Apple snail

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(Zool.) a fresh-water, operculated, spiral shell of the genus Ampullaria.

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Pomacea canaliculata is a gastropod from the family Ampullariidae, popularly known as golden apple snail.
Golden apple snail (Pomacea canaliculata) is a devastating pest on rice that causes heavy economic losses in South East Asia.
Climate and pH Predict the Potential Range of the Invasive Apple Snail (Pomacea insularum) in the Southeastern United States.
The channeled apple snail Pomacea canaliculata (Lamarck, 1819) is considered to be one of the world's worst top 100 invaders (Lowe et al.
Wetland restoration and invasive species: Apple snail (Pomacea insularum) feeding on native and invasive aquatic plants.
Influence of common carp on apple snail in a rice field evaluated by a predator-prey logistic model.
Pathogenic action of Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (Poinar) on apple snail (Pomacea canaliculata Lamarck), pest of rice (Oryza sativa) in the lower river basin Daule, Guayas, Ecuador
An array of exotic water creatures like golden apple snail and red devilfish are also on display.
BioInvaders is especially interested in the Channel Apple Snail (Pomacea canaliculata.