The sujihiki is intended for slicing boneless protein. The short height of the blade creates less friction when slicing and the blade draws through fish and meat effortlessly. The sujihiki is often seen as the Western style equivalent of the traditional yanagi knife.
For those who would like the convenience of the sujihiki, but blade of a yanagi for fish only, please try Korin's Blade Alteration Services. We will change your sujihiki knives to fit your needs in the kitchen.