king crab means: The claw:to-claw is a giant crab, which can reach 10 feet in length. The meat is white with red edges. Their numbers are decreasing rapidly so the catch limit is strict. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does king crab mean?

  • One of the three large crab species, including the red king crab (Paralithodes camtschaticus), The blue king crab (P. platypus), The golden king crab (Lithodes aequispinus), They are native to the North Pacific, from the Gulf of Alaska to Japan, and they are valued for their edible flesh. (in Merlin Dictionary)