BREEDS OF SNAILS AND THEIR ORIGINS

Recommended Methods of Selecting Snail Breeding Stock

As at today there are about 11 breeds of snails which are being cultures for the purpose of meat, reproduction, sells etc.

  • Archachatina marginata ( African giant snail)
  • Achatina  Achatina (African Origin)
  • Achatina  fulica (African Origin)

others include:
• Helix.aspersa (Spain , France ,Italy)
• H .pomatia (Rome , France , Britain)
• H .lacteal (Spain)
• H .nemoralis (Spain)
• H . hortensis (Central and northern Europe)
• H . aperta.
• lucorum (Crimea to turkey)
• adanensis (turkey)

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