Sawed Tuna Heaven – video

After the tuna auction, the fish are delivered to the successful vendors. The fish monger is seen here sawing through the collar-bone of the tuna and he is careful not to destroy any surrounding flesh given its high value.


Foreigners please don’t enter the inner wholesale market until it officially opens to visitors at 9:00 am. It is dangerous as three wheelers are thrashing the pavement carrying fish almost in flight. The corridors are often narrow, wet and if you are focused on filming you can get hurt.

The worst case scenario is when silly crazy tourists try to pick up a fishmongers knife for a quick photo opportunity. That is one of the great no-no’s of the market, and never ever touch a knife, or you can be seriously hurt, and get ejected from the market.