Red King Crab
Blue King Crab
Horsehair crab

Blue King Crab

Crab meat contains 2 times less cholesterol compared to prawns and lobsters.
140 - 180 mm (5.5-7.1″), carapace
140 - 180 mm (5.5-7.1″), carapace

The top of the carapace is brown with large blue spots on the sides and white bottom. Diameter of the male carapace reaches 220 mm (8.7 inch), weight is up to 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs). In the Bering Sea the average size of male Blue King crab is 170–180 mm (6.7-7.1 inch), in the Sea of Okhotsk — 140–160 mm (5.5-6.29 inch).

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