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Flounder

Name:
Flounder (Platichthys flesus)

Average Weight:
Big flounders can weigh 1.56 Kg (3½ lbs) or more. The average flounder weighs around 0.45 Kg (1 lb).

Also known as:
Fluke

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Garfish

Name:
Garfish (Belone belone)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught garfish can weigh 0.90 Kg (2 lbs) or more. The average garfish weighs around 455 g (1 lb).

Also known as:
Sea Pike, Needlefish and Garpike

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Gurnard

Name:
Yellow Gurnard (Trigla lucerna)
Grey Gurnard (Eutrigla gurnardus)
Red Gurnard (Aspitrigla cuculus)

Average Weight:
The yellow gurnard is the largest, big rod-caught yellow gurnards can weigh 3.62 Kg (8 lbs) or more.

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Haddock

Name:
Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught haddock can weigh 3.60 Kg (8 lbs) or more. The average haddock weighs around 1 Kg (2¼ lbs).

IUCN Status:
VU – Vulnerable

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Halibut

Name:
Halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)

Average Weight:
Big rod-caught halibut can weigh 40 Kg (90 lbs) or more. Commercial deep sea trawlers have even caught halibut which weigh more than 115 Kg (250 lbs).
Atlantic halibut

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