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Wednesday, January 5, 2011

World Record Tuna fish

680 lb tuna

1913: The Largest Tuna Ever Taken with Rod and Line (680 lbs.)

2011: A giant bluefin tuna fetched a record 32.49 million yen, or nearly $396,000, in Tokyo on Wednesday, in the first auction of the year at the world's largest wholesale fish market.
Seattle Times article on 754 pound fish.

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