When is opilio season?

Answer Opilio hunting starts in mid-January and lasts through May. The opilio crab, or chionoecetes, is a snow crab hunted in Alaska, Russia, Quebec, New Brunswick and Newfoundland in the Bering Sea.Sourc... Read More »

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What is the Opilio crab season?

Snow crabs are a type of popular seafood that is consumed in most parts of the world. The Opilio crab is one of the four snow crab species that is common in Alaska, eastern Canada and Russia during... Read More »

How long is Opilio crab season?

Opilio crab are fished out of Alaska, Russia and Canada. The Alaskan Opilio season opens in January and usually ends by the end of the month. The Russian season lasts from September to December. In... Read More »

How to Eat Opilio Crabs?

However it's prepared, the opilio crab makes for some good eats. This smallest species of snow crab weighs from one to two pounds and is widely sold to supermarkets as well as restaurants and hotel... Read More »

How long is an Opilio crab?

The Opilio crab, also known as Chionoecets Opilio, can grow to be two feet in length. They are more commonly referred to as snow crabs and are exported from Canada, Japan, Russia and the U.S. Opili... Read More »