November 19, 2013

LPRC’s Dr. Kara Dodge, with our collaborators Scott Landry and Erin Burke, speaks about marine entanglements and our work with leatherback sea turtles with Mindy Todd on WCAI’s The Point.

October 2013

UMass Amherst's new TV commercial features LPRC's tuna research. Can you spot the clip of our work?

September 2013

Check out LPRC's manuscript documenting the shift of commercial size ABFT to the east and out of the Gulf of Maine.

May 29, 2013

Sir Richard Branson's Blog features our sailfish tagging work in Mexico. Thanks to Virgin Unite and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation for funding the project.

April 2013

LPRC's juvenile bluefin tuna tagging is featured on Jeff Corwin's Ocean Mysteries.

October 3, 2012

UMass President, Robert I. Caret, visits LPRC at the UMass Marine Station as part of his second UMass bus tour.

August 9, 2012

Captain Mike Formichella catches a 2 year old bluefin tuna carrying one of the GBYP conventional tags.

August 9, 2012

As part of a Boston Globe editorial, Derrick Jackson highlights LPRC's role in the emerging "marine economy" of Gloucester.

August 2012

Scientific American reports on our Tag A Tiny bluefin cooperative research program.

July 23, 2012

UMass Amherst reports on our Atlantic-wide GBYP conventional bluefin tagging program.

May 24, 2012

The New York Times' Green Blog features an interview with Dr. Molly Lutcavage on our bluefin tuna research.

May 22, 2012

Science Daily reports on LPRC's new paper focusing on our juvenile bluefin tuna tagging results.

March 5, 2012

As part of the new show, National Geographic's Wicked Tuna website features their interview with Dr. Molly Lutcavage about the status of Atlantic bluefin tuna.

December 8, 2011

The Boston Globe reports on LPRC's move to the UMass Marine Station Gloucester.

December 4, 2011

Nautical Talk Radio covers the Gloucester Marine Station re-opening and interviews Dr. Molly Lutcavage on LPRC's cooperative fisheries research.

December 2, 2011 reports on the re-opening of the UMass Marine Station, our new home

July 15, 2011

Dr. Molly Lutcavage is interviewed on Living on Earth about the current status of bluefin tuna.

July 8, 2011

LPRC's electronic bluefin tuna tagging work is highlighted in Sport Fishing Magazine.

July 2011

Commercial Fisheries News reports on LPRC's move to Gloucester and our current research projects.

June 2, 2011

The MA Division of Marine Fisheries newsletter features an article about LPRC's work and move to Gloucester.

April 2, 2011

Good Morning Gloucester Blog - "Did you know? (Hodgkins Cove, Bay View)".

March 25, 2011

The Gloucester Times reports on LPRC's lecture series and our move to Hodgkins Cove.

February 4, 2011

Dr. Lutcavage co-authors an article in Science "Better Science Needed for Restoration in the Gulf of Mexico"

January 13, 2011


Wall Street Journal “Tuna Fight Muddies Waters Over Damage From BP Spill"

October 16, 2010


Eagle Tribune “Wayward tuna research lab finds permanent home in Gloucester”

October 11, 2010


Boston Globe “Feds to Study Whether Oil Endangered Bluefin Tuna"

September 7, 2010


Dr. Lutcavage’s interview with the Encyclopedia of Life podcast is replayed on Ocean Gazing Podcast

August 18, 2010


Chronicle “Creatures of the deep”

July 30, 2010


The Working Waterfront “Fathoming Oil in the Gulf of Mexico: Not as far away as you think”

June 10, 2010 – “BP Spill Response Plans Severely Flawed”

June 10, 2010


Gloucester Times “Bluefin migration here seen threatened by spill”

June 4, 2010


NECN “Impact of Oil Leak on New England Wildlife”

June 2, 2010


Boston Globe “Spill may cut into N.E. bluefin catch”

May 19, 2010


World Wildlife Foundation “The Experiment”

March 24, 2010


Audubon “Oil Spill Wildlife Spotlight: Atlantic Bluefin Tuna”

November 12, 2009


Cape Cod Times “Bluefin tuna protection pushed”

October 9, 2009


The Milford Daily News “Cape Cod Fishermen delight in tuna bite”

August 13, 2009


The Boston Globe reports on the second annual Tag A Tiny Tournament.

August 8, 2009


The Cape Cod Chronicle “Unlocking the Mysteries of Leatherback Turtles”

July 13, 2009


Molly Lutcavage and other researchers from the University of New Hampshire are featured in the UNH alumni magazine in "Future of Fishing".

July 2009


Commercial Fisheries News “Bluefin surge: Best season start in years”

March 26, 2009


LPRC director Molly Lutcavage featured in an interview with local food report writer Elspeth Pierson

December 4, 2008


Molly Lutcavage's key note lecture at the Northeast Regional Tagging symposium was highlighted in the Gulf of Maine Times

November 20, 2008


The MetroWest Daily News “Big tuna bite a boon to fishermen”

October 11, 2008


Cape Breton Post announces a Large Pelagics Research Center PSAT tag reporting from land in Cape Breton Island, calling for help from locals

September 6, 2008


Leatherback turtle research featured in the Portland Press Herald

August 28, 2008


NMFS press release features Large Pelagics Research Laboratory leatherback turtle research

August 1, 2008


Researchers Tag First-ever Free-swimming Leatherback Turtles In New England

August 1, 2008


The Boston Globe “Where do the giants go? Tracking the endangered leatherbacks”

July 3, 2008


Rare turtle washes up on Cape Cod beach, and Kara Dodge is featured in this news story and video at

March 18, 2008


BBC radio4 follows Large Pelagics Research Lab turtle tagging team to Georgia in its World on the Move series

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5

February 15, 2008


Commercial Fisheries News highlights a leatherback turtle tag recapture story in it's February issue

January 16, 2008


UNH attends CLIOTOP meeting in La Paz, Mexico, details in this Campus Journal article

December 27, 2007


The Christian Science Monitor reports on the state of bluefin tuna, featuring quotes from Dr. Molly Lutcavage

December 16, 2007


Seacoast online reports on bluefin condition decline in Bluefin tuna slimming down

November 14-2007


Large Pelagics Research Center director Molly Lutcavage and Large Pelagics Research Lab students featured on Boston's "Chronicle" along with co-operative research collaborators Mike Genovese, Bob Campbell, Eric Stewart and Mike Matthews!

November 3, 2007


Cape Cod Times reports Bluefin Fishery in Danger of Collapse, with quotes from Large Pelagics Research Center director Molly Lutcavage

October 7, 2007


The Times Colonist reports on bluefin stocks in Canada, with quotes from Large Pelagics Research Center Director Molly Lutcavage and Cooperative Research Collaborators Ewan Clark and Eric Jacquard

October 2, 2007


Turtle entanglement story featuring work by Large Pelagics Research Lab graduate student Kara Dodge with the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

September 7, 2007


Large Pelagics Research Lab tagging work featured in: Tagging programs improving knowledge of bluefin habits

August 30, 2007


Daily News “New Study Documents Bluefin’s drastic decline”

August 28, 2007


Hear Walter Golet's interview on bluefin condition decline on Maine Things Considered (produced by Barbara Cariddi of the Maine Public Broadcasting Network)

August 26, 2007


Union Leader reports Large Pelagics Research Lab scientists find that bluefin numbers and condition are dwindling in this news story

August 23, 2007


UNH press release regarding new paper on bluefin tuna condition decline

August 13, 2007


National Geographic News “Tagged tuna reveal migration secrets”