Sex with hermaphrodite
For snails in water, the snail often just sends the sperm cells into the water, and they swim to the eggs in other snails.
Answer 4: Snails reproduce the same thing almost everything else does - they mate and lay eggs.
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. 1979, 1986 © Harper Collins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source ), son of Hermes and Aphrodite, who, in Ovid, was loved by the nymph Salmacis so ardently that she prayed for complete union with him and as a result they were united bodily, combining male and female characteristics.
Like many snails, they are hermaphrodites, meaning each individual has both male and female reproductive organs, although they must still mate with one another to reproduce.Snails are able to reproduce when they are 1-year-old (they live to be about 5-7 years old but some as long as 25 years!