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A large snail which is widely collected or cultured for food, occurring chiefly in southern Europe.
- ‘The last group is the least prized, but has a famous counterpart on land, the edible snail; whereas there are no terrestrial cephalopods or bivalves.’
- ‘The absence of Helix pomatia, a species reported to occur in Turkey in resources in various disciplines, is mentioned, while 7 species of edible snails determined are described in detail by means of morphology, distribution, systematical positions, and a key to the species is given.’
- ‘Article 1 of the above-mentioned Decision prohibits the collection, keeping, killing, delivering or sale of edible snails.’
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