Otters have rarely been seen in the region for much of the last century due to hunting and pollution. But in recent years, naturalists have spotted the mammals with increasing frequency.
Divers recovered the body of 41-year-old Patrick Luca Saturday afternoon in the mouth of the Nissequogue River.
The Coast Guard said the body of 41-year-old Patrick Luca was found by a passing boater around noon Saturday about a mile west of the spot where he was last seen.
Did you hear (or miss) today’s report about kayaking on the Nissequogue River?