Haliotis rufescens (Red abalone, VD_foot) (xgHalRufe1.0.p)

Haliotis rufescens (Red abalone, VD_foot) Assembly and Gene Annotation

About Haliotis rufescens

Haliotis rufescens also known as the red abalone is a species of very large edible sea snail in the family Haliotidae, the abalones, ormer shells or paua. It is distributed from British Columbia, Canada, to Baja California, Mexico. It is most common in the southern half of its range.

Picture credit: Dave Cowles (2005) image obtained from inverts.wallawalla.edu (Image source)

Taxonomy ID 6454

(Text from Wikipedia.)

More information General information about this species can be found in Wikipedia


The assembly presented here has been imported from INSDC and is linked to the assembly accession [GCA_023055435.1].

The total length of the assembly is 1334454214 bp contained within 615 scaffolds. The scaffold N50 value is 45695856, the scaffold L50 value is 11. Assembly gaps span 15400 bp. The GC% content of the assembly is 41.0%.


Ensembl Metazoa displaying genes imported from NCBI RefSeq annotation release v101. Small RNA features, protein features, BLAST hits and cross-references have been computed by Ensembl Metazoa.



AssemblyxgHalRufe1.0.p, INSDC Assembly GCA_023055435.1,
Database version111.1
Golden Path Length1,334,454,214
Genebuild byNCBI
Genebuild methodImport
Data sourceDepartment of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA

Gene counts

Coding genes31,171
Non coding genes11,307
Small non coding genes8,211
Long non coding genes3,095
Misc non coding genes1
Gene transcripts70,020