edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc
Edible fish, shellfish from the sea or edible seaweed.
Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans. Seafood prominently includes fish and shellfish. Shellfish include various species of molluscs, crustaceans, and echinoderms. Historically, sea mammals such as whales and dolphins have been consumed as food, though that happens to a lesser extent these days. Edible sea plants, such as some seaweeds and microalgae, are widely eaten as seafood around the world, especially in Asia. In North America, although not generally in the United Kingdom, the term "seafood" is extended to fresh water organisms eaten by humans, so all edible aquatic life may be referred to as seafood. For the sake of completeness, this article includes all edible aquatic life. The harvesting of wild seafood is known as fishing and the cultivation and farming of seafood is known as aquaculture, mariculture, or in the case of fish, fish farming. Seafood is often distinguished from meat, although it is still animal and is excluded in a strict vegetarian diet. Seafood is an important source of protein in many diets around the world, especially in coastal areas. Most of the seafood harvest is consumed by humans, but a significant proportion is used as fish food to farm other fish or rear farm animal. Some seafoods are used as food for other plants. In these ways, seafoods are indirectly used to produce further food for human consumption. Products, such as fish oil and spirulina tablets are also extracted from seafoods. Some seafood is feed to aquarium fish, or used to feed domestic pets, such as cats, and a small proportion is used in medicine, or is used industrially for non-food purposes.
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Marine fish and shellfish used as food or suitable for food. (Webster, 3d ed) SHELLFISH and FISH PRODUCTS are more specific types of SEAFOOD.
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The numerical value of seafood in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of seafood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of seafood in a Sentence
This is the beginning of a change in seafood.
You have to imagine how complex seafood commerce is.
His favorite thing to cook is seafood, hopefully soon he will be able to eat things.
Believe me, in the future the demands for quality in Norwegian seafood will be even higher.
I use a lot of seafood on my menu, a lot of vegetables. There's not a lot of protein on the menu.
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- طعام البحر, مأكولات بحريةArabic
- marisco, MariscosSpanish
- meriruoka, meren vilja, merenelävät, kalaruoka, merenantimetFinnish
- fruits de mer, fruit de merFrench
- frutto di mare, frutti di mareItalian
- 海産食品, シーフード, 海鮮, 魚介類, 海産物Japanese
- kaimoana, mātaitaiMāori
- makanan lautMalay
- fruto do marPortuguese
- dijo tsa lewatleSouthern Sotho
- deniz ürünleri, deniz ürünüTurkish
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