Posted by Bob3 on April 10, 2003 at 14:36:54:
In Reply to: inhumane posted by John M. on April 09, 2003 at 16:52:34:
The commercial stone crab fishery just takes claws, the critters regenerate new ones.
Back on the "old daze" just 1 claw was taken, but the biologists found that the crabs had the same survival rate minus 2 claws as 1.
Stone crabs are in FL, btw. Not sure how the local variety would do.
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