Edible crab

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(Zool.) any species of crab used as food, esp. the American blue crab (Callinectes hastatus). See Crab.

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Haragi et al [8] and Tharmine et al [35] reported that meat of all edible crab are rich in vitamins, stimulate brain cells and are good for colds, asthma, eosinophil, primary complex and wheezing.
The Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority's new Byelaw Package includes the introduction of Byelaw Three, authorising the use of edible crab, which must be above the minimum landing size of 130mm carapace width for use as bait for recreational rod fishing.
Maulvault AL, Anacleto P, Lourenco HM, Carvalho ML, Nunes ML and A Marques Nutritional quality and safety of cooked edible crab (Cancer pagurus).
The edible crab was caught by a fisherman in Dartmouth, who drove it on to Weston-super-Mare in his car.
He added: "An edible crab, for example, will gently cradle his mate beneath him and carry her round for maybe three days before they get it together.
The South West Fishery (a recognised fishing zone) is widely accepted as one of the best resources for Brown Crab, which is also know as Edible Crab.
The fisheries concerned include demersal fisheries (for species living close to the sea floor, including Norway lobster and shrimp) and fisheries for scallops, edible crab and spider crab.
45, New rules; bass min size 42cm, cart/sizeable edible crab now allowed, details Rich 07766208537.
The use of any form of edible crab is not permitted.