Federal law enforcement officers ensure the
safety of the public and the protection of natural resources. They address
illegal activities, including poaching, taking of endangered species, dumping
of trash, illegal operation of all terrain vehicles, trespassing, and more.
Keep in mind, refuge regulations also apply to
McFaddin beach.To report a violation on McFaddin National
For injured wildlife, please contact a qualified wildlife
rehabilitation facility near
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Blue crab are bottom-dwellers and can be found in every type of habitat in the Gulf of Mexico -- from back bays and estuaries to the saltiest and deepest of waters, they thrive in the low tide line or at depths of 120 feet. Throughout the various stages of their lives, they are an important food source for many species, including humans.