15
May

Tropic Releases Spawning Female Crawfish

Tropic Seafood buys live lobster from contracted local fishermen. These select lobsters are kept in Tropic’s modern facilities, in top conditions so that they maintain optimal health before a long trip abroad.

Frequently, female lobsters will start to spawn after being delivered to Tropic Seafood. These lady crawfish are released on a regular basis back into Bahamian waters. It is estimated that each spawning female lobster can hold up to a million eggs under her shell, of which a few will grow to maturity.

On June 4th, Tropic released an additional 32 lobsters back into the wild. This put an estimated 41,500,000 eggs back into the Bahamian waters. At a 1% survival rate, that will be about 400,000 surviving crawfish.

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