True conches are marine gastropod molluscs in the family Strombidae, specifically in the genus Strombus and other closely related genera such as Eustrombus.
Turks & Caicos
Stanford Handfield is a artist from Turks & Caicos who created the Race For The Conch Eco-SeaSwim event. He is the owner of Fisherman Marine Art. Stanford was born and raised surrounded by the Caribbean sea and has learned to live simply, using the resources from the Turks and Caicos ocean environment. He developed a conch shell business utilizing these ocean resources and making these natural items available in the Turks & Caicos Islands and beyond. Stanford free dives for the sea shells he sells. His main business deals in using the most common shell found in Turks and Caicos Islands, the Conch shell, to create unique, beautiful and useful pieces of art.