First Tuna Auction For 2013 At Tsukiji Market : News Photo

First Tuna Auction For 2013 At Tsukiji Market

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A fresh whole tuna weighing 222 kilograms (489 pounds) that sold at the year's first auction at Tsukiji Market for 155.4 million yen ($1.76 million) sits in a Sushi Zanmai sushi restaurant, operated by Kiyomura K.K., in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Kiyomura, a Tokyo-based sushi chain operator, outbid rivals for a second year in a row for the most expensive fish ever sold at the market, saying the purchase may help improve Japan-China relations. Photographer: Noriyuki Aida/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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A fresh whole tuna weighing 222 kilograms (489 pounds) that sold at the year's first auction at Tsukiji Market for 155.4 million yen ($1.76 million) sits in a Sushi Zanmai sushi restaurant, operated by Kiyomura K.K., in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Kiyomura, a Tokyo-based sushi chain operator, outbid rivals for a second year in a row for the most expensive fish ever sold at the market, saying the purchase may help improve Japan-China relations. Photographer: Noriyuki Aida/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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January 05, 2013
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A fresh whole tuna weighing 222 kilograms that sold at the year's... News Photo 159048765Asia,Asian,Auction,Consume,Customer,East Asia,Finance,Freshness,Japan,Japanese,Operating,Restaurant,Retail,Sitting,Sold,Tokyo Prefecture,Tuna,Vertical,Weight,Weight Scale,WholePhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergA fresh whole tuna weighing 222 kilograms (489 pounds) that sold at the year's first auction at Tsukiji Market for 155.4 million yen ($1.76 million) sits in a Sushi Zanmai sushi restaurant, operated by Kiyomura K.K., in Tokyo, Japan, on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013. Kiyomura, a Tokyo-based sushi chain operator, outbid rivals for a second year in a row for the most expensive fish ever sold at the market, saying the purchase may help improve Japan-China relations. Photographer: Noriyuki Aida/Bloomberg via Getty Images