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synonyms for shellfish

  • clam
  • conch
  • crawfish
  • crustacean
  • lobster
  • mollusk
  • mussel
  • oyster
  • prawn
  • scallop
  • shrimp
  • snail
  • barnacle
  • crayfish
  • piddock
  • whelk
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While battered by waves or strong currents, the shellfish firmly hold onto rocks in rivers and oceans.
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Yet some shellfish species are trying to adapt to those rapidly occurring changes.
THE HUMAN HISTORY FOUND INSIDE A SEASHELLKATHARINE NORBURYJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Many shellfish farms on coastal regions were hit by historically hot temperatures.
CRUSHING HEAT WAVE IN PACIFIC NORTHWEST AND CANADA COOKED SHELLFISH ALIVE BY THE MILLIONSSAMMY WESTFALL, AMANDA COLETTAJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He heard that a local shellfish commission was opening up new oyster grounds, for the first time in a century-and-a-half.
IS THE FUTURE OF FARMING IN THE OCEAN? (EP. 467)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 24, 2021FREAKONOMICS
The goal is to leverage the power of shellfish and seaweeds to filter water and soak up carbon, nitrogen, and heavy metals, all the while rebuilding reef systems.
IS THE FUTURE OF FARMING IN THE OCEAN? (EP. 467)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 24, 2021FREAKONOMICS
I can’t put my thumb on it, but there was a mystery to growing plants, a pleasure apart from fishing and farming shellfish.
IS THE FUTURE OF FARMING IN THE OCEAN? (EP. 467)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 24, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Absurd as it sounds, this video of a stingray snacking on shellfish may be the most soothing scene that’s floated across our screens this year.
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These fish are very tempting and delicate, and are not so injurious as shellfish are apt to be.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The shores appear to abound with shellfish, although Dampier thought that shells hereabouts were scarce.
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It is called "ostrum" because it is taken from the shells of marine shellfish.
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