The harvesting of juvenile conch by Bahamians remains the single biggest threat to the sustainability of the Queen Conch population in the Bahamas.
If you happen to make it to Bimini, you should try these three local establishments. None of them are fancy, they’re all tumble-down shacks but serve the freshest seafood you’ll arguably find anywhere.
A conch vendor at Twin Brothers on Boyd Road was shot twice by a customer, allegedly because the man felt there was not enough conch in the salad he bought.
This week, The Bahamas, celebrates its 40th anniversary of Independence. As some know, the Commonwealth of The Bahamas is also the kingdom of conch in the Caribbean. The conch grows at sea in beautiful shells and the extracted meat can be eaten raw or cooked.