Norwegian police seize over 800 kilos of king crab claws price greater than 500,000 kroner

King crab clawsPhotograph: Vidar Ruud / NTB

In mid-November, the police in Finnmark seized over 800 kilos of illegally traded king crab claws and round 270 kilos of cod. The case continues to be underneath investigation.


The seizure in Vardø was carried out following a collaboration with the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries. 

It has a complete worth of greater than NOK 500,000.

King crab claws are extremely wanted, and a commodity individuals are keen to pay rather a lot for. 


A person has now been charged with the unlawful sale of king crab claws and cod.

“We’re additionally investigating whether or not extra individuals could also be concerned. We are going to attempt to discover out the place the king crab claws got here from and the place they have been going,” police legal professional Are Aarhus in Finnmark Police District mentioned.

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