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Haliotis ovina   Gmelin, 1791

oval abalone

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Haliotidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 1 - 56 m (Ref. 100948).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 7.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349); common length : 6.0 cm SHL male/unsexed; (Ref. 349)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Actively collected for its edible flesh and nacreous shell (Ref. 349). Attached to corals or under rock ledges. Also found in shallow subtidal zones (Ref. 349). Feeds on epilithic algae by grazing (Ref. 85382). Found in intertidal, on rocks and coral (Ref. 75835). Members of the order Patellogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833).

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

Members of the order Patellogastropoda are mostly gonochoric and broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Poutiers, J.M. 1998. (Ref. 349)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(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

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.6 - 29.1, mean 28.2 (based on 1112 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high