The golden apple snail, Pomacea canaliculata is an alien invasive species that causing economic damage on the rice cultivation in Malaysia . Biocell, 26(1):71-81. Abstract. The congener P. canaliculata has been introduced to Hawaii and various countries in Southeast Asia … Among them, Pomacea canaliculata eggs contain the toxin perivitelin-2 (PcPV2), one of the most toxic egg proteins known (Heras et al., 2008).PcPV2 is composed of two subunits, a MACPF chain, and a tachylectin-like chain [member of the F-type lectin family (Bishnoi et al., 2015)], termed … Sexual dimorphism in Pomacea canaliculata (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae). Originally distributed among the temperate waters of South America, it is now possible to find this snail in fresh waters as far away as Japan, Australia and India. Cazzaniga NJ, 2002. Veliger, 33(4):384-388. Apple snails of the genus Pomacea have been popular aquarium inhabitants for decades but were recently banned from the European trade following a request from Spanish authorities due to one species, P. insularum, becoming established in certain wetlands following release by aquarists.. Cazzaniga NJ, 1990. Pomacea maculata is a species of large freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Ampullariidae, the apple snails.. Common name of its synonymous name Pomacea insularum is the island applesnail.. The snails are herbivorous which feed on almost all types of plants, and they were prefer a softer young parts since they feed by scraping plant surface with the rough tongue . The (N=68) such plots where invasive Pomacea was present were primarily Floridian, but extended into six other states: TX, LA, MS, AL, GA and SC. Pomacea canaliculata Common known as the golden apple snail , this snail is among the most common types of aquarium snails. Together with Pomacea canaliculata it is the most invasive species of the family Ampullariidae. Pomacea canaliculata: harmless and useless in its natural realm (Argentina). It is considered as about the 58th the worst alien species in Europe. Pomacea canaliculata is an amphibious animal. We focus on the PFTs from the poisonous eggs of Pomacea apple snails (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae). However, because of the past confusion regarding the identities of the species introduced to Asia, some of the information purportedly relating to P. canaliculata may relate to either or both P. canaliculata and P. maculata. Most of the literature on management of apple snail pests undoubtedly refers to P. canaliculata, which is the most widespread introduced species of Pomacea in Asia. Cazzaniga NJ, 2006. Pomacea canaliculata lives around four years, but will live longer at cooler temperatures. However, they cannot survive at temperatures less than 20 degrees C. ("Apple snails", 2011; Cowie, 2005) Average lifespan Status: captivity 4 years; Behavior. We investigated the effects of exposure to molluscicidal metaldehyde (MET) on golden apple snail (GAS) Pomacea canaliculata and Rhinella arenarum tadpoles by assessing mortality and/or other effects via: acute toxicity assays; B-esterase activities (acetilcholinesterase (AChE) and carboxilesterase (CbE)) and oxidative responses (glutathione-S-transferase (GST) and catalase (CAT)). The search for efficient, organic, and environment-friendly molluscicide that could minimize the spread of the invasive Golden Apple Snail (Pomacea canaliculata) in the Philippines is still on going. Changes in carbohydrate expression in the cervical spinal cord of mice intoxicated with perivitellin PV2 from Pomacea canaliculata, page 482 ; Zearalenone: an estrogenic mycotoxin with immunotoxic effects, page 489 ; Ethanol poisoning in cattle by ingestion of waste beer yeast in Brazil, page 494 Golden apple snail Old species and new concepts in the taxonomy of Pomacea (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae). Abstract: This research identified the molluscicidal performance of selected plants namely, black pepper, garlic, and madre de cacao against the subject, Pomacea canaliculata or golden apple snails.This quantitative research utilized post-test only control group research design through the use of treatment and control group exposed to experimental subjects. Jeb based his model on Pomacea records from the USGS Nonindiginous Aquatic Species Database (accessed in late 2009) cast onto a presence/absence grid of 1x1 km plots.