This video provides a close-up look at the amazing first weeks of a conch's life, starring veligers born at the Naguabo Queen Conch Hatchery. This video tells about the early life stages of the queen conch through magnified clips and images of the egg mass, veligers (larvae), and newly metamorphosed conch.
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This video provides an in-depth explanation of our Naguabo Aquaculture Center and how we partner with fishers and the greater community to operate the hatchery. This model is replicable in every Caribbean Nation. Please visit our Puerto Rico project page to learn more.
This film by FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute tells the life story of the Queen Conch (Lobatus gigas, formerly genus Strombus). It shows rarely seen footage of larval and juvenile life stages of this commercially important marine snail in The Bahamas and Western Atlantic region.
Spanish version: https://youtu.be/G7IvrMIjSBk
Watch Megan Davis, Ph.D. present on conservation aquaculture as part of The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum's lecture series. The museum is the only accredited museum in the United States with a primary focus on shells and mollusks.
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