Alaska Snow Crab

Chionoecetes opilio

Also Known As

Opilio, Opies

U.S. wild-caught Alaska snow crab is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.

Facts

Availability

Generally harvested from January to April in the Eastern Bering Sea, but available year-round.

Source

U.S. wild-caught in Alaska.

Taste

Sweet.

Texture

Delicate and flaky.

Color

The snow-white meat is what gives the snow crab its name and its reputation as a delicacy.

Health Benefits

Alaska snow crab is a low-fat source of protein.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 90
Protein 18.5 g
Fat, total 1.18 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.143 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 55 mg
Selenium 34.6 mcg
Sodium 539 mg

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