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)
• 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)