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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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 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.