Tarebia granifera
Tarebia granifera
(quilted melania)

Impact ID2027
Impact TypeHuman Health
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn the Caribbean, T. granifera is used as a biological molluscicide to outcompete and replace native Biomphalaria snails that are vectors for schistosomasis in humans
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/23/2024].

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