vaquita

Acoustic monitoring of the critically endangered vaquita

What species are out there in the big blue ocean? How many individuals are there? These are some of the biggest questions scientists face when studying populations. Specifically, when a particular species is in danger of becoming extinct. In marine science, visual tracking alone is not always practical. Our first post on the vaquita was …

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Vaquita, the most endangered cetacean in the world

Vaquita porpoises have puzzled scientists since their discovery in 1958. Regrettably, their populations have gotten much smaller over time due to illegal fishing practices. In this post, we highlight that while these โ€œlittle cowsโ€ may be difficult to protect, we should try everything we can to save them.  The Mysterious Nature of the Vaquita Vaquita …

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