A practical and entertaining guide to crab biology, catching crabs, and cooking and eating them, full of detailed illustrations. -- Gee Gee Rosell, The Island Breeze
An essential book for blue crab lovers. -- Doug Alderson, Florida Wildlife
Crab lovers will be thrilled by this guide on cooking, catching, picking, and eating crabs. -- Savannah Magazine
Crab lovers will feast their eyes on the contents of Blue Crabs: Catch em, Cook em, Eat em. -- Topsail Voice
Fantastic reading and a must for any recreational crabber. Great recipes that take you away from simple pickin' and eatin'. -- Lee Tolliver, Outdoor Editor of The Virginia Pilot
I highly recommend the book to everyone. It is the best popular book on blue crabs that I have seen. -- Vince Guillory, blue crab scientist (Blue Crab Home Page website)
Takes away the mystery of crabbing, explains how easy and fun crabbing is, and makes it accessible to children. -- Robin Sutton, Coastwatch
The recipes are simply explained, well illustrated, and promise many great nights of feasting. -- A.T. Troxler, Beach Weekly News
This delightful family book includes everything from how to catch a crab to low fat recipes children can make themselves. -- Rebecca Jones, Wrightsville Beach Magazine
You'll be ready to head to the beach with some twine, a few chicken necks, and a dip net. -- Chris Powell, Wildlife in North Carolina
About the Author
Peter Meyer is a naturalist with an insatiable curiosity and natural affection for the environment.
Meyer has a strong academic background. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in zoology from Miami (Ohio) University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Meyer subsequently received a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Ohio State University, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha (another academic honorary).
Dr. Peter Meyer is board-certified in the specialty of emergency medicine. He maintains a special interest in hazardous marine animals.
Peter Meyer is also a successful writer and publisher. Other books by the author include:
Nature Guide to the Carolina Coast: Common Birds, Crabs, Shells, Fish, and other Entities of the Coastal Environment (a widely-acclaimed book about the environment and common plants and animals of the Carolina coast)
You are the ER Doc! True-to-Life Cases for You to Treat (an entertaining, educational, and reader-interactive presentation of emergency medicine cases for the lay public)
Medicalese: A Humorous Medical Dictionary (a tongue-in-cheek, humorous look at medicine and medical terminology)