Definition of Greenland halibut in English:

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Greenland halibut

noun

An edible halibut with a black or dark brown upper side, which is found in cold deep waters of the north.
  • Reinhardtius hippoglossoides, family Pleuronectidae
Example sentences
  • Common fish species in the area include atlantic tomcod, mummichog, redfish, herring, silver hake, Greenland halibut, and the dangerously overfished northern cod.
  • Atlantic halibut is larger than Greenland halibut and can attain a maximum size of 2.5m and live for up to 50 years.
  • Throughout a packed week of events, the Humber Seafood Group is also promoting red fish, whiting, and Greenland halibut.
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