Snow Crab:

Snow Crab:

Snow Crab:

Snow Crab

The Atlantic variety of snow crab occurs in the northeastern Atlantic, near the west coast of Greenland and south to the Gulf of Maine. Snow crabs prefer cold water temperatures and occur at a wide range of depths, from 20 to 2000 metres, most often on sandy or muddy bottoms.

Description: Snow crab has a pair of large claws and 4 pairs of legs. Males are larger than females. Males can reach 150mm of carapace width, 75cm with legs fully stretched out. Females can reach 65mm of carapace width, 25cm with legs fully stretched out. Color is light orange-beige when young, tan color as they get older. 

Crack into tender, snow-white North American crabmeat. Served with lemon, melted butter and choice of two sides. (Source: www.redlobster.com)

Snow Crab comes pre-cooked and has a thinner shell, so it’s easy to split open and enjoy immediately after heating through. Boil, grill, roast, or steam Snow Crab and experience the sweet flavor and tender texture of the delicate meat with just a little butter and lemon, or serve over a crisp salad for an elegant appetizer. (Source: www.crowdcow.com)

Snow Crab Definition and Meaning

an edible spider crab (Chionoecetes opilio) of the N Pacific (Source: www.collinsdictionary.com)

A large male snow crab has fetched 5 million yen, or about 44,000 dollars, at the season's first auction in central Japan. (Source: www3.nhk.or.jp)

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They’re both great!! But if you want the snow crab vs king crab breakdown… (Source: breadboozebacon.com)

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King crab and snow crab are both delicious, but they have a lot of differences. ansonmiao/ GYRO PHOTOGRAPHY & amanaimagesRF/Getty Images/HowStuffWorks (Source: recipes.howstuffworks.com)

What Does Snow Crab Taste Like?

The snow crab has a sweet, slightly briny flavor and a firm texture. (Source: recipes.howstuffworks.com)

The snow crab thrives in frigid waters around Alaska, Maine, Canada, Norway, Russia and even Greenland. (Source: recipes.howstuffworks.com)

Snow crabs have edible meat in the legs, claws and between the legs and body. (Source: recipes.howstuffworks.com)

Snow crab legs on metal platter on wood rustic table. Please see my portfolio for other food and drink images. (Source: www.istockphoto.com)


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