Atlantic Halibut

Hippoglossus hippoglossus

Also Known As

Atlantic halibut, Halibut

U.S. wild-caught Atlantic halibut is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed under a rebuilding plan that allows limited harvest by U.S. fishermen.





Wild-caught from Maine to Connecticut.


Halibut has a very mild, sweet taste.


A lean fish with fine-grained, dense meat. When cooked, the meat is firm yet flaky and tender.


Uncooked, white and almost translucent. It should not look dull, yellowish or dried out. When cooked, the meat is white.

Health Benefits

Halibut is low in saturated fat and sodium, and is a very good source of protein, niacin, phosphorus, and selenium.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 110
Protein 20.81 g
Fat, total 2.29 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.325 g
Carbohydrate 0
Sugars, total 0
Fiber, total dietary 0
Cholesterol 32 mg
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 54 mg

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