25 years of Franciscana – Toninha Research

25 Years Franciscana Research Research Toninha Brasil Eduardo Secchi La Plata Delfin
Prof. Eduardo Secchi and Dr. Lorenzo von Fersen

The La Plata dolphin – Franciscana – Toninha (Pontoporia blainvillei) is one of the most endangered dolphin species in the world and YAQU PACHA started researching this dolphin species 25 years ago together with Prof. Eduardo Secchi and since then has developed various conservation measures to preserve the population of the Franciscana – Toninha in its entire distribution area from Brazil to Uruguay to Argentina.
Dr. Lorenzo von Fersen met with Prof. Eduardo Secchi from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) to discuss future strategies to conserve the species.