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2017

Spaet, J. L. Y., Lam, C. H., Braun, C. D., and Berumen, M. L. 2017 Extensive use of mesopelagic waters by a Scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) in the Red Sea. Animal Biotelemetry, 5: 20.

Scutt Phillips J, Pilling GM, Leroy B, Evans K, Usu T, Lam CH, Schaefer KM, Nicol S. 2017. Revisiting the vulnerability of juvenile bigeye (Thunnus obesus) and yellowfin (T. albacares) tuna caught by purse-seine fisheries while associating with surface waters and floating objects. PLOS ONE 12(6): e0179045.

2016

Lam, C. H., Galuardi, B., Mendillo, A., Chandler, E. and Lutcavage, M. E. 2016. Sailfish migrations connect productive coastal areas in the West Atlantic Ocean. Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 38163 doi:10.1038/srep38163

Richardson, D. E., Marancik, K. E., Guyon, J. R., Lutcavage, M. E., Galuardi, B., Lam, C. H., Walsh, H. J., Wildes, S., Yates, D. A., Hare, J. A. 2016. Discovery of a spawning ground reveals diverse migration strategies in Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113 (12): 3299-3304

Richardson, D. E., Marancik, K. E., Guyon, J. R., Lutcavage, M. E., Galuardi, B., Lam, C. H., Walsh, H. J., Wildes, S., Yates, D. A., Hare, J. A. 2016. Reply to Safina and Walter et al.: Multiple lines of evidence for size-structured spawning migrations in western Atlantic bluefin tuna. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113 (30): E4262–E4263

Cartamil, D., Wraith, J., Wegner, N. C., Kacev, D., Lam, C. H. , Santana-Morales, O., Sosa-Nishizaki, O., Escobedo-Olvera, M., Kohin, S., Graham, J. B., and Hastings, P. 2016. Movements and distribution of juvenile common thresher sharks Alopias vulpinus in Pacific coast waters of the USA and Mexico. Marine Ecology Progress Series 548:153-163

2015

Dodge, K.L., Galuardi, B., and M. E. Lutcavage. 2015. Orientation cues of leatherback sea turtles in the Northwest Atlantic subtropical gyre. Proc. Royal Soc. Biology. Vol. 282, April.

Butler, C.M., Logan, J.M., Provaznik, J.M., Hoffmayer, E.R., Staudinger, M.D., Quattro, J.M., Roberts, M.A., Ingram, W., Jr., Pollack, A.G. and M. E. Lutcavage. 2015. Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) feeding ecology in the northern Gulf of Mexico: A preliminary description of bluefin tuna diets from the western Atlantic spawning grounds. J Fish Biol. 86(1):365-74.

Golet, W.J., Record, N.R., Lehuta, S., Lutcavage, M. L., Cooper, A. R. and A. Pershing. 2015. The paradox of the pelagics: why bluefin tuna can go hungry in a sea of plenty. Mar Ecol Prog Series 527:181-192.

Lam, C.H., Kiefer, D.A. and M.L. Domeier. 2015. Habitat characterization for striped marlin in the Pacific Ocean. Fisheries Research 166:80–91.

Logan, J.M., Golet, W. J. and M.E. Lutcavage. 2015. Diet and condition of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Gulf of Maine. Environmental Biology of Fishes 98(5):1411-1430

Lutcavage, M.E., Lam, C.H. and B. Galuardi 2015. Seventeen years and $3 million dollars later: performance of PSAT tags deployed on Atlantic bluefin and bigeye tuna. Collect. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT, 71(4): 1757-1765

2014

Dodge, K., Miller, T.J. , Galuardi, B. and M. Lutcavage. 2014. Leatherback turtle movements, dive behavior and habitat characteristics in ecoregions of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. PLoS One. 9(3). March 19, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091726

Heinisch, G.,Gordin, H., Knapp,J.M., Rosenfeld, H. and M.E. Lutcavage. 2014. Sexual maturity in western Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus. Scientific Reports 4, Article number: 7205 (2014) doi:10.1038/srep07205

Knapp, J.M., Arranda, G. Medina, A., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2014. Comparative histological and stereological assessment of the reproductive status of female Atlantic bluefin tuna from the Gulf of Mexico and the Mediterranean Sea. PLoS ONE 9(6): e98233. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098233

Lam, C.H., Galuardi, B. and M.E. Lutcavage. 2014. Movements and oceanographic associations of bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) in the Northwest Atlantic. Can J Fish. Aquat Sc 71(10): 1529-1543.

