“He is aggressive, he is fast, he is an animal of unacceptable intelligence. We fight this blue crab, but he is stronger than us because there are so many of them,” said Marco Giudici, who has been fishing in the Orbetello lagoon for more than 40 years. He even has a battle scar: On one thumb he has the marks of a crab that almost broke his nail with a claw.
Wow. Brings back memories growing up on the East Coast during the 80s and 90s when you could buy bushels of crabs for $15-20… Those were the days, when we would steam two bushels and have the entire extended family over for a crab feast.