Snow Crab

Snow Crab

Snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) is the most important commercial crab species in eastern Canada and an important component to Prince Edward Island’s fishing economy. Snow crab thrives in the cool pristine waters off Prince Edward Island. Snow crab is harvested...
Rock Crab

Rock Crab

Rock crab (Cancer irroratus) is distributed throughout the northwest Atlantic Ocean from Labrador to Florida. Rock crab is available in most fishing areas off Prince Edward Island. Rock crab is a crustacean that has a broad, oval carapace with nine shallow, smooth...

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