Shellfish

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A type of fish that is distinguished from other fish by their shell. The shell is a type of external skeleton that gives protection and structural support to the shellfish. Their shells range in degree of hardness, which divides them into two classifications. The crustaceans have a softer shell, except for the hard-shell crab, and the mollusks that have a harder shell. The crustaceans include lobsters, crabs, shrimp, crayfish and spiny lobsters. The mollusks include conch, snails, clams, mussels, oysters, scallops and squid.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Serving Size1 oz
Calories99
Protein15g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates6g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium112mg
Sodium143mg
Cholesterol30mg
Calories89
Protein19g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates0g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium230mg
Sodium68mg
Cholesterol50mg
Calories90
Protein16g
Total Fat1g
Total Carbohydrates2g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium382mg
Sodium70mg
Cholesterol50mg

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