Is It Wild or Farmed? King Crab is wild caught.
Where is it fished? King Crab can be found throughout the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, Gulf of Alaska, Sea of Okhotsk, and along the Kamchatka shelf.
How is it fished? King Crab is caught by baited traps.
Where does The Lobster Place Source it? The Lobster Place procures King Crab Legs primarily through distributors like Waldman Seafood.
Is it sustainable? King Crab populations in Alaska are currently stable and healthy. While their abundance naturally expands and contracts, however management is strong. King Crab fisheries management has recently implemented a program to decrease the number of fishing vessels and processing facilities to improve conservation efforts.
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What is the flavor/texture profile? Succulent, mildly sweet, tender meat
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