Archive for April, 2013


Queen Conch Shell Growth and Formation

Ever wonder how a queen conch shell is formed? These majestic wonders of the ocean don’t magically appear overnight. Like many things in the ocean, there’s a long growing process that begins when the conch is nearly invisible to the naked eye. Over time, however, it will grow into the large specimens that are commonly […]

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How To Remove Barnacles From a Conch Shell

Have you ever caught a glimpse of a conch shell laying in the sand or surf at a far away distance only to discover it was covered in barnacles once you got close to it? It’s a somewhat depressing sight to see an otherwise perfectly intact conch shell covered with these unsightly formations. In fact, […]

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