On May 11th 2016 the Society of Biologist of Barcelona organized the conference “Apple Snail (Pomace asp.). Problems and Techniques carried out to fight it”. It aimed to disseminate the problems generated by the Apple snail in Delta del Ebro and discuss the techniques carried out in order to fight it.

Neurice IP, Xavier Serrat (University of Barcelona) presented the Neurice project and its contribution to the Apple Snail fight.


  • Mercè Dufort Coll – Celular Biology Professor – University de Barcelona – Apple snail biologic characteristics.
  • Pere Magrané Fonts – Biologist – Integrated Pest Management Adviser – Environmentals and agricultural techniques carried out to fight Apple snail.
  • Miquel Àngel López Robles – Biologist – Catalan Forestry Engineer – Apple snail fight strategies.
  • Xavier Serrat Gurrera – Biologist – University of Barcelona – Neurice project to contribute to the Apple Snail fight.