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Passive acoustic monitoring of the decline of Mexico's critically endangered vaquita
(2017-02) - Journal article,
The vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is the world's most endangered marine mammal with ≈245 individuals remaining in 2008. This species of porpoise is endemic to the northern Gulf of California, Mexico, and has historically suffered ...
Extinction is imminent for Mexico’s endemic porpoise unless fishery bycatch is eliminated
(2017-10-12) - Journal item,
The number of Mexico’s endemic porpoise, the vaquita (Phocoena sinus), is collapsing primarily due to bycatch in illegal gillnets set for totoaba (Totoaba macdonaldi), an endangered fish whose swim bladders are exported ...