Deadliest Catch


King Crab - Alaskan Cold-Water Giants

giant alaskan on the sea floor

 

There are about 120 species of king crab but three types especially of Alaskan king crab that are important to the Alaskan fishing industry. They are the red, the blue and the golden king crab. The most desirable of the three for commercial fishing purposes, is the red king crab. Red king crabs have sweet, tasty meat, due to their size and cold water environment.

 

 

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