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Bluefin tuna sells for record $1.76M in Tokyo

A bluefin tuna sold for a record $1.76 million at a Tokyo auction Saturday, nearly three times the previous high set last year.Full story

Return of Bluefin Tuna Fishing?

  Fishery delegates and conservationist from around the world are meeting in Morocco to discuss the future of the Bluefin tuna, reports CNBC's Joe Kernen.

Tuna carry Fukushima radiation to US

Across the vast Pacific, the mighty bluefin tuna carried radioactive contamination that leaked from Japan's crippled nuclear plant to the shores of the United States 6,000 miles away — the first time a huge migrating fish has been shown to carry radioactivity such a distance. Full story

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Kiyomura Co's employees push a cart carrying a 222 kg bluefin tuna outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo
Kiyomura Co's employees push a cart carrying a 222 kg bluefin tuna outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo

Kiyomura Co's employees push a cart carrying a 222 kg bluefin tuna outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo January 5, 2013. Kiyomura Co's President Kiyoshi Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, won the bid for the tuna with a record of 155.4 million yen ($1.76 million) at the fish market's fi