New research informs future restoration efforts for endangered pinto abalone populations in the Pacific Northwest
From the Winter 2023/2024 Sea Star
By Emma Duckworth, WSG Science Communications Fellow
The pinto abalone is a crucial organism in Puget Sound. “They are the Roomba of the rocky intertidal,” says doctoral student Eileen Bates.
Abalone are key grazers that feed on the rocks of the intertidal, which allows for the natural succession of other species in the habitat and keeps the entire ecosystem ...Read More