6. Bluefin tuna, costs up to $7,700 (RM32,166) per kg. Expect to pay at least $25 (RM104) for a thin slice of bluefin tuna sashimi.
Wild-caught bluefin tuna, some as large as a car, can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars at Tokyo’s Tsukiji fish market, but are also critically endangered.
Thankfully, farmed variants are also available. While most farmed animals taste distinctly inferior to the wild variety, connoisseurs of otoro sashimi – the pale, marbled, fatty belly slices that are the most prized parts of the tuna (maguro) – say farmed variants have even more fat than the wild type.