Wholesalers inspect frozen tuna during the first auctions on the opening day of the Toyosu fish market in Tokyo. Photo: EPA

First tuna auction at Japan’s ‘new Tsukiji’ fish market after controversial tug of war over old premises

Toyosu is located on the site of a former gas plant and the soil was found to be contaminated, forcing local authorities to spend millions of dollars to clean it up and delaying the move

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Wholesalers inspect frozen tuna during the first auctions on the opening day of the Toyosu fish market in Tokyo. Photo: EPA
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