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  • n. Plural form of vaquita.


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  • There are estimated to be 250 vaquitas in the world, a 56% decline from the last estimate in 1997.

    Biodiversity 100: actions for the Americas

  • 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.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • Las penas y las vaquitas se van por la misma senda

    veruscio Diary Entry

  • 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.

    EcoEarth.Info Environment RSS Newsfeed

  • 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. News of the Underwater World

  • By far the greatest threat they face is from commercial fishermen, who accidentally reel in 30 to 85 vaquitas as "bycatch" every year. News of the Underwater World

  • 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.

    Kiva Loans

  • The archive will allow us to recognize individual vaquitas. News

  • Two years ago a research expedition was able to show that individual vaquitas could be identified with high quality photographs. News

  • By August 2008, only an estimated 150 vaquitas were left in the wild.

    Tucson Weekly


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