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Sea fish of Kamchatka

Alaska place

Alaska place has a large thick body. There are 4-6 bonus calluses behind the upper eye. The blind side is yellow; the eyed one may have the color from grey-brown to dark green. The skin is bare. The Alaska place is widespread near the Okhotsk Sea coast, eastern Kamchatka and western coast of the Bering Sea. It is one of the biggest species among Pleuronectidae: there are specimens up to 62 cm long weighing 3.5 kg. 75-85 % of the catch is composed of the fish 24-35 cm long with the weight of 0.3-1.4 kg. Maximum habitat depth is 400-500 meter. Massive spawning takes place in April-May at the depth of 100-200 meters.