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Alaska king crab

Definition of the noun alaska king crab

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  1. meat of large cold-water crab; mainly leg meat
  2. large edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan

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Google previewSaltwater Fishing (2007)

by Laura Purdie Salas

Alaska king crab is a popular seafood worldwide. However, crab fishing is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. King crab are harvested in the Bering Sea in October and January. The weather there is terrible at those times. The rough ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

Alarge Pacific crab, also called“Alaska King crab,” “Alaskan king crab,” “ Japanese crab,” and “Russian crab,” which derives its name from its regal size, which ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

for animals—Alaskan husky, Alaskan jay, Alaska king crab (also called a spider crab ), Alaskan mackerel (also called a kelp fish), Alaskan malamute, Alaska pollock, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2013)

by Andrew Smith

Alaska king crab is highly prized for its large meaty claws and legs, which can have a span of up to ten feet. In this fishery, which poses dangers to fishermen, six- to seven-hundred-pound pots set with herring bait are attached to long buoy ...

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