Halibut, California

Shape

Synonyms

Paralichthys californicus

Edibility

n/a

Regulations

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  • Bag Limit 3

  • Measurements Min Size: 22 in Total Length

  • Aggregate Information Name: Finfish (in CA) Limit: 20

  • Additional Notes
    Bag limit increased to 5 California halibut in California waters south of a line extending due west magnetic from Point Sur, Monterey County.
    Fillets must be a minimum of 16 and three-quarter inches in length and shall bear the entire skin intact. A fillet from a California halibut (flesh from one entire side of the fish with the entire skin intact) may not be cut in half fillets. However, a fillet may be cut lengthwise in a straight line along the midline of the fillet where the fillet was attached to the vertebra (backbone) of the fish only if the two pieces of a fillet remain joined along their midline for a length of at least two inches at one end of the fillet.

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