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Haliotis tuberculata   Linnaeus, 1758

tuberculate abalone

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Haliotis tuberculata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Haliotidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 2754).  Subtropical, preferred 19°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Western Europe to Guinea (Ref. 438).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 4.9, range 4 - 5.4 cm Max length : 12.3 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 99669); common length : 8.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 438); max. reported age: 15 years (Ref. 99669)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Collected from the sublittoral zone, from low tide up to a depth of 200 m (Ref. 2754). Offshore (Ref. 438). Collected from the supralittoral and mediolittoral or intertidal zones (Ref. 2754). Gonochoric; broadcast spawners (males release first before the females). Spawning occurs from spring to late autumn (Ref. 99669).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Gonochoric; broadcast spawners (males release first before the females). Spawning occurs from spring to late autumn.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 7 - 18.6, mean 10.5 (based on 572 cells; Ref. 115970).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
High