Concholepas concholepas   (Bruguière, 1789)

Chilean abalone

Native range
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Gastropoda | Neogastropoda | Muricidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Benthic; depth range 0 - 40 m (Ref. 87801).  Temperate, preferred 12°C (Ref. 107945); 6°S - 56°S, 81°W - 66°W (Ref. 111805)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Eastern Pacific and Western Atlantic: From Lobos de Afuera Island, Peru to Cape Horn, Chile.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 356)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

It is found on rocky substrates, tidepools and rock crevices from the lower intertidal to a depth of 40 m (Ref. 87801). Egg masses are composed of 243 to 256 egg capsules, each capsule containing 668 to 14,250 eggs. The capsules are found attached to a substrate by a stalk. Larva emerges from the egg and remains in the water column for a long period of time before settling (Ref. 87801).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Egg masses are composed of 243 to 256 egg capsules, each capsule containing 668 to 14,250 eggs. The capsules are found attached to a substrate by a stalk. Larva emerges from the egg and remains in the water column for a long period of time before settling (Ref. 87801).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: commercial
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Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(fisheries: ; publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Low