Abalone is a gastropod mollusk that lives in coastal saltwater. A member of the Haliotidae family, it ranges in size from 4 to 10 inches. Like other univalve snails, it has a single shell on top and uses a large foot to cling to rocks and eat algae.What is the function of the abalone's foot?
It is a broad and flat strong muscle. This is what attaches the abalone to the environment (usually a rocky surface) and is how it crawls around in search of food. This muscular foot is what is the prized food item by humans. The strength of this foot is renowned - they are exceptionally hard to remove from wherever they are attached.Does protein change in abalone foot muscle structure?
Protein changes in abalone foot muscle from three geographical populations of Haliotis diversicolorbased on proteomic approach Guilan Di,1 ,2 Xiulian Miao,3 Caihuan Ke,2 Xianghui Kong,1 Hui Li,1 and Weiwei You2 Guilan Di 1College of Fisheries, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, 453007, China,How much protein is in abalone?
Abalone provides a good source of bioavailable protein, and it contains 17.1 grams of protein per 100 grams ( 1 ). Furthermore, with only 105 calories per 100 grams, abalone is very low in calories.