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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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Abalone fishing has been banned along the California coast south of San Francisco Bay since 1997, and the white abalone was placed on the endangered species list in 2001 and remains off limits everywhere.
Determining age and growth of abalone using stable oxygen isotopes: a tool for fisheries management.
In this context abalone features as a symbol of both physical and cultural survival from pre-contact to today, supported by much archaeological and historical evidence as well as oral history.
But scientists didn't notice a void until the mid-'90s, when they linked the absence of abalone to legal fishing that took place between 1969 and 1977.
15 Materials Science and Engineering A, Marc Andre Meyers and Albert Lin examined two species of abalone growing in saltwater tanks.
The Southwest Regional Office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries, located in Long Beach, California, began preparing a recovery plan for the white abalone in July 2002.
Cosmo hopes the new company, tentatively called Cosmo Ocean Farm, hopes to win a 40% market share in the field of grown cultured abalone in 2004, Cosmo officials said.
We have been called to Abalone Cove by the Tongva people, the most likely descendants of the ancestors.
Abalone is a game with a certain 'je ne sais quoi' - it has been likened to sumo wrestling with marbles.
The large, flat shells of living abalone once carpeted the rocky waters along California's coastline from Mexico to Oregon.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Office of Administrative Law has formally approved an earlier motion by the California Fish and Game Commission to close the black abalone fishery in ocean waters.
Although abalone is expensive in Japan, it is popular among Japanese consumers, who eat it in sashimi, Chinese food, and holiday gift preparations.
SAN FRANCISCO -- A rare jewel of the sea, abalone is available for customers year round at A.
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) today called for submissions on an application to permit a food additive used to change the colour of abalone.