Mother-of-pearl or abalone and other shells are also found, and, with sponges, are exported.
Our special today is roasted abalone, a seafood delicacy.
Abalone is a type of edible sea snail, a prized ingredient of Chinese cuisine.
I'll have the abalone slices with the oyster sauce, please.
We're attempting to artifically mimic the exact biological processes that the abalone exhibits.
The abalone shell is found especially at Santa Barbara and other places on the southern Californian coast, and when polished makes a beautiful ornament.