Shiro Utsuri are like Showa, they are a black skinned Koi, but Shiro Utsuri only have one pattern, white. A good Shiro Utsuri will have a nice balance between the white (shiro) and black (sumi). When buying, look for a unique pattern.
When selecting a Shiro Utsuri, look for any lighter black spots - these will become darker as the Koi ages.
Important - Please read before purchase: We are currently not shipping koi. If you decide to purchase online, please call us at (844) 752-9485 or email us at email@example.com before you checkout to guarantee availability. On a weekly basis (every Saturday) we update our inventory lists and quantities to reflect current stock. However, as we have shipments arriving from Japan as well as customers coming in and buying every day of the week, availability may vary. Once you contact us, we will check the availability and reserve your fish, otherwise these fish are on a first come, first serve basis. Also, please note that the Images on this page are intended only to give you a visual representation of what the breed generally looks like and are not pictures of the koi you are purchasing. we have way too many to choose from and updating these constantly is not realistic. I can send you actual pictures upon request but we encourage you to stop by to store to see in person (firstname.lastname@example.org).