Grilled Salted White Croaker “Shiro-Guchi”
“Shiro-Guchi” creates a confusion of name among White croaker, Nibe croaker, and Cardinal fish.
White croaker (Pennahia argentata) is called “Shiro-Guchi”, also known as “Ishimochi”.
It is written “白愚痴” literally “white crybaby”, because the sound like goo goo when it was caught is similar to crybaby.
“Shiro-Guchi” is the same family with Nibe croaker (Nibea mitsukurii) called “Nibe”, so it is often misunderstanding that they are the same.
Their genius are different.
How to distinguish by appearance.
It is very simple!
“Shiro-Guchi” has blackish spot on the gill cover, but “Nibe” dosen’t have them.
On the other hand, in the world of scuba diving Cardinal fish is also called “Ishimochi”, here is another confusion.
Sprinkle salt, then broil in oven under grill.
It was sold 150 yen at each.
good grilled fish, freshly cooked rice, and hot miso soup.
is a white croaker (Pennahia argentata), also known as “Ishimochi”. 白愚痴 literally “white crybaby” *Derived that the sound like goo goo when caught, is similar to crybaby.
is a nibe croaker (Nibea mitsukurii). It is often misunderstanding the same as “Shiro-Guchi”, but “Nibe” has no blackish spot on the gill cover. 鮸 literally “air bladder fish” *免 has meaning of air bladder.