California Halibut - Paralichthys californicus

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Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of California Halibut,  Paralichthys californicus


Southern California to Washington State



Method of Capture:

Jig, Hook & Line and Trawl

Sustainability Consideration:

Hook & Line is preferred, but is also trawled off of sandy bottoms, which leaves little impact.

Size Range:

5 to 25 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild and clean flavor with a firm texture

Cooking Tips:

serve raw, broil, sauté, steam - overcooking dries this fish out