Seafood Guide

Unsure of what fish you're eating at Japanese restaurants?

Find out what they are, where they're from, when they're in season and how best to enjoy them!


King Salmon

King Salmon

Kingu Sa-mon (キングサーモン)

Albacore Tuna

Albacore Tuna

Bincho maguro (ビンチョウマグロ)

Tasmanian Salmo

Tasmanian Salmo

tasumania sa-mon (タスマニアサーモン)

Japanese Pilchard

Japanese Pilchard

Maiwashi (真鰯)

Blue Mackeral

Blue Mackeral

Gomasaba (胡麻鯖)

Fish information provided by

NARITO ISHII

Sydney Fish Market is the third largest fish market in the world, dwarfed only by Mexico City’s La Nueva Viga Market (second largest) and Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Markets (number one!). We spoke to Narito Ishii from Pyrmont Seafood to find out some of the secret tips that only the best fishmongers know!