Are we doing all we can?

Check out this report of findings from the Vaquita Workshop at the Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals in Tampa, Florida held in November 2011.

La vaquita marina

The Vaquita is called la vaquita marina in Spanish. Since vaquita means “little cow”, it cannot simply be called la vaquita, for that would cause much confusion among the Spanish community. Marina, meaning “marine”, is added to the word to show it’s a porpoise, not a bovine calf.