When buying them fresh, bivalves should still be alive.

Learn about sustainable seafood

There are 4,500 different species of crab on the planet

Keep fresh shellfish alive until you are ready to eat it.

How to tell when shellfish is fresh

The difference between a shrimp and a prawn is in the claws. Prawns have 3 pairs and shrimp have 2.

Crabs and lobster are decapods - they have ten legs

Farming has made shellfish available year-round.