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Author's note: Some of the following animals  being exclusively indigenous to or only eaten in Japan, no English names exist for them! I shall do my best to find their Latin names!  
  
Hitokuchidako=Iidako: Octopus variety
Iidako=Hitokuchidako: Octopus variety
Ika: Cuttlefish or Squid  (see picture
Cuttlefish/Squid varieties:     Akaika 
                                           Aoriika=Bashoika=Mizuika=Kutsuika= 
Moika=Shiroika  (see picture) 
                                           Bashoika=Aoriika=Mizuika=Kutsuika= 
Moika=Shiroika  (see picture) 
                                           Beka=Beika 
                                           Beika=Beka 
                                           Hariika=Sumiika=Koika (Common cuttlefish) 
                                  (see picture)  
                                           Hotaruika (see picture) 
                                           Kaminariika  (see picture) 
                                           Kensakiika  
                                           Kobushime=Kubushime 
                                           Koika=Sumiika=Hariika (Common cuttlefish) 
                                  (see picture)  
                                           (see picture) (see picture) 
                                           Kutsuika=Bashoika=Mizuika=Aoriika= 
Moika=Shiroika  (see picture) 
                                           Mimidago=Mimiika 
                                           Mimiika=Mimidago 
                                           Mizuika=Aoriika=Bashoika=Kutsuika= 
Moika=Shiroika (see picture) 
                                           Nihotaruika  
                                           Sasaika=Yariika=Sayanaga=Shakuhachi=Tenashi= 
Teppou=Tsutsuika (Arrow Squid)(see picture)(see picture) 
                                           Sayanaga=Yariika=Sasaika=Shakuhachi=Tenashi= 
Teppou=Tsutsuika(Arrow Squid) (see picture)(see picture) 
                                           Shakuhachi=Yariika=Sasaika=Sayanaga=Tenashi= 
Teppou=Tsutsuika(Arrow Squid) (see picture)(see picture) 
                                           Shindouika  
                                           Shiroika=Bashoika=Mizuika=Kutsuika= 
Moika=Aoriika  (see picture) 
                                           Sumiika=Koika=Hariika (Common Cuttlefish) 
                                  (see picture) 
                                           Surumeika (Japanese Common squid, Short-finned Squid) (see picture)  
                                           Tenashi=Yariika=Sasaika=Sayanaga=Shakuhachi= 
Teppou=Tsutsuika(Arrow Squid) (see picture)(see picture)  
                                           Tenashi=Yariika=Sasaika=Sayanaga=Shakuhachi= 
Teppou=Tsutsuika(Arrow Squid) (see picture)(see picture)  
                                           Teppou=Yariika=Sasaika=Sayanaga=Shakuhachi= 
Tenashi=Tsutsuika(Arrow Squid) (see picture)(seepicture) 
                                           Tsutsuika=Teppou=Yariika=Sasaika=Sayanaga= 
Shakuhachi=Tenashi(Arrow Squid)(see picture)(seepicture)  
                                           Yariika=Sasaika=Sayanaga=Shakuhachi= 
Teppou=Tenashi (Arrow Squid)(see picture)(see picture)  
Cuttlefish/Squid related ingredients: Geso (Tentacles)  
                                                      Ikasumi (Cuttlefish ink) 
                                                      Akaika no Mimi ("Red Squid flaps) 
Cuttlefish/Squid related sushi: "Korikori" (Nickame for Cuttlefish/squid  
                                                 sushi)  
                                                 "Ika no Huryuzume"  
                                                 "Ika no Miso tsuke"  
                                                 "Ikasoomen" (Cuttlefish/squid thinly cut  
                                                 like "soomen" noodles)  
                                                 "Shiraume" (Raw cuttlefish in Japanese  
                                                 pickled plum meat)  
                                                 "Ika-Mentaiko-Ume Maki" (Cuttlefish+Spiced 
                                                 Cod Roe+Pickled plum meat roll) 
                                                 (see picture) 

Katsudago: Octopus variey  
Madako: Octopus variey (see picture
Mizudako: Octopus variey  
Nidako: Octopus variey  
Tako: Octopus (see picture)  
Octopus varieties:   Hitokuchidako=Iidako 
                              Iidako=Hitokuchidako  
                              Katsudago  
                              Madako (see picture) 
                              Mizudako  
                              Nidako  

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