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Giant tuna sells for record $396,000 at Tokyo Tsukiji market

An enormous bluefin tuna sold for a record 32.49 million yen (nearly $396,000) in Tokyo on Wednesday, in the first auction of the year at the world-famous Tsukiji market.

Tokyo Tsukiji fish market bans tourists

Visitors to Tokyo will have to avoid the early morning tuna fish auction after complaints from traders their presence was hampering business.

Tsukiji Fish Market, Tokyo’s top tourist attraction, is limiting access

No trip to Tokyo is complete without a visit to Tsukiji Market (築地市場, Tsukiji shijō), the largest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world. According to estimates, over 2000 tons of fish worth over US$15 million are sold here daily - that's a total of 616,000 tons of fish worth over US$4.25 billion each year!