fishing in roatan honduras

Many people may know mahi mahi from the restaurant menu.  As a whitefish it’s said to have a taste similar to cod or grouper which aren’t overly oily or fishy tasting.  It’s lean flesh gives it a firm texture when cooked and leads to large flakes that are quite moist.  The skin must be removed as it’s very thick and tough.  Because of its menu value, mahi mahi is an important commercial fish.  More than half the world’s catch originates from Japan and is exported to restaurants around the world. Here are some interesting facts about Mahi mahi, a fish that is commonly caught onRead More →

Roatan Fishing

Parrotfish are some of the most important fish on the Caribbean coral reefs.  They are important to the Roatan fishing industry, but certainly not because they are a target species.  Parrotfish feed on algae and dead coral. This is important for the fishing industry because algae is taking over the reefs and smothering the coral.  Dying coral reefs lead to decimated fish populations and poor fishing conditions.  For this reason, in this article, we celebrate this important fish. Name Parrotfish received their name because of their fused teeth that look similar to a parrot’s beak.  They are also brightly coloured and are known to changeRead More →