Queen Conch (Lobatus gigas)

Photo by Sarah Gosling

The Queen Conch or Pink Conch, is native to Bermuda. This species is legally protected in Bermuda waters and should never be collected.

The Queen Conch Recovery Plan, published by the Department of Conservation Services in 2009 is available here. It contains information about the biology of the Queen Conch and the status of the local population. Also see the Bermuda Biodiversity Project Species Profile for the Queen Conch