Seafood Species

The seafood bounty of Alaska is unrivaled. With five species of salmon, several varieties of whitefish, and numerous shellfish species, Alaska offers mouthwatering seafood options for every taste and cooking method.

Halibut

With its firm, flaky texture and delicate flavor, Alaska Halibut has earned its reputation as the world's premium whitefish.

SPECIES FACT SHEET

Download the complete Alaska Halibut fact sheet.

FLAVOR & TEXTURE

Sweet, delicate flavor with a firm and flaky texture and pure, snow-white flesh.

NUTRITION FACTS

A naturally lean fish. A good source of potassium and magnesium. Low in overall calories, fat and sodium

SIZE & SPECS

Average weight is 35 to 50 pounds. Generally marketed in fletch (fillet) or steak forms. Roasts and halibut cheeks are also available.

Harvesting Methods

Long-lining

Seasonal Availability

Available fresh from March through mid-November and frozen year-round

Preparation Tips:

Maintains its shape and is suitable for all types of cooking methods and ethnic applications. Great for grilling or roasting. Known as the “steak of seafood”.

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