Haliotis fulgens

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Haliotis fulgens
Haliotis fulgens 002.jpg
View of a shell of Haliotis fulgens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Vetigastropoda
Superfamily: Haliotoidea
Family: Haliotidae
Genus: Haliotis
Species: H. fulgens
Binomial name
Haliotis fulgens
Philippi, 1845

Haliotis planilirata Reeve, 1846
Haliotis splendens Reeve, 1846

Haliotis fulgens, commonly called green abalone, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Haliotidae, the abalones.[1]


  • Haliotis fulgens fulgens Philippi, 1845
  • Haliotis fulgens guadalupensis Talmadge, 1964
  • Haliotis fulgens turveri Bartsch, 1942



H. fulgens is endemic to the waters off the coast of southern California.[2] The range of Haliotis fulgens includes southern California and most of the Pacific coast of Baja California, Mexico.


  1. ^ a b Haliotis fulgens Philippi, 1845.  Retrieved through: World Register of Marine Species on 9 April 2010.
  2. ^ Oliver, A.P.H. (2004). Guide to Seashells of the World. Buffalo: Firefly Books. 21.
  • Turgeon, D.D., et al. 1998. Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates of the United States and Canada. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 26 page(s): 57
  • Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pls. [details]
  • Geiger D.L. & Owen B. (2012) Abalone: Worldwide Haliotidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. viii + 361 pp

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