Texas Shrimpboat captain found with illegal lobster tails

The operator of a Texas-based shrimp boat has been arrested after Lee County deputies searched the boat and found undersized lobster tails and fish. 45-year-old Francisco Hernandez of Brownsville, Texas is facing 47 counts of conservation violations. According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, a marine unit conducted a vessel stop on the “Lady Michelle A” Wednesday and received consent from Hernandez to search the boat. 34 spiny lobster tails were found in the boat’s freezer.  All were undersized and separated from the body,,, Read the rest here 10:13

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