Whole buri (yellowtail, amber jack) at Tsukiji Fish Market

Whole buri (yellowtail, amber jack) at Tsukiji Fish Market

Whole buri (yellowtail, amber jack) at Tsukiji Fish Market

Whole yellowtail for sale at Tsukiji Fish Market. This fish, like many others in Japan, has different names depending on the age, source and season. For instance buri (ブリ) is wild “mature” yellowtail, hiramasa (ヒラマサ) is “young yellowtail” and kanburi (かんぶり or 寒鰤) is “winter yellowtail”.

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