Roasted “Tai” Red Seabream with Seaweed

Body surface of the red seabream Why red?

This is a surface of “Tai” red seabrem (Pagurus major).

Tai, Red Seabream
Why red?  Because of Astaxanthin, it provides the red color of red seabream body.
Tai, Red Seabream
Tai, Red Seabream
Tai, Red Seabream
The first producers of sea called “Haematococcus” algae.  Zooplankton, such as krill eat it . Furthermore shrimp, crab, fish eat it.
As such , it is collected in the body of red seabream.
Roasted "Tai" Red Seabream with Seaweed

・Tai
is a sea bream. 鯛(たい) literally “far and wide fish”  *周く(あまねく) 
・Ma-Dai
is a red sea bream (Pagrus major) 真鯛(まだい) literally “genuine tai”