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Tasmanian giant 15lb crab saved from the pot

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 08:39 PM

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He was destined for the pot – if they had found one big enough to fit.

But Claude the Tasmanian giant crab was saved from death when the fisherman who caught him sold him to a British aquarium  for £3,000.

Now, after a 29-hour plane journey from Australia – where giant crab meat is a delicacy – and two weeks in quarantine, Claude is ready to meet his public

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 09:03 PM

View PostStill Waters, on 01 May 2012 - 08:39 PM, said:


    I am glad he was saved as he is special because of his size but...so much crab and so little Old Bay seasoning,LOL

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Posted 01 May 2012 - 10:11 PM

I better not let my dad see this, he'd want to eat it. :cry:


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Posted 01 May 2012 - 10:18 PM

View PostDark entity, on 01 May 2012 - 10:11 PM, said:

I better not let my dad see this, he'd want to eat it. :cry:

Shoot, I want to eat it! I love eating crab...sooo good. ^_^

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:07 AM

View PostSlave2Fate, on 01 May 2012 - 10:18 PM, said:

Shoot, I want to eat it! I love eating crab...sooo good. ^_^
lol You would get plenty of meat out of it.


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:15 AM

He's rather fab!


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:42 AM

One creature saved, but the wholesale destruction of life in the oceans continues without pause.

Edited by Atlantia, 02 May 2012 - 08:43 AM.


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:14 AM

All I can think of now is eating crab claw.


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 11:52 AM

Quote: ["Claude weighs a mighty 15lbs and measures 15 inches wide and would have produced 20lbs worth of meat"]

How can something weighing 15 pounds produce 20 pounds of meat?


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 12:32 PM

View PostAshiene, on 02 May 2012 - 11:52 AM, said:

Quote: ["Claude weighs a mighty 15lbs and measures 15 inches wide and would have produced 20lbs worth of meat"]

How can something weighing 15 pounds produce 20 pounds of meat?

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Posted 02 May 2012 - 01:28 PM

Wow, 3,000 for a crab!


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 03:47 PM

Dang, that's one big crab. I read in the article that the Japanese spider crab is even larger. In any event impressive pics!


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 06:32 PM

saved or imprisoned???


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 07:30 PM

Now that's what I call a bad case of crabs.


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Posted 02 May 2012 - 08:26 PM

Holy smokes!. Why does that women dare put her hand next to those freakishly massive claws?!  That crab looks like it could take her whole arm off it wanted to.

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