Zavala-Gonzalez, Alfredo and Mellink, Eric (2000) Historical Exploitation of the California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus, in México. Marine Fisheries Review, 62(1), pp. 35-40.
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The exploitation of California sea lions, Zalophus californianus, in Mexican waters can be divided into four periods as defined by political characteristics of the country: Prehispanic, Colonial, Independent, and Postrevolutionary. During the first period (pre 1533), Native Americans took sea lions at low levels. During the second (1534–1821) and the third (1822–1911) periods, most exploitation was by foreigners and was incidental to other marine mammal harvests. During the Postrevolutionary period (after 1911), sea lions were exploited by Mexican and U.S. citizens for several commercial uses. Exploitation officially ended in 1982, although some small-scale poaching still occurs.
|Title:||Historical Exploitation of the California Sea Lion, Zalophus californianus, in México|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Marine Fisheries Review|
|Page Range:||pp. 35-40|
|Issuing Agency:||United States National Marine Fisheries Service|
|Depositing User:||Patti M. Marraro|
|Date Deposited:||16 Aug 2012 14:35|
|Last Modified:||16 Aug 2012 14:35|
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