Shusui- The characteristic feature of the Shusui is the line of doistu scales that run down the dorsal ridge. The dorsal fin breaks this line so that the scales appear on either side of it. Beyond the end of the fin. The doitsu scales are dark blue. Red will appear as a lateral line at the base, the red will appear on the cheeks, the abdomen, the base of the fins. In the case of the Hi Shusui the red will appear beside the dorsal ridge. The colour of all other skin should be white or blue.
The word Shusui is generally translated as Autumn Sky.
Shin Hana Shusui- The Hana Shusui, in general have Hi spots over the dorsal ridge and or along the sides like the spreading petals of cherry blossoms. Its smooth leather skin light blue body and softly coloured doistu scales are superb. The Motoaka balance well with the small Hi spots on the back.