First Tuna Auction of 2012 at Tsukiji Fish Market – Sets Record Price for Bluefin

The first auction of the New Year brings a new record price for Tuna, A 269-kilogram bluefin tuna was sold for a record 56.49 million yen, or 210,000 yen per kg, at the first auction of the year at the Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market in Tokyo’s Tsukiji on Thursday.

Related Video: Last year at the same time a Tuna sells for record $400,000
Jan 5 – Bluefin tuna sold for record $400,000 in first auction of the year at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market.
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