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White Abalone Conservation

White abalone were the first marine invertebrate listed as endangered in the United States, and scientists are working to restore the species.

Learn more about White Abalone Conservation at the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory:


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The Road to Recovery

Learn about this iconic species, the history of the Captive Breeding Program, and meet some of our partners.

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Meet the Scientists

Get to know Team White Abalone at UC Davis.

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Species in the Spotlight

NOAA Fisheries highlights White Abalone.

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Show your Support

The Endangered White Abalone Restoration Fund.

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