KEY WORDS: abalone
, Haliotis discus, carbohydrate source, dextrin, glucose, corn starch, a-cellulose, maltose, sucrose, wheat flour
are generalist, opportunistic herbivores that readily accept a wide range of diets.
A total of 150 abalones
of each species were used for the trials.
Kinch eventually found a company with a strong sense of sustainability (they harvest all the kelp and other seaweed used to feed their abalones
, among other measures) that raises great abalone
, and it has turned into a 15-year relationship.
Big Island Abalone
Corporation was founded in 1997 and began selling abalone
Oceanus is a holding company with two principal businesses: aquaculture and abalone
processing/distribution, aiming to be a fully integrated player in the abalone
What is Caviar to the Russians, is Abalone
to the Chinese.
Muscat: Oman has declared a three-year-long moratorium on the harvest, sale and export of abalone
- a shellfish that commands top dollars in the markets of the Far East.
Jewelers may prize abalone
shells for their mother-of-pearl, but scientists have long been equally enchanted by the shell's strength.
The most challenging aspect of recovering white abalones
will be to overcome the lack of basic biological information for this species.
were fished to near extinction 20 years ago.
They are sport divers preparing to plunge without air tanks into the frigid, kelp-blackened Pacific Ocean in search of abalone
, a legendary California delicacy.
Giant and tokobushi abalone
are also used in preparations known as "nigai" or ni-awabi", whole abalones
cooked with fish broth and soy.
Food consumed by abalones
is varied and depends on the growth stage (Edding & Tala 2003).
For the abalone
from shells with spoon Using kitchen shears, remove viscera Rinse thoroughly.