Tagged: Abalone

19
Apr
2017

Abalone Seed Production and Culture

What are Abalones? Abalones are gastropod molluscs belonging to the Family Haliotidae. The genus Haliotis means “sea ear.” There are about 70 species of abalone distributed worldwide. Abalones are slow-growing one-shelled gastropods which live in rocky and shallow waters near stands of algae. The abalone shell is characterized by having...

17
Feb
2015

Abalone: Don’t judge the snail by the shell

Gone are the days when blue whales, great white sharks and bottlenose dolphins dominate the seas. For the longest time, these majestic sea creatures were the focus of human interest. But the tides of change have washed other equally interesting species ashore – one of them, is the abalone. Albeit...