Atlantic Snow Crab

Atlantic snow crab is harvested by inshore vessels using baited conical pots with minimum size netting that permits smaller crab, female crab and other fish species to escape. The snow crab are carefully stored on board the vessel, are landed quickly and processed live to ensure maximum quality. Snow crab are processed into a variety of size graded raw and cooked products. Snow crab is marketed in North America, Asia and Europe and is an important restaurant and retail product.