BREED­ING

Scuba Diver Australasia - - Conservation -

• Fe­males reach sex­ual ma­tu­rity be­tween 3 and 6 years old, and will give birth roughly ev­ery 2 years.

• Vaquita will mate dur­ing April and May.

• They will have one calf which ges­tates for 10–11 months. Most vaquita calves are born in March and April.

• Vaquita calves are around 70 centrime­tres long at birth, and weigh about 8 ki­los.

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