Our view: Loss of Large Pelagics Research Center a blow to Gloucester

03BlueFinCoronado-BFT1It is difficult to think of the departure of the  as anything less than a great loss for Gloucester. Officials from the facility, associated with the University of Massachusetts at Amherst since 2010, announced earlier this week that the center will move from Hodgkins Cove to Boston, and change its affiliation within the university system. UMass Boston’s gain is Gloucester’s loss. During its time at Hodgkins Cove, the center’s research on bluefin tuna and other highly migratory pelagic species drew international attention. Read the rest here 08:46

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.