Kiyomura Co’s President Kiyoshi Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, won the bid for the tuna caught off Oma, Aomori prefecture, northern Japan, with a record 155.40 million yen (1,762,700 USD) at the fish market’s first tuna auction this year. The 222-kilogram fish will be served to Kimura‚Äôs customers. Somebody hungry for some sushi?

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Kiyomura Co's President Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, poses with a bluefin tuna in front of his sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Kiyomura Co's President Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, and men carry a 222kg bluefin tuna in front of his sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesalers survey fresh tuna at the Tsukiji fish market before the New Year's auction in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesaler surveys fresh tuna at the Tsukiji fish market before the New Year's auction in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Kiyomura Co's employees push a cart carrying a 222 kg bluefin tuna outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesalers survey fresh tuna at the Tsukiji fish market before the New Year's auction in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesalers survey frozen tuna at the Tsukiji fish market before the New Year's auction in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesalers wait for the New Year's tuna auction at the Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesalers survey fresh tuna at the Tsukiji fish market before the New Year's auction in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesaler surveys frozen tuna at the Tsukiji fish market before the New Year's auction in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesaler surveys fresh tuna at the Tsukiji fish market before the New Year's auction in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Wholesaler surveys fresh tuna at the Tsukiji fish market before the New Year's auction in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Kiyomura Co's sushi chefs react to a part of a 222 kg bluefin tuna after cutting its meat at the company's sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Guests look at tuna sushi made from a 222 kg bluefin tuna at a sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Kiyomura Co's President Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, cuts a 222 kg bluefin tuna at his sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Kiyomura Co's President Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, cuts a 222 kg bluefin tuna at his sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Kiyomura Co's President Kimura, who runs a chain of sushi restaurants, wipes a sword as he cuts a 222 kg bluefin tuna at his sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Kiyomura Co's employee holds the head of a 222 kg bluefin tuna after cutting its meat at the company's sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

That's a whole lot of Tuna!

Woman eats a tuna sushi made from a 222 kg bluefin tuna at a sushi restaurant outside Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo. Toru Hanai/REUTERS

Jan 05, 2013