Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, displays a 190kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. Photo: AFP Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, displays a 190kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. Photo: AFP
Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, displays a 190kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. Photo: AFP
Japan

Japan’s historic Tsukiji fish market holds final New Year auction, with giant tuna fetching US$320,000

The local government paid hundreds of millions of dollars to clean up the new facility and took the final decision to move the market last month, ending years of delays

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Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, displays a 190kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. Photo: AFP Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, displays a 190kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. Photo: AFP
Kiyoshi Kimura, president of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, displays a 190kg bluefin tuna at his main restaurant near Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market. Photo: AFP
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