Examples of shellfish in a Sentence
lobsters, crabs, and other shellfish
Recent Examples of shellfish from the Web
Kansas, right in the middle of the country, hates shellfish.
The most common foods that caused someone to suffer from anaphylaxis were peanuts (26 percent), tree nuts and seeds (18 percent), eggs (7 percent), shellfish (6 percent), and milk products (5 percent).
Find local lake fish or river salmon, in addition to shellfish, sharks, sea urchin and crabs.
That’s significant, because researchers have long thought that early humans would have found rainforests unappealing: Why hunt clever monkeys in the treetops when easy-to-catch shellfish and other resources await on the coast?
If consumed in high concentrations, pseudo-nitzschia can cause amnesic shellfish poisoning in humans, leading to gastrointestinal or even neurological issues.
Some shellfish (but dishes that also incorporate a strong flavor like garlic, etc)… • Garlicky dishes. •
The bright notes will work well with the shellfish, and the herbal component will intermingle with the cilantro.
Some oyster farmers in Southeast Alaska are closed for business due to high levels of paralytic shellfish poison, or PSP, found in the mollusks.
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First Known Use of shellfish
before 12th century
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
Definition of shellfish for Students
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