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  • n  meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
  • n  invertebrate having a soft unsegmented body usually enclosed in a shell

  • CIA researchers also came up with an array of James Bond weaponry that could use the shellfish toxin and other poisons as ammunition.
  • Nearly 90% are caused by milk, eggs, peanuts, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish or tree nuts.
  • Prices have dropped 30% to 50% since then as the industry has been hit with a staggering one-two punch a bumper shellfish crop that filled fish sellers' tanks just as the .
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  • With Climate Change, No Happy Clams
    Carbon emissions are slowly acidifying ocean waters, forcing marine life to adapt. Oysters and other shellfish, for example, may have a harder time building their shells, according to NOAA's Richard Feely. At Quilcene, Washington's Taylor Shellfish Hatchery, research director Benoit Eudeline says he's already seeing those effects.
    June 14, 2013 - NPR
  • State program cleans shellfish, brings more quahogs to towns
    Shellfish wardens in Mattapoisett and Fairhaven are happy as clams to be participating once again in the state's "shellfish relay program" this week.
    June 13, 2013 - The Standard-Times
  • MAP: Sewage overflow closes shellfish harvesting in upper York River
    RICHMOND (AP) -- Sewage overflows have prompted state health officials to close the upper York River for shellfish harvesting. The Virginia Department of Health said Tuesday that the upper York will reopen for shellfish harvesting on June 30. The closure affects bivalve mollusks such as oysters and clams. It doesn't affect crabs or fin fish. John Bull, spokesman for the Va. Marine Resources ...
    June 11, 2013 - 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

  • Beck in BBC News
    Should we go with Leviticus, which suggests slavery is OK and that eating shellfish is an abomination? Or we could go with Deuteronomy, which suggests stoning your child if he strays from the faith? Or should we just stick to the Sermon on the... Barack Obama CNN International Jun 24, 2008 89122 118735 shellfish However, realistic and cost effective solutions within conservation and coastal restoration programmes, along with policy and reef management programmes provide hope for the survival of shellfish," Dr Beck added.
  • Jodi Rell in Stamford Plus Magazine
    These awards address the strength of Connecticut agriculture - its diversity,Governor Rell said. "They will support a new farmers' market in Bozrah, provide for a solar irrigation system for an Old Lyme nursery and protect shellfish beds...

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