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Old 03-05-2013, 10:01 AM   #11 
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Originally Posted by Nowaykittay View Post
hey biology major here :) snails are hermaphrodites (both sex organs) but they still need other snails to reproduce! when they mate they swap sperm then both walk away pregnant. pretty gosh-darn efficient! :)
That is true of a lot of snails, but not mystery snails. They are not hermaphroditic.
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Old 03-05-2013, 07:47 PM   #12 
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I know there's only a few types of snails who are not hermaphrodites like the apple snail but I'm not really sure which freshwater snails are not but its definitely rare that they have seperate sexes.
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