It is the most endangered marine mammal in the world, with only about 30 specimens remaining but three have washed up dead in the last week off the coast of Baja Mexico.
The next day, on January 20, a specimen of the juvenile Common Whale juvenile whale was found, in an advanced state of decomposition, three kilometers northwest of the coast of San Felipe.
On the same day, another humpback whale was reported to be dead, at a juvenile stage, 12 kilometers northwest of Puerto de San Felipe.
In addition, a long, adult, highly decomposed dolphin was located one kilometer south of the Campo Las Arenas Fishing Club, also in San Felipe.
In a press release, Profepa indicated that according to the information that has been obtained so far and based on analyzes carried out by the Regional Unit for Protection against Sanitary Risks of the state government, one of the probable causes of the mortality of Marine mammals, is the presence of a natural phenomenon that cyclically affects the region by the blossoming of harmful algae, commonly known as red tide, which generates a paralyzing toxin that not only affects marine organisms, but also represents a risk to Human health, reports Tabasco Hoy.
Mass animal deaths