It is very often prepared with seafood, such as squid, eel, yellowtail, salmon, tuna or imitation crab meat.- Sushi
Various species of tuna are often served raw in Japanese cuisine as sushi or sashimi.- Tuna
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There are many sushi and sashimi ingredients, some traditional and some contemporary.
Maguro (鮪): Thunnus (a genus of tuna)
The Pacific bluefin tuna (Thunnus orientalis) is a predatory species of tuna found widely in the northern Pacific Ocean, but it is migratory and also recorded as a visitor to the south Pacific.
About 80% of the Pacific and Atlantic bluefin tunas are consumed in Japan, and tunas that are particularly suited for sashimi and sushi can fetch very high prices.