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    Station South Padre Island rescues 3 green sea turtles near Brownsville, Texas [Image 1 of 4]

    Station South Padre Island rescues 3 green sea turtles near Brownsville, Texas

    TX, UNITED STATES

    11.24.2019

    Courtesy Photo

    U.S. Coast Guard District 8     

    A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crew rescues three green sea turtles caught in 200-yards of illegal gill net fishing gear approximately a quarter mile north of the mouth of the Rio Grande River, near Brownsville, Texas, Nov. 24, 2019. Gill net is a form of fishing gear consisting of a wall of netting with mesh sizes designed to allow fish to trap their heads through the netting and is illegal to use in Texas waters. U.S. Coast Guard photo.

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    Date Taken: 11.24.2019
    Date Posted: 11.25.2019 13:58
    Photo ID: 5937306
    VIRIN: 191124-G-G0108-2005
    Resolution: 3264x2448
    Size: 1.34 MB
    Location: TX, US

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