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