Champagne crabs?

Champagne crabs?

Any tips on cooking these? They were a real surprise catch up in Jurien.

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@#$@$% I saw 2 crabs very

Fri, 2010-01-15 16:26

@#$@$%

I saw 2 crabs very similar to those except red behind GI, didnt know what they were

Would they be similar family to these?

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Oh, real good eating!!!

Fri, 2010-01-15 16:36

Oh, real good eating!!! How did you come across them?

I'm sure Tracey would know how - if you wanna share...

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Tracey has two of her own =)

Fri, 2010-01-15 16:55

Tracey has two of her own =)

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Gee, you're abit slow

Fri, 2010-01-15 19:39

Gee, you're abit slow today.

 

 

 

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Mine are long gone =)

Fri, 2010-01-15 19:55

Mine are long gone =)

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Great looking crabs

Fri, 2010-01-15 19:58

Great looking crabs guys...and I'm sure they tasted very good too.

Spill the beans...how caught?

Cheers Pete

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Boat

Fri, 2010-01-15 20:54

Fell off the back of a boat I think Pete Wink

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never seen crabs like them

Fri, 2010-01-15 22:00

never seen crabs like them before. would be a new taste for you . looks like they have plenty of meat in them

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They are a by catch on the

Fri, 2010-01-15 22:31

They are a by catch on the cray boats and the deckies are quite happy to off load them ;) 

Very sweet. Just steam them straight up!

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spose its being in the right

Fri, 2010-01-15 22:37

spose its being in the right place at the right time. looks like the claws would have a fair bit of meat in them too

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looks like a albino muddy

Sat, 2010-01-16 07:08

mmmmmm muddies

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spanner crabs

Sat, 2010-01-16 11:27

my local woolworths is selling spanner crabs

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No, spanner crabs are

Sat, 2010-01-16 20:23

No, spanner crabs are different.

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Caught 2 in the sound

Sun, 2010-01-17 10:22

Caught 2 in the sound yesterday, thought they were little mud crabs.  they were not very big but was surprisedd to see them.  Got a few blue ones as well but not as many about as I thought there would be.

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spiny crabs

Tue, 2010-01-19 21:56

we used to get lots of them out in deep water {55fathoms+} but we werent allowed to bring them in tho,as we dont have a licence for them , i think they go out to about 350fathoms and the cristal crabs start at 450 fathoms they are all full of meat out there ,good score guys
jeff