Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm

Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm
Lt. Milanese carries a rehabilitated turtle from a transport truck to Coast Guard a small boat at Station Port Aransas, Texas, Feb. 22, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and partner agencies released approximately 146 sea turtles displaced by a recent winter storm near Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard rescues 60 sea turtles affected by winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 60 sea turtles affected by winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas
Two Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi rescue swimmers rescue 60 sea turtles near South Padre Island, Texas, Feb. 17, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued 60 sea turtles that were in need of life-saving assistance after being affected by a recent winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Two aviation survival technicians, or rescue...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers.CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Wednesday. Coast Guard crews, consisting of air support and two boat crews, stopped three lanchas...

Coast Guard issues commercial fishing violation near Cape Barnabas

Coast Guard issues commercial fishing violation near Cape Barnabas
A boarding team member from Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur holds up an allegedly illegally-retained halibut aboard vessel Currency about 12 miles west of Cape Barnabas, Alaska, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Cutter Chandeleur) ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard issued a violation Thursday, to a commercial fishing boat near Kodiak Island. A boarding team from Cutter...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston.CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted three Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas Jan. 14. Coast Guard crews consisting of air support, two small boat crews, and the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo crew stopped...

Coast Guard, partners detain illegal fishing vessel off Palau

Coast Guard, partners detain illegal fishing vessel off Palau
Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane WeissmanSANTA RITA, Guam – The crew of the Palau Division of Marine Law Enforcement patrol boat PSS President HI Remeliik II coordinated with the Coast Guard to apprehend a suspected illegal fishing vessel off Helen Reef, December 10th. The U.S. Coast Guard dispatched resources that included an...

Coast Guard releases over 200 sea turtles off Florida coast

Coast Guard releases over 200 sea turtles off Florida coast
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crew members released more than 200 sea turtles Monday approximately 10 miles off the Fort Lauderdale coast. Working with the Gumbo Limbo Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center, the boat crew released Green, Loggerhead, and Hawksbill sea turtles from multiple sea turtle hospitals along the Florida East Coast...

Coast Guard sets record for illegal fishing vessel interdictions

Coast Guard sets record for illegal fishing vessel interdictions
A launch crew is interdicted by Coast Guard law enforcement crews for engaging in illegal fishing in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews interdicted a record-setting number of lanchas throughout the Gulf of Mexico for fiscal year 2020. Since October 2019, Coast Guard assets and personnel detected a...

Coast Guard assists deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard assists deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska
A 29-foot foot Response Boat-Small crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan assists a distressed deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska, Oct. 17, 2020.  Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Ketchikan. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard assisted a distressed deer swimming in Clarence Strait, Alaska, Saturday. A 29-foot foot Response Boat-Small crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Ketchikan encountered...