The Biggest Tuna Fish in the World was Sold at an Auction in Japan
450 kg of tuna, the largest in fishing history in Japan, was auctioned at the Katsoura harbor in Honshu Island, TASS reported.
The length of the fish is 2.74 m. It is the heaviest trapped in Japan since 1949 when the systematic report on fish of this type began.
Those wishing to buy the fish bid furiously, with the highest price being 7.15 million yen (about $ 67,000).
Tuna is caught on 9 March in the area of Ogassavara, 555 km south of Honshu Island. The fishermen have taken the giant out of the water after struggling for an hour.
"I realized it was a great fish, but I did not imagine its real size," said fisherman Yudzi Ohasi. "So far, it seems to me that it is a dream," he added.
- » Erdogan: C-400 Systems will be Fully Installed in Turkey in April 2020
- » EP Will Vote Today Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen 's Nomination for President of the European Commission
- » The EU Has Imposed Sanctions on Turkey
- » The New European Parliament with Second Session in Strasbourg
- » The United States Launches an Operation against Illegal Immigrants
- » The EU Council Examines the Proposals for Measures in Response to the Turkish Drilling near Cyprus