Karasumi (Japanese: カラスミ (鱲子), Romaji: karasumi; Chinese: 烏魚子; pinyin: wūyúzi; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: o͘-hî-chí) is a food product made by salting mullet roe and drying it by the sunlight. A theory suggests that it got its name from its resemblance to a block of sumi (inkstick) imported from China (Kara) and used in shodo. Karasumi is a high priced delicacy and it is eaten while drinking sake.
- Botargo, a Mediterranean salt-cured mullet roe.
- Myeongran, a Korean fermented seafood consisting of mullet roe.
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