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Seashells

Rediated trough-shell (Aoyagi)
Rediated trough-shell (Aoyagi)

Rediated trough-shell (Aoyagi)

Rediated trough-shell(Aoyagi)is another name for bakagai shellfish and its legs are eaten. The bright orange colored flesh has a firm texture and its rich ocean flavor spread in the mouth. The name aoyagi came from its producing area, Aoyagi village (currently Ichihara city Chiba prefecture).

Trivia : Generally shellfish has trace amounts of taurine, but there are copious amounts in round clam. This is a type of amino acid and is thought to be good for high blood pressure.

Main production area

Chiba Aichi Hokkaido Kanagawa

Famous production area

Futtsu Notsuke

Season

Winter-Spring