Dead bluefin tuna sells for $3 million (£2.3 million)

A 612 lb (278 kg) bluefin tuna was sold in Japan for a massive 333.6 million yen ($3 million/£2.3 million) at a Tokyo auction. This was the first auction of 2019 and the purchaser was Kiyoshi Kimura, who runs the Sushi Zanmai restaurant chain. According to a beaming Kimura, the quality of the tuna he bought was the best.