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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MSC And BRC Certifications.

(March 6, 2019) The Bahamas Marine Export Assoc. was instrumental in completing a Fishery Improvement Plan (FIP) for the Bahamian lobster fishery. As a result, The Bahamas lobster fishery is now fully certified by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as a sustainable fishery for Caribbean Spiny Lobsters (Panulirus argus). Tropic

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Exciting News In Aquaculture.

(March 6, 2019) University of Miami’s Rosentiel’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, and Director of Aquaculture Dr. Daniel Benetti, have delivered Tropic Seafood 1000 baby Olive Flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) to promote aquaculture in the Bahamas. These new fingerlings will allow Tropic Seafood, to continue their aquaculture research and determine

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Controlling Our Lobster Tail Quality.

(March 5, 2019) At Tropic Seafood, we manage and control the quality of each and every Bahamian Lobster tail we sell. We do this by utilizing a high speed, computer controlled, Morrell lobster tail grading-machine which accurately grades 90 tails a minute into 10 weight categories from 4 oz. to

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Introducing Our New Golden Crab.

(February 15, 2019) Tropic Seafood Ltd. is currently working with the Bahamian Department of Marine Resources and the Bahamian Government to undertake a population survey for a new species of crab that could possibly be the start of a new fishery in The Bahamas: the Golden Crab (Chaceon fenneri). Known

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