Exotic Pest Alert: Golden Apple Snail

Golden apple snail (Pomacea canaliculata) is an exotic plant pest not present in Australia This snail is a serious threat to Australia’s rice industry and also to the ecology of natural wetlands


  • Behaviour
  • Description
  • Lifecycle
  • Spread
  • Host range
  • Distribution
  • Actions to minimise risks
  • Reporting

Primefact 1212, 2nd Edition Plant Biosecurity and Product Integrity, NSW Department of Primary Industries, June 2017