What Are Some Common Types of Shellfish?


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Some common types of shellfish are pacific salmon, crab, scallops, mussels, shrimp and lobster. All of these varieties of shellfish live in saltwater, such as the ocean.

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What Are Some Common Types of Shellfish?
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Shellfish is a great source of lean protein which is important for weight loss and general health. Fish, such as shellfish, typically cooks quickly and evenly, making it an excellent choice for a quick meal. It is also easy to find at any supermarket, so special food stores are not necessary. Shellfish have other nutrients aside from protein, including omega-3 fatty acids. Shellfish can be combined with a vegetable for a quick and healthy meal.

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