However , Ukai was not necessarily an efficient fishing method so that Ukai , which lost supporters from among the daimyo after the Meiji Restoration , disappeared all over the country one after another , and only a few Ukai presently remain .
" In the late Heian period , an old cormorant fisherman called Kansaku , who fished with cormorants in the Fuefuki-gawa River where fishing was prohibited by the Lord , who prohibited killing , was sentenced to death , rolled up in a bamboo mat , and sank in the river .
The cormorant used for Ukai is a Temminck 's cormorant , and all Ukai of the 11 places in Japan except for Arida City , Wakayama Prefecture and Masuda City , Shimane Prefecture use the Temminck 's cormorant which is caught on Ishihama Beach in Hitachi City , Ibaraki Prefecture ( former Juo Town ) .
Furthermore , there is a comic anecdote of Edo regarding the name unagi , in which a cormorant ( u ) during cormorant fishing has trouble ( nangi ) swallowing , therefore the term ' unagi ' came about .
The construction of the main building was magnificent and gorgeous ; four people - including Kozui , the chief priest , in the central role , Chozaburo UKAI as the supervising construction and design engineer , and others - worked on the design , construction and interior decorations , and spent about 170,000 yen on it .
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