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Artificial diets for juvenile queen conch

Amber L. Garr Héctor Acosta-Salmón Megan Davis, Ph.D. Thomas R. Capo Marty Riche, Ph.D.

Studies examine algae content Juvenile queen conch of 25-mm standard length. Photo by Tom Smoyer. The queen conch (Strombus gigas) is a large gastropod inhabiting the tropical waters of Florida, USA, and the Caribbean. Since the 1970s, queen conch has been an important commercial fish­­­­­­eries species in the region. However, overfishing has caused populations in many…

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  • Amber L. Garr

    Amber L. Garr

    Center for Aquaculture and Stock Enhancement
    Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University
    5600 U.S. 1 North
    Fort Pierce, Florida 34946 USA

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  • Héctor Acosta-Salmón

    Héctor Acosta-Salmón

    Center for Aquaculture and Stock Enhancement
    Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University
    5600 U.S. 1 North
    Fort Pierce, Florida 34946 USA

  • Megan Davis, Ph.D.

    Megan Davis, Ph.D.

    Center for Aquaculture and Stock Enhancement
    Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University
    5600 U.S. 1 North
    Fort Pierce, Florida 34946 USA

  • Thomas R. Capo

    Thomas R. Capo

    Division of Marine Biology and Fisheries
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
    University of Miami
    Miami, Florida, USA

  • Marty Riche, Ph.D.

    Marty Riche, Ph.D.

    United States Department of Agriculture
    Agricultural Research Service