ECONOMIC IMPORTANCE OF SNAILS

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-Shells are used for decoration
-Shells are used as source of calcium for
animal feeds
-Source of animal protein for man e.g
Archachatina
-Important intermediate host for trematode
parasites i.e Bulinus and -Biomphalaria
-Harbor polyembryonic stages of trematodes
-Feed on decomposing plant matter therefore
help in cleaning the environment
-Do a great damage in garden or in a farm by
feeding on almost any plant material
-Shells used as currencies
-Additive to scouring powder

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