Tokyo: Blue fin tuna breaks record at New Year auction

Tuna breaks record at New Year auction- News – NHK WORLD – English

The auction bell at Tokyo’s new wholesale food market rang for the first time this year on Saturday, with bidding marked by a record price for a blue fin tuna.

A 278-kilogram blue fin tuna caught in Japan’s northern prefecture of Aomori fetched more than 333 million yen, equivalent to over 3 million dollars. The new record is more than double the previous one.

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