California Season for Dungeness Crab Begins

The long-delayed commercial season for California Dungeness crab has begun. Saturday, March 26th marked the date when the season officially opened. After 10 long weeks, live Dungeness crab was unloaded off the docks in ...

live large dungeness crab

Buying Dungeness Crab

If you’re not near the coastline on the West Coast of the United States, you might find it difficult to purchase fresh Dungeness crab.  Dungeness crab is found only on the West Coast of North America and available in many ...

Live Dungeness Crab

A Little Info on Dungeness Crab

Anatomy Dungeness crab is a crustacean.  The body consists of a head, thorax, and abdomen.  The shell is referred to as the carapace.  The head and thorax are located under the carapace.  Dungeness crab have five pair ...

Dungeness crabs in tote

Dungeness Crab Management

Although there is no set quota on Dungeness crab they are managed through permits, pot limits and time and area closures.  In addition, only male Dungeness crabs are allowed to be landed.      These male Dungeness ...

Panko Encrusted Dungeness Crab Cakes

Panko Encrusted Dungeness Crab Cakes

Dungeness crab makes for a variety of great tasting meals including crab cakes. Crab cakes are popular throughout the United States from coast to coast. Although the meat of any type of crab species can be used to make a ...