Pre-Shift Glossary

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Halibut, Atlantic Day Boat

Latin Name: Hippoglossus hippoglossus

Tableside Information:

Common Names: Fletch, Flitch, Ohy, Flétan de l'Atlantique

Large Flakey Moist and Mild.
Moist, Flakey, Sweet, Succulent

Food Information:

THE FISHERY - Day Boat Hook and Line operators dock daily near Boston to offload their haul. has a unique opportunity to pack fresh species dockside to Ship overnight to descerning Chefs and Restaurants. The highest quality seafood comes to you through this program and we are very proud to offer such a stellar program.

THE FISH - Atlantic Halibut is a large Right Eyed Flatfish in the same Genus as Alaskan Halibut. The Atlantic Halibut offers the same flake and quality as Alaskan with a slightly leaner finish. It has a beautiful large flake and a firm yet supple consistency. These Fish are rock stars of the Flatfish world and have a limitless culinary application.
Sear, Saute, Sashimi, Poach.

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Year Round

Range & Habitat:

North Atlantic & New England


Gulf Of Maine to Georges Bank


New England Fleet

Harvest Method:

Hook & Line