“Noresore” Leptocephalus of Conger Myriaster

Noresore cause a sense of the season, which tell us the coming of spring.

Noresore is young Anago, salt-water eels, normally referred to Ma-anago (Conger myriaster).

"Noresore" Leptocephalus of Conger Myriaster
It is called “Leptocephalus” academically in Japanese “葉形仔魚” leterally  long flat and thin shape like a leaf.
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Young Unagi (river eel), young Hamo(pike conger) and  young Utubo(moray eel ) are also “Leptocephalus”, its shape is considered the adaptation for drifting life in the sea.
"Noresore" Leptocephalus of Conger Myriaster
"Noresore" Leptocephalus of Conger Myriaster
Serve as Sashimi, with soy sauce and ginger squeeze.
"Noresore" Leptocephalus of Conger Myriaster

・Noresore
is a  young Anago.  ノレソレ(のれそれ)
・Anago
is a which is a salt-water eels, normally referred to Ma-anago (Conger myriaster).  穴子(あなご) it would be transformed from “穴篭り” literally “seclude itself in a hole”
・Unagi
is a river eel.  鰻(うなぎ)  literally “gloss and long fish”
・Hamo
is a pike conger.  鱧(はも) literally “rich fish”
・Utsubo
is a moray eel.  鱓(うつぼ) literally uncertain, there are some story in its origin.