Sunday, June 3, 2012

King crab


The Life of Animals | King crab | Golden king crab, Lithodes aequispinus, is captured on the coast of Alaska in the Aleutian chain. Gold king crab is significantly smaller than the king crab red and blue, about 5-8 pounds (2.3 to 3.6 kg). It tastes like the red and blue king crabs, though perhaps sweeter. Note to occur in waters deeper than red king crab, often in the depths of 300 miles (1,800 feet, 550 m). Crabs king's golden youth are intricate and confidence in the structure-forming sessile invertebrates growing on the seabed like corals, sponges, sea whips provide Habitat. Habitat is the main factor that separates the range of red and blue king crabs in the Bering Sea.


Red king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticus, is a large species, reaching a thickness of 11 heavy shells (28 cm) and a leg extension 6 feet (1.8 m). Its natural range is the Bering Sea, the Aleutian Islands and St. Lawrence Island. You can now also in the Barents Sea and Arctic Europe, where it is drawn, and now it has become a plague of blue king crab, Paralithodes platypus, lives near St. Matthew Island, Pribilof Islands, and the Diomede Islands, Alaska and they are the people of Japan and the Russian king crab from Pribilof Islands are the largest of all king crab, sometimes more than 18 LB (8 kg) weight.

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