Crabs and lobster are decapods - they have ten legs

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

Farming has made shellfish available year-round.

When buying them fresh, bivalves should still be alive.

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

How to tell when shellfish is fresh

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

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