RED TUNA FISHED ON THE HOOK - THE RED GOLD OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA
It can reach three meters in length and 700 kilograms in weight. It is a tuna, but not any. It is the tuna par excellence. They call it the red gold of the Mediterranean, where it has its habitat.
Red like the brick color of its very soft meat with an intense flavor, rich in protein and Omega-3 (more than double that of a tuna of another species). Gold because its cost per kilo can be priceless.
Especially because its cheeks, its fillets, are at the top of the inexhaustible demand of the Japanese market, which, in fact, absorbs 90% of the "bluefin tuna" caught in the Mediterranean Sea.
Last winter at the Tokyo market (the largest in the world) for a single specimen of about 3 quintals they paid 2 million and 700 thousand euros. Nine thousand and six hundred euros per kilogram. Read the article below: