Sea Lion Breeding Season Impedes Swimming With Them

Sea lion breeding season impedes swimming with them
  • June and August is the breeding and rearing period for sea lions, which makes the males become more aggressive

Snorkeling and diving activities are prohibited in the islets of the National Marine Park of the Archipelago of Espiritu Santo.

The restriction will last from June 1 to August 31, 2022, announced the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat) and the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Conanp).

They also announced that, as of May 28, 2022, the census of the sea lion colony had a record of 384 sea lions.

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