Seafood

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Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans, prominently including fish and shellfish.wikipedia
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Vegetarianism

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Seafood is often colloquially distinguished from meat, although it is still animal in nature and is excluded from a vegetarian diet, as decided by groups like the Vegetarian Society after confusion surrounding pescetarianism.
Vegetarianism is the practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal), and may also include abstention from by-products of animals processed for food.

Pescetarianism

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Seafood is often colloquially distinguished from meat, although it is still animal in nature and is excluded from a vegetarian diet, as decided by groups like the Vegetarian Society after confusion surrounding pescetarianism.
Pescetarianism or pescatarianism is the practice of adhering to a diet that incorporates seafood as the only source of meat in an otherwise vegetarian diet.

Meat

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Seafood is often colloquially distinguished from meat, although it is still animal in nature and is excluded from a vegetarian diet, as decided by groups like the Vegetarian Society after confusion surrounding pescetarianism.
Meat is sometimes also used in a more restrictive sense to mean the flesh of mammalian species (pigs, cattle, lambs, etc.) raised and prepared for human consumption, to the exclusion of fish, other seafood, insects, poultry, or other animals.

River

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The ancient river Nile was full of fish; fresh and dried fish were a staple food for much of the population.
Most of the major cities of the world are situated on the banks of rivers, as they are, or were, used as a source of water, for obtaining food, for transport, as borders, as a defensive measure, as a source of hydropower to drive machinery, for bathing, and as a means of disposing of waste.

Scallop

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A wide range of mollusks including oysters, mussels and scallops were eaten by coastal and river-dwelling populations, and freshwater crayfish were seen as a desirable alternative to meat during fish days.
The word "scallop" is also applied to the meat of these bivalves, the adductor muscle, that is sold as seafood.

Shrimp and prawn as food

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Shrimp and prawn are important types of seafood that are consumed worldwide.

Lobster

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Highly prized as seafood, lobsters are economically important, and are often one of the most profitable commodities in coastal areas they populate.

Food

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Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans, prominently including fish and shellfish.
In addition, fish and seafood may be fabricated into smaller cuts by a fish monger.

Fishing

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The harvesting of wild seafood is usually known as fishing or hunting, while the cultivation and farming of seafood is known as aquaculture or fish farming (in the case of fish).
The commercial activity is aimed at the delivery of fish and other seafood products for human consumption or use as raw material in other industrial processes.

Roe

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As a seafood, roe is used both as a cooked ingredient in many dishes and as a raw ingredient.

Japanese cuisine

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Seafood is common, often grilled, but also served raw as sashimi or in sushi.

Mariculture

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Mariculture has rapidly expanded over the last two decades due to new technology, improvements in formulated feeds, greater biological understanding of farmed species, increased water quality within closed farm systems, greater demand for seafood products, site expansion and government interest.

Diet (nutrition)

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Seafood is an important source of (animal) protein in many diets around the world, especially in coastal areas.

Shellfish

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Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans, prominently including fish and shellfish.
While estimates vary from shellfish, approximately 1% of the population is estimated to suffer from seafood allergy, which is more common in teenage and adult life than very early childhood.

Fish as food

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Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans, prominently including fish and shellfish.
English also has the term seafood, which covers fish found in the seas and oceans as well as other marine life used as food.

Icelandic cuisine

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Numerous restaurants in Iceland specialise in seafood.

Conch

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In East Asian cuisines, this seafood is often cut into thin slices and then steamed or stir-fried.

Welsh cuisine

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Fisheries and commercial fishing are common and seafood features widely in Welsh cuisine.

Restaurant

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While some seafood restaurants keep live fish in aquaria for display purposes or for cultural beliefs, the majority of live fish are kept for dining customers.
The primary factors are usually the food itself (e.g. vegetarian, seafood, steak); the cuisine (e.g. Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, French, Mexican, Thai) or the style of offering (e.g. tapas bar, a sushi train, a tastet restaurant, a buffet restaurant or a yum cha restaurant).

Chinese cuisine

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One style may favour the use of garlic and shallots over chili and spices, while another may favour preparing seafood over other meats and fowl.

Food allergy

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Fish is among the most common food allergens.
Although sensitivity levels vary by country, the most common food allergies are allergies to milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, seafood, shellfish, soy, and wheat.

Mollusca

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A wide range of mollusks including oysters, mussels and scallops were eaten by coastal and river-dwelling populations, and freshwater crayfish were seen as a desirable alternative to meat during fish days. Shellfish include various species of molluscs (e.g. bivalve molluscs such as clams, oysters, and mussels and cephalopods such as octopus and squid), crustaceans (e.g. shrimp, crabs, and lobster), and echinoderms (e.g. sea urchins).
Some countries regulate importation and handling of molluscs and other seafood, mainly to minimize the poison risk from toxins that can sometimes accumulate in the animals.

Trout

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Whitefish such as haddock and cod are very low in fat and calories which, combined with oily fish rich in Omega-3 such as mackerel, sardines, fresh tuna, salmon and trout, can help to protect against coronary heart disease, as well as helping to develop strong bones and teeth.
Farmed trout and char are also sold commercially as food fish.

Wahoo

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This has created some demand for the wahoo as a premium-priced commercial food fish.

List of seafood companies

Seafood is any form of sea life regarded as food by humans.