I've been reading articles on taking care of plant species such as basil and have noticed that though I've seen precautions for slug infestations, I haven't seen the same for snails. They're both mollusks so I'm wondering if they behave the same or share similar diets that I should be worried about.

anecdote: I was warned about slugs eating my basil leaves, instead i found snails looking like they were eating them. Makes me wonder if I should assume one behaves like the other.

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Yes, they behave similarly, but remedies for slugs also work for snails.

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