Freshwater Snails in Alabama
Mystery Snails (Live-bearing Snails) - Family Viviparidae
Applesnails - Family Ampullariidae
Freshwater Periwinkles (Hornsnails, Riversnails, and Rocksnails) - Family Pleuroceridae
Pyrg Pebblesnails - Family Hydrobiidae
Seep Snails - Family Pomatiopsidae
Gilled Flatsnails - Family Valvatidae
Elegant Pondsnails - Family Lymnaeidae
Tadpole Pondsnails (Pouch Snails) - Family Physidae
Ramshorn Snails -Family Planorbidae
Freshwater Limpets - Family Ancylidae
Note: In Alabama, it is illegal to release or stock or move any fish,
mussel, snail or crayfish to any public waters without a permit.
Studies show 74% of aquatic snails are imperiled.