寿司ネタ Sushi Ingredients

Glossary (JP/EN)

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This glossary/dictionary is intended to help sushi enthusiasts use Japanese terms. The definitions represent the meanings that are understood and shared by the majority of sushi chefs in Japan. This glossary is constantly being expanded and we welcome your submissions of missing terms.

JapaneseCommon Names
Ibarahige
イバラヒゲ
いばらひげ
Roughscale rattail, strong-scaled rattail, pacific grenadier
Ibo-anago
イボーアナゴ
いぼーあなご
Unnamed abalone
Ibodai
イボダイ
いぼだい
Pacific rudderfish
Ibo-kouika
イボーコウイカ
いぼーこういか
Tuberculate cuttlefish
Ichimonjibudai
イチモンジブダイ
いちもんじぶだい
Tricolour parrotfish, forsten's parrotfish, whitespot parrotfish, tricolor parrotfish
Ichimonjihige
イチモンジヒゲ
いちもんじひげ
Kamohara grenadier
Idatentobiuo
イダテントビウオ
いだてんとびうお
Linne's flying fish, two-wing flyingfish, blue flying fish, tropical two-wing flyingfish, tropical two wing flyingfish, cosmopolitan flyingfish, common flying-fish
Igami
イガミ
いがみ
Japanese parrotfish
Ika
イカ
いか
Squid or cuttlefish
Ikake
イカケ
いかけ
Sawedged perch, ara
Ikanago
イカナゴ
いかなご
Pacific sandlance, pacific sandeel
Ikekatsuo
イケカツオ
いけかつお
St. peter's leatherskin, large-mouthed leatherskin, blacktip leatherskin, lesser queenfish, double-spotted queenfish, leatherback jack, blacktip queenfish, leatherback
Ikura
イクラ
いくら
Red caviar, salmonid roe, salmon caviar, trout caviar
Ina
イナ
いな
Sand mullet, haarder, striped mullet, sea mullet, callifaver mullet, black true mullet, poddy mullet, hardgut mullet, gray mullet, grey mullet, flathead mullet, river mullet, springer, hardgut river mullet, black mullet, common grey mullet, bully mullet, mullet, common mullet, poddies, mangrove mullet, bully, flathead grey mullet
Inada
イナダ
いなだ
Amberjack, japanese amberjack, yellowtail
Inakko
イナッコ
いなっこ
Sand mullet, haarder, striped mullet, sea mullet, callifaver mullet, black true mullet, poddy mullet, hardgut mullet, gray mullet, grey mullet, flathead mullet, river mullet, springer, hardgut river mullet, black mullet, common grey mullet, bully mullet, mullet, common mullet, poddies, mangrove mullet, bully, flathead grey mullet
Inara
イナラ
いなら
Amberjack, japanese amberjack, yellowtail
Indokaiwari
インドカイワリ
いんどかいわり
Barcheek trevally, shortridge trevally, oblique-banded
Indo-maguro
インドーマグロ
いんどーまぐろ
Sbt, bluefin, japanese central pacific bluefin tuna, southern tunny, southern bluefin tuna
Indookiaji
インドオキアジ
いんどおきあじ
Whitemouth trevally, bassett-hulls trevally
Inegochi
イネゴチ
いねごち
Crocodile flathead
Inugochi
イヌゴチ
いぬごち
Dragon poacher
Ira
イラ
いら
Azurio tuskfish
Irakoanago
イラコアナゴ
いらこあなご
Gray's cutthroat, kaup's arrowtooth eel, kaup's cut-throat eel, northern cutthroat eel, long-nose eel, longnosed eel
Irobudai
イロブダイ
いろぶだい
Bicolour parrotfish, two-colour parrotfish, spotted parrot-fish, red-speckled parrotfish
Isagobikunin
イサゴビクニン
いさごびくにん
Okhotsk snailfish
Isaki
イサキ
いさき
Threeline grunt, grunt
Isegoi
イセゴイ
いせごい
Tarpon, indo-pacific tarpon, bony mullet, broussonet tarpon, oxeye, ten-pounder, oxeye herring, ox-eye herring
Ishi-dai
イシーダイ
いしーだい
Barred knifejaw
Ishidai
イシダイ
いしだい
Barred knifejaw
Ishidako
イシダコ
いしだこ
Octopus
Ishifuedai
イシフエダイ
いしふえだい
Smalltooth jobfish, small toothed jobfish, jobfish, fork-tailed snapper fish
Ishigakidai
イシガキダイ
いしがきだい
Spotted knifejaw
Ishigakifugu
イシガキフグ
いしがきふぐ
Spotfin porcupinefish, pacific burrfish, burrfish, spotfin burrfish, few-spined porcupine-fish, spotted burrfish, fewspine porcupinefish
Ishi-garei
イシーガレイ
いしーがれい
Stone flounder
Ishigarei
イシガレイ
いしがれい
Stone flounder
Isoainame
イソアイナメ
いそあいなめ
Beardie, slender beardy, slender beardie
Isobatengu
イソバテング
いそばてんぐ
Silverspotted sculpin
Isofuefuki
イソフエフキ
いそふえふき
Sky emperor, sky emperor, atkinson's emperor, emperor, yellowtail emperor, yellow morwong, yellow-tailed emperor, reticulated emperor, pacific yellowtail emperor
Isogonbe
イソゴンベ
いそごんべ
Spotted hawkfish, stocky hawkfish, hard-headed hawk fish, whitespotted hawkfish, marbled hawkfish
Isomaguro
イソマグロ
いそまぐろ
Dog-tooth tuna, scaleless tuna, pegtooth tuna, dogtooth tuna, ruppel's bonito, whiteflesh tuna
Isomongara
イソモンガラ
いそもんがら
Blue-lined trigger, yellow-spotted triggerfish, blue-and-gold triggerfish, blue-lined triggerfish, rippled triggerfish
Issentakasago
イッセンタカサゴ
いっせんたかさご
Striped fusilier, three-stripe fusilier, threestripe fusilier, three-lined fusilier
Isuzumi
イスズミ
いすずみ
Queensland drummer, blue-bronze chub, blue-bronze sea chub, lowfin rudderfish, long-finned drummer, brassy chub, lowfin chub, drummer, brassy drummer, northern silver drummer
Itachiuo
イタチウオ
いたちうお
Goatsbeard brotula, bearded brotula, large-eye brotula, bearded cusk, bearded cusk-eel, reef cusk eel, bearded rockling, bearded cuskeel, large-eye brotula
Itofuefuki
イトフエフキ
いとふえふき
Longspine emperor, threadfin emperor, lancer, lance emperor
Itohikiaji
イトヒキアジ
いとひきあじ
Threadfin, cobblerfish, pennantfish, shoemaker, thread-fin jackfish, pennant fish, round-headed pennantfish, african pompano, pennant trevally, threadfin trevally, thread pompano, crevalle, jacks, thread-finned trevally, diamond trevally, ciliated thread-fish, pompano, hairfish
Itohikidara
イトヒキダラ
いとひきだら
Longfin codling
Itohikifuedai
イトヒキフエダイ
いとひきふえだい
Thread-finned sea perch, chinaman-fish, chinamanfish, chinaman fish, chinaman snapper, galloper
Itohikihaze
イトヒキハゼ
いとひきはぜ
Filamentous shrimpgoby
Itohikihiiragi
イトヒキヒイラギ
いとひきひいらぎ
Long-spined pony-fish, whipfin ponyfish, new holland pony-fish
Itohikiitachiuo
イトヒキイタチウオ
いとひきいたちうお
Filament cusk
Itohikisagi
イトヒキサギ
いとひきさぎ
Threadfin silverbiddy, whipfin silver-biddy, threadfin silver belly, flagfin mojarra, whipfin silverbelly, threadfin silver-biddy, whipfin silverbiddy
Itohiraaji
イトヒラアジ
いとひらあじ
Twothread trevally, shadow kingfish, shadow trevally
Itotamagashira
イトタマガシラ
いとたまがしら
Big-eyed whiptail, japanese whiptail, japanese butterfish, japanese threadfin bream
Itou
イトウ
いとう
Stringfish, japanese huchen, sakhalin taimen
Itouonihiraaji
イトウオニヒラアジ
いとうおにひらあじ
Papuan trevally, blacktip trevally
Itoyo
イトヨ
いとよ
Santa ana stickleback, three-spined stickleback, unarmored threespine stickleback, threespined stickleback, threespine stickleback, stickleback, burnstickle, tiddler
Itoyoridai
イトヨリダイ
いとよりだい
Golden threadfin bream, yellow-lipped threadfin-bream
Itten'akatachi
イッテンアカタチ
いってんあかたち
Bandfish, blackspot bandfish
Ittenchouchouuo
イッテンチョウチョウウオ
いってんちょうちょううお
Teardrop butterflyfish, pacific teardrop butterflyfish, one-spot butterfly
Ittenfuedai
イッテンフエダイ
いってんふえだい
Onespot snapper, onespot seaperch, one-spot snapper
Ittoudai
イットウダイ
いっとうだい
North pacific squirrelfish
Iwana
イワナ
いわな
Arctic char, lake char, arctic charr, alpine char, char, charr
Iwana
イワナ
いわな
Whitespotted char, east siberian char, headspotted char, honshu char, japanese char
Iwashi
イワシ
いわし
Pilchard or anchovy
Izumi-ebi
イズミーエビ
いずみーえび
Izumi shrimp

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