These bright red alfonsino, Beryx splendens, were on display at the Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, Japan on 1 December 1988. To make them more enticing the seller had lined the Styrofoam box they were lying in with a red polyethylene sheet to make the ice appear red and make the fish look more red than they already are. Red is an auspicious colour in Japan fishinfo@guernsey.net ©RLLord File No. 011288 - sealord