Vaquita

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The vaquita’s name “sinus” is Latin, meaning “bay,” referring to the occurrence of the species in the Gulf of California.

The vaquita’s specific name “sinus” was suggested to Norris and Mc-Farland by Carl L. Hubbs and is Latin, meaning “bay”, referring to the occurrence of the species in the Gulf of California.

Sources: (Brownell, 1983)
Image: Noelle M. Brooks

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