our fish

greenland 

halibut 

Reinhardtius hippoglossoides / Fétan du Groenland / Schwarzer Heilbutt / Палтус черный гренландский/ 格陵兰鳙鲽 / カラスガレイ

Greenland halibut migrates over long distances, and feeds voraciously on smaller species such as shrimp and capelin. Female fish can live up to 20 years, while males rarely live longer than 12 years.

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Our fishing grounds

Greenland halibut is separated into three different North Atlantic stocks: Baffin Island/West Greenland, Iceland/East Greenland and the Barents Sea/Norwegian Sea. We catch it in FAO areas 27 and 21.

Fishing method

Greenland halibut is caught with a bottom otter trawl (OTB).

Catch

The total Greenland halibut catch in the North Atlantic is shown below:
2010 | 114,381 MT
2011 | 115,432 MT
2012 | 122,577 MT
2013 | 121,164 MT
2014 | 121,581 MT
2015 | 126,700 MT
2016 | 134,200 MT
2017 | 123,674 MT
2018 | -
2019 | -
2020 | -
Source: FAO

Nutritional and packaging information

Composition of food per 100g edible portion

Energy
172 kcal (715 kJ)
Non saturated fatty acids
9.5 g
Fat
12.8 g
Protein
14.3 g
Saturated fat
3.3 g
Sodium
69 mg
Source: NIFES, Norway

Greenland halibut

Headed and gutted (H&G), J-cut, Tail-off

Block-frozen
Japanese standard
1 x 24 kg
Grading (kg)
0.5-1
1-2
2-3
3-5
5+

Greenland halibut

Headed and gutted (H&G), J-cut, Tail-off

Block-frozen
Japanese standard
3 x 7 kg
Grading (kg)
0.5-1
1-2

Greenland halibut

Headed and gutted (H&G), J-Cut, Tail-off

Block-frozen
Japanese standard
3 x 6 kg
Grading (kg)
0.5-1
1-2

Greenland halibut

Heads

Block-frozen
1 x 24 kg
Grading (kg)
0.3
0.3-0.5
0.5+

Tails

Block-frozen
1 x 24 kg
Ungraded
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