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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The main by-law concerning anglers is that edible crab can now be used as bait for RSA as long as the edible crab used is above the statutory minimum landing size.
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.
Yr enw gwyddonol ar yr anifail yma ydi Cancer pagurus a'r brown neu'r edible crab yn Saesneg.
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 use of any form of edible crab is not permitted.
Claw removal and feeding ability in the edible crab, Cancer pagurus: implications for fishery practice.
Factors in the life history of the edible crab (Cancer pagurus L.
Instead of just two sets of claws, the edible crab, the size of a saucer, has three.