CDFW Scientists Monitor Abalone in South La Jolla State Marine Reserve 

California is home to seven species of abalone, and all of them can be found within South La Jolla State Marine Reserve (SMR). 

As the largest SMR in San Diego County, and home to rocky areas suitable for abalone habitat, South La Jolla SMR could help reestablish the once abundant abalone populations of the Southern California coastline.

Read more from CDFW Scientist Amanda Van Digglen in CDFW’s Marine Management Blog