2013

Albaina, A., Iriondo, M., Velado, I., Laconcha, U., Zarraonaindia, I., Arrizabalaga, H., Pardo, M.A., Lutcavage, M., Grant, W.S., and A. Estonba. 2013. Single nucleotide polymorphism discovery in albacore and Atlantic bluefin tuna provides insights into worldwide population structure.Animal Genetics 44(6): 678-692.

Cooke, S.J., Hinch, S.G., Lucas, M.C. and M. Lutcavage. 2013. Biotelemetry and Biologging Techniques for Fish.Fisheries Techniques, Third Edition. Ed. Zale, A.V., Parrish, D.L., and T.M. Sutton: American Fisheries Society.

Golet, W. J., Galuardi, B., Cooper, A.B, and M.E. Lutcavage. 2013. Changes in the Distribution of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Gulf of Maine, 1979-2005. Plos ONE 8(9):e75480. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075480

Logan, J.M., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2013.Assessment of trophic dynamics of cephalopods and large pelagic fishes in the central North Atlantic Ocean using stable isotope analysis.Deep Sea Research II 95:63-73.

Logan, J.M., Toppin, R., Smith, S., Galuardi, B., Porter, J., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2013.Contribution of cephalopod prey to the diet of large pelagic fish predators in the central North Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research II 95: 74-82.

Trenkel, V.M., Huse, G., Mackenzie, B.R., Alvarez, P., Arrizabalaga, H., Castonguay, M., Goñi, N., Grégoire, F., Hátún, H., Jansen, T., Jacobsen, J.A., Lehodey, P., Lutcavage, M., Mariani, P., Melvin, G.D., Neilson, J.D., Nøttestad, L., Óskarsson, G.J., Payne, M.R., Richardson, D.E., Senina, I., and D.C. Speirs. 2014. Comparative ecology of widely-distributed pelagic fish species in the North Atlantic: implications for modelling climate and fisheries impacts. Progress in Oceanography Part B 129:219–243

Weber, T., Lutcavage, M.E., and M. Schroth-Miller. 2013. Near resonance acoustic scattering from organized schools of juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynuus. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133(6): 3802-3812.

2012

Galuardi, B., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2012. Dispersal routes and habitat utilization of juvenile Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynuus, tracked with mini PSAT and archival tags. Plos ONE 7(5) e37829. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037829.

Heinisch, G., and H. Gordin. 2012. Bluefin tuna. Fisheries and fish breeding in Israel 43: 1626-1635 (in Hebrew).

Knapp, J.M., Heinisch, G., Rosenfeld, H., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2012. New results on maturity status of western Atlantic bluefin tuna, Thunnus thynnus. Collect. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT 69(2): 1005-1015.

Lutcavage, M.E., Galuardi, B., and T.C.H. Lam. 2012. Predicting potential Atlantic spawning grounds of western Atlantic bluefin tuna based on electronic tagging results, 2002-2011. Collect. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT 69(2): 955-961.

Logan, J.M., Toppin, R., Smith S., Galuardi, B., Porter, J., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2012. Contribution of cephalopod prey to the diet of large pelagic fish predators in the central North Atlantic Ocean. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2012.06.003.

2011

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.

Chapman, E. W., Jørgensen, C., and M. E. Lutcavage. 2011. Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus): a state dependent energy allocation model for growth, maturation, and reproductive investment. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 68: 1934-1951.

Dodge, K.L., Logan, J.M., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2011. Foraging ecology of leatherback sea turtles in the western North Atlantic determined through multi-tissue stable isotope analyses. Marine Biology 158: 2813-2824.

Goñi, N., Logan, J., Arrizabalaga, H., Jarry, M. and M. Lutcavage. 2011. Variability of albacore (Thunnus alalunga) diet in the Northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea. Marine Biology 158: 1057-1073.

Hoolihan, J.P., Luo, J., Abascal, F.J., Campana, S.E., De Metrio, G., Dewar, H., Domeier, M.L., Howey, L.A., Lutcavage, M.E., Musyl, M.K., Neilson, J.D., Orbesen, E.S., Prince, E.D., and J.R. Rooker. 2011. Evaluating post-release behaviour modification in large pelagic fish deployed with pop-up satellite archival tags. ICES Journal of Marine Science: doi:10.1093/icesjms/fsr024.

