Conch ID help

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Conch ID help
03-05-2015, 06:04 AM,
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Conch ID help
A friend of mine in Yucatan, Mexico and sent me a conch picture.  He thinks it is a Queen Conch, Strombus gigas, but I think it might be a Florida Fighting Conch Strombus alatus. Can somebody confirm the ID, and explain how to tell the difference?  Thanks for any help!
Bea


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04-03-2018, 06:30 AM,
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RE: Conch ID help
This is a juvenile shell, and is too large to be a juvenile Strombus alatus. It is either Strombus gigas or Strombus costatus.
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