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Price of bluefin tuna nosedives at Tokyo auction – Dramatic Pew statement- “You have to wonder what the last fish is going to cost,”

TOKYO — Sushi restaurateur Kiyoshi Kimura paid 7.36 million yen (about $70,000) for a 230-kilogram bluefin tuna in the year’s celebratory first auction at Tokyo’s Tsukiji market on Sunday, just five per cent of what he paid a year earlier despite signs that the species is in serious decline. Read [email protected]  12:27