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Roughly 2,000 Alaskans hold quota shares of halibut; most are located in Southeast Alaska.
Offering everything from fresh halibut, cod and salmon to mussels in a garlicky wine sauce, Hooked is one of several new-for-the-line features on Symphony, which is just starting up cruises out of Barcelona.
Tomales Bay offered a reasonable chance at a halibut especially for bait drifters and slow-trollers working near Hog Island and near the entrance to the Bay.
The children’s menu changes daily, with the halibut filet and short ribs among the favorites.
After the public portion of the meeting, Trump and Mohammed and their delegations met privately and had a lunch of halibut and roasted cauliflower.
But her salmon recipes, like one for seared fish on a bed of kale and quinoa, appreciate the local catch, as does a simple and excellent dish of halibut in Thai curry and another for black cod with bok choy.
Go the deep sea route for king salmon, halibut, rockfish, and cod; or stick to the rivers and streams for sockeye, silver and pink salmon, Dolly Varden, and steelhead.
Argo had catches of striped bass, sturgeon and halibut.
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Among the different kinds of fish found in the world’s oceans is a group called the flatfish. Flatfish are well named, for they have flattened bodies with both eyes on the upper side of the head. In Middle English the word for flatfish was butte. During the Middle Ages, fish was often eaten on holy days in place of meat. The most popular fish for the holy days was the largest variety of flatfish, or “butte.” Thus, this particular fish came to be called in Middle English halybutte, meaning literally “holy flatfish,” from haly, a form of holy, and butte. In modern English the spelling has been changed to halibut.
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Definition of halibut for English Language Learners
: a large fish of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans that is often eaten as food
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