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Queen conch - Antigua
Fact Sheet Title  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2004
Queen conch - Antigua
Fact Sheet Citation  
Conch of Antigua EEZ
Owned byFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – ownership
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Species List:
Species Ref: en - Queen conch, fr - Lambi, es - Caracol reina, zh - 大凤凰螺
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Aq Res
Biological Stock: No         Value: National
Reference year: 2003
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State TrendModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Aq Res State TrendLow abundance
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State TrendOverexploited
Habitat Bio
Climatic Zone: Tropical.   Bottom Type: Seegrass; Soft bottom clean sand.   Depth Zone: Coastal - Shallow waters; inshore waters (0 m - 50 m).   Horizontal Dist: Littoral.   Vertical Dist: Demersal invertebrates.  

Geo Dist
Geo Dist: Unspecified

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

Water Area Overview
Aq Res Struct
Biological Stock: No
“CFRAMP Conch and Lobster terminal Workshop (2001)” 2001 CFRAMP.
“FIGIS Country profile fact sheet Antigua and Barbuda” Faure, V. 2002 Click to
“World markets and industry of selected commercially-exploited aquatic species with and international conservation profile” Catarci, C. 2004 FAO Fish. Circ. No. 990. Rome, FAO. 2004. 186 p. FAO Click to open
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