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Synonyms for soft-shelled crab
freshly molted crab with new shell still tender and flexible
edible crab that has recently molted and not yet formed its new shell
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Aktar then added a final flourish, introducing soft-shelled crab
and a raw green mango chutney.
Go easy on those boiled crawdads and soft-shelled crabs
, though, my friend.
Many male crabs have recently molted, so it's a good idea to return soft-shelled crabs
to the ocean so they can fill out.
Since tackle shops typically don't carry soft-shelled crabs
(but likely bloodworms, ghost shrimp and, occasionally, hard-shelled crabs), you must gather them yourself.
The change of use, reminiscent of soft-shelled crabs
moving into abandoned mollusc shells, is familiar.
The soft-shelled crabs
being served in restaurants now are blues coming from around the Chesapeake Bay.