I had been long due for a visit at the Fish Market inside Parche Department Store located at Shizuoka City JR Station!
It seems we are in a season particularly favorable for shellfish!
The variety will drive an expat crazy!
OK, let’s have a look!
Sudaregai/すだれ貝: Venus clam!
Tairagi/玉珧 (also called Tairagai/平貝): pen shell!
Shirobai/白蛽、白海蠃、白海螄: white Japanese ivory shell, white Japanese babylon!
Tsubugai/螺貝 (or Tsubu/螺): whelk!
Chigai/稚貝: small Scallops!
Hokkigai/北寄貝: Sakhalin surf clam (also called Ubagai/姥貝)!
Honbinosugai/ホンビノスガイ: hard clam, Northern quahog!
Umi Tsubo/海つぼ: Japanese ivory shell, Japanese Babylon（also called Bai (or Baigai)/ 蛽、海蠃、海螄 )!
Kotobushi/床臥・常節: small abalone!
Iso Tsubugai/磯つぶ貝: Small whelk variety Buccinum middendorff Verkruzen, 1882 (also called Ezobai/蝦夷バイ)
Isomono/いそも: Top-shell (also called Bateira/馬蹄螺)!
Asari/浅利: Japanese littleneck, Manila clam!
More Hotate/帆立: scallopｓ!
And to finish, more Hokkigai/北寄貝: Sakhalin surf clam (also called Ubagai/姥貝)!
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