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White flesh fish

Japanese spanish mackerel (Sawara) Japanese spanish mackerel (Sawara)

Japanese spanish mackerel (Sawara)

As it is a kind of mackerel, its flesh has a plenty of fat. Meltingly delicious and must-try ingredient. Only fresh ones are served in sushi restaurant so if you find one in a showcase on a counter, you should try it.

Main production area

Nagasaki Miyazaki Mie

Famous production area

Setonaikai

Season

Late autumn-Early spring