VIDEO: U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Man Bitten By Moray Eel Bite from Fishing Vessel 131 Miles Off Florida Coast

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Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded

ABOVE VIDEO: The Coast Guard medevaced a man with a reported moray eel bite from a fishing vessel 131 miles west of Venice, Florida on Sunday.

(U.S. COAST GUARD) – The Coast Guard medevaced a man with a reported moray eel bite from a fishing vessel 131 miles west of Venice, Florida on Sunday.

A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the 23-year-old man to Tampa General Hospital in stable condition.

Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a mayday call at approximately 9 p.m.

Sunday from the captain of the fishing vessel Miss Gail.

A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater C-130 Hercules aircrew also responded.

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