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Haliotis sorenseni   Bartsch, 1940

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

Gastropoda | Patellogastropoda | Haliotidae

Environment / Climate / Range

Benthic; depth range 20 - 66 m (Ref. 101453), usually 43 - 60 m (Ref. 101453).  Subtropical; 34°N - 26°N, 121°W - 112°W

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific: USA to Mexico. From Point Conception, California to Punta Abreojos in Baja California.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 9 - 13.4 cm Max length : 25.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 865); max. reported age: 40 years (Ref. 105226)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Historically, found at depths between 25 and 30 m and reported to be formerly common in depths of 10 to 20 m (Ref. 101453). Minimum depth from Ref. 106850. Sedentary (Ref. 106850). Found in open low relief rock or boulder habitat surrounded by sand, often at the sand-rock interface (Ref. 101461). Also occurs in open, exposed deep-water reefs with kelp understory (Ref. 106850). Feeds on drift macroalgae and attached red algae (Ref. 101622). Broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833). Also Refs. 105220, 105232.

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

Broadcast spawners. Life cycle: Embryos develop into planktonic trocophore larvae and later into juvenile veligers before becoming fully grown adults (Ref. 833). Also Refs. 105220, 105232.

Main reference References | 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)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Mass conversion

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Price category (Ref. 80766)
Very high