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The tuna trade
The incredibly costly demand for bluefin tuna — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures
 
Tuna trade AP Photo/Koji Sasahara

$1.76 million 
Record-breaking price the Tokyo sushi chain Kiyomura K.K. paid for a single 489-pound bluefin tuna at auction

$647,000
Previously the highest bid for a bluefin, set in 2012, also by Kiyomura

25,000
Individual mature bluefins left in the oceans

Sources: The Los Angeles Times, Oceana

 

 

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