Bycatch: Florida Crown Conch

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Bycatch: Florida Crown Conch

The Florida crown conch, Melongena corona, is the most common mollusk caught in our traps.


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The organism that causes red tide in Florida, Karenia brevis, owes its name to a state researcher of harmful algal blooms, Dr. Karen Steidinger.

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