Pre-Shift Glossary

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Crab, Dungeness

Latin Name: Metacarcinus magister

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Dungie, Kani

Very Sweet and Tender.
Flaky, Sweet, Tender, Moist

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - is a Direct air-freight opportunity for Pot Trap Caught Dungeness Crabs from Monterey to the Aleutian Islands. All of the Dungeness Crab offered within our programs are captured in season and with Sate approved Pot Traps. Fresh, Live, Fresh Cooked, Frozen Cooked, Fresh Picked Meat, and Frozen Picked Meat are all available depending on seasonality.

THE CRAB - The Dungeness is revered as a West Coast Delicacy. The Common Name Dungeness comes from the town of Dungeness, Washington where the Crab was first commercially harvested. The Dungeness can be utilized from Whole "Crab Crackings" over beers, or served in the most upscale venues paired with Champagne. The applications are endless and a money maker in their own rite. 

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Spring Summer

Range & Habitat:

Pacific Northwest & Alaska


From Monterey to the Aleutian Islands


SFS Partnership

Harvest Method:

Net Caught