- n. Plural form of vaquita.
“There are estimated to be 250 vaquitas in the world, a 56% decline from the last estimate in 1997.”
“Acoustic surveys suggest that vaquitas are not only limited to the north-western Gulf all the year-round, but also that their current distribution is more restricted than previously thought confined to a small area off the eastern coast of the Baja California Peninsula.”
“Las penas y las vaquitas se van por la misma senda”
“Tobias Nowlan, a member of the proposed expedition, told mongabay. com that the situation was dire with only 100 individual vaquitas left in the world.”
“Vaquitas: Also known as the Gulf of California harbor porpoise, vaquitas are the smallest known cetacean, reaching about 4 feet in length and weighing anywhere from 65 to 120 pounds.”
“By far the greatest threat they face is from commercial fishermen, who accidentally reel in 30 to 85 vaquitas as "bycatch" every year.”
“Chontales, es un pequeño productor que se dedica a la siembra de granos basicos, ademas al cuido de sus 3 vaquitas, de quienes obtiene leche para el consumo de la casa.”
“The archive will allow us to recognize individual vaquitas.”
“Two years ago a research expedition was able to show that individual vaquitas could be identified with high quality photographs.”
“By August 2008, only an estimated 150 vaquitas were left in the wild.”
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