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measuring snails

Postby docbree on Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:55 pm

Hi pb -

Could you post a diagram on how to measure height and diameter of apple snails?
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Re: measuring snails

Postby pbgroupie on Sun Jul 01, 2012 2:20 pm

See if this chart by Stijn is helpful. It's at the bottom of the page: http://www.applesnail.net/content/anatomy/shell.php
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Re: measuring snails

Postby docbree on Sun Jul 01, 2012 4:46 pm

Thanks! That's exactly what I need. :wave:

One more question - is the width the same as the diameter? (Height and diameter is how Stijn lists the size range for diffusas).

By the way - just measured one of my April "babies" - 48.5mm high! I'm such a proud mama. :snail:
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Re: measuring snails

Postby pbgroupie on Sun Jul 01, 2012 10:25 pm

Width is probably diameter. It's a Stijn thing. :wink:
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