Episode 114- Abalone Farming   addthis
According to Maritime Museum historian, Tim Thomas, the line tracing the rise and fall of Monterey’s abalone industry began in the 19th century. He told us that in the early 1850s a group of Chinese fishermen came down from San Francisco and discovered a huge wealth of abalone along the coastline. It was even dubbed “the abalone rush”.

 

 

Want to know more?
Check out the world of abalone farming at www.montereyabalone.com Live abalone can be shipped overnight anywhere in the United States. For more information contact Art, Joe or Trevor at the Monterey Abalone Company at: (831) 646-0350 or by e-mail at mtryabco@redshift.com

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California Farm Bureau Federation
California Department of Food and Agriculture

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