Abalone Diving

Abalone Season Off To Deadly Start On Bay Area CoastThe abalone diving season is off to a deadly start, with the latest death of a man trapped by rising tide along the Mendocino County coast Tuesday.
Abalone Diver From Pittsburg Dies In Mendocino Cliff FallAuthorities in Mendocino County say an abalone diver died when he fell from a steep cliff after a dive, less than a week after the abalone season's first fatality was reported.
Sonoma County Abalone Fishing Season Canceled Fish and Game officials said reports of dead abalone and a variety of invertebrates have come from Bodega Bay, Russian Gulch, Fort Ross, Timber Cove and Salt Point State Park in Sonoma County.
Petaluma Diver Sentenced For Illegally Selling AbaloneA Petaluma abalone poacher last week was sentenced to 90 days’ work release and fined $15,000 for selling the mollusks to a restaurant owner.
2nd Abalone Diver Dies On Sonoma Coast In As Many DaysA Santa Rosa man Friday morning became the second abalone diver in two days to die while harvesting the mollusks on the Sonoma Coast.
2 San Francisco Men Charged With Poaching AbaloneTwo San Francisco men are facing charges after state wildlife officials say they were caught poaching abalone, including one man who was allegedly caught three times.
Surfer And Abalone Diver Die Off Mendocino CoastMendocino County Sheriff's deputies say a local surfer and an abalone diver died in the ocean over the weekend.