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  The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced a 12 month finding and listing determination on a petition to list the queen conch (Strombus gigas) as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). NMFS have concluded that the queen conch is not currently in danger of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range nor is it not likely to become so within the foreseeable future. Please refer to the Federal Register attached notice for the details.

 

  Queen Conch Working Group Second Meeting, Panama City, Panama - November 18-20, 2014

  Queen Conch Working Group Meeting, Panama City, Panama, October 23-24, 2012

  Newspaper article.  A total ban for 4 years has been declared at Banco Chinchorro, Quintana Roo Mexico.

    Caribbean Countries Advise on Queen Conch 

 

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