Logan, J.M., Rodriguez-Marin, Goñi, N. Barreiro, S., Arrizabalaga, H., Golet, W., and M. Lutcavage. 2011.Diet of young Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in eastern and western Atlantic foraging grounds. Marine Biology 158:73-85.

Musyl, M.K., Domeier, M.L., Nasby-Lucas, N., Brill, R.W., McNaughton, L.M., Swimmer, J.Y., Lutcavage, M.E., Wilson, S.G., Galuardi, B., and J.B. Liddle. 2011. Performance of pop-up satellite tags. Marine Ecology Progress Series 433: 1-28.

2010

Bjorndal, K.A., Bowen, B.W., Chaloupka, M.,Crowder, L.B., Heppell, S. S., Jones, C.M., Lutcavage, M.E., Solow, A.R., and B. Witherington. 2010. Assessment of Sea Turtle Status and Trends: Integrating Demography and Abundance. National Research Council. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.

Fossette, S., Gleiss, A.C., Myers, A.E., Garner, S., Liebsch, N., Whitney, N. Hays, G.C., Wilson, R.P., and M. Lutcavage. 2010. Behaviour and buoyancy regulation in the deepest diving reptile:the leatherback turtle. J. Exp. Biol. 213(Pt 23): 4074-4083.

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.

Goñi, N., Fraile, I., Arregui, I., Santiago, J., Boyra, G., Irigoien, X., Lutcavage, M., Galuardi, B., Logan, J., Estonba, A., Zudaire, I., Grande, M., Murua, H., and H. Arrizabalaga. 2010. Ongoing bluefin tuna research in the Bay of Biscay (northeast Atlantic): the HEGALABUR 2009 Project. (PDF) ICCAT SCRS/2009/128. Collect. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT, 65(3): 755-769.

Innis, C., Merigo, C., Dodge, K., Tlusty, M., Dodge, M., Sharp, B., Myers, A., McIntosh, A., Wunn, D., Perkins, C., Herdt, T., Norton, T., and M. Lutcavage. 2010. Health evaluation of leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in the Northwestern Atlantic during direct capture and fisheries gear disentanglement. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 9(2): 205-222.

Knapp, J.M., Heinisch, G., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2010. Preliminary results on the reproductive status of Atlantic bluefin tuna sampled in the Gulf of Mexico during spawning season, 2007-2008. (PDF) ICCAT SCRS/ 2009/150, Collect. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT, 65(3): 822-827.

Lehodey, P, Senina, I.. Calmettes, B., Royer, F., Gaspar, P., Abécassis, M., Polovina J., Parker, D. Domokos, R., Hernandez, O., Dessert, M. Kloser, R. Young, J., Lutcavage, M. , Handegard, N.O., and J. Hampton. 2010. Towards operational management of pelagic ecosystems. ICES CM 2010/A.

Logan, J.M., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2010. Stable isotope dynamics in elasmobranch fishes. Hydrobiologia 644: 231-244.

Logan, J.M., Rodriguez-Marin, Goñi, N. Barreiro, S., Arrizabalaga, H., Golet, W., and M. Lutcavage. 2010. Diet of young Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in eastern and western Atlantic forage grounds. Marine Biology. 158:73-85.

2009

Galuardi, B., and M. Lutcavage. 2009. Cover art. Tagging and Tracking of Marine Animals with Electronic Devices, Reviews: Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries, Vol. 9.

Nielsen, J.L., Arrizabalaga, H., Fragoso, N., Hobday, A., Lutcavage, M., and J. Sibert. (Eds.) Tagging and Tracking of Marine Animals with Electronic Devices. New York: Springer; 2009.

Neilson, JD., Smith, S., Royer, F., Paul, SD, Porter, J.M., and M. Lutcavage. 2009. Investigations of horizontal movements of Atlantic swordfish using pop-up satellite archival tags. Reviews: Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries (REME), 9 (Part I, Part 3): 145-159.

Royer, F., and M. Lutcavage. 2009. Positioning pelagic fish from sunrise and sunset times: complex observation errors call for constrained, robust modeling. Reviews: Methods and Technologies in Fish Biology and Fisheries (REME) Vol. 9, 400 p., ISBN: 978-1-4020-9639-6

Schick, R.E., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2009. Inclusion of prey data improves prediction of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) distribution. (PDF) Fisheries Oceanography 18(1): 77-81.

2008

Arrizabalaga, H., Pereira, J.G., Royer, F., Galuardi, B., Goni, N., Artetxe, I., Arregi, I., and M. Lutcavage. 2008. Bigeye tuna (Thunnus obesus) vertical movements in the Azores Islands determined with pop-up satellite archival tags. Fisheries Oceanography 17(2):74–83.

