Obô Land Snail (Archachatina bicarinata)
Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 190521916
Save the Forest Giants: conservation of terrestrial molluscs and native forest in a tropical island
This project general aim is to contribute for the conservation of the threatened Obô Giant Snail Archachatina bicarinata and of the terrestrial malacological fauna of São Tomé island.
The project specific objetives are: 1. Identify critical areas important for the target species and endemic land snail species; 2. Promote the conservation of these areas; 3. Fill critical gaps about the distribution and habitat associations of endemic land snail and slugs species in São Tomé Island; and 4. Implementation of a sustainability strategy for the target species conservation project.
- Panisi M., Sinclair F., & Santos Y. (2020). Single species action plan for the conservation of the Obô Giant Snail Archachatina bicarinata, 2021-2025. IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrate Spec
Project 190521916 location - Sao Tome and Principe, Africa