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Is pecten maximus vegan?

Pecten maximus is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is pecten maximus?

Pecten maximus, also known as the king scallop, is a species of saltwater clam that is highly sought after for its succulent meat and delicate flavor. These bivalves can grow up to 20 cm in diameter and are characterized by their fan-shaped shells, which are often used as decorative items. Pecten maximus is commonly found in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean and the eastern coast of the United States. It is a versatile ingredient that can be enjoyed raw, steamed, grilled, or baked and is often used in seafood dishes and sushi. With its tender texture and sweet, nutty flavor, pecten maximus is a prized delicacy that is sure to impress any seafood lover.

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