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Haliotis tuberculata   Linnaeus, 1758

tuberculate abalone

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Haliotis tuberculata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Haliotidae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Demir, M. 2003. (Ref. 2754)
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Size / Weight / Age
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)

Environment
Benthic; depth range 0 - 200 m (Ref. 2754)

Climate / Range
Subtropical, preferred 19°C (Ref. 107945)

Distribution
Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: Western Europe to Guinea (Ref. 438).
Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




Human uses
Fisheries: commercial
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
High