The Safina Center

Koho salmon.Koho salmon.Photo taken by: Carl Safina

Some problems exist with this species' status or catch methods, or information is insufficient for evaluating. Plaice, American – U.S.

American Plaice are flatfish that live on both sides of the Atlantic. They grow slowly, reach sexual maturity between three to seven years of age and can live to be 30.

U.S. American Plaice populations are rebuilding and current fishing levels are appropriate.

Most American Plaice are caught with bottom trawls, which damage seafloor habitat and catch some depleted species, like Atlantic cod.

Full Seafood Watch species report here.