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Japan tuna auction prices slump

Bluefin tuna sells at a Japanese auction for less than five percent of the record-breaking sum paid last year.

Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 18:55
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The first Bluefin tuna auction of the year has been held in Tokyo.
 
The fish is a staple part of Japanese diet and prize specimens sell for tens of thousands of dollars.

Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports.

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