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English Spanish Vocabulary – Fish and seafood Pescado y marisco Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Learning, Spanish Vocabulary

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Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to fish and seafood.
Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con pescado y marisco.


Use the player below to listen to and repeat the pronunciation of the words in Spanish:


Fish and seafood – Pescado y marisco

Fish: Pescado

Anchovies: Anchoas / Boquerones
Cod: Bacalao
Eel: Anguila
Baby eels: Angulas
Hake: Merluza
Halibut: Halibut
Mackerel: Caballa
Salmon: Salmón
Sardines: Sardinas
Seabass: Lubina
Snapper: Pargo
Sole: Lenguado
Trout: Trucha
Tuna: Atún
Turbot: Rodaballo

Seafood: Marisco

Clams: Almejas
Cockles: Berberechos
Crab: Cangrejo
Lobster: Langosta
Mussels: Mejillones
Octopus: Pulpo
Oysters: Ostras
Prawns: Gambas
Scallops: Vieiras
Squid: Calamar

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About the Author: Laura & Adam

Laura & Adam have been blogging and creating online Spanish courses for Transparent Language since 2010. Laura is from Bilbao in northern Spain and Adam is from Devon in the south of England. They lived together in Spain for over 10 years, where their 2 daughters were born, and now they live in Scotland. Both Laura & Adam qualified as foreign language teachers in 2004 and since have been teaching Spanish in Spain, the UK, and online.


  1. Susie:

    Thank you that was really useful as I’m just about to leave for Spain & we are staying near a good seafood seaside town.

    • Laura:

      @Susie Have a great time Susie! Hope the vocabulary comes in handy. Kind regards, Laura