A Seafood Paradise

Surrounded by sea, the Shima Peninsula is a treasure trove of seafood. More than 600 types of seafood are caught throughout the year in Toba and Ise. Locals boast that the only item that cannot be found here is crab. High-quality fish such as tuna, bonito and sea bass, as well as a variety of other fish, such as yellowtail, sardines, squid, octopus and sea urchin, are found in this bustling port. Ise lobsters in the winter months, abalone in the summer. In the bay, there are also nori, seaweed and oyster farms. Eel is also caught in Mie, with the consumption of eel in Tsu City being the highest in Japan.

April 30, 2016