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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Spawning at Tropic Seafood

NASSAU, Bahamas (July 12, 2017)  – The most fascinating thing happened at the full moon in July 2017. First, the grouper changed into their spawning colors (they transform from vertical strips to having a dark brown top half and a pure white bottom half prior to and during spawning events).

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Nassau Grouper Culture at Tropic Seafood

NASSAU, Bahamas (July 12, 2017) – With permission from the Department of Natural Resources of the Bahamas, 46 wild Nassau grouper were collected during the open commercial fishing season three years ago. The average weight of each fish was 3-10 lbs. at that time. The fish have been kept in

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Olive Flounder Culture at Tropic Seafood

NASSAU, Bahamas  (July 8, 2017) Tropic Seafood is now culturing Japanese/Korean Olive Flounder (also known as “Hirami” in the sushi and sashimi restaurants) with very positive results. To date, three groups of juvenile or fingerling Olive Flounder have been received by Tropic Seafood, and are on their way to being

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