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Giant Bluefin tuna nets $1.76M in Tokyo

Toru Hanai / Reuters

Kiyomura Co's employees push a cart carrying a 222 kg (489 lbs) bluefin tuna outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Kiyomura Co's President Kiyoshi Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, won the bid for the tuna with a record of 155.4 million yen ($1.76 million) at the fish market's first tuna auction this year.

 

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