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Gulf Coast fishermen fear effects of oil spill may be far from over

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This May 16 photo shows shovels used to load shrimp into containers at Ken Lee's Dock, a seafood dock, in Lafitte, La. The mood on the hard-working shrimp and crab docks of this gritty fishing town in the Barataria estuary, a traditional seafood basket for New Orleans, is gloomy as the second full year of fishing since BP's catastrophic oil spill kicks into high gear.

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Tuna Pham, a shrimper, talks as he works on his idle boat in Lafitte, La.

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Empty crab hampers, foreground, and crab traps, rear right, at Crescent Seafood, a seafood dock, in Lafitte, La. This spring, catches are down, docks are idle and anxiety is growing that the ill effects of the BP spill may be far from over.

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Wade Christian, rear, sorts crabs at a seafood dock in Lafitte, La.

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An idle shrimp boats sits in Lafitte, La.

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