Dab Flounder

Hipplglossiodes platessoides

Seafood « Dab Flounder

dab sole


The Gulf of Maine: Cape Cod to Nova Scotia


Year Round

Method of Capture:

Trawl and Small-Boat Jig

Sustainability Consideration:

These are primarily caught by trawlers, but there is a small boat jig fishery that is, and should be, supported.

Size Range:

1 - 2 pounds

Flavor and Texture:

Mild flavor with a light and flaky texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, fry, poach