Seafood

King Crab and Chilean Snow Crab

These crustaceans can be found in southern oceans and live at depths of up to 600 metres. They are distributed between the Los Lagos and Magallanes Regions. They move very slowly and can be more than 60 centimetres in diameter.

In 2014, exports of king Crab and Chilean Snow Crab exports amounted to US$ 68 million.

Main export destinations

Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and United States of America

 

Availability

King Crab: July to November

Chilean Snow Crab: February to November

PRODUCTIVE AREAS

  • X -Región de los Los Lagos
  • XI - Región de Aysén
  • XII - Región de Magallanes

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