Tsukiji market handles approximately 2,400 tons of fish, worth about US$20 million, a day. Roughly one-third of the fish is fresh, one-third is frozen and the rest is dried or in other forms. There are 7 authorized wholesalers, 5 of which handle all kinds of fish, and 2 specializing in dried and salted products.
There are 3 large wholesalers other than Daito. Around 14,000 people work at the market, which attracts about 35,000 buyers. So, around 49,000 people may be packed into the market space of 230,836 sq. meters every morning.