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Channeled applesnail

Pomacea canaliculata

Description:

Pomacea canaliculata, common name the channeled applesnail, is a species of large freshwater snail with gills and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Ampullariidae, the apple snails. South American in origin, this species is considered to be in the top 100 of the "World's Worst Invasive Alien Species"

Habitat:

This species lives in freshwater habitat.

Notes:

Golden apple snail eggs.

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1 Comment

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

I believe these snails are a favorite of Limpkins.

coleen.sucgang
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coleen.sucgang

Iloilo, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 15, 2012
Submitted on Jun 15, 2012

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