Coast Guard seize over 850 pounds of fish from illegal fishing crew.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - According to multiple reports the Coast Guard have interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew, who are accused of fishing illegally in federal waters off southern Texas. 

The crew was detained Friday, and Coast Guard law enforcement claim they have seized over 850 pounds of fish, including 878 pounds of red snapper, and 35 pounds of amberjack. The Crew of Mexican fisherman were detained and transported to border enforcement agents. 

These illegal fishing boats have been detected numerous times by Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, although only seven of the boats have been intercepted. 

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