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Bluefin Tuna Gets Record Price ($396,000) at Japanese Auction


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Yrna
- 2965 days ago - news.mongabay.com
On Tuesday, a 752-pound Pacific bluefin tuna was sold at Japanese auction for the highest price ever received for raw seafood - $396,000. The price tops the previous record by more than $100,000 and comes at a time when tuna populations around the world..



   

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Cindy C (125)
Friday January 7, 2011, 2:44 pm
oh heck
 

linda b (186)
Friday January 7, 2011, 4:23 pm
Money is the root of all evil, thank you Yrna
 

Ralph R Sutton (56)
Friday January 7, 2011, 4:36 pm
If you think this is a high price, just wait a few more years; bluefin tuna will be bring a million or more as they get closer to extension.
 

Mary T (178)
Friday January 7, 2011, 4:42 pm
Noted lost for words.
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Saturday January 8, 2011, 1:34 am
I'm afraid Ralph R. Sutton got that right:(
thank you Yrna!
 

Carol H (229)
Sunday January 9, 2011, 8:07 am
noted, thanks Yrna
 
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