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any of various edible tropical marine gastropods of the genus Strombus having a brightly-colored spiral shell with large outer lip

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The abundance of the giant conch in both archipelagos was very low: In our surveys, we found only 11 living individuals in Las Perlas and 70 in Coiba.
In the last decade significant progress has been made in our understanding of the general biology, habitat requirements, distribution, and mortality processes that influence populations of juvenile conch.
Such threats favor epic jumping in spite of the conch circulatory system, which looks inefficient at first glance.
Anhui Conch trades at nine times what it has earned, which seemed more expensive compared to multiples of roughly five times for rivals like China National Building Material's ( 3323.
Looking for the conch shell stolen from the care, the girls have a series of remarkable adventures inside the wicked witch Hecate's mainframe computer or in 'eSide' as they are pulled into a totalitarian digital world.
The two pots at the end of each string were conch pots used as anchors in order to keep the lighter octopus pots from lifting off of or rolling on the bottom and thus elicit greater rates of occupancy by octopi.
The quota system has been in place since 2006 as Belize is mandated to report on its conch production and trade under its CITES obligations.
So we weighed in at the Conch House, and then ran over to the scales for the Northeast Championship.
DUBAI, UAE, January 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumeirah, the Dubai-based luxury hotel group and member of Dubai Holding, has signed a management agreement with Conch Bay Development Ltd, the development company owned by the Kentish and Lake families, to operate a luxury resort hotel and luxury resort residences on the island of Anguilla, British West Indies, in the Caribbean.
When Nicolee says goodbye to Terry, leaving to return to her mother and sister far away, she gives her one last special gift: a conch shell so she will always be able to hear the ocean.
The researchers dated and measured more than 1,400 humped conch shells found at an archaeological site on the island of Palau in the western Pacific.
one of Taiwan's listed cement producers, will import one million tons of cement from China's Conch Group this year, instead of procuring from Taiwan Cement Corp.
The package includes a registrar, bouquet for the bride, buttonhole for the groom, an aisle lined with polished conch shells, canaps and champagne to toast the union.
The event will also feature singing bulls, conch shells, flutes and other sound healing instruments.