Vaquita

Vaquita

The vaquita’s population is declining rapidly, with a decline of nearly 50% since 2015.

According to results from acoustic monitoring of vaquita echo-location clicks, the vaquita’s population is declining rapidly, with a decline of nearly 50% since 2015, 42% between 2013 and 2014, and 8.7% per year from 1997 to 2007.


Image | © Frédérique Lucas – Wildlife Art and Illustration, All Rights Reserved
Sources | (Barlow, Rojas-Bracho, Piña, & Mesnick, 2010; Becker, 2017; Braulik, 2017; CIRVA, November 2016; EIA, 2016; Jaramillo-Legorreta, et al., 2016; Jaramillo-Legorreta, Rojas-Bracho, Brownell, Read, & Reeves, 2007; Taylor et al., 2016)

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