Fisherman catches 240 kg tuna with blue fin

Fisherman Huynh Tan Hoi in the central province of Phu Yen yesterday said that he caught a blue-fin tuna.

He has become the first person in the locality to catch a blue-fin tuna weighing 240 kilograms and worth over VND72 million (US$3,171).

His son Huynh Van Quy said that the fish was caught on May 28. It took three hours to catch because it is so heavy. When catching the fish, the fisherman soon returned ashore with the fish.

Hoi sold the fish to Ben Vung Company for exporting

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