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NOAA, USCG seize 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp

Coast Guard and NOAA representatives seized 700 pounds of shrimp from the fishing vessel Way Maker off the Louisiana coast July 1, 2013. The crew of the Way Maker was reportedly fishing without a Gulf of Mexico shrimp permit and without using a turtle exclusion device. (U.S. Coast Guard photo)



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Date Taken:07.01.2013

Date Posted:07.03.2013 15:02

Photo ID:965529

VIRIN:130701-G-ZZ999-001

Resolution:1024x768

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Location:LAKE CHARLES, LA, USGlobe

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