Whoa, looks like the price of fish is really going up.
$1,763,000 / 489-lbs. = $3,605 per pound (Breaking last year's 2012 Record)
Japan consumes 80% of the world's catch of bluefin tuna.
Bluefin tuna sells for record $1.76 million in Japan; sushi anyone?
Saturday, January 5, 2013
Bluefin Tuna Auctioned For Record $1.7 Million
Jan 5, 2013
Bluefin tuna sells for record $1.76 million at Tokyo auction, 3 times previous record
Published January 04, 2013
"Winning bidder Kiyoshi Kimura, president of Kiyomura Co., poses with a bluefin tuna in front of his Sushi Zanmai restaurant near Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. The bluefin tuna caught off northeastern Japan fetched a record 155.40 million yen, or about $1,763,000, in the first auction of the year at the fish market. The tuna was caught off Oma in Aomori prefecture."
Bluefin tuna sells for record $1.76M in Tokyo
Saturday, January 05, 2013
Bluefin Tuna Sells for Record $1.7M in Japan
January 08, 2013