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.

King Crab

The largest and most impressive of all crabs caught in the world, Alaska King Crab is unmatched in flavor and texture.

SPECIES FACT SHEET

Download the complete Alaska King Crab fact sheet.

FLAVOR & TEXTURE

  • Sweet, rich flavor
  • Tender texture
  • Prized for its white body and leg meat

NUTRITION FACTS

Naturally low in fat and calories and packed with flavor. A good source of high quality protein.

SIZE & SPECS

Unmatched in size, quality and appearance – the largest and most sought-after of the three Alaska Crab species.

Average weight is 6 to 10 pounds. Available as individual legs and claws or clusters.

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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