Scallop - one of the finest seafood, which unfortunately is not familiar to all fans of useful and healthy food. Next we will try to fill this gap. Sea scallops - a bivalve mollusk family Pectinacea, which in turn is divided into four subspecies, and have about 26 genera. Sink scallop has a diameter of 15-20 cm. They live in almost all the seas Fifteen species of scallops is found in the Black Sea, the northern and Far Eastern seas. Some types of non-target species and breeding.
«They contain complete proteins, comparable with the nutritional value of milk and meat proteins - says PhD, assistant professor RNIMU them. NI Nikolai Pirogov Adrianov. - Plus therein many important polyunsaturated fatty acids, including omega-3 class. ».
«The general level of essential amino acids shellfish slightly inferior meat (6.4% vs. 8.1%), and crustaceans it reaches 9.7%. However, reliable data on the composition of amino acids in seafood no», – said the professor, head of the Laboratory of Biochemistry and Technology of fish, invertebrates and algae VNIRO Antonina Podkorytova.