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  HBOI | Feature | Queen Conch Aquaculture Breakthrough
These animals are part of a recently initiated HBOI conch research project aimed at designing methods leading to commercial cultivation of alternative species to the queen conch, a popular fisheries species that has been the subject of mariculture efforts since wild populations began to decline in the 1970s.
And it is a particularly important research plateau to reach in the case of the queen conch, because eggs and larvae spawned in one geographical location very often are the animals that ultimately recruit (settle) to new locations, sometimes a hundred or more miles away.
It is known that overfishing of adult conch in a location that serves as a larval source pool may have negative implications for recruitment success within larger and/or more distant settlement locations.
www.hboi.edu /news/features/queenconch.html   (658 words)

  AllRefer.com - conch (Zoology: Invertebrates) - Encyclopedia
In conchs the characteristic gastropod foot is reduced in size and the operculum, a horny plate located on the foot and used to seal the shell opening in many gastropods, has the appearance and function of a claw.
Conch shells range in color from white to red; they have been used by man to fashion a number of items, such as buttons, ornaments, or the crude trumpets made from the shell of the trumpet conch, Charonia tritonis.
This conch is similar in shape to the king and queen conchs but is much more slender and reaches a length of 20 in.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/conch.html   (456 words)

 Conch - CookbookWiki
The conch is a marine gastropod and it is a member of genus Strombus in the Stromboidea family.
Conches have extended eye stalk, an elongated and thin opening, and a siphonal passage with an indentation by the anterior end which is called stromboid notch.
Conches have a radula which is an organ similar to a tongue that has numerous denticles which help them digger the food.
www.cookbookwiki.com /Conch   (291 words)

 conch- - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Conch (snail), common name applied to many species of marine snails (gastropodmollusks).
Conch (musical instrument), shell of a marine snail, usually the triton or the cassis, used by Pacific Islanders and some South Americans as a...
hermit crab, horseshoe crab, sand flea, sand hopper, crab, crayfish, langoustine, lobster, prawn, shrimp, water flea, abalone, conch, quahog,...
encarta.msn.com /conch-.html   (120 words)

 Conch - The Conch an edible marine snail - Food Facts & History - Food Reference
Conch (pronounced 'konk') is a common name for certain large marine snails.
Conch is the second best known edible snail, the first being escargot from Burgundy, France.
Conch meat has a mild, sweet clam-like flavor, but is extremely tough and must be pounded, or marinated in lime juice to tenderize it before cooking.
www.foodreference.com /html/artconch.html   (490 words)

 TYPEbase 4 Blood Type Diet Value: CONCH
Conch is found in southern waters and is particularly popular with Floridians and Caribbeans.
Conch can also be purchased canned or frozen.
Conch is sometimes erroneously referred to as whelk, which, though related, is a different species.
www.dadamo.com /typebase4/depictor5.pl?8   (182 words)

 Welcome to Conch Club Condominiums on Little Cayman island
Conch Club Divers sets high standards on Little Cayman for first class facilities, diver-friendly services and safety standards.
Whether you are an advanced diver or snorkeler, Conch Club Divers offers state-of-the-art facilities and professional and friendly staff to assist you in every way, making this vacation a truly memorable one.
Conch Club Condominiums are nestled on Little Cayman's secluded South Hole Sound.
www.conchclub.com   (193 words)

 Conch Tour Train - Sightseeing Tours of Key West Florida
The Conch Tour Train is one of Florida's most popular attractions, and for a good reason.
The Conch Tour Train is proud to be the legacy of Flagler's engineering miracle.
The Conch Tour Train is available for special events, transportation, private group tours, and other charters.
www.conchtourtrain.com   (314 words)

 Conch Republic Seafood Company - Seafood Restaurant, Bar, Live Entertainment and Conch Farm Research Center in Key ...
the Conch Republic Seafood Company and the Conch Farm Education Center was once the Singleton Fish House and Ice Plant.
Florida Straits Conch Company, presented to the City of Key West a plan to create a unique, educational, environmentally correct and entertaining development of this waterfront site.
The building that housed the ice plant itself is now the Conch Farm Research and Educational Foundation, Inc. This education center is a working laboratory and museum.
www.conchrepublicseafood.com   (652 words)

