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Red Abalone

Haliotis rufescens Swainson 1822

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Haliotis rufescens (Red Abalone) is a species of snails in the family abalones. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN. They are native to Pacific Ocean. Dead Red Abalone form shallow marine sediments. They are herbivores. Individuals can grow to 207 mm. They have sexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Red abalone. View this species on GBIF