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The Old, Grey Lady's got my crabs!?

TheDescendedLefticleOfAramis | Nov 26, 201105:30 PM

Recently shucked some locally sourced oysters and found one harboring a stowaway.
Quite lively and not unlike a translucent sawagani ...
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7012/64...

Intrigued, I dredged this reference up from 1893 ...
http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-...

I assume that back when the NYC harbor pulled three tons of oysters/week, these critters, @ $1/pint, were quite the delicacy.

Steam? What? ... my new pet, please!

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