SEAFOOD

EEL

Try Kochi's delicious freshwater eels, raised in the crystal clear rivers of the region.

KOCHI SPECIALS

In Kochi, wild freshwater eels thrive in the limpid streams of the Shimanto and Niyodo Rivers. Farmed eels are also popular, and careful farming methods produce freshwater eels with firm flesh and a delicate, savory flavor. Eel fry are caught in crystal-clear rivers, then raised in heated pools indoors, drawing water from a clear, subterranean streams. Due to Kochi's advanced aquaculture methods, farmed eels in Kochi are highly regarded along with wild eels.

OTHER FRESH PRODUCTS

SELECT SEAFOOD

Kochi's abundant seafood is prized around Japan. Try the region's signature bonito and red sea bream.

BONITO / KATSUO

Bonito is a signature fish of Kochi, prized for its deep, ruby meat and rich flavor.

AYU (SWEETFISH)

Ayu is a popular freshwater fish, known as "sweetfish" for its subtle, sweet taste.

SUJI-AONORI

This delicious, delicately briny seaweed grows where the Shimanto River meets the Pacific Ocean.

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