halibut, pacific
(Hippoglossus stenolepis)


(Linnaeus, 1758); ALBULIDAE FAMILY; also called banana fish, phantom, silver ghost, ladyfish, grubber Occurs worldwide in shallow tropical and subtropical waters around flats and intertidal areas. The dorsal fin consists of 17 19 soft rays. The anal fin has 8 9 soft rays, the ventral fins have 9, and the pectoral fins have 15 17. There are 65 73 scales along the lateral line—none on the head. The sides and belly of the fish are bright silver. Parts of the fins and the snout may show a yellowish or dusky color. Bonefish are basically schooling fish. The smaller ones can be seen in large...Read More

Line ClassWeightLocationCatch DateAnglerRecord DetailsHistory Details
All-Tackle208.2 kg (459 lb 0 oz)Dutch Harbor, Alaska, USA11-Jun-1996Jack TragisRecord DetailsHistory Details