Mollusk

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One of the two marine groups into which shellfish are categorized. A second group is crustaceans. Mollusks are characterized by having a hard shell that consists of one or two pieces which contains a soft body. The mollusks have two sub-classifications, which are univalves and bivalves. The univalves have one shell, which include shellfish such as abalone, conch, snails, and squid. The bivalves have two half shells, which include shellfish such as clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops.

USDA Nutrition Facts

Calories90
Protein16g
Total Fat1g
Total Carbohydrates2g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium382mg
Sodium70mg
Cholesterol50mg
Serving Size3 oz
Calories137
Protein23g
Total Fat0g
Total Carbohydrates7g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Potassium347mg
Sodium206mg
Cholesterol65mg
Serving Size1 medium
Calories81
Protein9g
Total Fat2g
Total Carbohydrates4g
Dietary Fiber0g
Potassium168mg
Sodium106mg
Cholesterol50mg

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