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Egg of Apple snail

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". It was imported to Vietnam in 1985-1988 and has become one of the serious pest for agriculture in Vietnam.

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Hà Nội, Thành phố Hà Nội, Viet Nam

Spotted on Aug 6, 2012
Submitted on Aug 6, 2012

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