Found on sand bottom (Ref. 2850), usually in deep water (Ref. 9988). Feeds on invertebrates and bottom fishes (Ref. 6885). Livers of large individuals are a rich source of vitamin A (Ref. 6885). Marketed fresh or as frozen fillets (Ref. 2850). Eaten steamed, fried, micro-waved and baked (Ref. 9988). Generally regarded as the premium Pacific coast sole (Ref. 9988).
- Eschmeyer, W.N., E.S. Herald and H. Hammann 1983 A field guide to Pacific coast fishes of North America. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, U.S.A. 336 p. (Ref. 2850) http://www.fishbase.org/references/FBRefSummary.php?id=2850&speccode=2592