It’s as easy as A, B, Sea: Q for Queen Conch

Strombus gigas = Eustrombus gigas

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Queen conch (Strombus gigas) is a marine snail or gastropod. If you’ve ever eaten conch fritters you understand why conch is a staple food source in the Caribbean and Florida.

The shell of a queen conch thickens and grows as it ages. They get to be about 3-5 years of age and grow up to 12 inches long.

Learn more about the queen conch here.

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