Are green crabs edible?

Chef's answer
Green crabs are small, but you can boil and eat them just as you would an Atlantic blue crab. ... Keep them in a water-filled bucket for a few days to purge them of pollutants, then boil them, extract their meat, and use them as you would clams.9 Feb 2016
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Fishermen in Maine and Massachusetts hauled in extremely rare catches over the past few days: green and blue lobsters, considered at least one-in-a-million occurrences.
It's still OK to eat the white lobster meat found in the claws and tails of the undersea delicacy, but the green stuff that most diners already avoid should definitely be discarded this year, said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).30 Jul 2008
Tomalley (from the Carib word tumale, meaning a sauce of lobster liver), crab fat, or lobster paste is the soft, green substance found in the body cavity of lobsters, that fulfills the functions of both the liver and the pancreas. Tomalley corresponds to the hepatopancreas in other arthropods.
The Big Green Egg makes a superb cold smoker. To cold smoke you don't want temperatures to reach more than 30 degrees Celcius and preferably you would keep it cooler than this at 20C or below.1 Mar 2015
The greenish stuff is the liver, called the tomalley. You can eat it and many love this part of the crab. If you have a female crab and you see bright orange stuff inside, that is edible. It's the roe or eggs, also called "coral" in shellfish.28 Oct 2019
Tomalley (from the Carib word tumale, meaning a sauce of lobster liver), crab fat, or lobster paste is the soft, green substance found in the body cavity of lobsters, that fulfills the functions of both the liver and the pancreas.
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