Species Spotlight: Pinto Abalone

A pinto abalone pokes their eyes out of their shell.
A camouflaged Pinto abalone pokes her eyes out of her shell. Katie Sowul/WDFW
diver holds a small colorful pinto abalone in their hand
A diver holds a 2.5 inch Pinto abalone. Katie Sowul/WDFW
colorful, hatchery raised pinto abalone shell
Colorful, hatchery raised Pinto abalone. Josh Bouma/Puget Sound Restoration Fund
A timeline of the decline of the Pinto abalone.

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources.

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The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources.

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