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White flesh fish

Chicken grunt (Isaki) Chicken grunt (Isaki)

Chicken grunt (Isaki)

Along with suzuki fish, Chicken grunt(Isaki) come into season during the summer in Japan. With every bite of the pale-pink flesh, you can enjoy its tasty fat. “Tsuyu (rainy season) Isaki” is a term that describes isaki fish caught during June and July as it becomes fattier and tastier.

Main production area

Fukuoka Nagasaki Mie

Season

June-July