Coast guard seizes 460 pounds of illegally caught red snapper

A 33-foot Special Purpose Craft Law Enforcement boat crew from Coast Guard Station South Padre Island surveys a Mexican lancha offshore the southern Texas coast, March 7, 2024. The Coast Guard seized more red snappers this past week from two lanchas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) The U.S. Coast Guard seized around 460 pounds of red … Click Here to Read More

Mexican Fishermen Caught Poaching Red Snapper in Texas Waters

Coast Guard: More than 2,500 pounds of illegally caught red snapper seized in Gulf of Mexico The Coast Guard and Texas Parks & Wildlife Department said they caught 20 Mexican fishermen aboard five lancha boats off the coast of Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Five lancha boats and more than 2,500 pounds of illegally caught red snapper were seized Saturday … Click Here to Read More

Beach Goers help Stranded Mako Shark on Pensacola beach

Tina Fey probably did not have rescuing a shark on her beach vacation itinerary, but that’s exactly what happened when the Texas resident and others were swimming in the Gulf on Thursday. Fey shot video of the mako shark that washed ashore Thursday on Pensacola Beach as swimmers aided the struggling fish. “So this just happened!!! Pensacola Beach. Contact [wildlife] … Click Here to Read More

New York State deploys 60 shark-monitoring drones across Long Island and NYC beaches

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday the state is deploying 60 drones to beaches along Long Island, New York City, and Westchester County to help with shark spotting after five attacks this year. At a news conference at Jones Beach in Nassau County, Hochul said the drones will provide an unblinking “eye in the sky” to enhance safety for beachgoers, with … Click Here to Read More

Fisherman Decapitated in First Fatal Shark Attack of the Year

A Mexican diver was reportedly decapitated by a great white shark in what is believed to be the first fatal shark attack of the year, which happened on January 5. Fifty-three-year-old Manuel Niebla Lopez was pulling mollusks off the sea floor in Tobari Bay off the coast of the Mexican state of Sonora when the incident occurred, the Washington Times … Click Here to Read More