Contact: Gisele Galoustian
Florida Atlantic University
Caption: The queen conch is the largest molluscan gastropod of the six conch species found in the shallow seagrass beds of Florida, the Bahamas, Bermuda, the Caribbean Islands and the northern coasts of Central and South America.
Credit: FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
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