Protected molluscs on our table

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The sun, the sea and ‚mezedes’ (tasty morsels) on our table – the quintessence of the term „holidays“. Since ancient times, seafood has been a much-desired delicacy. But how many people know that some sorts of seafood belong to protected species and should not even appear in the menu?

Among a great variety of mussels, oysters and many other less well-known species like the limpets, the Warty Venus-shell (often in spaghetti vongole) and the beautiful abalones, we may often find pen shells, giant tons and date mussels.

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