The Vaquita Porpoise. Photo by Tom Jefferson.
Some of the 90 fishing boats photographed inside the vaquita "refuge," December 5th 2014
"Despedida la Vaquita" by Frédérique Lucas
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Photos taken under permit (Oficio No. DR/488/08 from the Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturale Protegidas (CONANP/Secretaría del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT), within a natural protected area subject to special management and decreed as such by the Mexican Government. This work was made possible thanks to the collaboration and support of the Coordinador de Investigación y Conservación de Mamíferos Marinos at the Instituto Nacional de Ecología (INE).
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