The queen conch is an important cultural and economic resource for Caribbean countries, but populations are in decline due primarily to overfishing and poaching.

Strombus gigas (Queen Conch)

The queen conch is an important cultural and economic resource for Caribbean countries, but populations are in decline due primarily to overfishing and poaching.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2015-02-25
AlbumFauna > Molluscs
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