Microbial and nutritional attributes of soft crabs

Otwell, W. Steven and Koburger, J. A. (1985) Microbial and nutritional attributes of soft crabs. Gainsville, FL, Florida Sea Grant College, (Florida Sea Grant College Technical Paper, 36)

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Abstract

Soft-shelled blue crabs (post molt hard blue crab - Callinectes sapidus, continue to be sought as a special, high priced culinary delight. Based on current costs per pound (I $8.00/lb. retail) the soft crab remains one of the highest priced seafood selections. Based on commercial experience, the frozen shelf life for properly packaged soft crabs can exceed 12 months. However, there are no reports on the recommended refrigerated shelf life, Likewise, there is no formal published data on the nutritional constituents of soft crabs. This report addresses these issues. (10pp.)

Item Type: Monograph or Serial Issue
Title: Microbial and nutritional attributes of soft crabs
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Otwell, W. Steven
Koburger, J. A.
Series Name: Florida Sea Grant College Technical Paper
Number: 36
Date: 1985
Publisher: Florida Sea Grant College
Place of Publication: Gainsville, FL
Uncontrolled Keywords: Callinectes sapidus, blue crabs, nutrition, shelf life
Subjects: Health
Fisheries
Item ID: 36
Depositing User: Stephanie Haas
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2007 15:25
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2010 15:24
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/36

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