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 […]


Mackerel is a common name applied to a number of different species of fish, mostly, but not exclusively, from the family Scombridae. They occur in all tropical and temperate seas. Most live offshore in the oceanic environment but a few, like the Spanish mackerel, enter bays and can be caught near bridges and piers. Common […]

Young Sea Bream

The fish of the family are commonly called breams and porgies (North America). The sheepshead, scup, and red sea bream are species in this family. They live in shallow temperate waters and are bottom-dwelling carnivores. Most species possess grinding, molar-like teeth. In Japan, they call Kasugo a Japanese stingfish because of these sharp teeth.

Red Sea Bream

Red sea bream is a name given to at least two species of fish of the family Sparidae, Pagrus major and Pagellus bogaraveo. Pagellus bogaraveo is also known as blackspot sea bream. In Japan, Pagrus major is known as madai (真鯛, or “genuine tai”) and is prized both for its flavor and for its traditional […]


A Japanese onion, resembling a leek, but thinner.