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Halibut, Atlantic (Caught at sea)

Hippoglossus hippoglossus

Atlantic halibut can grow up to 8ft long and 4ft wide, is the largest and longest lived of all flatfish, is heavily overfished and listed as an Endangered species so avoid eating! Farmed Atlantic or wild-caught Pacific halibut from the Read more

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Sustainability rating: five info
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Demersal otter trawl
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — All Areas
Stock detail — I-XIV
Rating: five info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — All Areas
Stock detail — I-XIV
Rating: five info
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Halibut, Atlantic (Farmed)

Hippoglossus hippoglossus

Halibut is mild, sweet tasting and really versatile - think about baking, poaching, frying, grilling or sautéing . But don't leave it hanging around, it'll dry out very quickly as it doesn't contain very much oil. Atlantic halibut, Read more

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Sustainability range: from two to three info
Method of production — Farmed
Production country — UK
Production method — Onshore open circuit system
Rating: two info
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Method of production — Farmed
Production country — Norway
Production method — Open net pen
Rating: three info
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Halibut, Greenland

Reinhardtius hippoglossoides

Halibut is mild, sweet tasting and really versatile - think about baking, poaching, frying, grilling or sauteing . But don't leave it hanging around, it'll dry out very quickly as it doesn't contain very much oil. Atlantic halibut can grow Read more

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Sustainability range: from three to four info
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Demersal otter trawl
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — Iceland, Faroes grounds, West of Scotland, North of Azores, East of Greenland
Stock detail — V, VI, XII and XIV
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North West Atlantic (FAO 21)
Stock area — West Greenland
Stock detail — Upernavik, Uummannaq, Disco Bay (Inshore fishery)
Rating: three info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — North East Arctic (Barents and Norwegian Sea)
Stock detail — I and II
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Gill or fixed net
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — North East Arctic (Barents and Norwegian Sea)
Stock detail — I and II
Rating: four info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Demersal otter trawl
Capture area — North East Atlantic (FAO 27)
Stock area — North East Arctic (Barents and Norwegian Sea)
Stock detail — I and II
Rating: four info
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Halibut, Pacific

Hippoglossus stenolepis

Halibut is mild, sweet tasting and really versatile - think about baking, poaching, frying, grilling or sauteing . But don't leave it hanging around, it'll dry out very quickly as it doesn't contain very much oil. Atlantic halibut can grow Read more

Picture of Halibut, Pacific
Sustainability rating: two info
Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North Pacific (FAO 67)
Stock area — Canada
Stock detail — Canadian Pacific, British Columbia
Certification — Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Rating: two info
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Method of production — Caught at sea
Capture method — Longline
Capture area — North Pacific (FAO 67)
Stock area — USA
Stock detail — Alaska, Washington and Oregon.
Certification — Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Rating: two info
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