Fish & Fisheries Public Seminar Series in Gloucester

A series of four seminars organized by the University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Large Pelagics Research Center at Hodgkins Cove (LPRC) will begin on April 3rd, 2014 at 7 p.m.at Maritime Gloucester. The LPRC is notable for its international research and partnership with fisherman on the study of giant Bluefin tuna, leatherback turtles and other open-ocean wandering species, or pelagics. Four expert speakers will discuss topics based on the latest research of the Atlantic bluefin tuna, fisheries and food webs, ocean ecology and right whale conservation.

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Program Participation: 

Open to the public. The community can choose to participate.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

April 3, 2014 to April 24, 2014

Partner(s): 

Massachusetts Marine Fisheries Institute
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300
United States

Program Director: 

Molly Lutcavage

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Program Contact: 

Emily Chandler

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Natural Sciences/Environmental Conservation

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Student Involvement: 

No

This Project Receives External Funding: 

Yes

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No