Introduction of amago

Akakura fishery is inaugurated and 30 years continued being scrupulous.
We send amago to you with pride.

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Unlike a sweetfish, amago requires time until it grows. Moreover, since clean water is always needed, culture is possible only in the heart of the mountains. In order to spend many hours to growth, quality hardly undistinguishable from natural amago is held.

Amago of boast dried in the shade. It is the choice excellent piece which processed amago immediately and was dried by only the sun. Please taste amago dried in the shade which grew up in beautiful water and the clean air in the heart of the mountains.

Amago Freshwater fish of Teleostei, Clupeiformes, and Salmonidae
English name Red spotted masu trout
Scientific name Oncorhynchus masou ishikawae
Habitat region A Japanese specialty. It is distributed over the river with the Pacific Ocean side west of Kanagawa Prefecture sakawa river, the river with which Setonaikai, and the river in Setouchi in Shikoku and Kyushu.
The origin of name amago The opinion carried out to since it is a sweet and delicious fish. It is said that there are an opinion etc. It is supposed that it became the origin of a word of Amago since it can fish, if it otherwise starts to rain. Rain is called ame in japanese.
Feature Amago lays eggs in autumn when water temperature becomes before and after 13-degree Centigrade. A bodily pattern becomes the most vivid in the breeding season of autumn. It hatches in winter, and the winter is passed in a spawning bed, absorbing an egg yolk. At the beginning of spring, it grows up into about 2-3 cm in full length, begins to swim, and spreads to the upper river basin of a river using rain rise of water etc. With very strong territory consciousness, it lives considering the fixed range as each territory.

Amago newborn

Akakura fishery 594-1, Ikusei-cho Akakura, Kumano-shi, Mie-ken, 519-4446