Seafood Guide - Flatfish

Brill

Brill

Brill is similar to Turbot, yet remains a very underrated fish, despite being generally less expensive. It has an almost oval body, a grey-brown dark side with light and dark freckles (but no

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Dover Sole

Dover Sole

King of the Soles! This superb fish inspired many classic dishes such as Poached Sole Bonne Femme, Sole Veronique and Sole a la Meunière. With dark brown skin and a longer and narrower shaped

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Flounder & Dab

Also known as Fluke, Flounder has brownish-green skin with faint red spots on the dark side, and is a bright white on the blind side. They are a similar shape to Halibut (though that’s where the

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Halibut

Halibut

The largest of the flat fish (Halibut have been known to grow as large as 300kg and 4m long in deeper waters!). This is a highly esteemed and very tasty fish, with creamy-white, firm meaty flesh.

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Lemon Sole

Lemon Sole

Lemons have an oval body; more rounded than a Dover, with a lighter, yellow-brown dark side. Ranging in size from 23g to 1kg, Lemon Sole have a sweet delicate flesh, ideal for any Sole recipes and

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Megrim

Also known as Whiff, Megrim is more loved by the Spaniards than in the UK. It has an oval body similar to Lemon Sole with a sandy-brown dark side. Despite being a left-eye fish from the same

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