åÊåÊåÊåÊåÊ This fish is both farmed and caught wild around the Kyushu region. Because of its flat body and large fins, it can be found dwelling in the shallow waters near the coast. It is best during March and April but can also be found throughout the spring and summer seasons. Kochi can grow up to 50 cm.
åÊåÊåÊåÊåÊ Meat has a very firm texture. It is perfect for Usuzukuri (paper-thin sliced sashimi.