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The $177,000.00 Bluefin Tuna Quiz.

maxxseoulMaxxseoul on 01/09/2010

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The17700000BluefinTunaQuiz Photo A 513 pound Bluefin Tuna was sold in Japan recently for a whopping $177,000.00.
Bluefin Tuna from Japanese waters seem to bring a higher price at auction than tuna from other parts of the world.
A core sample is taken from the fish to determine it's fat content, and the bidding begins.
Fish from warmer waters with a lower fat content don't bring in as much money.
I know of a fisherman fro North Carolina who called a Japanese fish broker to meet him on the dock with his fish.
The 421 pound fish was placed in a wooden crate with ice, and immediately flown to Tokyo.
His take after the smoke cleared was $ 9,317.59.
Not a bad day's fishing.
But as my friend lamented, the big fish are fewer, and fewer, and it can't go on forever.
Will the Bluefin Tuna go the way of the Buffalo?
Things have to be done now.
I hope this quiz expands your knowledge, happy sploofing!
10 Questions

Rating:  (8.80/9)
Difficulty:  Somewhat Difficult
Taken: 72 times

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Player: Level: % Correct: Time to Complete:
Daveguth 268100.00%    392.40 seconds    
Raymisra 21580.00%    114.15 seconds    
Jasonaddams 4980.00%    170.86 seconds    
Slicko 22380.00%    177.43 seconds    
Greesmansr 2380.00%    186.69 seconds    
Koufax 21070.00%    87.00 seconds    
Lbradshaw 1170.00%    153.94 seconds    
Plakapaint 3870.00%    165.59 seconds    
Spwamela 5770.00%    165.69 seconds    
Dale0555 15670.00%    183.57 seconds    

Comments (5)
Raymisra  (Level: 215.4)
Sat, 13th Feb '10 8:31 PM

I have no idea how I have the highest score of all thye people to take this quiz. :->

Joeybabo  (Level: 45.6)
Thu, 14th Jan '10 8:24 AM

Thanks for the informative quiz, I fish alot but only knew 1/2 of the questions. Good job

Ssuzieq  (Level: 20.2)
Sun, 10th Jan '10 10:49 AM

kitty wants some sushi

Legendski  (Level: 157.2)
Sat, 9th Jan '10 4:47 PM

Tough but very educational

Mtngamecock  (Level: 42.1)
Sat, 9th Jan '10 4:25 PM

Another toughy! Great quiz!

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