Illustration is that of an ideal Bekko. The Bekko is a non-metallic koi of white, red or yellow koi with Sumi (black) spot-like markings on the body. Sumi spots will appear only above the lateral line on the body, the head should be free of Sumi. Fins may have occasional sumi stripes. SHIRO BEKKO has a white base. AKA BEKKO has a red-orange base. KI BEKKO has a yellow base.