Red King Crab

Paralithodes camtschaticus

Also Known As

Alaska king crab, King crab

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



Year-round, but generally harvested from October to January.


U.S. wild-caught in Alaska.


Red king crab meat has a distinctive rich, sweet flavor and delicate texture.




White meat with pink accents.

Health Benefits

King crab is low in saturated fat and is a great source of protein, vitamin B12, phosphorus, zinc, copper, and selenium.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 84
Protein 18.29 g
Fat, total 0.6 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.090 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Selenium 36.4 mcg
Sodium 836 mg

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