There Are Just 10 Vaquitas Left – But They Can Still Recover, Scientists Say

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Takeaways:

  • If gillnet fishing is halted in the Gulf of California, the population of vaquitas can recover.
  • If gillnets were banned overnight, numbers would rebound to 299 individuals by 2070.
  • To date, there are only 10 vaquita porpoises that remain on earth.

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