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King Crab

Monstrous crabs with tender meat are abundant in a sea around Alaska. And local restaurants know the best how to cook them

King Crab in Alaska - Best Time
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Alaskan king crab fishing occurs during the fall and winter months. The peak season of crab fishing usually is between October and ​January, it lasts only for several weeks. During this period the restaurants of Juneau, Seward, Anchorage, and other cities serve the freshest king crabs ever. Taste delicious crab legs, rolls, or other snacks—local chefs do their best to cook this special meal!

King Crab in Alaska - Best Season

The red king crab is the largest species of king crab native to the Bering Sea and North Pacific Ocean. To make this precious catch most vessels use a huge square-framed trap covered with mesh. Fishing for red king crab is considered to be one of the most dangerous jobs on the planet.

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