abalone abalone  /ˌæ bə ˈloʊ ni/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Equally promising, we'll soon make solar cells like leaves, supertough ceramics that resemble the inner shells of abalone, and underwater glue that mimics the natural as forests.
  2. Or breaded sauted abalone when I'm in Monterey.
  3. She discovered that abalone builds its extraordinarily strong and beautiful shell by using proteins to form nanoscale tiles of calcium carbonate.

News

  1. Abalone diver drowns in waters off Northern California

    SANTA ROSA -- An abalone diver has drowned in the waters off Northern California. Sonoma County Coroner's Det. Jody Olney says lifeguards pulled the 60-year-old man from the water off Salt Point State Park Saturday morning.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. Abalone diver drowns in waters north of Jenner

    An abalone diver has drowned in the waters off Sonoma County coastline. Sonoma County Coroner's Det. Jody Olney says lifeguards pulled the 60-year-old man from the water off Salt Point State Park Saturday morning. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. His name was being withheld pending notification of relatives. The Press Democrat says  the state park is a popular destination for ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: KTVU

  3. Abalone diver drowns in waters off Northern CA

    An abalone diver has drowned in the waters off Northern California.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Channel 8 San Diego

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Quotes

  1. "I remain of the view that the abalone resource is endangered due to ecological changes and poaching. This fishery is in a crisis and should be managed as an emergency. The closure of the abalone fishery is the right thing to do," said Van...
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Marthinus van Schalkwyk Source: Africasia

  2. "We like shark's fin and abalone. We think this is the best food and treat friends to it. But Westerners may think that the best Chinese food is fried spring rolls and sweet and sour pork, or hot and sour soup," Li said.
    on Mar 5, 2008 By: Jet Li Source: Inquirer.net

  3. "We've had good successes, especially toward the end of last year, where we seized huge quantities of abalone ...... this is just the tip of the iceberg," said Captain Billy Jones, a spokesman for the Western Cape provincial police.
    on Feb 4, 2007 By: Billy Jones Source: Washington Post

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