The body of the abalone is a mass of muscle that has tremendous strength.
The Haliotis or abalone was also used and was called uhl-lo.
I'll leave them here for you—and there's plenty of turtle and abalone to be had for the catching.
But the abalone—as a Christian comestible he is a stranger to me and the tooth o' me.
Not another one of us was ever caught in the closing shell ...