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Squid and octopus

Golden cuttlefish (Sumi ika) Golden cuttlefish (Sumi ika)

Golden cuttlefish (Sumi ika)

This squid has got its name because it spews a good amount of ink. Its proper name is kohika however it is more commonly known as sumiika. Among the same kind of squids, sumiika has very tender flesh and fine texture. When eaten with sudachi citrus and salt, fine sweetness spreads in the mouth.

Main production area

Setonaikai Mikawawan Kyushu

Famous production area

Izumi Futtsu

Season

Autumn-Spring