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In attempting to examine how Lymnaea locomotes normally (i.e., "right-side-up"), we placed snails on either hydrophobic or hydrophilic plates and measured their speed.
We therefore initiated a series of studies to help elucidate the means by which snails are able to locomote upside down at the undersurface of the water.
We hypothesized that this mucus adheres to the underside of the water surface and allows snails to locomote at it upside down.
When individuals of Lymnaea glide upside down at the water surface or locomote on an aquarium wall, they appear to secrete mucus from the foot.