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Sushi & Sashimi Ingredients

There are many sushi and sashimi ingredients, some traditional, some contemporary. Sushi is prepared using ingredients known as neta. Some are placed on top of the vinegared rice while others are placed inside a Sushi roll.

Fishes

魚類


The ray-finned fishes are so called because their fins are webs of skin supported by bony or horny spines ("rays").

Japanese nameCommon name
aburasokomutsu
AburasokomutsuBlack oilfish, escolar, snake mackerel
ainame
AinameFat greenling
chirimāji
Aji (Chirimāji)Chilean jack mackerel, inca scad, oceanic peruvian jack mackerel
aji
AjiHorse mackerel
maaji
Aji (Maaji)Greenback horse mackerel, greenback horse mackerel, japanese scad
akame
AkameJapanese barramundi, japanese lates
akamutsu
AkamutsuBlackthroat seaperch, rosy seabass
anago
AnagoSalt-water eel
ayu
AyuAyu, ko-ayu, ryukyu ayu-fish
buri
BuriAmberjack, japanese amberjack, yellowtail
hamachi
Buri (Hamachi)Amberjack, japanese amberjack, yellowtail
hirame
HirameBastard halibut, false halibut, olive flounder
iwana
IwanaEast siberian char, headspotted char, whitespotted char
iwashi
IwashiPilchard or anchovy
kohada
KohadaGizzard shad, konoshiro gizzard shad, spotted sardine
binnaga
Maguro (Binnaga)Albacore, long-finned albacore, long-finned tuna
maguro
MaguroTuna
saba
SabaMackerel
sake
SakeSalmon
suzuki
SuzukiJapan sea bass, japanese seabass, sea bass
tai
TaiSea bream or porgie
unagi
UnagiFreshwater eel
aka-yagara
Yagara (Aka-yagara)Flutemouth, lacepede's cornetfish, serrate cornetfish

Inkfishes

頭足類


The cephalopods are molluscs living in the sea. There are both free-swimming and bottom-dwelling species. Fishermen sometimes call cephalopods "inkfish," referring to their common ability to squirt ink.

Japanese nameCommon name
ika
IkaSquid or cuttlefish
tako
TakoOctopus

Crustacean

甲殻類


Crustaceans are characterized by having a hard exoskeleton. They are usually divided into several subgroups, of which the best known are lobsters, prawns and shrimps.

Japanese nameCommon name
ebi
EbiShrimp
tempura
Ebi (Tempura)Shrimp

Snails and slugs

腹足綱


The term includes sea snails, freshwater snails land snails. There are many thousands of species of marine, freshwater and land snails.

Japanese nameCommon name
awabi
AwabiAbalone, ear shell, sea ear

Roe

魚卵


Roe is defined as all the mature eggs of female fish and other marine animals such as sea urchins, shrimps and mussels.

Japanese nameCommon name
ikura
IkuraRed caviar, salmon caviar, salmonid roe
masago
MasagoCapelin roe, shishamo roe
tobiko
TobikoFlying fish roe

Other

その他


All ingredients that cannot be assigned to one of the major categories are listed here.

Japanese nameCommon name
ankimo
AnkimoFrog-fish liver, monkfish liver, sea-devil liver
uni
UniSea urchin

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