Seafood Species

The seafood bounty of Alaska is unrivaled. With five species of salmon, several varieties of whitefish, and numerous shellfish species, Alaska offers mouthwatering seafood options for every taste and cooking method.

Snow Crab

Alaska Snow Crab's unique delicate flavor, snowy-white meat and tender texture projects an image of simple elegance

SPECIES FACT SHEET

Download the complete Alaska Snow Crab fact sheet (PDF).

FLAVOR & TEXTURE

  • Sweet, delicate flavor
  • Snowy white meat
  • Tender texture

NUTRITION FACTS

Naturally low in fat and calories, and high in protein.

SIZE & SPECS

  • Average weight is 1 to 3 pounds
  • Generally marketed as clusters

Also available in cocktail claws, whole legs, split legs, or lightly scored “Snap ‘N Eat” sections

HARVESTING METHOD

Pot Fishing

SEASONAL AVAILABILITY

Available frozen year-round.

PREPARATION TIPS

Extremely versatile for use in a variety of different recipes. Pre-cooked, so it is ready to eat. To warm, just steam, sauté, broil, grill or roast for 4 minutes to heat through. Serve with drawn butter or dipping sauces.

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