If you're familiar with Bahamian cooking, you've probably heard of conch. Prepared in many different delicious forms–conch fritters, cracked conch, fresh conch salad, conch chowder, and more–it's a versatile and tasty food that's popular with locals and visitors alike. And if you've shopped for Bahamian souvenirs, you've likely spotted pearly pink conch shells in plenty of forms, such as jewelry, crafts, and ornaments.
Curious about conch? Here's everything you need to know about the marvelous mollusk.