The West's best seafood

Our guide to healthy, sustainable choices from the West's amazing bounty

13 great fish to choose now

Descriptions, sources, and eco-factors for the West's tastiest sustainable seafoods

Pacific halibut
Dwight Eschliman

Pacific halibut

Recipes:  10 ways with Pacific halibut

Taste Firm, meaty, nearly pure white fish with a mild, almost milky, flavor. Thick fillets and low fat content.

Source Pacific Ocean, California to the Bering Sea.

Eco factor The halibut fishery is healthy. Conscientious fishermen even attach streamers to their lines to scare off birds that might become entangled.

How to choose Buy fresh or frozen fillets or steaks with a mild aroma and moist, glistening, unbroken flesh. 

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