This the latest visit to the Shizuoka JR Station Parche supermarket in my regular search for seasonal and local seafood arriving directly every morning for the harbors of Numazu, Kogawa, Yui, Omaezaki, Mochimune, Shimoda and many others!
What did I find worthy of attention this first day of the week?
First of all the mixed batch of the day!
Hirame/平目/Sole, Madai/真鯛/Japanese red seabream, Magochi/真ゴチ/Flathead, Houbou/方々/Red Robin Gurnard, Kurodai/黒鯛/Japanese black porgy, Mejina・メジナ/Largescale Blackfish、Ishi kasago/居市カサゴ/A variety of rockfish, Ishidai/石鯛, Barred Knifejaw!
Takahashigani/高足蟹/Japanese Spider Crab from Numazu harbor!
An expensive and a rare fish!
Amadai/甘鯛/Tilefis! See price below!
Mehikari/目光り/”Shining eyes”, a very deep sea fish caught in Eastern Suruga Bay!
The top price per 100 grams is for tilefish on top and mehikari at bottom!
Maaji/真あじ/Japanese jack mackerel!
From Yui harbor! Great sashimi!
Maaji/真あじ/Japanese jack mackerel from Yui!
Caught this morning and more expensive as the price is for only 100 grams!
Very big specimen for Sardines!
They come from Numazu Harbor and they are called Maiwashi/真鰯/Japanese pilchard!
One fish is from Shizuoka Prefecture, the other from Chiba Prefecture!
The black one is Honsawara/本さわら/Japanese Spanish mackerel and the red one, Kinmedai/金目鯛/Splendid Alfonsino from Shimoda harbor!
Jindouika/ジンドウイカ/A local squid variety!
Tsubodai/つぼ鯛/A seabream variety going by the Latin name of Pentaceros japonicus Doderlein!
Aka kasago/赤カサゴ/red rockfish!
Kuromebaru/黒めばる/Black Japanese sea perch!
Isaki/いさき/A typical fish from Shizuoka Prefecture going by the strange English name of Chicken grunt!
Surume Ika/スルメイカ/Japanese Common Squid, Pacific Flying Squid!
Expensive filets of Ishidai/石鯛, Barred Knifejaw!
Botan ebi/牡丹海老/Botan Shrimps!
These are usually found in the north of Japan, but we have a smaller variety in Suruga Bay!
These come from Numazu Harbor!
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