Anguilla is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean. It is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and directly north of Saint Martin. The territory consists of the main island of Anguilla itself, approximately 26 km (16 mi) long by 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its widest point, together with a number of much smaller islands and cays. The island's capital is The Valley. The total land area of the territory is 91 km2 (35 sq mi),[4] with a population of approximately 13,500 (2006 estimate).

Contact Person(s):

Mr. William Vanterpool

Director of Agriculture

Ministry of Home Affairs

Coronation Avenue, The Valley, Anguilla, BWI

Tel: 264 497 2518 / 3518/ 497 2615  Cell: 264 235 7361   Fax: 264 497 0040



Invasive Alien Species List:


Materials and Resources:

The Perception of Achatina Fulica in Anguilla: The Perception of Achatina Fulica

Work being done in Anguilla:

Distribution, Habitat Association, Species Abundance and Perceptions of Residents towards Achatina fulica in Anguilla

Species affect biodiversity and have been associated with high economic costs and other implications for society. One invasive mollusc, which is currently causing considerable damage to the livelihood of people in the Caribbean, is the Giant African Snail (Achatina fulica). The invasion of this mollusc in the Caribbean Island of Anguilla has posed a major […]

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