The U.S. Coast Guard Friday rescued 90 Haitian migrants who were stranded on a barren island in the Florida Straits about 80 miles from U.S. shores.

"For the most part they were in relatively good condition," Petty Officer Jim Moore told Reuters.He said Coast Guard officers were interviewing the refugees to find out exactly how they ended up on Dog Rocks, on the Cay Sal Banks in the Bahamas about 80 miles south of the Florida Keys.