Fluke - Paralichthys dentatus (Summer Flounder)

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Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Fluke,  Paralichthys dentatus  (Summer Flounder)


North Carolina to Massachusetts


Year-round, with periodic state closures

Method of Capture:

Gillnet and Trawl

Sustainability Consideration:

Fluke is considered a healthy fishery by Blue Ocean Institute and a yellow fishery by Monterey Bay Aquarium. Gillnet is the preferable method of capture..

Size Range:

2 to 15 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Clean and delicate flavor with a lean, tender texture

Cooking Tips:

steam, pan-sauté, broil, serve raw