Did you know?: Very expensive Oma maguro (tuna)

Did you know?: Very expensive Oma maguro (tuna)

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

A typical whole tuna offers roughly 2,000 hand-shaped pieces of sushi. In Japan, the first auction of the year at the Tokyo Fisher Market always draws people’s attention because of the astronomical prices. In 2017, a 467-pound Bluefin tuna, caught in the Oma Straight near Misawa AB, was purchased for 74,200,000 yen ($680,000), or $340 per piece of sushi.

 

 

Subscribe to our Stripes Pacific newsletter and receive amazing travel stories, great event info, cultural information, interesting lifestyle articles and more directly in your inbox!

Follow us on social media!

Facebook: Stars and Stripes Pacific
Flipboard: Stars and Stripes Community Sites

Looking to travel while stationed abroad? Check out our other Pacific community sites!
Stripes Okinawa
Stripes Korea
Stripes Guam

Related Content

Recommended Content

Around the Web