Cultivating The American Red Snapper.

The American Red Snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) is a species native to the western Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, but can also be found in the warm waters of the Bahamas. This commonly sought out game fish lives at depths of 30-200 ft, and although they’re commercially fished and

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Releasing Berried Female Lobsters Into The Wild.

(July 1, 2019) Each year in spring, after lobster season ends (August 1st—March 31st) , there are many lobsters that are left behind at Tropic Seafood and not air shipped to Asia. These lobsters didn’t make the cut because they were weak, missing antennae or had a soft shell due

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Harvesting The Bahamian Spiny Lobster.

(May 28, 2019) There are two primary ways spiny lobsters are captured in the waters of the Bahamas. First and most popular is by method of condos, otherwise known as casitas. A casita is formed with a sheet of tin or plywood set with 2×6 rails on three sides, creating

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Another Successful Show At SENA 2019!

(April 3, 2019) Attendance at the Seafood Expo North America 2019 was fabulous, as was the excitement around our newest species. Our representatives were introduced to many that shared interest in our Giant Marine Isopods and Golden Crabs. Our seafood and aquaculture specialists are continuing to explore the possibilities of

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New To The Culinary Scene.

(February 14, 2019) Although Giant Marine Isopods have been around for 300 million years, these interesting sea creatures are new to the culinary scene, and are becoming increasingly common in sushi restaurants. They contain roe similar to sea urchins (Uni), and have a surprisingly good quantity of tasty leg and

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Our Groupers Are Spawning!

(August 14, 2018) The Nassau grouper broodstock at Tropic Seafood, Ltd., has spawned again.  This was the second large spawning event within 6 weeks.  All of the spawning events that occur at Tropic Seafood, Ltd., are “All-Natural Spawning Events” which occur without the use of hormones (to induce spawning).  It

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FIP Earns Spiny Lobster MSC Certification.

(August 10, 2018) On August 7, 2018, The Bahamas’ spiny lobster fishery became the first Caribbean fishery to earn certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the leading global standard for wild-caught seafood environmental performance. Beaver Street Fisheries (BSF) and its subsidiary, Tropic Seafood Ltd., are proud and honored to have played a

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TS Releases Berried Females Back to Wild.

(June 5, 2018) With the closure of the spiny lobster season on April 1st, Tropic Seafood is no longer receiving live lobster, and the few that remain in the holding tanks have begun to bear eggs. Therefore, it is time to release these berried females back into the wild so

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Success at SENA 18.

Our recent participation at the Seafood Expo North America was a great success. Despite unfavorable weather conditions, exhibitors and attendees toughed it out. The tank was again a popular destination at the BSF/TS booth #1721, with excitement around our Japanese Flounder and Whole Bahamian Spiny Lobsters. Thank you to all

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Ministers to Tropic Seafood, Ltd.

On Sept. 18th thru Sept. 21st, The 5th Meeting of the ACP Ministers in charge of Fisheries & Aquaculture was held at the Melia Resort Conference Centre – Cable Beach, Nassau, Bahamas. While on the island, approximately 100 Ministers took an opportunity to visit Tropic Seafood, Ltd. and tour the

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