Bluefin tuna caught off the coast of Aomori Prefecture, sold at auction in Tokyo for a record $ 56, 49 million yen / about 736 thousand dollars /. This year's first auction held today at the world's largest fish market Tsukiji, Tokyo.
The amount for which was bought bluefin tuna, topped the previous year, when big fish weighing 342 kg was bought for 32, 49 million yen / about 400 thousand US dollars /. Another record, according to a market Yutaka Hasegawa, was the price of a kilogram of fish - almost 3 thousand dollars. The owner of 269-pound tuna giant became Kiyoshi Kimura, the head of the network sushi restaurants.
only 87 554 rubles per 1 kg