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halibut

ha luh buht

  • n  lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific
  • n  marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; the largest flatfish and one of the largest teleost fishes

  • Take Alaska's halibut fishery, which began a catch-share program in 1995.
  • One method is a quota system that guarantees individual fishermen or cooperatives a prearranged share of the total catch for, say, Alaskan halibut.
  • You can eat fish including salmon, mackerel and halibut or take fish-or flaxseed-oil capsules from which contaminants have been removed.
News & Articles

  • Halibut heaven
    Flatfish fishermen Dick Mullins, left, of Aumsville and his angling buddy, Wayne Rackham of Albany, decked these handsome halibut in 600 feet of water last week on a trip aboard the Tacklebuster.
    June 21, 2013 - Newport News-Times
  • Fish Factor: Magnetism proves to be halibut tags' undoing
    It's back to the drawing board for halibut iTags that will soon tell us more about where the fish travels than ever before.
    June 21, 2013 - The Bristol Bay Times
  • Halibut iTags will be refreshed this year
    It's back to the drawing board for halibut iTags that will soon tell us more about where the fish travels than ever before. The internal tags, which were deployed in 30 halibut two years ago, were the first to test Smart Phone geomagnetic advances to track the migrations of fish.
    June 19, 2013 - Capital City Weekly

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