Victorian fisherman lands a 275-Kg Bluefin tuna – but is it safe to eat?

Victorian fisherman lands a 275-Kg Bluefin tuna – but is it safe to eat?

Perth : Australia | Sep 07, 2012 at 7:29 PM PDT
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Paul Worsteling, a fisherman of Mornington Peninsula landed a huge catch – a monster bluefin tuna approximately 50km off the coast of Greymouth, New Zealand.

Paul was delighted with his catch and had to literally struggle to land it.

It was a 2-hour effort with 58-Kg of tackle to finally land the 2.7-m long beast of a fish.

This has been reported in of dated the 8th of September 2012.

The fish would fetch a price of at least $713,000 in Japan but, it could have been from the Fukushima nuke-disaster affected seas of Japan – hence, unless a clearance is given that it safe from nuclear radiation, it cannot be consumed.

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