perlemoen


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perlemoen

(ˈpɛələˌmʊn)
n
(Animals) South African another name for abalone
[from Afrikaans, from Dutch paarlemoer mother of pearl]
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Population genetic structure of the perlemoen Haliotis midae in South Africa: evidence of range expansion and founder events.
As per Khalid Abdulla, Sekunjalo Investments chief executive stated, R200-million investment in aquaculture would predominantly be utilized for perlemoen.
Perlemoen, or Abalone is a popular and expensive delicacy, but in the last 20 years, the global commercial harvest has declined from 18,000 metric tons to a little over 10,000 metric tons.