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 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
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