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Fish Fauna and Features of the Saru River (Japan: Okinawa island)

Let's introduce the characteristics and fish fauna of the river flowing through Okinawa Prefecture, the southernmost pre...
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Fish Fauna and Features of the Saru River (Japan: Hokkaido)

What kinds of fish exist in the rivers of Hokkaido, the island located to the north of Japan? As a means to explore this...
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Are There Flounders in Japanese Rivers?

As someone living in Japan, I associate flounders primarily with the sea. I wonder how people in other countries view th...
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Fish Fauna and Features of the Nakagawa River (Japan: Kanto Region)

In this article, I will introduce Japanese rivers through the latest list of fish species and geographical characteristi...
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Japanese River Fish (Part 1) :What Types of Fish Are There? – with Fish Fauna List

Japanese seafood, such as sushi and sashimi, is famous worldwide, and many are familiar with the fish found in the sea. ...
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5 Representative Freshwater Fish Species in Japan’s Midstream

Traveling by Shinkansen from Tokyo to Osaka or Nagoya, you would cross several rivers. The rivers visible from this jour...
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Funa (Crucian Carp) : Familiar Wild

When I was a child, I had a goldfish that I caught at a festival's goldfish scooping game. One day, when I visited a nei...
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Top 3 Fish in Upstream of Japanese Rivers: Mountain Stream Inhabitants

Have you ever been mountain climbing? During such an excursion, you must have crossed several streams or seen rivers flo...
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Japanese Eel : It is not “Kabayaki” swimming in the river.

There's a saying that Japanese children, when hearing the word "fish," would picture not a swimming form but a sliced fi...
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Ayu (The Sweet Fish): A Yearlong Fish Nurtured by Algae in Japan’s Rapid Streams

A river fisherman named Iori, working in the Shimanto River, speaks about the remarkable intelligence of Ayu (sweetfish)...