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Halibut Weight Chart

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    HALIBUT LENGTH / WEIGHT

    The following chart was supplied courtesy of International Pacific Halibut Commission

    Length/weight 

    Length/weight

    Length/weight

    Length/weight

    21" long = 3. 6 pounds

    22" long = 4. 2 pounds

    23" long = 4. 9 pounds

    24" long = 5. 6 pounds

    25" long = 6. 4 pounds

    26" long = 7. 2 pounds

    27" long = 8. 2 pounds

    28" long = 9. 2 pounds

    29" long = 10. 3 pounds

    30" long = 11. 5 pounds

    31" long = 12. 8 pounds

    32" long = 14. 2 pounds

    33" long = 15. 7 pounds

    34" long = 17. 3 pounds

    35" long = 19. 0 pounds

    36" long = 20. 8 pounds

    37" long = 22. 7 pounds

    38" long = 24. 8 pounds

    39" long = 27. 0 pounds

    40" long = 29. 3 pounds

    41" long = 31. 7 pounds

    42" long = 34. 3 pounds

    43" long = 37. 0 pounds

    44" long = 39. 9 pounds

    45" long = 42. 9 pounds

    46" long = 46. 0 pounds

    47" long = 49. 3 pounds

    48" long = 52. 8 pounds

    49" long = 56. 5 pounds

    50" long = 60. 3 pounds

    51" long = 64. 3 pounds

    52" long = 68. 5 pounds

    53" long = 72. 8 pounds

    54" long = 77. 4 pounds

    55" long = 82. 1 pounds

    56" long = 87. 1 pounds

    57" long = 92. 2 pounds

    58" long = 97. 5 pounds

    59" long = 103. 1 pounds

    60" long = 108. 9 pounds

    61" long = 114. 8 pounds

    62" long = 121. 1 pounds

    63" long = 127. 5 pounds

    64" long = 134. 2 pounds

    65" long = 141. 1 pounds

    66" long = 148. 2 pounds 

    67" long = 155. 6 pounds

    68" long = 163. 3 pounds

    69" long = 171. 2 pounds

    72" long = 196. 5 pounds

    73" long = 205. 5 pounds

    74" long = 214. 8 pounds

    75" long = 224. 3 pounds

    76" long = 234. 1 pounds

    77" long = 244. 3 pounds

    78" long = 254. 7 pounds

    79" long = 265. 4 pounds

    80" long = 276. 5 pounds

    81" long = 287. 8 pounds

    82" long = 299. 5 pounds

    83" long = 311. 5 pounds

    84" long = 323. 8 pounds

    85" long = 336. 5 pounds

    86" long = 349. 5 pounds

    87" long = 362. 8 pounds

    88" long = 376. 5 pounds

    89" long = 390. 6 pounds

    90" long = 404. 9 pounds

    91" long = 419. 7 pounds

    92" long = 434. 8 pounds

    93" long = 450. 3 pounds

    94" long = 466. 2 pounds

    95" long = 482. 5 pounds

    96" long = 499. 1 pounds

    97" long = 516. 2 pounds

    98" long = 533. 6 pounds

    99" long = 551. 5 pounds

    100" long = 569. 7 pounds

     

     

    For an average dressed weight, subtract 25 percent

  • Information & Facts courtesy of WDFW.WA.GOV

    Pacific halibutSpecies Name
    Pacific Halibut
    (Hippoglossus stenolepis)

    Size Range
    To 267 cm (105 in) in length, and 226 kg (500 lbs.) in weight.

    State Record
    288.0 lbs; Vic Stevens; Swiftsure Bank; September 9, 1989

    Description
    Pacific halibut are almost always right-eyed, but may be left-eyed. The body is large with an elongate diamond shape. The eyed side is greenish brown to dark brown or black with lighter blotches, and the blind side is milky white. This species has a caudal fin that is crescent-shaped and often indented near the edges. The lateral line has a high arch over the pectoral fin and the accessory dorsal branch is absent. Halibut have a medium to large mouth with two rows of teeth on the upper jaw and one on the lower. The maxillary reaches to below the middle of the lower eye. The area between the eyes is flat and slightly concave. This species has an anal spine and small, smooth scales on both sides of the body.

    Maximum Age: At least 42 years old.

    Find more information on Pacific Halibut: http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/bottomfish/identification/flatfish/h_stenolepis.html

    Where to fish for Pacific Halibut
    Commonly caught off the Washington coast by commercial harvesters using otter-trawls and longline gear. Commonly caught by recreational harvesters off the outer Washington coast and within Puget Sound.

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