Halibut is a benthic flatfish from the family of right-eye flounders. Atlantic halibut lives in North Atlantic, while Pacific halibut lives in the North Pacific.
The Atlantic halibut is among the largest of the bony fishes in the world with a maximum recorded size of 4.7 metres. It is one of the most popular fishes for consumption in Iceland.
Photo: Jón Baldur Hlíðberg