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Bluefin tuna sells for £500,000 at Japan auction amid overfishing concerns

Bluefin tuna sells for £500,000 at Japan auction amid overfishing concerns

The Guardian - Justin McCurry in Tokyo

Huge fish sells for 74m yen as conservationists call for moratorium to help stabilise plunging Pacific stocks A bluefin tuna has fetched 74.2m yen (£517,000) at the first auction of the year at Tsukiji market in Tokyo, amid warnings that decades of overfishing by Japan and other countries is taking …

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