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A Bluefin tuna sold for nearly three-quarters of a million dollars at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market on Thursday. The fish caught off the northeastern Japanese shore, Oma, was sold for a record amount at 56.49 million yen (about $736,000) and a record $
A 226-kg bluefin tuna, the first of the season, was auctioned in the southern county of Pingtung Tuesday where it fetched nearly NT$1.38 million ( US $48,000) as part of a ceremony to kick off the annual Pingtung bluefin tuna festival.
Follow us on Business Amid ongoing pressure on the tuna price in the Japan market following the nuclear crisis in Fukushima perfecture, many Indonesian fishermen have begun catching other fish for survival. Ang Sakiman said the price of tuna dropped
The European Union wants all fishing for bluefin tuna off Libya and by Libyan vessels elsewhere to be banned during the unrest in the country, to protect the endangered fish. EU Fisheries Commissioner Maria Damanaki said the current circumstances
A $400,000 tuna was auctioned off to Ricky Cheng, owner of the Hong Kong sushi chain, at Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market Wednesday. The Associated Press reports that the giant bluefin tuna, considered a high-end fish, reached a record
A giant bluefin brought a record ¥ 32,490,000, or nearly $ 396,000 in Tokyo on Wednesday in the first auction of the year in the largest fish market in the world wholesale. The price of 754 pounds (342 kilograms) of tuna
Think again! Actor Adrien Grenier is asking friends, fans and foes to do their part to help him preserve the bluefin tuna species. Grenier has previously worked with Oceana and GQ's Gentlemen's Fund to support the breed and recently published a
The amount of bluefin tuna Japan imported from South Korea has reached at least 980 tons during the first half of this year, exceeding last year's total import of 920 tons, a survey by the Fisheries Agency showed Sunday. As excessive catches of
The European Commission overseeing the fishing for bluefin tuna has ended the season early. The season for Mediterranean bluefin started June 1 and was originally scheduled to continue until June 15. The quotas have already been
The population of large-sized Pacific bluefin tuna with reproductive capacity is shrinking at an alarming rate, in a sign they may face a crisis similar to the one their Atlantic peers are facing, according to a recent study by Japanese researchers.