Halibut, California (Paralichthys californicus)

(Ayres, 1859); BOTHIDAE FAMILY; also called chicken halibut, southern halibut, bastard halibut, portsider, alabato Monterey halibut
Occurs along the Pacific coast of North America from San Francisco, California, to Baja California, Mexico. There are scattered records of its occurrence as far north as the State of Washington. It is usually found on sandy bottoms in depths of 10 to 20 fathoms or less, though it may occasionally be found in depths up to 100 fathoms. It is not known to make any extensive migrations such as its larger northern relatives do.
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All-Tackle Length World Records

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Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
74.0 cm
San O'Nofre, California, USA
17-Mar-2017
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant

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