The jaw-dropping price one guy paid for Pacific Bluefin Tuna

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
$37,500 For 1 Fish

(Weather Channel) -- Fish can be an expensive meal, but we bet you've never paid as much as one businessman did.

The single Pacific Bluefin Tuna featured in the video above recently went up for auction at the world's biggest fish market.

Kyoshi Kimura, the president of a popular sushi chain in Japan, entered the winning bid of $37,500.

(MORE: Massive Wind Turbine Collapse Remains a Mystery)

It's a hefty chunk of change, but you'll be surprised to learn it's not even close to the most expensive fish sale ever. A 2013 bidding war for a similar tuna ended with a sale of $1.3 million.

Related Links:
Elevator footage shows off-duty cop mistakenly shoot self
Utah police officers thwart woman's suicide attempt during flight
Harold Hamm offers $975 million divorce check; ex-wife rejects it

Read Full Story

People are Reading