Photo gallery: Bluefin tuna sells for record $2.15m at Tokyo auction

TOKYO (AP) - A Bluefin tuna has sold for a record US$1.76 million (S$2.15million) at a Tokyo auction, nearly three times the previous high set last year.

In the year's first auction at Tokyo's sprawling Tsukiji fish market, the 222kg tuna caught off north-eastern Japan sold for 155.4 million yen (S$2.15million), said Mr Ryoji Yagi, a market official.