|Romanized||Tsubukai no Mi|
|Capture Level||Below 1|
|Location||Unknown (available at Hotel Gourmet)|
|First Appearance||Chapter 1 (mentioned)|
Chapter 263 (appearance)
Toriko Jump Special (animated)
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The Whelk Fruit (つぶ貝の実(つぶかいのみ) Tsubukai no Mi) is a natural fruit that looks and tastes like shellfish meat, making it a delicious and high-class ingredient. It is one of the many high-class ingredients served at Hotel Gourmet. It was discovered by the bishokuya Toriko.
Galala Gator ArcEdit
When Toriko and Komatsu traveled together for the first time, Toriko mentioned the Whelk Fruit among the ingredients he could identify based on the scent that he could smell on Komatsu's hands while they were on Tom's ship.
Cooking Festival ArcEdit
A boy of the crowd that approached to Toriko commented him that the Whelk Fruit is what got the grateful kid eating shellfish.
- Whelk is a common name that is applied to various kinds of sea snail, many of which have historically been used, or are still used, by humans for food.