Crabs and lobster are decapods - they have ten legs
There are 4,500 different species of crab on the planet
Keep fresh shellfish alive until you are ready to eat it.
When buying them fresh, bivalves should still be alive.
How to tell when shellfish is fresh
Farming has made shellfish available year-round.
The difference between a shrimp and a prawn is in the claws. Prawns have 3 pairs and shrimp have 2.