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#228071 - 01/24/07 09:33 PM The price of Bahamas Conch
Don Greife Offline
I just read an article from the fisheries dept in the Bahamas that prohibits foreign boats from harvest Conch. This has upset a group of boaters who make a pilgrimage there annually and the group is now vacationing in the Florida Keys in protest to this and other new fishing regulations imposed. Q; Is Conch a protected species in Belize?
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#228124 - 01/25/07 09:51 AM Re: The price of Bahamas Conch [Re: Don Greife]
SimonB Offline
Yes, we have a closed season. Conch season is closed from 07/01 to 09/30, no conch may be harvested or in your possession during that time.

#228130 - 01/25/07 10:28 AM Re: The price of Bahamas Conch [Re: SimonB]
Richard Chambers Offline
Thet's why i prefer to go there mid June til early July, Lobster and Conch are in season and it's low season!

#228179 - 01/25/07 05:48 PM Re: The price of Bahamas Conch [Re: Richard Chambers]
RNdiver Offline
what is the season for lobster?

#228184 - 01/25/07 07:32 PM Re: The price of Bahamas Conch [Re: RNdiver]
CatMo Offline
They seem to like the springtime best--not too hot and not too cold, crocuses in bloom and a freshness in the ai...er, water, I mean.;)

Seriously, it usually ends right before I get there and starts up a day after I leave. Don't go with me.
I was going to get a life, but this was easier.

#228217 - 01/26/07 09:59 AM Re: The price of Bahamas Conch [Re: CatMo]
SimonB Offline
Lobster season is closed from 02/15 to 06/15.


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