SPECIES: Reinhardtius hippoglossoides – Greenland halibut
FAMILY: Pleuronectidae – Flounder family
PRODUCTS: Fresh (whole H/G), Smoked or salted (fillet and whole), Frozen (whole H/G, fillet, heads and tails)
SIZE: Maximum 20 kg and 120 cm
RANGE: In the Barents Sea and along the continental shelf break between Mainland Norway and Svalbard.
SEASON: Direct fishing is only permitted in two limited periods in the summer half the year.
FEEDS ON: Fish, octopus and crustaceans
NUTRITIONAL CONTENT Nutritional content in 100 g raw/cold-smoked Greenland halibut: Energy: 645 kJ / 155 kcal Nutrients: Protein: 14 g Fat: 11 g Saturated fatty acids: 1.7 g Trans unsaturated fatty acids: 0 g Mono unsaturated fatty acids: 6.9 g Poly unsaturated fatty acids: 1 g Omega-3: 0.8 g Cholesterol: 74 mg Vitamins: Vitamin A: 10 RAE Vitamin D: 9.1 μg Riboflavin: 0.06 mg Vitamin B¡: 0.7 μg Minerals: Iron: 0.1 mg Selenium: 60 μg Iodine: 7 μg.