 The Conch House Marina Resort St. Augustine Florida
The state of the art 200 slip marina is conveniently located on Salt Run just off the Intracoastal waterway and 1000 ft from the St. Augustine Inlet.
The world famous Conch House Lounge is Northeast Florida's premier cocktail lounge.
Whether you're looking for an outstanding waterfront dining experience, fabulous tropical cocktails, or a relaxing getaway destination, the Conch House Marina Resort is the place to find it all.
www.conch-house.com   (188 words)

 Key West Bed & Breakfasts Accommodations The Conch House Key West Florida
Enjoy luxurious Key West Bed and Breakfasts Accommodations in the heart of Old Town Key West at The Conch House, (pronounced konk).
Restored to its original elegance in 1993, The Conch House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and truly embodies the distinct character of Key West Architecture.
The Conch House 625 Truman Avenue, Key West, FL 33040 Toll Free: 1-800-207-5806 - Tel: 1-305-293-0020
www.conchhouse.com   (123 words)

This includes Molasses Reef, Pickles Reef, including the section with a stand of rare pillar coral, the Conch Reef System, Davis, Crocker, Victory, and many, many others.
In addition to shallow and intermediate reefs, we also dive the major wrecks in the area, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Duane and Bibb, Spiegel Grove and the Eagle.
We do not try to be the fastest around or the cheapest-especially for the basic open water class.
www.conchrepublicdivers.com   (402 words)

 The Conch Republic
The Conch Republic was established by secession of the Florida Keys from the United States of America, on April 23rd, 1982 in response to a United States Border Patrol Blockade setup on highway U.S.1 at Florida City just to the north of the Florida Keys.
Key West Mayor Dennis Wardlow along with a few other 'key'; Conchs, went to Federal court in Miami to seek an injunction to stop the federal blockade, but to no avail.
We are both Conchs and we are Americans and we are proud to be both.
www.conchrepublic.com /history.htm   (458 words)

 Conch Vacation Rentals w/ Boats, Accomodations, Marathon, Florida Keys, fish, dive, snorkel
Conch Realty Sales Inc. has been serving the Marathon area in the beautiful Florida Keys since 1987!!!
No matter what your travel or real estate need is, I can take care of it in the Keys.
We can help you whether your stay is short or long, Conch Realty Sales is the easy rental headquarters for people that want a relaxing stay in the Florida Keys.
www.keyrentals.com   (232 words)

 Turks and Caicos Islands - Providenciales - Conch Shack
We serve the freshest local seafood on island.
Da Conch Shack has the prettiest beachfront setting on Provo, the perfect place to eat great food and enjoy the sparkling ocean with a few drinks
Our RumBar has a collection of the finest rums in the world for those who enjoy the best.
www.conchshack.tc   (142 words)

 Bareboat Charter Yachts, Sailing Vacations in the British Virgin Islands, Caribbean - Conch Charters
and click on an icon to find out how much fun a Caribbean yacht charter can be in the BVI with Conch Charters.
Or, click on the yacht to the left to see our Fleet of catamaran and monohull sailboats, receive an Information Package or a Quotation for your cruising vacation in the British Virgin Islands...or just Email us and tell us what you want!
Copyright 1999-2006 Conch Charters Ltd. All rights reserved.
www.conchcharters.com   (138 words)

 Cracked Conch Cafe-Serving Conch Specialties and Delicious Keys Seafood Daily
Cracked Conch Cafe-Serving Conch Specialties and Delicious Keys Seafood Daily
serving Conch specialties and delicious Keys seafood every day of the year."
stop by the Cracked Conch and sit out on the patio and RELAX - it may be the last chance you have before your return trip - when on your way back you have to stop to RECOVER.
www.conchcafe.com   (97 words)

 RecipeSource: Conch Salad
RecipeSource : Fruits, Grains, and Vegetables : Salad Recipes : Conch Salad
Mix together all the ingredients except the lettuce and place in a covered dish to marinate for a few hours at room temperture or overnight in the frig.
This is the same as Conch Cerviche served in the Yucatan.
www.recipesource.com /fgv/salads/03/rec0388.html   (96 words)

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