Examples of shellfish in a Sentence
lobsters, crabs, and other shellfish
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About 80,000 people get some form of vibriosis every year, usually from eating raw or undercooked shellfish, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Vibrio usually infects a person who eats raw or undercooked shellfish but can also sicken a person who has an open wound in salt water.
The fruity rosé pairs well with sushi, shellfish, fruit, and warm afternoons.
Cook animal products to the proper temperature: 160 degrees for ground meat; 165 for poultry; 145 for pork and fin fish; until the flesh is opaque for most shellfish, and until shells open for clams, oysters and mussels.
Vibrio infections can be caused by ingestion of water or shellfish that contain the bacteria, or by direct skin exposure to Vibrio-containing salt or brackish water.
Chicken and rice, skewered pork marinated in wine, mussels, swordfish, strip steak, roasted lamb, steamed crab legs and assorted shellfish are some of the dinner favorites, often ordered with pitchers of refreshing sangria.
Among the sea life present were lobsters, horseshoe crabs, and shellfish.
Fish came from the seaside fishing village of Ballycotton four miles to the southeast, and shellfish arrived from Kenmare Bay in west Ireland.
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SHELLFISH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of shellfish for English Language Learners
: an animal (such as a crab or an oyster) that has a hard outer shell and that lives in water
SHELLFISH Defined for Kids
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