Alaskan Halibut

Halibut, a well-known and appreciated food, is the largest of all flatfish and among the largest fish in the sea. The name is derived from the words “haly” (holy) and “butt” (flat fish) due to its popularity on Catholic holy days. Halibut live in both the North Pacific and the North Atlantic oceans.  Halibut can grow to be longer than 8 feet and more than 700 pounds. Halibut weighing in at more than 100 pounds are often called "whales," "soakers," or even "barn doors", while halibut less than 20 pounds are often called "chickens." The largest Alaskan halibut ever ..

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