AIS Updates

Mystery Snails

May 27, 2014

There actually is a large snail dubbed “Chinese Mystery Snail.” They were introduced into inland lakes from home aquariums and bait buckets, and from boats with exposure to larger lakes where ships’ ballast water has been dumped. The UW-Madison Center for Limnology surveyed 45 Wisconsin lakes and found these snails in 40%. They warn that…

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