Starry Flounder - Platichthys stellatus

Finfish  <<  Starry Flounder

 Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Starry Flounder -  Platichthys stellatus
 

Range:

California to Canada

Seasonality:

Year-round, yet sporadic

Method of Capture:

Trawl

Sustainability Consideration:

Typically the bycatch of other flat fish, these are trawled on sandy and muddy bottoms so the environmental damage is minimal.

Size Range:

.5 to 5 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Slightly metallic and rich shellfish flavor with a somewhat firm and flaky texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, fry