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List of Japanese Fish and Seafood Names

Ainame Fat cod/greenling Gimpo Gunnel
Akagai Ark shell Ha-gatsuo Belted bonito
Amadai Blanquillos/tile fish Hamachi Yellowtail (pre-adult)
Anago Sea eel/conger eel Hamadai Ruby Snapper
Anko Angler fish/frogfish Hamaguri Asiatic hard shell clam
Aodai Blue fusilier Hamo Sharp-toothed eel
Aoyagi Trough shell Hata Grouper
Asari Short-necked clam Hatahata Sailfin sandfish
Awabi Abalone Haze Goby
Ayu Japanese samlet Hira Long-finned herring
Bakagai Trough shell Hirame Flounder/flatfish
Beni-masu Red salmon Hobo Bluefin sea robin/gurnard
Bora Grey mullet Hokke Atka-mackerel
Buri Yellowtail (adult) Hokkigai Surf clam
Dojo Loach/goby Hotategai Scallop
Dorome Gluttonous goby Hoya Sea squirt/ascidian
E-i Stingray Igai Hard-shelled mussel
Ebi Shrimp (general) Ii-dako Octopus (tiny)
Eso Lizard fish Ika Squid/cuttlefish
Fugu Pufferfish/blowfish Ikanago Sand lance
Fuka Shark Ikura Salted caviar/salmon roe
Funa Crucian carp Isaki Grunt
Items in Red indicate most commonly served seafood.

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