PROTECTION STATUS: Endangered
YEAR LISTED: 2009
CRITICAL HABITAT: None
RECOVERY PLAN: None
RANGE: Between Coos Bay, Oregon, and the tip of Baja California, Mexico
THREATS: Global warming, ocean acidification, rising sea levels, poaching, coastal development, pollution, and abalone wasting disease
POPULATION TREND: Black abalone have been virtually eliminated throughout most of their range.