scientific name:

Pleuronectes platessa

MCS Sustainability Rating:

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Origin/capture area:

Shetland, North Sea

The Marine Conservation Society has developed a system to help consumers choose the most environmentally sustainable fish. Fish to Eat are rated 1 and 2, Ratings 3 and 4 mean don’t eat too often. Fish to consider avoiding are rated 5.


Plaice is best eaten as fresh as possible, as the flavour quickly fades. Ranging from 230g to 2kg, whole fish is easily identified by its distinctive orange spots, which also give an indication of the freshness (brighter the spots, the fresher the Plaice).

Product Types

Whole Fish - Fresh

Box Weight: 10Kg

  • 300g - 500g
  • 500g - 1kg
  • 1kg+