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Crab; To Kill

A swift knife between the eyes or under the belly flap. Animal rights campaigners are still debating less cruel alternatives.

If cooking alive - crabs are better brought slowly to the boil, and cooked for about 20 minutes, rather than being put into boiling water, as is sometimes done to lobsters. See'Crab, blue'; 'Crab'; 'Edible Crab/Common Crab'; 'Spider Crab'; "Crab, horseshoe"; "Crab, jonah"; "Crab, rock"; "Crab, shore"; "Crab, green"; "Crab, hermit"; "Crab, oyster"; "Crab, pea"; "Crab, red"; "Crab, southern stone"; "Crab, soft-shell": "Start Bay"; Traditional Events"

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