Red King Crab

Paralithodes camtschaticus

Fishing for Red King Crab is quota regulated along the east coast of Finnmark. Red King crab is especially rich in Protein, Antioxidants, Vitamin A, Riboflavin, Selenium and B12.


Fishing for King Crab is done along the east coast of Finnmark. It is caught by small coastal vessels. Catch method is by trap called a pot, which consists of a steel frame covered with a nylon mesh. The main season is from October to January, when the crab shells contain the most meat.

We offer both live crab and in frozen we do clusters.

Landing takes place at our plants in Vardø and Skarsvåg.