An abalone fisherman uses specific fishing equipment (ie: nets, fishing rods, and traps) to catch and gather abalone fish from bodies of water for the purpose of eventual human consumption. This occupation also entails that the fisherman is using a boat or ship of some sort to gather these fish.
- Measuring devices (to measure abalone before removing from reef)
- Air “hookah” systems (above the surface)
- Scuba Gear
- Rope and catch bag
- Sun protection (ie: sunglasses, sunscreen)