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Mexican fisherman rescued after about a week at sea

In this Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 photo courtesy of Adonai Vazquez, Mexican fisherman Raymundo Rodriguez, who had been adrift at sea for a week, rests on a boat after he was rescued off the coast of Mexico. Rodriguez was rescued by people aboard a Mexican pleasure boat after his fishing boat was swamped by Tropical Storm Polo. Crew members found the exhausted man as he floated in a giant foam cooler about 6 miles (10 kilometers) off Acapulco. Rodriguez said his fishing companion Mario Morales died farther out to sea. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Adonai Vazquez)

In this Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 photo courtesy of Adonai Vazquez, Mexican fisherman Raymundo Rodriguez, who had been adrift at sea for a week, rests on a boat after he was rescued off the coast of Mexico. Rodriguez was rescued by people aboard a Mexican pleasure boat after his fishing boat was swamped by Tropical Storm Polo. Crew members found the exhausted man as he floated in a giant foam cooler about 6 miles (10 kilometers) off Acapulco. Rodriguez said his fishing companion Mario Morales died farther out to sea. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Adonai Vazquez)  (The Associated Press)

People aboard a Mexican pleasure boat have rescued a fisherman who had been adrift at sea for about a week.

Crew members of the 42-foot (12.8-meter) sailboat "U-Fin" filmed the thin, exhausted man as he floated in a giant foam icebox about 6 miles (10 kilometers) off Acapulco on Monday, and then brought him aboard.

The U-Fin's captain said Wednesday the rescued man said had caught a seagull for food.

Roberto Odis Vazquez said the man gave his name as Raymundo and said he and a colleague had set out to fish, apparently about a week ago, when Tropical Storm Polo caused rough weather in the area.

The man said a companion on the fishing trip had died, and local media reported the second man's body has been found.