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The Alphabet of Seafood – Know Your Fish from A-Z

Today we'll take you on a little spin through the alphabet and point out how seafood is significant at each letter. You'll learn a great deal about the health benefits of fish and the health benefits of seafood, as well as being introduced to a few species of fish you've never heard of before. If you're in the mood to get information that will improve the health of your body and mind, or even if you're just looking for a new seafood snack to try, then read on and learn the alphabet of seafood.

A (Abalone) - Abalone are very large sea snails whose fittingly large feet are edible. The taste and texture is quite similar to that of the foot of a clam. Abalone are known by different names around the world, with some of them including Ear Shells, Sea Ears, Muttonfish, and Muttonshells.

B (Bivalves) - Bivalves are a class of aquatic animals sharing common features such as a two-hinged shell, flat and compressed bodies, and the lack of a true head. Clams, scallops, oysters and mussels are all great representatives of the bivalve class.

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