You don’t want to find yourself in a Sushi restaurant not knowing enough about the fish on offer. Here we will introduce all the different types of Edo-style Sushi (Edomaesushi) Ingredients. *Japanese terms will be italicized on sushi ingredients page.
Aori ika－Bigfin reef squid
Hotaru ika－Firefly squid
Kensaki ika (Shiroika)－Swordtip squid
Mizudako－North-pacific giant octpus
Shin ika－Baby cuttlefish
Sumi ika (Kouika)－Cuttlefish
Surume ika－Japanese common squid
Yari ika－Spear squid
We hope this information will be helpful.
Revision date: December 2, 2016