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Bluefin tuna sells for record $3 million in a Tokyo fish auction: Report

The giant fish was purchased by Kiyoshi Kimura, who owns the Sushizanmai sushi restaurant chain

Reuters 

A 613-pound bluefin tuna sold for more than $3 million at an action in Tokyo’s new fish market, setting a record, Reuters reports. The giant fish was purchased by Kiyoshi Kimura, who owns the Sushizanmai sushi restaurant chain. “The tuna looks so tasty and very fresh, but I think I did too much,” Kimura reportedly said outside the market after his purchase. “I expected it would be between 30 million ($277,213) and 50 million yen ($462,022), or 60 million yen ($554,426) at the highest, but it ended up five times more,” he said, according to ...

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First Published: Mon, January 07 2019. 02:05 IST
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