Sentient behaviour of shore crabs being boiled – University of Bristol

Research carried out by the University of Bristol has highlighted how long it can take for crabs to die when subjected to the gradual heating method, advocated by some chefs.

 

The animals in the video do not die until their core body temperature reaches 34°C, which takes over six minutes.

 

 

 

 

Shore crabs being subjected to the gradual heating method.

WARNING – contains scenes of animal slaughter