Snow Crab: The Claws Tell the Story
In the 1950s and 1960s, if you were fishing for cod around Newfoundland and Labrador you might get a little crabby if a nuisance snow crab, also called queen crab, was tangled up in your gillnet.
Today, it’s a completely different story. That snow crab brought in $275 million last year, making it the province’s most valuable fishery.
Due to the significance of the fishery, it is important to understand as much about snow crab as possible.
Dr. Darrell Mullowney has worked with the ...