What does seafood mean?

Definitions for seafood
ˈsiˌfudseafood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seafood(noun)

    edible fish (broadly including freshwater fish) or shellfish or roe etc

Wiktionary

  1. seafood(Noun)

    Edible fish, shellfish from the sea or edible seaweed.

Freebase

  1. Seafood

    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.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Seafood

    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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How to pronounce seafood?

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How to say seafood in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seafood in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seafood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of seafood in a Sentence

  1. Matthew McAlvanah:

    It will also include tough new customs provisions and rules of origin to help us combat illegal transshipment, including of seafood, and identify food safety risks before they get to our shores.

  2. Ivo Odstrcil:

    Her family have said that she liked local seafood. We assume that she was infected after she had eaten badly cooked fish.

  3. Di Fabio:

    Fish consumption at eight years old may simply serve as an indicator of high dietary quality, children who are picky eaters may avoid foods high in omega-3 polyunsaturated fats including fish and seafood, walnuts, spinach and soybeans.

  4. Rita Colwell:

    It's associated with ingesting seafood that has not been properly cooked, or properly stored and then not properly cooked, and also by taking oysters or seafood from contaminated areas, which sometimes people do, especially in Florida or in the Gulf, where there's a sign that says' fishing prohibited' but the oysters grow big and fat. And they look good, so they eat them.

  5. Beth Lowell:

    Americans might love salmon, but as our study reveals, they may be falling victim to a bait and switch, when consumers opt for wild-caught U.S. salmon, they don’t expect to get a farmed or lower-value product of questionable origins. This type of Seafood Fraud can have serious ecological and economic consequences. Not only are consumers getting ripped off, but responsible U.S. fishermen are being cheated when fraudulent products lower the price for their hard-won catch.

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