01:44

Covid-19 overshadows Tokyo new year tuna auction on Toyosu fish market

Japan

Japan fish auction fizzles as Tokyo’s ‘Tuna King’ fails to bid, citing pandemic woes

  • The most expensive fish of the day – a 208kg (459-pound) bluefin caught off the northern Aomori region – was bought for a fraction of last year’s top catch
  • Self-proclaimed ‘Tuna King’ Kiyoshi Kimura said he wanted to show restraint at the New Year’s auction after the pandemic had caused so much suffering

Topic |   Japan

01:44

Covid-19 overshadows Tokyo new year tuna auction on Toyosu fish market

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