White Halibut found on both sides of the North Atlantic, as well along the coast of Norway. Halibut is a large flat fish with small head and small tail. It has white underside and dark upper side, and can change color according to the surroundings. Young white halibuts live in shallower water along the coast, while older and larger halibuts are located at depths between 300 and 2000 meters.

Size is up to 3 meters and 300 kg, and longevity for females can become 50 years old, male 30 years.