Latin: Hippoglossus hippoglossus
3 m - 350 kg
Varied bottom conditions from 5-2000 meters.
Both sides of the North Atlantic. In the east from Biscay northwards to the Arctic Ocean, around Greenland, Iceland, Spitsbergen and Novaya Zemlya.
Bottom and pelagic fish, squid and crustaceans.
Facts about halibut

There are over 800 different species of flounder in the world, and the Atlantic halibut is the largest of them all. Females grow up to 350 kg. Males have a maximum weight of 80 kg, but rarely exceed 30-40 kg. Halibut can live for over 50 years.

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