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any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior

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  • South African police seize $1 million of illegal abalone
    South African police have shut down an illegal abalone-drying facility and seized six tonnes of the gourmet mollusk with an estimated street value of 10 million rand ($1 million), one of their biggest busts against international poaching rings. Police spokeswoman Kholekile Galawe said two Chinese men and a South African had been arrested during the raid on a remot Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'
  • Tasmanian abalone contain protein being developed for new herpes treatment
    A fish processor's healed hand warts has alerted scientists to the herpes-fighting properties of the blue blood of the Tasmanian blacklip abalone. Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'
  • Seabed solution for cold sores
    The blue blood of abalone, a seabed delicacy could be used to combat common cold sores and related herpes virus following breakthrough research at the University of Sydney. Read more on this news related to 'Abalone'

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