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Invasive Species of the Month: January 2013

New Zealand mudsnail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum)


Despite its tiny size, this invader can reproduce rapidly, crowding out the native species that fish and wildlife depend on for food and shelter.

Resources
Protect Your Waters Fact Sheet
Mudsnails.com
Center for Invasive Species Research Fact Sheet
Oregon Sea Grant Booklet (PDF)

Videos
New Zealand Mudsnail PSA (English)
New Zealand Mudsnail PSA (Spanish)
Video from Idaho Fish and Game


 

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