Galuardi, B., Nielsen, A., and M. Lutcavage. 2008. Optimizing smoothed sea surface temperature for improving archival tag geolocation. Marine Ecology Progress Series 365:35-44.

Heinisch, G., Corriero, A., Medina, A., Abascal, F.J., De la Serna, J.M., Vassallo-Agius, R., Belmonte Ríos, A., García, A., De la Gándara, F., Fauvel, C., Bridges, C.R., Mylonas, C.C., Karakulak, F.S., Oray, I., De Metrio, G., Rosenfeld, H., and H. Gordin. 2008. Spatial-temporal pattern of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus L. 1758) gonad maturation across the Mediterranean Sea. Marine Bioogy 154:623-630.

Logan, J.M., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2008. A comparison of carbon and nitrogen stable isotope ratios of fish tissues following lipid extractions with non-polar and traditional chloroform-methanol solvent systems. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 22:1081-1086.

Logan, J., Jardine, T., Miller, T., Bunn, S., Cunjak, R., and M. Lutcavage. 2008. Lipid corrections in carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analyses: comparison of chemical extraction and modeling methods. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 838- 846.

Lutcavage, M.E. 2008. Regarding Newlands N.K., Lutcavage M.E., and Pitcher T.J. (2006) Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine, I: Estimation of seasonal abundance accounting for movement, school and school-aggregation behaviour. Environmental Biology of Fishes 77: 177-195., and Newlands N. K, Lutcavage M.E., and Pitcher T. J. (2007) Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine, II: precision of sampling designs in estimating seasonal abundance accounting for tuna behaviour. Environmental Biology of Fishes 78 000-000. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 82(1):9-10.

Miller, T., and P.K. Anderson. 2008. A Finite-State Continuous-Time Approach for Inferring Regional Migration and Mortality Rates from Archival Tagging and Conventional Tag-Recovery Experiments. Biometrics 64(4): 1196-1206.

Royer, F., and M. Lutcavage. 2008. Filtering and interpreting location errors in satellite telemetry of marine animals. Marine Ecology Progress Series 359(1): 1-10.

2007

Goldstein, J., Heppell, S., Cooper, A., Brault, S., and M. Lutcavage. 2007. Variability in the reproductive status and body condition of Atlantic bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine, 2000-2002. Marine Biology 151(6):2063-2075.

Golet, W. J., Cooper, A.B., Campbell, B., and M. Lutcavage. 2007. Decline in condition of northern bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Gulf of Maine. Fish. Bull. 105(3): 390-395.

Gutenkunst, R., Newlands, N., Lutcavage, M., and L. Keshett. 2007. Inferring resource distributions from Atlantic bluefin tuna movements: an analysis based on net displacement and length of track. J.Theoretical Ecology. 245:243-257.

Miller, T.J. 2007. A finite-state continuous-time approach to inferring regioanl movement rates of atlantic bluefin tuna using conventional taging studies. SCRS/2006/086 Col. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT, 60(4): 1109-1131.

Wilson, S.G., Stewart, B.S., Polovina, J.J., Meekan, M.G., Stevens, J.D., and B. Galuardi. 2007. Accuracy and precision of archival tag data: a multiple-tagging study conducted on a whale shark (Rhincodon typus) in the Indian Ocean. Fisheries Oceanography 16(6): 547-554.

2006

Sibert, J.R, Lutcavage, M.E., Nielson, A., Brill, R.W., and S.G. Wilson. 2006. Interannual variation in the large-scale movement of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) determined from pop-up satellite archival tags. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 63:2154-2166.

2005

Estrada, J.A., Lutcavage, M., and S. Thorrold. 2005. Diet and trophic position inferred from stable carbon and nitrogen isotopes of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus). Marine Biology 147: 37-45.

Wilson, S.G., Lutcavage, M.E., Brill, R.W., Genovese, M.P., Cooper, A.B., and A. Everly. 2005. Movements of bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean recorded by pop-up satellite archival tags. Marine Biology 146: 409- 423.

2004

De Metrio, G., Oray, I., Arnold, G.P., Lutcavage, M., Deflorio, M., Cort, J.L., Karakulak, S., Anbar, N., and M. Ultanur. 2004. Joint Turkish-Italian research in the eastern Mediterranean: bluefin tuna tagging with PopUp satellite tags. SCRS/2003/125 Col. Vol. Sci. Pap. ICCAT, 56(3): 1163-1167.

