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Old 01-11-2019, 02:16 PM
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Eye8atoad
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Originally Posted by Special K III View Post
it must take years and years to build up the population. I agree with this statement from the article...

The Sunshine State once had its own healthy population of conchs. But by the 1980s, overfishing had nearly wiped them out. The U.S. outlawed taking conch, yet three decades later they have yet to recover, providing a grim example to Bahamians if they wait too long
Itís amazing how few you see in the Keys even after decades of no harvest.
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