U.S. Coast Guard seizes five sharks, 94 red snapper from illegal fishing vessel

The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday that they stopped a group of fisherman engaging in illegal fishing activity Sunday afternoon.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday that they stopped a group of fisherman engaging in illegal fishing activity Sunday afternoon.

A lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen were caught in the coastal waters. The Coast Guard seized five sharks from them and 94 red snapper fish.

The Mexican fishermen were detained and transferred to U.S. Border Patrol agents.

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