Sustainability of the Queen Conch Harvest: SGA was represented at the 67th Annual Conference for Gulf & Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI) in Barbados, November 2014! The theme of the conference was on the Livelihoods of Fisher Folks. SGA Belize made a presentation on the usages of the 85-92% waste of the Queen Conch meat harvest to provide a secondary income stream for fisher-folks. Also emphasized was the international regulations (CITES) and governmental
requirements restricting trade of the derivatives (waste) yet condoning the extreme waste of a protected species. The PowerPoint presentation titled, Sustainability of the Queen Conch Harvest is available for viewing here.