Florida Keys News
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Shrimp net removed from reef
Likely from a shrimp boat, net killed tangled wildlife

A 75-foot long gill net stuck on the reef near Sand Key Light has finally been removed - well over a month after its location was reported to the authorities.

The net, which likely came from a shrimp boat, was hauled to the surface around noon Monday by workers from Towboat U.S.

"It was full of dead sharks," Towboat U.S. owner Capt. Sean Morley said. "But...

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