U.S. Coast Guard Stops 2 Lancha Boats from Illegally Fishing
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] - November 8, 2018
Two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas were stopped by the U.S. Coast Guard over the weekend.
Lanchas, a fishing boat used by Mexican fishermen, are frequently used to fish illegally in the Exclusive Economic Zone near the U.S./ Mexico border in the Gulf of Mexico. The first lancha that was stopped by the Coast Guard’s 8th District had 62 red snapper totaling 212 pounds, the second lancha had 126 red snapper weighing 176 pounds ...
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