Glossary

A collection of Koi-related terms collected by members over the years.  Please, if we are missing any or any corrections that need to be made, let us know by dropping us an email at webmaster@koisociety.org

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Flowery kohaku
Many small areas of hi. No recogonizable step pattern.
Fuji
The most metallic finish on the head of some young, nonmetallic koi.
Fukurin
Scale wrap. The cuticle of skin which appears as line drawn ring around a scale.
Funazoko Hi
Bottom hi. Asagi and shusui.