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.

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