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Chinese Taste For Fish Bladder Threatens Rare Porpoise In Mexico

Chinese Taste For Fish Bladder Threatens Rare Porpoise In Mexico

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Chinese Taste For Fish Bladder Threatens Rare Porpoise In Mexico

Vaquita porpoises off the coast of Mexico. ONLY 100 left in the ocean

The vaquita is a porpoise species (not a dolphin species), but is considered

A scientist for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a dried totoaba bladder at a news conference in 2013.

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The vaquita - a small, elusive porpoise - could go extinct because of commercial shrimp fishing in its habitat

The vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is a rare species of porpoise. It is endemic to the northern part of the Gulf of California. The vaquita has taken on the title ...

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Vaquita pair

Primary threats[edit]

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These one-page species profiles were created using information from SeaLifeBase.

SEIZED: 103 fish bladders from Mexico

A vaquita, the world's smallest and rarest porpoise

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Bold effort underway to save the vaquita porpoise from extinction

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Like the vaquita, totoabas are endemic to the northern Gulf of California. The fish can grow to over 6 feet in length ― which is ...

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These seized fish bladders are worth thousands of dollars on the black market.

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Citing significant improvements in its population and habitat conditions and reductions in direct threats,<

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Fish maws placed in a basket to dry on the side of a main road outside

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Totoaba's huge bladder is prominent with its two, dangling tentacles (Photo from CNN)

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Chinese Taste For Fish Bladder Threatens Rare Porpoise In Mexico

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The fish bladders are thought to promote health and beauty when eaten.

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Seized swim bladders. Photo courtesy of the US Department of Justice.

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Indifference to what happens around us is the biggest problem we have in México. Please let us not be indifferent to the Vaquita. There are only 60 left!

The fish bladders are smuggled through North America toward Asia.

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Outside your door

Can't be ignored

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First up are these three:

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As promised here is another species fact sheet, created using information from FishBase.

Dolphins are often regarded as one of earth's most intelligent animals. They are social, living in pods of up to a dozen individuals.

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A Chinese trader shows EIA investigators a rare, totoaba fish maw (EIA)

What does all this mean?

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