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Term Definition
Agozumi
Sumi on gills.
Aka Bekko
A red Koi WITH black markings. (Bekko)
Aka Hajiro
A red Koi WITH white tips TO the pectoral AND caudal fins (Kawarimono).
Aka Matsuba
A red Koi WITH black 'pinecone' Matsuba pattern IN the scales along the back (Kawarimono).
Asagi Sumi-nagashi
A Koi whose black scales are outlined in white. More commonly known as Sumi-nagashi. (Kawarimono).
Atozumi
Late developing black markings.
Bekko
Tortoiseshell. Either white (shiro bekko), red (aka bekko), yellow (ki bekko) WITH black sanke LIKE sumi markings.
Beni Kumonryu
Kumonryu WITH beni pattern.
Chobozumi
Dark spot found on head of young koi, caused by thin skin.
Dohzumi
Trunk sumi. Large sumi that wraps down the lateral line.
Dokazumi
Large sumi. Also called oh zumi.
Gomazumi
Sesame sumi. Small, scattered sumi.
Hachizumi
Black diagonal pattern that runs diagonally across the head.
Hanazumi
Black pattern around the mouth and nose area.
Hasamizumi
Sumi between the hi plates.