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The price of Bahamas Conch #228071
01/24/07 09:33 PM
01/24/07 09:33 PM
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Don Greife Offline OP
Don Greife  Offline OP
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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Re: The price of Bahamas Conch [Re: Don Greife] #228124
01/25/07 09:51 AM
01/25/07 09:51 AM
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SimonB Offline

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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.

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

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

Re: The price of Bahamas Conch [Re: RNdiver] #228184
01/25/07 07:32 PM
01/25/07 07:32 PM
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Nebraska, USA
CatMo Offline
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They seem to like the springtime best--not too hot and not too cold, crocuses in bloom and a freshness in the, 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.
Re: The price of Bahamas Conch [Re: CatMo] #228217
01/26/07 09:59 AM
01/26/07 09:59 AM
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SimonB Offline

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Lobster season is closed from 02/15 to 06/15.

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