World’s Most Expensive Tuna
Tuna have been found in Japan’s most expensive, because it is rich in protein, eating tuna prices are very expensive ,Tuna is a source of nutrients for the body, because it is rich in protein and other essential nutrients such as minerals selenium, magnesium, and potassium, vitamin B complex. Tuna is also a source of omega-3. Besides the nutritional content of fish tuna.
A fish with giant bluefin tuna sold for 32.49 million yen, or around Rp. 3.5 billion in the first auction in 2011 at the Tsukiji market, Tokyo, the biggest fish wholesale market in the world.
Price of tuna fish weighing 342 pounds was successfully beating the previous record set in 2001 when the tuna weighing 202 pounds sold for 20.2 million yen, or around Rp. 2.2 billion.
Japan is the largest consumer of seafood in the world, consuming 80% of all Atlantic bluefin tuna and Pacific, two species of tuna are the most sought after by lovers of sushi.
They consume more than 600,000 tonnes of tuna per year in the form of raw meat (sushi or sashimi) with the most expensive price could reach Rp. 200.000, – per one small piece.
Tuna is a fish that consists of several species of the family Scombridae, especially the genus Thunnus. These fish are powerful swimmers (never measured reached 77 km / h). Unlike most fish with white meat, fish meat is pink to dark red.
This is because tuna muscle contains more myoglobin than other fish. Some of the larger tuna species such as bluefin tuna (bluefin tuna), can raise their blood temperature above water temperature with muscular activity. This causes them to live in the colder water and can survive in diverse conditions. Tuna is a fish that has a high commercial value.