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Abalone Farming: Do You Want to Make Money with Abalone?

Abalone Farming: Do You Want to Make Money with Abalone?

Aquaculture
When the word "abalone" is mentioned in the Philippines, many people envision a foreign delicacy, often served in high-end restaurants. However, not many are aware that the Philippines is home to three native abalone species: the donkey's ear abalone (Haliotis asinina), H. varia, and H. ovina. These marine mollusks, known for their unique ear-shaped shells and delectable meat, can be a source of significant income through sustainable abalone farming. This article explores the potential for making money through abalone farming in the Philippines and how modern techniques have revolutionized this industry. The Abalone Market Abalone, commonly referred to as "sea ear," thrives in shallow waters and primarily feeds on small algae and diatoms. What sets abalones apart from other mollusks ...