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Coast Guard locates illegal gill net, hundreds of dead sharks

Almost 350 dead sharks lay on the ground outside of Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, Texas, after its boat crew located a 5-mile-long gill net floating 4 miles offshore Dec. 24, 2012. There were 225 black tip sharks, 109 bonnet and 11 bull sharks. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)



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Date Taken:12.24.2012

Date Posted:12.26.2012 14:28

Photo ID:806637

VIRIN:121224-G-XX001-001

Resolution:2185x474

Size:410.84 KB

Location:SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, TX, USGlobe

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