King crab

Latin: Paralithodes camtchaticus
King crabs rarely exceed 8 kg, with a shell length of up to 23 cm in Norwegian waters.
Mixed seabed from the barge to several hundred meters deep.
Its natural distribution is in the North Pacific and the Bering Sea.
The king crab is an omnivore.
Facts about king crab

The larvae mainly eat plankton, and young individuals have a larger intake of seaweed and kelp than adults. In general, the diet is dominated by echinoderms, mussels, polychaetes and fish carrion. Grazing on roe has also been recorded.

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