culinary and fisheries term for exoskeleton-bearing aquatic invertebrates
The term finfish is sometimes used to distinguish ordinary (vertebrate) fish from shellfish.
- See the Maryland Department of the Environment's page  for a discussion on why shrimp, crab, and lobster are not categorized as "shellfish."
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- Shellfish News Archived 2006-08-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory Archived 2007-02-05 at the Wayback Machine at Rutgers University
- Shellfish Gallery Archived 2007-03-11 at the Wayback Machine from the Shellfish Association of Great Britain
- Shellfish Facts Archived 2007-02-26 at the Wayback Machine
- University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections -- Freshwater and Marine Image Bank -- Shellfish[permanent dead link] An ongoing digital collection of images related to shellfish.