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International Abalone Society 
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Photo Credits: Jennifer Burney, Alexia, Athena Maguire


The International Abalone Symposium Returns!

The 11th International Abalone Symposium will be hosted in person in 2023.

Where: Auckland, New Zealand 

When: 27 Feb. to 2 March 2023 (3-5 March 2023 optional field trips)

Official Symposium Website  -

First Announcement and more  -

Abstract submission now open. More info here  -

Registration now open!

The International Abalone Society (IAS) is a forum to further collaboration between abalone aquaculturists, fishers, and research scientists. We promote advances in abalone work through our website, share information at international IAS symposia and grant IAS Awards.

What Our Community Does


Photo Credits: Bob Evans Photography, Western Abalone Divers Association, Derek Stein, NOAA


Statement on Diversity and Inclusion
IAS is committed to creating and encouraging a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion with a deep appreciation for diverse backgrounds, experiences and knowledge bases. 
We welcome members from countries around the world with a diversity of ethnicities, races, religions, gender identities, sexual orientation, different physical and mental abilities, marital and parental status. 

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