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Near Threatened #48 Queen Triggerfish (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugOct 22, 2021, 9:55:03 AM

The Queen Triggerfish or also known as the Old Wife is a species of triggerfish that is found in the Atlantic Ocean and is listed as near-threatened.

Reasons for near-threatened status - fishing, bycatching, invasive predators.

Conservation efforts - Does live in protected areas. A harvest management plan is in place.

Queen Triggerfish Facts - 

Science Name: Balistes vetula

Size: 30 - 60 cm

Weight: 5 kg

Native Locations: Atlantic Ocean (Canada to Brazil)

Lifespan: 7 - 13 years

Conservation status: Near Threatened (NT)


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