Publisher: Nofima AS
Number of pages: 10
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Open Access: green
The experiments show that the adult male snow crab in commercial size can for at least 2 months in temperature regimes from 1 to 5 °C. The snow crab have low metabolism that gives a low energy requirements. Our recommendation is to cool down the water to snow crabs in the summer and fall when the temperatures get above 5 °C to ensure the best possible animal welfare.