Spectacular scallop facts every seafood lover should know




The amazing scallop is one of the sea’s greatest food treasures. This fan-shaped bivalve is an amazing sea creature. The soft fleshy texture and delicately mild sweet flavor of scallops are enjoyed by even those who are not particularly fond of fish or other shellfish.


Here are some amazing scallop facts that you probably didn’t know:

  1. Compared to oysters and clams, scallop’s shells are thin and lightweight to aid in swimming. Since scallops can’t dig like clams, its shell also acts as camouflage.
  2. There are more than 400 species of scallops found around the world.
  3. Scallops are one of the cleanest shellfish available. The abductor’s muscle is not used to filter water, so scallops are not susceptible to toxins or contaminants they way that clams and mussels are.
  4. Scallops are low in sodium and saturated fats and are more than 80% protein. A 100 grams serving of untreated sea scallops has about 88 calories, 0.8 g fat and 17 grams of protein.
  5. Scallops are a good source of magnesium and potassium, two other nutrients that provide significant benefits for the cardiovascular system.


Here at restaurant Damir&Ornella, we are inspired with a special culinary “from sea to table” vision that provides our guests with the best flavors and aromas of fresh fish specialties. The enhanced quality of raw scallops with the preparation and presentation to our customers is what distinguishes our restaurant and makes us unique. Visit us and try scallops prepared in our, special, different way!



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