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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