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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFregata ariel (Gray, 1845) 
AphiaID: 212655

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 editorkleine fregatvogel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlesser frigatebird  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfrégate ariel  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArielfregattvogel  [details]
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Comores
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorComores [details]
Djibouti
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDjibouti [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
South Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Atlantic [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (105 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (3 nucleotides; 2 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: 71-81 cm. Plumage: Generally black; male with white patches on upper flanks extending into wing linings; female dark brown with buffy white breastband extending into wing lining, neck and chest; black throat clearly demarcated. Immature dark brown with rusty brown head and neck, upper breast rufous with a darker band separating it from the white belly and flanks. Bare parts: bill grey or blackish with a red throat patch in male, pink or blue in female; feet and legs black or reddish brown in male and reddish in female. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
Fregata ariel
Fregata ariel
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212655
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
2011-04-27 09:01:37Z  changed  Adriaens, Peter
  
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  Citation: Adriaens, P. (2014). Fregata ariel (Gray, 1845). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212655 on 2014-09-16
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