Sand Sole - Platichthys melanostictus

Finfish  <<  Sand Sole

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Sand Sole -  Platichthys melanostictus


California to Western Canada


Year round, yet sporadic

Method of Capture:


Sustainability Consideration:

This is sometimes a targeted species, but is primarily bycatch from Petrale Sole and Sand Dab fisheries off of muddy and sandy bottoms.

Size Range:

.5 - 1.5 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild and slightly metallic flavor with a soft, medium flaky texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, fry, bake, braise