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Vocabulary Term Details

Shellfish

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shellfish)

Shellfish is a culinary and fisheries term for exoskeleton-bearing aquatic invertebrates used as food, including various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. Although most kinds of shellfish are harvested from saltwater environments, some kinds are found only in freshwater. (Wikipedia)

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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Aquatic animals
Clams
Cockles
Crabs
Crayfish
Mussels
Prawns
Shrimps
Freshwater crustaceans
Freshwater molluscs
Shellfish culture
Shellfish fisheries

This term is used for the following terms: 
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Approved Date
02-Jan-2013

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