just heard a strange tale from some returning travelers. they said they were walking on the beach and some local conch fishermen were cleaning their catch. the fishermen showed them the proper way to crack the shells and remove the meat. they proceeded to remove a long clear part of the meat, about 6 inches long, and eat it right there on the beach. they offered the group some. well my friends passed but another women decided to try it out as she said that she enjoyed sushi. she said it was very very salty and it seemed to wiggle down her throat. i am usually game to try anything but i don't think i could eat that. has anyone ever heard of such a thing like that???? i am still wondering what "part" that could be. has anyone out there ever eaten this??? i have a niece that is a marine biologist - i will test her knowledge on the subject. professor, are you still out there?