Map showing the totoaba's range and demand.

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Melissa Gonzalez/USFWS

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Map showing the range of the totoaba and vaquita. Both species are included on CITES Appendix I and are threatened by illegal fishing to meet the demand for totoaba swim bladder in East Asia. The vaquita is captured as bycatch in gillnets used to illegally catch totoaba.