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- A conch is a sea creature, a mollusk, and more specifically, a marine gastropod.
- Conch is what you find inside a sea shell.
- The conch is a major Hindu article of prayer, used as a trumpeting announcement of all sorts.
- The conch is classified in the phylum Mollusca, class Gastropoda, order Mesogastropoda.
- Conch is a popular seafood in the Bahamas.
- Thus the conch lacks the creeping motion of most gastropods.
- Summer is the peak season for fresh conch, which will most likely be available in Chinese or Italian markets or specialty fish stores.
- The conch also has long snail-like eye stalks and eats along the ocean floor.
- An Adult conch has a thick flared lip that cannot be easily broken by hand.
- The conch shell is a deep part of Hindu symbolic and religious tradition.
- Conch shells are sometimes used as decoration, as decorative planters, and in cameo making.
- In the UK conch shells are the ninth most seized import.
- An unusual conch shell is that of the spider conch, Lambis lambis, which has leglike projections.
- While lacking the range capabilities and tonal quality of brass instruments, the conch shell is still an interesting instrument to play.
- All parts of the conch meat are edible.
- Conch meat is also often confused with "Scungilli", which is more accurately whelk meats.
- Queen conch meat is used mainly for consumption but is also used as fishing bait.
- A by-product of the meat trade are conch shells, which are used for jewelry or sold as curios.
- In El Salvador, live conch is served in a cocktail of onion, tomato, cilantro, and lemon juice.
- Recipe using conch, onion, cucumbers, tomato, and lemon juice.
- Conch can be served uncooked in salads with lemon juice, deep fried, in stew, soups, chowder, or fritters.
- The true conch species within the genus Strombus vary in size from fairly small to very large.
- Six species live in the greater Caribbean region, including the Queen Conch, Strombus gigas, and the West Indian Fighting Conch, Strombus pugilis.
- True conches belong to the genus Strombus, under the Family Strombidae, but many other Gastropods have common names using conch.
- Several of the larger species such as Strombus gigas, the pink conch or queen conch, are economically important as food sources.
- Other names for the Queen Conch include pink conch, caracol reina, caracol rosa, caracol rosado, caracol de pala, cobo, botuto, guarura, and lambi.
- Queen conch biology, fisheries, and mariculture.
- Several of the larger species such as the pink conch or queen conch, are capable of producing a pink gem quality pearl.
- A Sankh shell (the shell of a Turbinella species in the gastropod family Turbinellidae) is often referred to in the West as a conch shell, or a chank shell.
- A " Conch " is also slang for a resident of Key West, Florida.
- Management Efforts The advent of scuba gear made conch harvesting easier, and by 1966, between 200,000 and 250,000 conchs per year were landed in Key West.
- These steaks are taken home, beaten with device such as a rolling pin, (to tenderize) then cubed for conch salad or conch fritters.
- Although the conch may be served in many different ways the most popular are conch fritters, chowder, salad and cracked conch.
- Some of the most common uses are for conch fritters, conch chowder, conch steaks and marinated raw conch salad.
- Conch's are gathered and eaten by the natives of the Caribbean and Florida as Conch salads, Conch burgers, Conch stew, Conch fritters, etc.
- There are a number of uses for conch, ranging from thin raw slices in fresh salads to breaded and deep fried wedges.
- The king conch, Strombus gigas, found in the warmer waters of the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Gulf of Mexico, has a shell 10 to 12 in.
- In some countries, cleaned Queen Conch ( Strombus gigas) shells or polished fragments are sold, mainly to tourist s, as souvenir s or in jewelry.
- Berg, C. I976, Growth of the queen conch Strombus gigas, with a discussion of the practicality of its mariculture.
- Queen Conch (Strombus gigas) - Office of Protected Resources The queen conch is a large, marine, gastropod mollusk.
- Attempts to culture conch pearls, however, have been unsuccessful, although many efforts are underway.
- Today, conch "pearls" are again enjoying a surge in popularity.
- This is especially true for the conch -pearl" and the melo melo -pearl," two types of gemstones that aren-t really pearls at all.
- Many species of conch, such as the Queen Conch, live on sandy bottoms among beds of sea grass in warm tropical waters.
- The Queen Conch is a gastropod, a soft-bodied invertebrate that is protected by a large, spiral shell.
- Queen conch are -right-handed.- Looking at the pointed crown, the spiral shell coils to the right.
- Similar in size and distribution is the queen conch, Cassis cameo.
- Queen conch shell covered with algae growth.
- Theile, S. (2001): Queen Conch fisheries and their management in the Caribbean.
- The queen conch is a long-lived species, generally reaching 20-30 years old; however, the lifespan has been estimated as up to 40 years.
- Under the Convention in Trade on Endangered Species (CITES), queen conch is heavily restricted.
- Conversely, reproductive behavior has been commonly observed among conch in offshore aggregations (Glazer and Berg, 1994).
- However, the gonadal condition of the translocated nearshore conch improved, and these animals began spawning after three months offshore.
- The Moche people of ancient Peru worshipped the sea and often depicted conch shells in their art.
- The beautiful shell is also collected by people; the shell is also used for jewelry and for conch trumpets.
- The queen conch (pronounced -konk-) is found throughout the Caribbean, northward into the Gulf of Mexico, and in the Atlantic Ocean around Bermuda.
- A conch, pronounced in the U.S.A. as "konk" is one of a group of species of saltwater snail.
- Still, it should be noted that many other gastropods have common names using conch, such as the Horse Conch ( Pleuroploca gigantea).
- The largest conch and also one of the largest univalves in the world is the horse conch, Pleuroploca gigantea, having a shell length of 24 in.
- These other species include the crown conch Melongena species; the horse conch Pleuroploca gigantea; and the chank shell, Turbinella species.
- The Persian horse conch, Pleuroploca persica, is a species of very large predatory sea snail with an operculum.
- The name conch however is often loosely applied in English-speaking countries to any very large sea snail shell which is pointed at both ends, i.e.
- Conch 27 and 33 Fishing Boats - R & R Boatworks The Conch 27 is the ultimate sport fishing boat fished by professional anglers.
- Due to historical overfishing, the Queen conch is now protected in the Florida Keys, although the animal is fished in other parts of the Caribbean.
- In popular folklore, it is believed that if one holds an open conch shell (or any other large marine snail shell) to the ear, the ocean can be heard.
- The queen conch is a marine snail that grazes seagrass beds in shallow Caribbean waters.
- A notable characteristic of conch "pearls," but one that not all specimens display, is flaming, or chatoyancy.
- Tutor's tip: A "conch" (an edible mollusk notable for its spiral shaped shell) shell was used to give him that "conk" (a blow on the head) on the head.
- This conch is similar in shape to the king and queen conchs but is much more slender and reaches a length of 20 in.
- As the conch grows so does its shell, the shell is produced in a spiral manner until the conch reaches sexual maturity.
- The conch shell is said to be the musical instrument of mermaids and mermen.
- The god of Preservation, Vishnu, is said to hold a special conch, Panchajanya, that represents life, as it has come out of life-giving waters.
- In some Caribbean and African American cemeteries conch shells are placed on graves.
- In the Bahamas and Florida " Conch " is a slang term for people.
- Despite its limited range, the conch shell possesses a haunting, mellow, resonate tone that no traditional brass instrument can mimic.
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