Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica
(Japanese mysterysnail)

Impact ID8214
Impact TypeHarvest
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionMystery snails (Cipangopaludina spp.) have been popular aquarium species in the U.S., and their role in the aquarium/ornamental market is often invoked as the primary explanation of these species’ widespread dispersal.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/20/2024].

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