Striped Bonito

The Striped Bonito (Sarda orientalis) is a species of marine perciform fish. They have been recorded at lengths of 102 centimetres (40 in), though they are commonly no longer than 55 centimetres (22 in). Distributed through the Indo-Pacific and East Pacific, the striped bonito is known to occur at depths from 1 to 167 metres […]

Thread Fin Bream

The threadfin bream comes from southern Japan south to northwest Australia including the Arafura Sea. It inhabits areas with mud or sand substrates and the young can be found at depths of from 18 to 33 metres (59 to 108 ft) while the adults can be found down to 220 metres (720 ft). This species […]


The swordfish is named after its sharp bill resembling a sword, which together with its streamlined physique allows it to cut through the water with great ease and agility. Contrary to belief the “sword” is not used to spear, but instead may be used to slash at its prey in order to injure the prey […]

Silver Skinned Fish

Hikari Mono is sushi topped with fish that has a silvery skin, with the skin usually left on. The fish used can be Gizzard Shad, young Sea Bream, Halfbeak, Horse Mackerel, Mackerel, and Sardine.

Grilled Tofu

Broiled or grilled soy bean curd and typically used in vegetarian sushi rolls.


Lobe-leaf seaweed, possibly dried, in long, dark green strands

Sea Urchin

Sea urchins are small, globular, spiny sea creatures, composing most of class Echinoidea. They are found in oceans all over the world. Their shell, or “test”, is round and spiny, typically from 3 to 10 cm across. Common colors include black and dull shades of green, olive, brown, purple, and red. They move slowly, feeding […]