Translation of shellfish in Spanish:

shellfish

marisco, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɛlfɪʃ//ˈʃɛlˌfɪʃ/

noun

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    (creature)
    marisco masculine
    • Oysters were harvested in Scotland as long ago as the stone age when the shellfish were gathered from the seabed close to the coastline.
    • Women are abducted while gathering crabs and shellfish at night by torchlight.
    • And spring, the scientists say, is the time of year the shellfish have their greatest aphrodisiac quality.
    • It becomes a battle of life and death as the star uses its suckers and all the brute force at its command to force open the shellfish.
    • But the system of fines does not seem to be eliminating the hazardous shellfish from the local market.
    • Add any available shellfish or molluscs - abalone, sea snail, Moreton Bay bugs.
    • The vertical plane along which we dive is completely smooth and only a few anemones and shellfish have been able to make themselves fast.
    • There are obviously plenty of shellfish and crabs, too, because I saw giant puffers and octopus and none looked short of a meal.
    • The Shovel-Nosed Ray can reach two meters in length and is quite harmless, feeding only on small crabs and shellfish.
    • All those years ago, for example, pot fishermen regarded divers as their deadliest rivals for the shellfish of the sea.
    • These teeth are used to crush prey, mostly of shellfish and crustaceans, and only rarely are used offensively towards divers.
    • They impact the populations of shellfish and crustaceans in their area.
    • The significance of this is that other species such as shellfish and crustaceans feeding in plankton could be affected.
    • For the shellfish may carry an infection which causes severe stomach upsets in anyone who eats them.
    • So are corals and shellfish, which make calcium carbonates that end up in the bottoms of oceans.
    • Even the rope leading down was covered in barnacles and the wreck itself was festooned in soft corals and shellfish.
    • Control of red tide, an infestation that makes shellfish unsafe to eat, is another area of concentration.
    • Placing a shellfish between them, he says, the cownose ray might contract the muscles on the left side of its mouth.
    • It's a queer experience - when I picked up one of the shellfish, a waft of nostalgia swept through my inner being.
    • It's an enormously creative act for a shellfish, don't you think?
    • Summer holidays, the English coastline and fresh shellfish - what a truly perfect combination.
    • Fresh Atlantic fish and shellfish are invariably the star attractions here, presented with style and individuality.
    • My main course, scallops cooked in a tomato sauce, looked marvellous, but the sauce was far too rich for the delicate shellfish.
    • Small mammals, turkeys, fish, and shellfish were important foods, as too were hickory nuts.
    • Gastroenteritis is caused mainly by viruses, such as the rotaviruses commonly found in infected shellfish.
    • Their operation has expanded to include a farm shop, where you can buy a variety of fresh fish and shellfish, a restaurant and a wine store.
    • A good combination is salmon, a white fish and shellfish.
    • Remove the shellfish from the cooking liquid with a slotted spoon.
    • Milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, wheat, peanuts, and tree nuts cause most reactions.
    • The emphasis is on local fish and shellfish while salads, sandwiches and simple pasta dishes make up the rest of the summer menu.
    • Also avoid raw fish, especially shellfish such as oysters and clams.
    • Eat plenty of zinc - that means oysters or other shellfish, pecans, or even pumpkin seeds.
    • High levels of betaine are found in shellfish, spinach, wheat germ and mushrooms.
    • Serve hot, spooning the broth, fish and shellfish into large, warm bowls.
    • Is it possible to develop a food allergy to shellfish as an adult?
    • It sells quality fish and wine and there is a fresh fish shop which sells delicious exotic shellfish.
    • There are also limits on other food items, including fish, shellfish, honey, eggs and some fruit and vegetables.
    • Samples of the shellfish were taken by the FSA from various retailers and wholesalers in February.
    • Fish and shellfish are still important foods in the current diet, as they were in the past.
    • We didn't have time for three courses, but we enjoyed the zuppetta of local fish and shellfish and the very fresh East Neuk crab and pasta.
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    (collectively)
    (masculine plural) mariscos
    marisco masculine Spain
    to eat shellfish comer mariscos