Mexico bans night fishing, gillnets to protect vaquita porpoise

Mexican authorities are banning night fishing and gill nets in an area inhabited by the endangered vaquita marina porpoise in the upper Gulf of California.

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Last updated on 22 July 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Mexico
Region: 
North America
North Pacific
Threats: 
Bycatch
Species group: 
Marine mammals