Crabs and lobster are decapods - they have ten legs

When buying them fresh, bivalves should still be alive.

Farming has made shellfish available year-round.

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

How to tell when shellfish is fresh

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

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

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