Another marine mammal appears on the brink of extinction, the Vaquita. This tiny (1.5 m) charismatic porpoise is endemic to the north-western corner of the Gulf of California,
L. Rojas-Bracho, R. R. Reeves and A. Jaramillo-Legorreta (2006). Conservation of the vaquita Phocoena sinus. Mammal Review, Vol. 36 Issue 3, pg 179.
Small, Smaller, Smallest: The Plight Of The Vaquita (ScienceDaily, Dec 11, 2006)
Vaquita fact sheet
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