Revillagigedo Islands


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Re·vil·la·gi·ge·do Islands

also Re·vil·la Gi·ge·do Islands  (rĭ-vē′ə-hĭ-hā′dō, rĕ-vē′yä-hē-hĕ′-)
An island group of Mexico in the Pacific Ocean south of Baja California. The rocky islands are surrounded by good fishing grounds.
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The first place in this year's National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest -- of a humpback whale and her newborn calf shot in Revillagigedo Islands -- was taken by Anuar Patjane from Puebla, Mexico.
According to a study published in the PLOS ONE scientific journal, the Clarion nightsnake was found again on one of the Revillagigedo Islands, more than 400 miles (650 kilometers) off Mexico[acute accent]s Pacific coast, the AFP reported.
The status of the avifauna of the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico.
The dove was last seen wild in the Revillagigedo Islands, 600 miles off the coast of Mexico, in 1972 after falling prey to feral cats and hunters.
In the eastern Pacific, the presence of two groups has been suggested: a northern group off Baja California coast and the Revillagigedo Islands and a southern group from the Maria Islands through Chile.
Sheets, Arcadia, black jack, 39-9, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, April 13, 1995.
Expedition to the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, in 1925.
The results of research on the reproductive biology of skipjack tuna in the EPO (Schaefer and Orange, 1956; Orange, 1961) indicated some spawning off Central America and in the vicinity of the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico.