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
Yaegisu
ヤエギス
やえぎす
Banjosid, banjofish
Yaeyamafuefuki
ヤエヤマフエフキ
やえやまふえふき
Red snout emperor, redsnout emperor
Yagishirikajika
ヤギシリカジカ
やぎしりかじか
Smooth-cheek sculpin, smoothcheek sculpin
Yaitohata
ヤイトハタ
やいとはた
Morgan's cod, blackspotted rockcod, malabar cod, estuary rock-cod, malabar rock-cod, blackspot cod
Yakushimaiwashi
ヤクシマイワシ
やくしまいわし
Capricorn hardyhead, robust silverside, pitted hardyhead, robust hardyhead, hardyhead silverside, slender hardyhead
Yakushimakitsuneuo
ヤクシマキツネウオ
やくしまきつねうお
Yellowstripe whiptail, yellowstripe threadfin bream, yellow-striped whiptail
Yamabukibera
ヤマブキベラ
やまぶきべら
Yellow wrasse, yellow moon wrasse, sunset wrasse, green moon wrasse, yellow-green wrasse, blue-fin wrasse, lime green wrasse, yellow-brown wrasse
Yamame
ヤマメ
やまめ
Masu(=cherry) salmon, satsukimasu salmon, cherry salmon, masu salmon, japanese salmon
Yamatoiwana
ヤマトイワナ
やまといわな
Whitespotted char, east siberian char, headspotted char, honshu char, japanese char
Yamatoiwana
ヤマトイワナ
やまといわな
Kirikuchi char
Yamatokamasu
ヤマトカマス
やまとかます
Japanese barracuda, snoek, sea pike
Yamatomizun
ヤマトミズン
やまとみずん
Blue sardine, bluebait, smoothbelly sardine, blue sprat, smoothbelly sardinella, smooth-belly sardinella
Yamatoshibireei
ヤマトシビレエイ
やまとしびれえい
Trapezoid torpedo
Yamihata
ヤミハタ
やみはた
Brownbarred rockcod, brown-banded rockcod, brown-banded cod, brown-barred rockcod, chocolate hind
Yamiutsubo
ヤミウツボ
やみうつぼ
Drab moray, monotone moray, brown moray
Yanagimushigarei
ヤナギムシガレイ
やなぎむしがれい
Willowy flounder
Yanbarushimaaodai
ヤンバルシマアオダイ
やんばるしまあおだい
Cocoa snapper
Yaraiishimochi
ヤライイシモチ
やらいいしもち
Five-lined cardinalfish, fiveband cardinalfish, fiveline cardinalfish, five-line cardinal
Yarigarei
ヤリガレイ
やりがれい
Spear flounder, kithara's flounder
Yarihige
ヤリヒゲ
やりひげ
Spearnose grenadier
Yari-ika
ヤリーイカ
やりーいか
Spear squid
Yarikatagi
ヤリカタギ
やりかたぎ
V-lined butterflyfish, right-angled butterfly-fish, chevron butterflyfish, acropora butterfly, triangulate butterflyfish
Yarimanbou
ヤリマンボウ
やりまんぼう
Sharptail mola
Yarinumeri
ヤリヌメリ
やりぬめり
Huguenin’s dragonet
Yaseamadai
ヤセアマダイ
やせあまだい
Striped blanquillo, quakerfish, flagtail tilefish, banded blanquillo, stripetail tilefish, flagtail blanquillo, false whiting
Yaseebisu
ヤセエビス
やせえびす
Spinyface soldier, rough squirrelfish
Yaseken-sakiika
ヤセケンーサキイカ
やせけんーさきいか
Long barrel squid
Yase-kouika
ヤセーコウイカ
やせーこういか
African cuttlefish
Yasemutsu
ヤセムツ
やせむつ
Cardinal fish
Yaseokoze
ヤセオコゼ
やせおこぜ
Dwarf stingfish
Yasetobiika
ヤセトビイカ
やせとびいか
Bird squid, long-tailed flying squid
Yashabera
ヤシャベラ
やしゃべら
Redbreasted maori wrasse, redbreasted wrasse, redbreast wrasse, banded maori, banded maori-wrasse, redbreast maori wrasse, scarlet-breasted maori wrasse
Yashiomasu(nijimasu)
yashiomasu(nijimasu)
yashiomasu(nijimasu)
Coast angel trout, redband, bow, rainbow, hardhead, rainbow trout, salmon trout, kamloops trout, kamloops, coast range trout, trout, summer salmon, steelhead, steelhead trout
Yatsudeika
ヤツデイカ
やつでいか
Ruppell's octopus squid
Yawara-bouzuika
ヤワラーボウズイカ
やわらーぼうずいか
Big-eyed bobtail squid
Yawarakaika
ヤワラカイカ
やわらかいか
Pink scaled squid
Yazu
ヤズ
やず
Amberjack, japanese amberjack, yellowtail
Yogoreaodai
ヨゴレアオダイ
よごれあおだい
Dirty ordure snapper
Yokofuedai
ヨコフエダイ
よこふえだい
Humphead snapper, saddle-tail snapper, large-mouthed sea-perch, large-mouthed nannygai, red emperor, silver, malabar snapper, saddletail snapper, big-mouth nannygai, scarlet emperor, scarlet sea-perch
Yokokawa
ヨコカワ
よこかわ
Pacific bluefin tuna
Yokoshimafuefuki
ヨコシマフエフキ
よこしまふえふき
Ambon emperor
Yokoshimakurodai
ヨコシマクロダイ
よこしまくろだい
Large-eyed sea bream, bigeye emperor, bigeye seabream, bigeye bream, grand-eyed porgy fish, humpnose big-eye bream, bigeye barenose, humpnose bigeye-bream
Yokoshimasawara
ヨコシマサワラ
よこしまさわら
Commerson's mackerel, narrow-bar, narrow-barred spanish mackerel, seer, giant mackerel, barred spanish mackerel, doggie, barred mackerel, cybium, banded tuna, spaniard, snook, striped seer, macko, narrowbarred mackerel, leaping tuna
Yokoshimatamagashira
ヨコシマタマガシラ
よこしまたまがしら
Lined spine-cheek, latticed monocle bream, green-lined spine-cheek, striped spinecheek, striped monocle bream, lined monocle bream
Yokosujifuedai
ヨコスジフエダイ
よこすじふえだい
Brownstripe red snapper, spotstripe snapper
Yokowa
ヨコワ
よこわ
Pacific bluefin tuna
Yokowa modoki
ヨコワ モドキ
よこわ もどき
Bluefin tuna, oriental bonito, northern bluefin, longtail tuna, northern bluefin tuna, indian long-tailed tuna
Yomegochi
ヨメゴチ
よめごち
Japanese longtail dragonet
Yomehimeji
ヨメヒメジ
よめひめじ
Freckled goatfish, bartaiedl goatfish, blackstriped goatfish, mottled goat-fish, bartail goatfish
Yoritofugu
ヨリトフグ
よりとふぐ
Blunthead puffer, smooth pufferfish
Yoroiaji
ヨロイアジ
よろいあじ
Longfin cavalla, armed trevally, longfin trevally
Yoroiitachiuo
ヨロイイタチウオ
よろいいたちうお
Armoured cusk
Yōroppa-bouzuika
yōロッパーボウズイカ
yōろっぱーぼうずいか
Stout bobtail squid
Yo-roppahedai
ヨーロッパヘダイ
よーろっぱへだい
Gilthead bream, gilthead seabream, gilthead, gilt head bream, gilt head
Yōroppahime-kouika
yōロッパヒメーコウイカ
yōろっぱひめーこういか
Elegant cuttlefish
Yo-roppakidai
ヨーロッパキダイ
よーろっぱきだい
Common dentex, dentex, porgy
Yōroppa-kouika
yōロッパーコウイカ
yōろっぱーこういか
Common cuttle, common cuttlefish, european common cuttlefish
Yōroppa-matsuika
yōロッパーマツイカ
yōろっぱーまついか
Broadtail shortfin squid, southern shortfin squid
Yōroppaooyariika
yōロッパオオヤリイカ
yōろっぱおおやりいか
Veined squid
Yo-roppaso-ru
ヨーロッパソール
よーろっぱそーる
Tounge, sea partridge, true sole, black sole, common sole, river sole, sole, slip, southport sole, parkgate sole
Yōroppa-surumeika
yōロッパースルメイカ
yōろっぱーするめいか
European flying squid
Yo-roppasuzuki
ヨーロッパスズキ
よーろっぱすずき
Capemouth, bass, sea perch, king of the mullets, european bass, common bass, sea dace, white mullet, european seabass
Yo-roppaunagi
ヨーロッパウナギ
よーろっぱうなぎ
Silver eel, common eel, european eel, weed eel, sing eel, yellow eel
Yōroppayariika
yōロッパヤリイカ
yōろっぱやりいか
Common squid, cape hope squid, chokker squid, common atlantic squid, common calmary, european squid
Yoshi-ebi
ヨシーエビ
よしーえび
Greasyback shrimp
Yoshikirizame
ヨシキリザメ
よしきりざめ
Great blue, blue whaler, blue dog, great blue whaler, great blue shark, blue shark, blue whaler shark
Yosogi
ヨソギ
よそぎ
Hair-finned leatherjacket, japanese leatherjacket
Yosujifuedai
ヨスジフエダイ
よすじふえだい
Four-lined snapper, moonlighter, blue-lined snapper fish, yellow and blue seaperch, blue-banded sea perch, blue-banded hussar, blue-banded snapper, bluestripe seaperch, bluestriped snapper, common bluestripe snapper
Youroppabuna
ヨウロッパブナ
ようろっぱぶな
Crucian carp, gibele, english carp, crucian carp
Youroppa-unagi
ヨウロッパーウナギ
ようろっぱーうなぎ
Silver eel, common eel, european eel, weed eel, sing eel, yellow eel
Yoyoshi
ヨヨシ
よよし
Pacific rudderfish
Yukatahata
ユカタハタ
ゆかたはた
Bluespotted hind, vermillion seabass, coral rockcod, coral cod, round-tailed trout, blue-spotted rockcod, coral trout, vermilion seabas, coral hind
Yumetachimodoki
ユメタチモドキ
ゆめたちもどき
Channel scabbardfish, tyranfish
Yumeumeiro
ユメウメイロ
ゆめうめいろ
Robust fusilier, redbelly yellowtail fusilier, red-bellied fusilier, yellowtail fusilier
Yumezame
ユメザメ
ゆめざめ
Owston's dogfish, smallspine dogfish, deepwater dogfish, roughskin dogfish, owstons spiny dogfish, shortnose velvet dogfish, owstons dogfish, smallspine shark, black shark
Yuudachisudaredai
ユウダチスダレダイ
ゆうだちすだれだい
Concertina fish, spotted spadefish, butter-fish, silver moonfish, spotted drepane, jetto, peppercorn, spotted batfish, sickle-fish, spotted sicklefish, concertinafish
Yuureiikamodoki
ユウレイイカモドキ
ゆうれいいかもどき
Nesis' narrow squid

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