Haliotis fulgens Philippi, 1845
Green abalone
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Family:  Haliotidae (abalones)
Max. size:  25 cm SHL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 0 - 18 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: USA to Mexico. Ranges from Point Conception, California (Ref. 865) to Bahia Magdalena, Baja California, Mexico (Ref. 101430). Introduced in China and Israel.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  It is found on rock crevices from low intertidal to a depth of 18 meters (Ref. 865). Juveniles occur in crevices and other cryptic sites during daytime; moves out at night to forage and returns to home site at dawn. Adults stay on home sites; forages on drift algae and occasionally on attached algae (Ref. 101619).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.12.05
Modified by: Parducho, Vina Angelica - 04.06.15

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