Matthew E. Altenritter
Ph.D. - 2015 - University of Maine, Biological Sciences
M.S. - 2010 - Grand Valley State University, Biology
B.S. - 2008 - Grand Valley State University, Biology
Post-doctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois River Biological Station, Havana, IL (April 2017 - Present)
Post-doctoral Research Associate, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX (June 2015 - April 2017)
Altenritter, M.E., A. Cohuo, and B. Walther. 2018. Proportions of demersal fish exposed to sublethal hypoxia revealed by otolith chemistry. Marine Ecology Progress Series 589:193-208.
Altenritter, M.E., G.B. Zydlewski, M.T. Kinnison, J.D. Zydlewski, and G.S. Wippelhauser. 2018. Understanding the basis of shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) partial migration in the Gulf of Maine. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75:464-473.
Harris, B.S., C.R. Ruetz III, A.C. Wieten, and M.E. Altenritter. 2017. Age, growth, and status of a remnant population of lake sturgeon in the Muskegon River system, USA. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 33:338-346.
Altenritter, M.E., M. Kinnison, G. Zydlewski, D. Secor, J. Zydlewski. 2015. Assessing dorsal scute microchemistry for reconstruction of shortnose sturgeon life histories. Environmental Biology of Fishes 98:2321-2335.
Altenritter, M.E.L., A.C. Weiten, C.R. Ruetz III, and K.M. Smith. 2013. Seasonal spatial distribution of juvenile lake sturgeon in Muskegon Lake, MI. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 22:467-478.
2016 - Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Postdoctoral Travel Award ($500)
2016 – Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi Research Enhancement Grant (Co-PI; $5,000)
2014 – Inez Boyd Environmental Research Award ($1,000)
2014 – UMaine Graduate Student Government Travel to Present Award ($636)
2014 – UMaine School of Biology and Ecology Student Travel Award ($500)
2012 – North American Sturgeon and Paddlefish Student Travel Award ($200)
2012 – American Fisheries Society Skinner Memorial Fund Award ($800)
2011 – UMaine High End Instrumentation Research Grant (Co-PI; $2,765)
2010 – Great Lakes Fishery Commission Travel Award ($1,172)
2008 – Student Travel Grant-In-Aid, Grand Valley State University ($360)
2007 – GVSU Student Summer Scholar Research Grant ($3,000)
2007 – Bill and Diana Wipperfurth Student Research Scholarship ($1,800)
2004 – American Fisheries Society Hutton Scholar ($3,000)
PRESENTATIONS (MOST RECENT 5 OF 39):
Altenritter ME, and Walther BD. Redox-sensitive chemical markers reveal evidence of exposure and tolerance to hypoxia in a demersal fish. Oral presentation, Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Atlantic City, NJ, August 23.
Altenritter ME, Pescitelli S, Whitten A, and Casper A. Unintended consequences of invasive species management: invasive carp barriers may constrain the native fish assemblage. Oral presentation, Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Atlantic City, NJ, August 22.
Altenritter, M., and A. Casper. Unintended consequences of invasive species management: Asian carp barriers may also constrain long-terms dynamics of the native fish assemblage. Oral presentation, Annual meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Detroit, MI, May 24.
Altenritter, M., and A. Casper. Unintended consequences of invasive species management: Asian carp barriers may also constrain long-terms dynamics of the native fish assemblage. Oral presentation, Emiquon Science Symposium, Lewiston, IL, May 9.
Altenritter, M. and A. Casper. 2018. Mitigating for barriers to Asian carp movement: implications for native aquatic taxa. Invited Oral Presentation, Annual meeting of the Upper Mississippi River Conservation Committee, Collinsville IL, March 22.