Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of a man going overboard from a crewmember aboard the Vita Pride at 11:30 a.m. Sunday.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans launched an HH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter crew and Coast Guard Station Venice launched a rescue small-boat crew Sunday.
Initial crews resumed searching today with the addition of the Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon.
The search began Sunday after a crewmember from the Vita Pride contacted the Coast Guard and reported Episanio Odavar, 39, had fallen overboard.
The Coast Guard searched for more than 48 hours using a 41-foot rescue boat from Sector New Orleans, a HH-65C rescue helicopter from Air Station New Orleans, and the Coast Guard Cutter Sturgeon.