New Study: Queen Conch Populations are Fragmented

A new study found that Queen conch populations are not mixing across the Caribbean suggesting that there are multiple distinct populations. These findings have implications for management of conch fisheries and suggest that local management of populations may be crucial! Check out a popular news article featuring this work here and a link to the original research […]

By | 2018-11-14T20:24:28-05:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Conch, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on New Study: Queen Conch Populations are Fragmented

What makes conch shells so tough?

A group of researchers at MIT inspired by the strength of conch shells have discovered how to mimic the architecture of the shells so that the new impact resistant materials may be made. Check out a popular news article here and watch a great video here.

By | 2017-06-01T16:51:41-05:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Conch|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What makes conch shells so tough?

‘What will happen to the Bahamas when all the Conch is gone?’

“Let’s think about tomorrow, there are some simple rules to follow: preservation, moderation, we need some Conchservation. Conch Gone!”

Under the direction of Lavado Stubbs, ConchBoy films, with several musicians, a new music video came out today to help the conservation of conch for The Bahamas (article here). A widespread effort between entertainers and several conservation and management […]

By | 2018-11-14T20:29:11-05:00 January 13th, 2017|Categories: Conch, conservation, Current Events, Education|Tags: , , |1 Comment