Vicky, a vocal Vaquita veered very vigorously towards a very vital victim. Vicky violently veiled every inch of Vladimir, a juvenile Pacific Crevalle Jack (which has five vertical bars), like a vicious vortex.


The initial reason of the Vaquita’s decline was its entanglement in gillnets set out for Totoaba. Totoaba are large fish in the drum family. They share the same water as the Vaquita, and because of overfishing, are also listed as Critically Endangered. Next time you eat seafood, be careful not to have Totoaba, which is often misidentified as White Sea Bass.