Alejandro del Mazo Maza, director of the agency in charge of protected areas (Comision Nacional de Areas Naturales Protegidas, CONANP), said the reclassification would enable a total fishing ban to be enforced around the Revillagigedo Islands
The status of the avifauna of the Revillagigedo Islands
Brattstrom B (2015) Food Webs and Feeding Habits on the Revillagigedo Islands
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.
The original, and until recently the only, spotting of the species was made by American naturalist William Beebe in a 1936 visit to Clarion, one of the four Revillagigedo Islands
carolinus (Valenciennes, 1840) (see: Bruce & Randall, 1985), the widest ranging species of the genus and distributed from east Africa to the Revillagigedo Islands
off Mexico, including the Hawaiian and Pitcairn Islands (Bruce & Randall, 1985).
Turban shells are benthic marine animals, fairly common on the Revillagigedo Islands
, which can also be found in tidal pools, shallow rocky bottoms, and weed-covered reefs.
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.