Atlantic Halibut

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What is an Atlantic Halibut?

Atlantic Halibut

Science Name: Hippoglossus hippoglossus
Other Names: flattie, common halibut, chicken halibut, giant halibut, right-eyed flounder
Ideal Temp: 40 to 50
World Record: 355 lbs. 6 ounces, Norway
Environment: offshore
Techniques: deep-jigging, trolling, downriggers
Range: Atlantic Ocean

   

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