Greenland halibut

Definition

Food

  • A sinistral flatfish, Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, found in Arctic and sub-Arctic deep water of the North Atlantic Ocean at depths of 200 to 2000 m. The skin is dark grey or brown on both sides and the flesh is dense and oily. Often smoked. Known as turbot by Canadians who control some of its habitat. Rapidly being fished out by Canadian and EU fishing fleets.
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