Giant tuna sells for $791,000 at first Tokyo auction


238kg bluefin achieves Toyosu Market’s fourth-highest sales price since records began in 1999

The first tuna auction of the New Year at Tokyo’s Toyosu Market on 5 January 2024 saw seafood wholesaler Yamayuki and sushi chain Onodera Group pay over JPY 114.2 million – around US$791,665 – for a mammoth 238kg bluefin tuna.

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