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Island Applesnails

Pomacea insularum


These are Applesnail eggs. Invasive species.

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annorion 8 years ago

@nopayahnah Unusual indeed! Seems they are an invasive species here. A local reference I found on them says they think one of the populations in the area was an intentional release of snails that was purchased from a local store. A reminder of what not to do with your unwanted aquarium pets!

freelancing 8 years ago

These are the eggs - not actually the snails - you might want to note that above... and add a link. Here's the Wikipedia link:

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

That is unusual!

MayraSpringmann 8 years ago


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Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

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