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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Phocoenidae Genus: Phocoena
Species: Phocoena sinus
The Vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is a rare species of porpoise. It is endemic to the northern part of the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez). Estimates of the number of individuals alive range from 100 to 500 making it amongst the most... More »
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The vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is a rare species of porpoise. It is endemic to the northern part of the Gulf of California. The estimated number of individuals ...

Vaquita | Species | WWF


Protect endangered species, including the vaquita porpoise, at World Wildlife Fund. Learn about the ways WWF works to conserve a future where people live in ...

Basic Facts About Vaquitas - Defenders of Wildlife


Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts about vaquitas.

They have 16-22 pairs of teeth in their upper jaw and 17-20 pairs in their lower jaw. There are an estimated 245 vaquitas remaining (according to a 2008 study ), and the population may be declining by as much as 15% each year. TI - A combined visual and acoustic est... More »
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WWF - Vaquita


The vaquita is a very small porpoise that lives solely in the Gulf of California, Mexico. The species is Critically Endangered primarily as a result of entanglement ...

Vaquita Porpoise Faces Imminent Extinction—Can It Be Saved?


Aug 14, 2014 ... A scientific team commissioned by Mexico says vaquitas could be extinct by 2018 if gillnetting isn't banned immediately.

Vaquita (Phocoena sinus) - EDGE :: Mammal Species Information


Mexico's only endemic marine mammal, the vaquita is a slender porpoise with distinctive dark rings around the eyes and mouth. It is the world's smallest and ...

The Marine Mammal Center : Vaquita, the World's Most Endangered ...


The tiny vaquita porpoise (Phocoena sinus) is found only in the shallow waters of the northern Gulf of California, Mexico. It is the most endangered of the 128 ...

Vaquita Life History and Facts — VAQUITA - Endangered Porpoise


Vaquita - Endangered Porpoise is a documentary film and website about the critically endangered Vaquita in Mexico.

Popular Q&A
Q: How big is a vaquita whale?
A: Vaquita's are not actually whales, they are a rare species of porpoise. Mature Vaquita's can measure 4-5 feet in length (that's approximately 1.5 metres) and we... Read More »
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Q: What do Vaquita eat?
A: marine algae, broze-striped grunts, herring, zooplankton, phytoplankton and this other fish. Read More »
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Q: Where do vaquitas live.
A: they live in shallow lagoons in the Northern part of California. Read More »
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Q: What is a vaquita?
A: vaquita: a short porpoise that lives in the Gulf of California Read More »
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Q: How large is a vaquita?
A: A Vaquita's body size is aproximately 120-150 cm. A male can be anywhere from 128 to 145 cm Read More »
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