The Halibut (Hippoglossus), California's most iconic flatfish. The name is derived from haly (holy) and butte (flat fish), for its popularity on Catholic holy days. Halibut are demersal fish, and are highly regarded as a food fish as well as a sport fish.
Amadeo has illustrated over 100 fish and invertebrate identifications for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and other clients. Each plate highlights the exquisite detail in Amadeo's illustrations, while identifying range, scientific, and common names.
Each fish illustration giclee print is created using archival, fade-resistant pigment inks and heavyweight, quality canvas to ensure the most vivid, detailed, and long-lasting print. Individually proofed and signed by Amadeo.