Pacific halibut

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Synonyms for Pacific halibut

a righteye flounder found in the Pacific

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Additional documents were examined from the Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif., the British Columbia Archives and Records Service, Victoria, B.C., Can., and from the files of the International Pacific Halibut Commission, Seattle.
Other sources consulted include the Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif., and the files of the International Pacific Halibut Commission, Seattle.
An example is the Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) fishery off Canada and the United States.
In both Canada and the US, the commercial wild Pacific halibut fishery is closed during the winter months, as this is when mature halibut spawn on grounds along the edge of the continental shelf.
Revenue from halibut has dramatically fallen as the stock, which is managed under treaty by the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC), has seen biomass and size-at-age decline since 2004 (for reasons not fully understood and not necessarily associated with the fishery), leading to a 63% reduction in IFQ halibut quotas between 2004 and 2013 (NMFS/AKRO, 2016b).
Abstract--Commercial fishing exposes Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) to a myriad of stressors during capture, processing, and discarding, including exposure to direct sunlight that causes diminished retinal sensitivity.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is holding four public meetings this week, including meetings in Newport and North Bend, to gather comments from recreational anglers that will help shape the 2017 Pacific halibut and 2018 and 2019-2020 bottomfish seasons.
ADF&G describes the Pacific halibut as the largest of the flatfish.
FLAT OUT FISH | | There are two main types of halibut - the Atlantic Halibut and the Pacific Halibut | | | It is a flatfish from the family of righteye flounders | | | The fish are dark brown on top with an off-white underbelly | | | The Pacific halibut is the world's largest flatfish and the record goes to a fish caught in Norway in July 2013 weighing a staggering 515 pounds, more than three times the size of the Sailbrand fish | | h | Halibut feed on creatures and fish including crabs, salmon, herring and cod || | To eat, they are often boiled, deepfried or grilled while fresh
* Fish highest in omega-3s: Salmon, sardines, Atlantic mackerel, Arctic char, rainbow trout, albacore tuna, Pacific halibut, anchovies
Sable-fish, mussels, Pacific halibut, catfish, and mackerel are other swimmers that provide high amounts of protein.
Our members are also part of advisory boards and advocacy groups, such as Northwest Fisheries, Alaska Trollers Association and the International Pacific Halibut Commission.
[10] reported a significant difference between the left and right side otoliths of Pacific halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis in Sr/Ca, [[delta].sup.13]C and [[delta].sup.18]O ratios, but not in other trace elements (i.e., Li, Mg, Mn, Fe, Ni, Cu, Zn, Ba, and Pb) in the same analysis.
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