https://www.quora.com/Are-crab-gills-safe-to-eat

I have seen people eat them without any immediately apparent adverse effect. Also, at commercial crab picking houses all of the gills (we call ...

http://marylandcrabs.com/how-to-prepare/how-to-eat-crabs/

Jul 5, 2016 ... To start you must first understand how the blue crab is built. The crabs are ... There is a myth that if you eat the gills you will die. This is not true.

http://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/invertebrates/green-crabs-super-power-eating-through-its-gills

But for the European green crab, the phrase is a bit more literal—these crabs can actually absorb food through their gills. Gills are the equivalent of lungs in sea ...

https://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/showthread.php?t=206688

Pull away the grey gills – or 'dead man's fingers' – from the crab's body and discard. In spite of the name, these are not actually poisonous, ...

https://www.thespruceeats.com/cleaning-and-picking-meat-from-crab-1300533

Jan 14, 2019 ... Picking and eating crabs is an earthy, down-home way to enjoy these tasty crustaceans. Crabs don't give up their treasures lightly. Picking crab ...

https://www.thoughtco.com/how-do-crabs-breathe-2291887

Apr 26, 2018 ... Even though they breathe with gills like fish do, crabs can survive out of water for a much longer period of time. So, how do crabs breathe, and ...

https://aquarium.org/crabs-the-amphibious-creatures-of-the-sea/

Dec 31, 2013 ... Some crabs live almost exclusively on land and most can survive out of water for notable stretches of time. As long as a crab's gills stay damp, ...

https://www.chefsteps.com/activities/cleaning-crab

Remove the gills and scoop out the guts inside the body of the crab. A good rule of thumb is to remove anything that's not pure white. (The white stuff is meat, ...

https://phys.org/news/2017-12-invasive-supervillain-crab-gills.html

Dec 6, 2017 ... Invasive green shore crabs can "eat" by absorbing nutrients across its gills—the first demonstration of this ability in crustaceans—scientists from ...

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/microplastics-lodge-crab-gills-and-guts

Jul 8, 2014 ... Crabs sop up microplastic pollution via their food and gills, researchers have found in a laboratory study. The tiny particles can lodge in the ...