Hi, everyone. This blog features not only entries related to the English language but other miscellaneous issues as well.
It also contains links to other blogs and stuff relevant to the topics which have been included here. Hope you enjoy it!

* This blog is being currently advertised at English Club: http://www.englishclub.com/webguide/ESL_Blogs/
* Also listed at
- AulaBlog: http://www.aulablog.com/a-blog-for-english-lovers-2
- Blogfesores: http://www.blogfesor.org/directorio/index.php?c=51
- Top of Blogs: http://topofblogs.com/education_training/a_blog_for_english_lovers - Welcome to English & Fun: http://www.welcometoenglishandfun.com/links.htm

Sunday, 29 August 2010

Special Vocabulary: Seafood

Seafood is food made from fish or other sea animals (such as shrimp and lobsters). The harvesting (= collecting) of seafood is called fishing. Seafood is rich in protein, and is usually thought as healthy food.
Seafood includes fish, shellfish (moluscos) and roe (= eggs of fish eaten as food). Shellfish (marisco) is a culimary term which includes crustaceans and mollusks.

* Types of seafood 

Bass: róbalo
Blowfish: pez globo
Catfish: bagre
Caviar: caviar
Clam: almeja
Crab: cangrejo
Cockle: berberecho
Cod: bacalao
Drum (also croaker, hardhead): corvina
Eel: anguila
Hake: merluza
Herring: arenque
Lobster: langosta
Mackerel: caballa
Mussel: mejillón
Octopus: pulpo
Oyster: ostra
Pollock: abadejo
Prawn: camarón
Sardine: sardina
Salmon: salmón
Shark: tiburón
Shrimp: langostino
Silverside: cornalito
Snail: caracol
Sole: lenguado
Squid: calamar
Swordfish: pez espada
Trout: trucha
Tuna: atún

Anchovy: anchoa

No comments: