Crab story leaves bitter taste

PUBLISHED: 02:01 16 July 2008 | UPDATED: 22:04 15 June 2010

How sad that Mr Lanfear didn't think about this rare find ('Diver too scared to eat big catch'), only considering eating it or getting his picture in the papers. The crab would be at least 50 years old and not very good eating. Mr Lanfear could have kept

How sad that Mr Lanfear didn't think about this rare find ('Diver too scared to eat big catch'), only considering eating it or getting his picture in the papers.The crab would be at least 50 years old and not very good eating.Mr Lanfear could have kept it alive and sought advice from the Marine Society who may have tagged it, with advice to whoever found it again to return it to live out its natural life. John Curtis RingwaySouthallMiddlesex


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