Fluke

Paralichthys dentatus (Summer Flounder)

Seafood « Fluke

Fluke

Range:

North Carolina to Massachusetts

Seasonality:

Year-round, with periodic state closures

Method of Capture:

Gillnet and Trawl

Sustainability Consideration:

Fluke is considered a healthy fishery by Blue Ocean Institute and a yellow fishery by Monterey Bay Aquarium. Gillnet is the preferable method of capture.

Size Range:

2 to 15 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Clean and delicate flavor with a lean, tender texture

Cooking Tips:

steam, pan-sauté, broil, serve raw