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