Here’s the Biggest Halibut Pretty Much Anyone Has Ever Seen

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The one in the front is going to be used in scampi and curry and cut into fillets. Photo: Caters News Agency

It took three cooks to fillet this giant halibut, which was line-caught by commercial fisherman in the North Sea near Shetland. Harry was pushing 50 years old and weighed in, pre-fillet, at 70 kilograms. That's 154 pounds. He was sold to Crabshakk restaurant in Glasgow, Scotland, for £950 (or $1,490). He yielded 300 portions that will be served as fillets and scampi and put into curries. The Daily Mail may be calling him a "freak," but those who knew him underwater say he was anything but. [Daily Mail, Herald Scotland]