“Punxenc” snail from Vilanova

The punxenc snail from Vilanova is a product famed for its size: it measures between six and eight centimetres in length and is two to three centimetres wide. The fishermen’s cooperative of Vilanova is responsible for fishing this species of gastropod, which is sold fresh in the fishmongers of this town. The fishing techniques use are a dredging chain rake, a spider or a snailer. Eating this product is particularly good for protein intake and because it is a good source of minerals.
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