File:Vaquita2 Olson NOAA.jpg

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English: A vaquita. The vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is a critically endangered porpoise species endemic to the northern part of the Gulf of California. It is considered the smallest and most endangered cetacean in the world.

Vaquita photo taken under permit (Oficio No. DR/488/08) from the Secretaria de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT), within a natural protected area subject to special management and decreed as such by the Mexican Government.

The original NOAA image has been modified by cropping.
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Source http://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/porpoises/vaquita.html
Author Paula Olson, NOAA
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This image is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, taken or made as part of an employee's official duties.

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