Arrowtooth Flounder - Reinhardtius stomias

Arrowtooth Flounder are a gamefish and are caught commercially as well. They aren't highly prized because there flesh turns pulpy when cooked. Mostly used for animal feed.

They occur most commonly on the continental slope of North America off the Pacific NorthWest. Most common in Alaskan waters, but occur commonly in Washington and Oregon as well.

They commonly reach weights of 10 pounds.

Although I didn't identify this fish for the people that caught it, (they knew better than I), I figured it was a worthy addition to the ever growing list of stange or uncommon fish.

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