Abalone

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

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Abalone Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Abalone (from Spanish Abulón) are a type of Gastropod shellfish.

Abalone are known by their colorful inside shell. This is also called ear-shell, ormer in Guernsey, perlemoen in South Africa, and pāua in New Zealand.

The meat of this shellfish is thought to be delicious in some parts of Latin America (especially Chile), South East Asia, and East Asia (especially in China, Japan, and Korea).



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