President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, witha 200kg bluefin tuna at his restaurant by Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2016. The bluefin tuna was traded at 117,000 USD (14 million yen) at the wholesale market on the first trading day of the new year. Photo: AFP

Japan’s reluctant sayonara to Tsukiji market: So long and thanks for all the fish

Pollution problems at its replacement site have let Tokyo’s top tourist attraction Tsukiji Fish Market off the hook, at least for the time being

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President of sushi restaurant chain Sushi-Zanmai, Kiyoshi Kimura, witha 200kg bluefin tuna at his restaurant by Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on January 5, 2016. The bluefin tuna was traded at 117,000 USD (14 million yen) at the wholesale market on the first trading day of the new year. Photo: AFP
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