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Iconic Tsukiji fish market holds final New Year auction before relocating

Tsukiji is best known for its daily auctions of tuna, caught from all corners of the ocean, for use by everyone from top sushi chefs to ordinary grocery stores.


THE world-famous Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo held its last pre-dawn New Year's auction on Friday before closing down for relocation, with the highest bidder paying more than US$320,000 for a giant tuna.

After more than 80 years in operation, the world's biggest fish market,...

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