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Synonyms for vaquita

a short porpoise that lives in the Gulf of California

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Recognizing the limitations of the Upper Gulf of California reserve, in the spring of 2001 numerous institutions joined forces to develop a more effective strategy for the recuperation of the vaquita porpoise.
The decline of vaquita porpoise populations played a key role in turning the issue from largely a local concern to an international issue.
Many of the fisheries issues in the northern gulf have coalesced around the endemic vaquita porpoise.