Newlands, N., Lutcavage, M.E., and T.J. Pitcher. 2004. Analysis of foraging movements of Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)I. Individuals switch between two modes of search behavior. Population Ecology 46:39-53.

Schick, R.S., Goldstein, J., and M. Lutcavage. 2004. Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) distribution in relation to sea surface temperature fronts in the Gulf of Maine (1994-1996). Fisheries Oceanography, 13(4) 225-238.

2003

Estrada, J.A., Rice, A.N., Skomal, G.B., and M.E. Lutcavage. 2003. Predicting trophic position in sharks of the north-west Atlantic Ocean using stable isotope analysis. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 83(6): 1347-1350.

2002

Brill, R., Lutcavage., M., Metzger, G., Stallings, J., Bushnell, P, Arendt, M., Lucy, J.,Watson, C., and D. Foley. 2002. Horizontal and vertical movements of juvenile North Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the western North Atlantic determined using ultrasonic telemetry, with reference to population assessment by aerial surveys. Fishery Bulletin 100:155-167.

Lutcavage, M., Rhodin, A.G.J., Sadove, S.S., and C.R. Conroy. 2002 Direct carapacial attachment of satellite tags using orthopedic bioabsorbabable mini-anchor screws on leatherback turtles in Culebra, Puerto Rico. Marine Turtle Newsletter 95:9-12.

2001

Brill, R. and M. Lutcavage. 2001. Understanding environmental influences on movements and depth distributions of tunas and billfishes can significantly improve population assessments. American Fisheries Society Symposium 25:179- 198.

Lutcavage, M., and B. Luckhurst. 2001. Consensus document: Workshop on the biology of bluefin tuna in the Mid-Atlantic, 5-7 May 2000, Hamilton, Bermuda. Int. Comm. Conserv. Atlantic Tunas Coll. Vol. Sci. 52:803-808.

Lutcavage, M., Brill, R., Porter, J., Howey, P., Murray, E,.Jr., Mendillo, A., Chaprales, W., Genovese, M., and T. Rollins. 2001. Summary of Popup satellite tagging of giant bluefin tuna in the joint US-Canadian program, Gulf of Maine and Canadian Atlantic. Int. Comm. Conserv. Atlantic Tunas Coll. Vol. Sci. 52:759-770.

Newlands, N. and Lutcavage, M. 2001. From individuals to local population densities: Movements of North Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the Gulf of Maine/Northwestern Atlantic. Electronic Tagging and Tracking in Marine Fisheries, 421-441. J.R. Sibert and J.L Nielsen, eds. Kluwer Academic Press.

2000

Humston, R., Ault, J.S., Lutcavage, M. and D.B. Olson. 2000. Schooling and migration of large pelagic fishes relative to environmental cues. Fisheries Oceanography 9: 136-146.

Lutcavage, M.E, Brill, R.W., Goldstein, J.L., Skomal, G.B., Chase, B.C., and J. Tutein. 2000. Movements and behavior of adult North Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus) in the northwest Atlantic determined using ultrasonic telemetry. Marine Biology 137:347-358.

Lutcavage, M., Brill, R., Porter, J., Skomal, G., Chase, B., and P. Howey. 2000. Preliminary results from the joint US-Canada pop-up satellite tagging of giant bluefin tuna in the Gulf of Maine and Canadian Atlantic region, 1998-99. Int. Comm. Conserv. Atlantic Tunas Coll. Vol. Sci. Vol. LI: 847-854.

1999-1983

Chaprales, W., Lutcavage, M., Brill, R., Chase, B., and G. Skomal. 1998. Harpoon method for attaching ultrasonic and "popup" satellite tags to giant bluefin tuna and large pelagic species. Mar. Tech. Soc. Journal 32:104-105.

Killingley, J.S., and M. Lutcavage. 1983. Loggerhead turtle movements reconstructed from 18-O and 13-C profiles from commensal barnacle shells. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 16: 345-349.

Lutcavage, M., Brill, R. Skomal, G., Chase, B., and P. Howey. 1999. Results of pop-up satellite tagging on spawning size class fish in the Gulf of Maine. Do North Atlantic bluefin tuna spawn in the Mid-Atlantic. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 56:173-177.

Lutcavage, M. and N. Newlands. 1999. A strategic framework for fishery-independent aerial assessment of bluefin tuna. Int. Comm. Conserv. Atlantic Tunas Coll. Vol. Sci. XLIX (4).

