Think Alaska seafood and one of the first species that jumps to mind is the King Crab. This is one place to buy it fresh! The primary reason is the taste of its succulent meat and the main reason Alaskan crab fishermen risk life and limb in the Bering Sea and other Alaskan waters to harvest them.
Story & Photograghs by Corey Arnold
For one fisherman working northern waters, sweet, succulent Alaskan crab is a reason to feast.
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program recently upgraded its rating for Alaska Snow Crab (Chionoecetes opilio) to “Best Choice.” Now conservation-minded consumers, seafood purveyors, and restaurateurs know what we in the Alaskan crab industry have known for years. If you want the most sustainably harvested crab in the world, look no farther than wild-caught Alaskan sn