Violent battle playing out to save the last 22 vaquitas, the world's most endangered porpoise

Experts said Wednesday that at most only 22 vaquitas remain in the Gulf of California, where a grim, increasingly violent battle is playing out between emboldened fishermen and the last line of defense for the smallest and most endangered porpoise in the world.

CBS

Last updated on 11 March 2019

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