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January 06, 2019 - Aljazeera

Japan's sushi king pays record price for bluefin tuna

Japan's sushi king pays record price for bluefin tuna
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The $3.1m paid for the endangered fish more than doubles last record price for a bluefin five years ago.

Surging consumption of the Pacific bluefin tuna in Japan and overseas has led experts to warn it faces possible extinction, with stocks depleting by 96 percent from pre-industrial levels.

VA: The World Wildlife Fund reports that Bluefin are the largest tuna and can live up to 40 years. They migrate across oceans and can dive more than 4,000 feet. Bluefin tuna are made for speed: built like torpedoes, have retractable fins and their eyes are set flush to their body.

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