Whole king crab
Our red whole king crab is the largest of the Alaskan crabs. While the average size varies year to year, it is in the neighborhood of 6.5 lbs.
The fishing season is from October 15th until the catch quota is reached, usually by the end of November.
Norton Sound Red King crab is a smaller species of red king with an average size of about 2.7 lbs.
It is caught in the waters off of Nome and Unalakleet, Alaska. This is the only summertime red king crab fishery which opens between June 15th and July 1st and closes by the end of August.
Brown full King Crabs
Brown king crab size varies from about 5 lbs. in the Aleutians to 6 – 7 lbs. in Southeast Alaska.
Their legs are more “tubular” in cross section and much “spinier” than red king crabs. Brown king crabs is caught in two areas: the Aleutian Islands and Southeast Alaska.
The season opens for fishing in Southeast on February 15th and on August 15th in the Aleutians. Depending upon fishing effort, the fishery can last from one to three months.
2.0 to 3.0kg
3.0 to 3.5kg
3.5 to 4.0kg
*mortality : less than5%
*priccessing: live | cooked | frozen
*packing : 20 kg boxes
*temperature: 2.0 – 3.0 c
*season : all year round
leg & claw, cooked and frozen
20/24 ct. (46-48 legs per 20 lb. case)
20/up ct. (approximate 35 count, 70 legs or less per 20# case)
no more than 10% broken
packaging : 1 x 20 lbs.