Saying Goodbye To the Bahamian Grouper.

After eight years in captivity, our Bahamian Nassau Grouper have been set free. These grouper have been kept as broodstock in our Tropic Seafood Aquaculture Research Facility in Nassau, Bahamas, and harvested from the wild when they were young, to study how the species reproduces in captivity. Learn more here:

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The Bahamian MSC Spiny Lobster Fishery.

It’s harvest time in the Bahamas, and the daily flood of dayboats on the water are proof. Each fisherman is on the hunt for the fullest condo and the perfect lobsters. See the action here: https://bit.ly/3lAqol9  

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American Snapper Culture at TSL.

One of the most expensive operating costs within aquaculture comes down to the product of fish feed. Procurement of fish meal, the primary ingredient of fish feed, presents a financial challenge for an aquaculturist as well as an environmental challenge. Because of these challenges alternate protein sources including soy and

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Farm-Raised Snapper Update.

We’re excited to update that our saltwater, farm-raised red snapper have been growing at a phenomenal rate. Survival has virtually been sitting at 100% since the fingerling stage, and they’ve now attained a beautiful red color, proving them to be the perfect species for culture in the Bahamas. This successful

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New American Red Snapper Fingerlings Arrive.

New American Red Snapper fingerlings weighing in at only 1-gram each, have arrived at our Tropic Seafood facility in Nassau, Bahamas.  It will take approximately one year for each of these fingerlings to reach two pounds, as they mature indoors in above-ground seawater tanks. Tropic Seafood expects excellent survival rates,

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Local Taste Test of American Red Snapper.

In mid-July, our farm-raised American red snapper harvested at Tropic Seafood Ltd. was taste tested along with an equal number of wild caught lane snapper. The farm-raised American red snapper had been harvested that same day while the lane snapper previously frozen. Both types of snapper were prepared and cooked

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Prepping For Opening Of Lobster Season.

Spiny lobster season begins on August 1st, and we’re getting prepared with new processing procedures to ensure the safety of our employees, to eliminate any possible COVID-19 contamination. Preparing our plant for the upcoming season includes preventative maintenance, testing of equipment not used since last season, such as the grading

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Locally Grown Olive Flounder.

Tropic Seafood Ltd. is once again harvesting their locally grown, farm raised Olive Flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) for shipment to the U.S. These fish have taken nearly two years to reach a marketable size, and are being offered as 2-4 pounds and 4-6 pounds each. Packed in ice with gel-packs, and

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Adjusting To COVID-19.

Like a snap of your finger, it seems our lives have changed from normal day-to-day to life with COVID-19. PPE, face masks and social distancing are now a part of the everyday routine at Tropic Seafood. Tropic has always enforced face masks, hand sanitizing, boot washing and non-cross contamination procedures,

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Preparing For Grouper Spawn.

Tropic Seafood is preparing for a potential Nassau grouper spawning event towards the end of June. A proprietary method for timing control of the spawning event, has been in development for years, and this method utilizes no hormonal injections or invasive stimuli. Additionally, 10,000 gallon deep water broodstock tanks are

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