Haliotis sorenseni Bartsch, 1940



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




North America


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bartsch, P. (1940). The west American Haliotis. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 89(3094): 49-58, pls. 6-8.


Other references:

Cox, K. W. (1960). Review of the abalone in California. California Fish and Game. 46(4): 381-406, figs. 1-9, table 1.

del Monte-Luna, P, Lluch-Belda, D, Serviere-Zaragoza, E, Carmona, R, Reyes-Bonilla, H, Aurioles-Gamboa, D, Castro-Aguirre, JL, del Próo SA, G, Trujillo-Millán, O and Brook, BW (2007) Marine extinctions revisited. Fish and Fisheries 8(2), 107–122.

del Monte-Luna, Pablo et al. (2023). A review of recent and future marine extinctions. Cambridge Prisms: Extinction 1: e13.

Dulvy, NK, Sadovy, Y and Reynolds, JD (2003) Extinction vulnerability in marine populations. Fish and Fisheries 4(1), 25–64.

Geiger D.L. & Owen B. (2012). Abalone: Worldwide Haliotidae. Hackenheim: Conchbooks. viii + 361 pp.

Geiger D.L. & Poppe G.T. (2000). A Conchological Iconography: The family Haliotidae. Conchbooks, Hackenheim Germany. 135pp 83pls.

MolluscaBase eds. (2023). MolluscaBase. Haliotis sorenseni Bartsch, 1940. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: on 2023-08-20

Turgeon, D., Quinn, J. F., Bogan, A. E., Coan, E. V., Hochberg, F. G., Lyons, W. G., Mikkelsen, P. M., Neves, R. J., Roper, C. F. E., Rosenberg, G., Roth, B., Scheltema, A., Thompson, F. G., Vecchione, M., Williams, J. D. (1998). Common and scientific names of aquatic invertebrates from the United States and Canada: mollusks. 2nd ed. American Fisheries Society Special Publication, 26. American Fisheries Society: Bethesda, MD (USA). ISBN 1-888569-01-8. IX, 526 + cd-rom pp. [p. 57]


<< Back to the Vetigastropoda database