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White flesh fish

A photo of kue nigiri sushi
Longtooth grouper (Kue)

Longtooth grouper (Kue)

【Nigiri sushi: Shiromi
What does Kue (Longtooth grouper) nigiri sushi taste like?
Expensive sushi ingredient of juicy and fine-textured fish. Firmness and light tastiness can be enjoyed. Very scarce ingredient that can rarely be seen at even fancy sushi restaurant counter. If you find one, don’t miss the opportunity to try it.

Trivia : In Kyushu area, they call Longtooth grouper (Kue) as Rock-cod (Ara). So people often get confused by how they call them, however they are totally different kinds of fish.

Also called Kelp bass or Saladfish or Kelp grouper.

Main production area

Nagasaki Mie Wakayama Ehime

Famous production area