Originally Posted by HachiSix
Hairy crabs don't have much meat. Work/Reward ratio is low lol. Most people just go after the claws and innards it seems.
The essence of hair crabs lies in not the meat but the roe.
The male hairy crabs have softer more intense roe while the females have the harder roe.
Unlike Alaskan king crabs, they make dishes like crab roe siu lung bao. Extremely yummy.