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ormer

[′ȯr·mər]
(invertebrate zoology)
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The ormer, Haliotis tuberculata, is the only European species that reaches a large enough size to be harvested.
At that time, however, these studies concluded that ormer culture was not economically viable due to its low market value (3-10 [euro]/kg) and slow growth.
The ormer has been fished in France for many years.
Ormer fishing is a very emotive subject in Jersey and is considered part of their heritage by the local community.
The first technical studies of ormer culture in France were carried out in the late 1970s and early 1980s by Flassch and Aveline (1984), Koike (1978), Koike et al.