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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FWC Facts:
The Marine Fisheries Stock Enhancement program breeds and rears game fish and mollusks for release into marine waters and evaluates the use of hatchery-reared animals.

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