Specifics On Quality:
Buttery, delicate, delicious white meat, a cross between a flounder/sole and a halibut.Primarily Sold As:
Whole or filletCulinary:
Baked, broiled, fried, sautéed or poachedCharacteristic:
Fluke - Paralichthys dentatus - or Summer Flounder - Like other flat fish, it has eyes on one side of its head: the left side. It is sometimes called the left-handed flat fish. It’s eyes are on the upper surface of the fish when it faces left, where Atlantic sole and flounders are right-eyed. Fluke has the ability to change color to match the bottom of the ocean floor. This serves two purposes; first it provides camouflage against the flukes enemies, and secondly it makes it harder for the flukes prey to see him. It is truly a great fish to serve very simply.
Fluke - currently unavailable. Please contact us for suggested substitutions.
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