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.