Koi Breeder profile

Matsue Nishikigoi Center

An early pioneer in the improvement of kohaku utilizing Sensuke genetics, founder Shoichi Iizuka started Matsue Nishikigoi Center in 1966 just as the Nishikigoi boom had gathered steam. Procuring parent stock from the original “Sensuke” in Niigata, Iizuka began producing in earnest, although initially in small-scale.The Matsue brand has become synonymous with high-quality jumbo kohaku, and has branched into 3 separate lines.