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Lutcavage, Molly


Tel: +1 (978) 283-0269
Room: Gloucester Marine Station 932 Washington St. Gloucester MA

E-mail: mlutcavage at

Primary interests

Fisheries oceanography, physiological ecology of marine vertebrates

Current Projects

Life history, migration, and biophysical interactions of tunas, billfish

and sea turtles.


Courses Taught

More soon…

Selected Recent Publications

Galuardi, B. and M. Lutcavage. 2012.  Dispersal routes and habitat utilization of juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus, tracked with mini PSAT and archival tags. PLoS One 7(5), e37829:1-22.

Logan, J.M., Toppin, R., Smith, S. Galuardi, B., Porter, J. and M.E. Lutcavage.  2012.  Diet of large pelagic teleost predators in the Central North Atlantic Ocean.  Deep Sea Research. Online

Chapman, E.W., Jorgensen, C. and M.E. Lutcavage. 2011.  Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus): a state dependent energy allocation model for growth, maturation, and reproductive investment. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 68:1934-1951.

Bjorndal, K.A., Bowen, B.W., Chaloupka, M., Crowder, L.B. Heppell, S., Jones, C.M., Lutcavage, M.E., Policansky, D., Solow, A.R. and B.E. Witherington. 2011. Better science can guide restoration in the Gulf of Mexico.  Science 331:537-538.

Galuardi, B., Royer, F., Golet, W., Logan, J.M., Neilson, J., and M. Lutcavage. 2010.  Complex migration routes of Atlantic bluefin tuna question current population structure paradigm. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 67:966-976.

Fossette, S., Gleiss, A.C., Myers, A.E., Garner, S., Liebsch, N. Whitney, N., Hayes, G.C., Wilson, R.P. and M. Lutcavage.  2010.  Behaviour and buoyancy regulation in the deepest diving reptile: the leatherback turtle.  J. exp. Biol.


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