Literally willow blade, referring to its long and narrow shape, the Yanagiba is the most popular knife for cutting fish. It is used to highlight different fish textures in their techniques. One of the differences with the Sujihiki is that this knife is designed with a single bevel. So a left-handed model and a right-handed model are required. The size of the Yanagiba varies between 210 mm and 360 mm. The most popular size is 270 mm.