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Haliotis rufescens   Swainson, 1822

red abalone
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Haliotidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 26.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 95344)

Environment

Benthic; depth range 0 - 24 m (Ref. 865)

Climate / Range

Subtropical; 8°C - 18°C (Ref. 106839); 43°N - 27°N, 125°W - 114°W (Ref. 106839)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: from Oregon, USA to Bahia Tortugas, Mexico. Introduced in the northeast Atlantic, southeast and western Pacific, Hawaii, and South Africa. Subtropical to temperate.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It moves across sand and gravel bottoms, from low intertidal to 24 meters in depth (Ref. 865). Predominantly found in or in near rocky macroalgal substrata (Ref. 106839). Feeds on algae (Ref. 105211). Broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833). Spawning occurs in spring and early summer (Ref. 99657).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
FAO(Aquaculture: production; | FisheriesWiki | Sea Around Us

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high