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Are the gills of blue crabs poisonous if eaten?

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The gills, sometimes called the 'dead man,' are not poisonous. The taste is a bit unpleasant, however.

SOURCE: Donn Ward, Ph.D., Joyce Taylor, and David Green, Ph.D., Department of Food Science, NC State University

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