Re: Happy Holidays
Any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis, having an ear-shaped shell with a row of holes along the outer edge. The colorful pearly interior of the shell is often used for making ornaments. Also called ear shell.
I do a little scuba and snorkeling off the California Coast, and I make these mean fried abalone rellenos that got me the nick Abalone by my friends.