Statistics About The Most Expensive Koi Fish Sold

A record-breaking price of $1.8 million was paid for a single koi fish in 2018, demonstrating the high value placed on these prized specimens in the market.

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"The most expensive Koi Fish ever sold fetched a whopping $1.8 million,"

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"The fish was costly due to its rarity, bred by Saki Fish farm in Hiroshima, Japan,"

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"The said fish named 'S Legend' was a 91 cm long Kohaku Koi,"

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"S Legend' was bought by a Taiwanese woman, her name is Ying Ying,"

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"The average Koi fish, if properly cared for, have a lifespan of 50 years,"

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"The usual price for a Koi fish starts at around $15 but can go up to millions depending on the rarity and quality,"

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"An unnamed Koi fish was sold for $40,000 in New Jersey,"

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"The sale of Koi fish contributes towards a multi-million dollar industry globally,"

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"Over 90% of Japan's exported koi fish are produced in Niigata prefecture, featuring some of the most expensive specimens,"

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"Japan produces about 20000 tons of Koi fish annually, a significant portion is high-quality, expensive koi,"

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"The most common varieties of Koi fish, such as Kohaku can cost around $30 for young Koi fish,"

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"Rare Gin Rin Koi, known for their distinctive scales, can cost upwards of $100,"

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"Professional breeders have been known to sell unique and prized Koi fish for $5,000 or more,"

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"The average price of quality, yet not prize-winning, Koi fish is likely to be anywhere between $100-$500,"

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"On average, Showa Koi Fish can cost anywhere between $50 for 6" long to as much as $500+ for 21" long,"

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