- Abalone is an important seafood food for Chinese people.
Chinese people have been eating abalone since ancient times.
Environmental pollution directly affects the amount of wild abalone.
There are about 60 varieties of abalone.
- Abalone are marine snails.
The flesh of abalones is widely considered to be a desirable food.
Abalone is consumed raw or cooked by a variety of cultures.
The shell of abalones is convex, rounded to oval in shape.
An abalone has no operculum.
The aperture of the shell is very wide and nacreous.
The majority of abalone species are found in cold waters.
Abalone species are found in the coasts of New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Western North America, and Japan.