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Seashells

Japanese scallop (Hotate) Japanese scallop (Hotate)

Japanese scallop (Hotate)

Eyes of scallop are used as sushi ingredients. They are broadly characterized as ear-stringed cultured scallops from Funka Bay and Mutsu Bay, and natural scallops from the Okhotsk coast. The natural scallops caught in the cold northern sea have a strong sweetness and tender flesh. In summer its flesh becomes even thicker and sweeter.

Main production area

Hokkaido Aomori Miyagi

Famous production area

Notsuke

Season

Winter・Early summer