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Alaska Snow Crab

With its sweet, flavorful meat, Alaska snow crab is popular with connoisseurs. The delectable, snow-white meat is so flavorful that many people enjoy it sans-dipping butter. Here in Alaska, snow crab is harvested from the icy waters of the Bering Sea during winter months, when the legs of the crab are packed-full of delicious meat. Alaska's annual fishing quota for snow crab is usually much larger than that of other species - making snow crab one of the most abundant types of Alaskan crab available.

There are two types of Alaska snow crab. By far the most plentiful is opilio crab, which typically weigh about 1 pound. Bairdi crab (also known as 'Giant Snow Crab', or Tanner crab) are much larger. These impressive crab can weigh-in at 3 pounds or more.

Frozen Alaska snow crab is available year-round, and it is typically available fresh between January and early April. Alaska snow crab is sustainably-caught, and fishing is regulated by the Alaska Department of Fish & Game. By law, only male crabs are retained, leaving the happy and lucky females to remain in the Bering Sea and provide more tasty crab for all of us!

Snow crab from Alaska is popular with home and professional chefs because of its flavorful meat and relatively low cost.

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  1. Alaska snow crab legs & claws

    Giant Alaska Snow Crab (Bairdi) Legs & Claws

    • Sweet & flavorful crab legs & claws.
    • Great for parties & entertaining.
    • Versitile & delicious.

    Let us introduce you to Opilio snow crab's behemoth cousin, Bairdi. This succulent crab is our most-requested snow... MORE INFO

    $29.95 lb

  2. Case of giant Alaska snow crab legs & claws

    20 lb CASE - Giant Alaska Snow Crab (Bairdi) Legs & Claws

    • Stock your freezer!
    • Great for party planning!
    • Volume Discount + FREE Shipping!

    Stock-up with a case of Giant Alaska Snow Crab, and you'll be ready for entertaining, parties, or always having a special treat... MORE INFO

    $599.00 SALE: $539.10

  3. Broken Alaska snow crab legs

    Broken Snow Crab (Leg & Claw Pieces)

    • Partially broken; easier to shuck!
    • A terrific value.
    • A mix of Alaska snow & giant snow crab.

    FishEx presents Alaska snow-crab tips, knuckles (shoulders), and claws at a great price! Our broken snow crab is a... MORE INFO

    $19.95 lb

  4. Giant Alaska Snow Crab (Bairdi) Feast for 2-3 people

    Giant Alaska Snow Crab (Bairdi) Feast for 2-3 people

    • Flavorful, jumbo-sized snow crab.
    • Crab legs, dip, crab cakes, & truffle butter!
    • Makes the sweetest gift!

    A gift that they will remember! This box comes loaded with 3 pounds of our biggest and best snow crab, sublime white... MORE INFO


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  5. D'Artagnan White Truffle Butter, 3 oz

    D'Artagnan White Truffle Butter, 3 oz

    • Makes the best crab even better!
    • Contains European white truffles.
    • Pairs w/ crab and other shellfish.

    Rich and creamy, with an abundance of fragrant and delicious European white truffles, our white truffle butter... MORE INFO

    $14.95 tub

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