Images: Station Venice
VENICE, La. - Pictured here is the entrance to Coast Guard Station Venice alerting visitors to the local ordinance that outlaws the feeding of alligators, Aug 8, 2012. Station Venice has an area of responsibility that extends north to Mitchell Key in Chandeleur Sound southward to 30 miles offshore from Soutwest Pass of the Mississippi River. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bill Colclough.