3 months ago
In collaboration with the Rotaract Club of South East Nassau Centennial, The Bahamas National Conchservation Campaign Campaign has shared some very informative images about conch in the Caribbean. ... See MoreSee Less
In Key West, Florida, known locally as the capital of the Conch Republic, people come out in droves to compete in the annual Honk the Conch Festival. Children make their best effort; they blow into one end of the huge shell that can weigh up to 5 pounds. ... See MoreSee Less
Ain’t Got no More Lip is a Community Conch video, that shows how Bahamians are trying to get this warning out there to the public and suggests some of preserving this species and creating a sustainable industry. ... See MoreSee Less
In the third The Bahamas Natural History Conference, organized by the Bahamas National Trust, professor Andrew Kough demonstrates the importance of a systematic mesurement of the population of conch to establish methods to protect this species. ... See MoreSee Less
In this presentation, Bahamas National Trust exposes the environmental effect of overfishing on the population of conch, and how selective fishing and regulatory information can help increase the population of conch in the region. ... See MoreSee Less
The secretary general of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), John Scanlon, calls the tourism and travel sector to join the fight against illegal wildlife trade.
The queen conch is part of the list of endangered species by CITES. ... See MoreSee Less
For the Love of Conch shared a photo.
2 years ago
This infographic by The Bahamas National Conchservation Campaign is a nice overview of the queen conch life cycle.When a Queen Conch egg hatches, it does not look like a Queen Conch. A Queen Conch larvae floats along ocean currents, also called the Pelagic Zone, for a few weeks before transforming into the easily recognized Queen Conch. This transformation is called metamorphosis. Take a look at the Pelagic Stage of the Queen Conch lifecye. #Conchservation ... See MoreSee Less
Conch Gone is a music video by The Bahamas National Conchservation Campaign with some of Bahama’s most recognised music artists. The video calls for the creation of a sustainable fishery system in The Bahamas due to the decline of the queen conch population. ... See MoreSee Less