Monday, February 13, 2017

Shedd Aquarium Partners With The Bahamas National Trust To Study Vital Fishery

Shedd Aquarium has teamed up with the Bahamas National Trust (BNT) as part of a group of conservation organizations (collectively known as partners in “conchservation”) studying queen conch, Lobatus gigas, in The Bahamas to understand why local populations are in decline. As an ecologically, economically and culturally important species in The Bahamas, Shedd’s research on queen conch aims to inform management practices that keep an iconic dish on restaurant menus and help protect populations into the future. Read more >>