Flounder (Platichthys flesus)
Big flounders can weigh 1.56 Kg (3½ lbs) or more. The average flounder weighs around 0.45 Kg (1 lb).
Also known as:
Yellow Gurnard (Trigla lucerna)
Grey Gurnard (Eutrigla gurnardus)
Red Gurnard (Aspitrigla cuculus)
The yellow gurnard is the largest, big rod-caught yellow gurnards can weigh 3.62 Kg (8 lbs) or more.
Halibut (Hippoglossus hippoglossus)
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).