When halibut are born its eyes are on both sides of its head, but after about 6 months one eye will migrate to the other side of its head, making it look more like the flounder.
Halibut are the largest of all flat fish and have been an important food source to Native Americans and Canadian First Nations for thousands of years. Try some of our sustainable halibut recipes below!
Where to buy sustainable halibut
MSC-labelled halibut is available worldwide! Use our Where to buy search to find shops and restaurants selling sustainable halibut near you.
Alaskan halibut and Alaskan wild salmon roulade with marsh samphire and keta caviar crème fraîche
Olive-encrusted halibut fillets on courgettes with red tomato and lemon sauce
Halibut fillets with Japanese mountain pepper and mango on rhubarb chutney
Certified sustainable halibut fisheries
Find halibut fisheries that have met the MSC standard for sustainable fishing using our fishery search.