abalone


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Synonyms for abalone

any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior

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In comparison, the abalone catch has dwindled over the years in Omani waters, with yearly catch hovering around 50-55 tonnes.
With the dwindling catch, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has imposed bans on fishing abalone from time to time, with the latest one being imposed for two years beginning 2017.
'So many of the applications we made to different departments, were in fact, the first such applications ever received and so there is no specific experience of analysing and approving processes and applications for abalone aquaculture farming in Oman.
It will have one full unit of 160 tanks producing volumes of abalone equivalent to 100 tonnes production per year.
The pinto abalone has been taxonomically subdivided into two subspecies: Haliotis kamtschatkana kamtschatkana ranging from Sitka, AK to Point Conception, CA; and Haliotis kamtschatkana assimilis ranging from Monterey, CA to Bahia Tortugas, Baja California, Mexico (Fig.
Genetic tools have been developed to confirm whether there are genetic bases for differences among abalone species and among populations within species.
(2010) developed high fidelity size and sequence polymorphic markers in the reproductive proteins lysin and VERL for forensic analyses of northeastern Pacific abalone species.
For the purpose of this review, pinto abalone will be referred to as one species throughout its range.
TRAFFIC, a wildlife trade monitoring network, said Wednesday that 96 million individual abalone worth nearly $900 million (e1/4771 million) have been illegally poached off South Africa's shores in the past 17 years.
Only around a third of abalone harvested off South Africa's coast was done legally in line with quotas and other regulations, the report said.
Chinese crime syndicates working with South African gangs have taken advantage of poverty and joblessness in Western Cape Province, in many cases combining the illegal abalone trade with drugs and other high-value wildlife products, the report said.