Lutcavage, M. 1999. Leatherback Turtle Movements in Relation to New England Pelagic Fisheries. S&K NA77FD0105 Final Report, 1999, to the National Marine Fisheries Service.

Lutcavage, M., Kraus, S., and W. Hoggard. 1997. Aerial assessment of giant bluefin tuna in the Bahama Banks-Straits of Florida, 1995. Fish. Bull. 95(2):300-310.

Lutcavage, M., Goldstein, J., and S. Kraus. 1997. Distribution, relative abundance, and behavior of giant bluefin tuna in New England waters, 1995. Int. Comm. Conserv. Atlantic Tunas Coll. Vol. Sci. SCRS/96/129.

Lutcavage, M. Distribution of leatherback turtles in relation to the environment. Final Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service, Cooperative Agreement #40GENF400229, 1996.

Lutcavage, M., and P.L. Lutz. 1996. Diving Physiology, Chapter 10, in The Biology of Sea Turtles. Lutz, P.L. and J.A. Musick, eds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Lutcavage, M., Plotkin, P., Witherington, B. and P.L. Lutz. 1996. Human Impacts on Sea Turtle Survival, Chapter 15, in The Biology of Sea Turtles. Lutz, P.L. and J.A. Musick, eds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Lutcavage, M., and S. Kraus. 1995. The feasibility of direct photographic aerial assessment of giant bluefin tuna in New England waters. Fish. Bull. 93:495-503.

Lutcavage, M.E., Lutz, P.L., Bossart, G.D., and D. Hudson. 1995. Physiological and clinicopathological effects of crude oil on the loggerhead sea turtle. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicology 28:417-422.

Lutcavage, M., Kraus, S., and W. Hoggard. 1995. Progress report on the 1995 Bahama Banks Bluefin tuna aerial survey. Int. Comm. Conserv. Atlan.Tunas Coll. Vol. Sci. SCRS document 95/85,Oct,1995.

Lutcavage, M.E., Bushnell, P.G., and D.R. Jones. 1992. Oxygen stores and aerobic metabolism in the leatherback sea turtle. Can. J. Zool. 70: 348-351.

Lutcavage, M.E., and P.L. Lutz. 1991. Voluntary diving metabolism and ventilation in the loggerhead sea turtle. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 147: 287-296.

Lutcavage, M.E., and J.R. Spotila. 1990. Physiology of sea turtles. In: Tucker and Associates, Inc. Sea turtles and marine mammals of the Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of a Workshop held in New Orleans. U.S. Dept. of Interior, MMS, New Orleans, LA.

Lutcavage, M.E., P.G. Bushnell, and D.R. Jones. 1990. Oxygen transport in the leatherback seaturtle, Dermochelys coriacea. Physiol. Zool. 76: 13-24.

Lutcavage, M.E., P.L. Lutz, and H.Baier. 1989. Respiratory mechanics in the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta. Respir. Physiol.76:13-24.

Lutcavage, M.E., P.L. Lutz, and H. Baier. 1987. Gas exchange in the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta. J. exp. Biol.131:365-372.

Lutcavage, M.E. 1987. Gas exchange, pulmonary mechanics and diving in the loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta. Ph.D. thesis, Univ. of Miami, Coral Gables, FL. pp. 132.

Lutcavage, M.E., and P.L. Lutz. 1986. Metabolic rates and feeding of the leatherback sea turtle, Dermochelys coriacea. Copeia 1986(3):796-798.

Lutcavage, M.E., Baier, H., and P.L Lutz. 1985. Gas transport in the loggerhead sea turtle. The Physiologist 28(4): 283.

Lutcavage, M., and J.A. Musick. 1985. Aspects of the biology of sea turtles in Chesapeake Bay. Copeia 1985(2): 449-456.

Lutcavage, M.E. 1981. The status of marine turtles of the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia coastal waters.MSc.thesis, College of William and Mary, Graduate School of Marine Science, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Williamsburg, VA.

Lutz, P.L., Lutcavage, M., and D. Hudson. 1986. Physiological effects of oil on sea turtles. Final report. Minerals Management Service Contract #14-12-0001-30063.

Southwood, A.L., Andrews, R.D., Lutcavage, M.E., Paladino, F.V., West, N.H., George, R. and D.R. Jones. 1999. Heart rates and dive behavior of leatherback sea turtles in the eastern Pacific ocean. J. Exp. Biol. 202:1115-1125.