Haliotis rubra   Leach, 1814

blacklip abalone

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Haliotidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 50 m.  Temperate, preferred 15°C (Ref. 107945); 32°S - 43°S, 116°E - 153°E

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: Endemic to Australia, from Fremantle, Western Australia to Angourie, New South Wales and south to Blubber Head, Tasmania.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 3 - 9 cm Max length : 20.0 cm SHW male/unsexed; (Ref. 93239)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Adults live on rocky surfaces, hidden in crevices, caves, fissures or vertical rock faces (Ref. 93239). Frequent in estuaries, in natural beds on a shingle and mud bank (Ref. 63218). Broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into lecithotrophic larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults. Also Ref. 833 (Ref. 105526).

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

Broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into lecithotrophic larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults. Also Ref. 833.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

The Academy of Natural Sciences. 2006. (Ref. 3204)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

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

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high