Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. One...

Coast Guard and NOAA Establish Agreement for Whale Strandings

Coast Guard and NOAA Establish Agreement for Whale Strandings
The U. S. Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) sign a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) in New Haven, Conn., May 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Long Island Sound) NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Coast Guard and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries)...

Coast Guard, NOAA conduct joint boardings in the Gulf of Alaska

Coast Guard, NOAA conduct joint boardings in the Gulf of Alaska
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick pose with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration enforcement officer Tim Coffey after completing joint law enforcement boardings of commercial fishing vessels in the Gulf of Alaska, May 11, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Hailey Thompson. JUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and an officer from...

Coast Guard, Navy complete joint OMSI patrol in Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard, Navy complete joint OMSI patrol in Pacific Ocean
PACIFIC OCEAN (March 28, 2018) Members from U.S. Coast Guard and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) visit, board, search and seizure team board a foreign-flagged fishing vessel during an Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) boarding mission. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jasen Morenogarcia/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast...

Coast Guard calls for caution as endangered right whales skim feed off Cape Cod coast

Coast Guard calls for caution as endangered right whales skim feed off Cape Cod coast
Right whale skim feeding with NOAA ship Delaware II in the background. Credit: NOAA/NEFSC BOSTON — The Coast Guard is advising mariners Wednesday to head caution on the water as multiple groups of right whales have been observed in the area of Boston Light to Marshfield. As per the Endangered Species Act, it is unlawful to approach within 500 yards of a North Atlantic right whale by a vessel, aircraft...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped a lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha boat, 151 red snapper, two mangrove snapper and one shark, a combined total catch of 921 pounds,...

Coast Guard visits Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Coast Guard visits Clearwater Marine Aquarium
John Curry, a veterinary technician at Clearwater Marine Aquarium, explains sea turtle handling to Coast Guard Station Sand Key crewmembers at the aquarium in Clearwater, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) CLEARWATER, Fla.— Coast Guard crewmembers participated in marine wildlife rescue training Tuesday at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Eighteen crewmembers...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha boat, 700 pounds of red snapper and 215 pounds of shark, were seized. The Mexican fishermen...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of three Mexican fishermen engaged in illegal fishing. The lancha boat, 967 pounds of red snapper, and 734 pounds of shark, were seized. The Mexican fishermen...