Aquatic Invertebrates - invasive

Chinese Mystery Snail (Cipangopaludina chinensis) on Aug 4, 2022

Submitter has sample
EDRR Status: Local expert notified

Description of specimen

A park visitor found two snails in the Bruce Starker Arts Pond. They talked with someone at ODFW and then the visitor collected the snails and brought then to the Parks Office. The snails match the description of the Mystery Snail.

Commentary

Thank you for reporting. This would be a new discover of the increasing spread of Mystery Snail in Oregon

Rick Boatner
Aug. 4, 2022, 8:10 a.m.