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Snail Invasion in Alberta: Your Help is Needed

Alberta Environment needs help tracking down this invasive species

Chinese Mystery Snails
Have you seen this shell? Help us snail down ANY date, location or photo you may have seen the aquatic invasive Chinese mystery snail! We’re trying to track down when this species escar-got into Alberta, and if it’s in any additional locations.

This alert provides information on the Chinese mystery snail, which was found for the first time in Alberta in Lake McGregor, in 2019. The fact sheet includes a description of the snail, why it is listed as a threat, and how the snails are spread.

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