minor
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Fregata minor
Fregata minor
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212654
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1998-07-17 10:53:12Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
1998-09-25 09:27:15Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-04-08 06:18:06Z  checked  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Fregata minor (Gmelin, 1789). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212654 on 2014-08-20
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