Other names: Technically a member of the Flounder family.
Description: Greenish brown above. Very controlled species. Openings sometimes limited to 2-3 days per year in some areas and nowhere is there more than 3 months to fish. Therefore it is only available fresh a few times a year, generally in summer.
Fat Content: Low.
Size: 10 - 200 lbs.
Range: Pacific Ocean, Oregon to Alaska.
Season: Highly regulated, Usually 2-3 openings a year to fish.
Available Forms: Steak, dressed, fletch (half fillet).
Flesh: Dense, mild, slightly sweet, snow-white when cooked.