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)
(4) Altenritter, M.E., G.B. Zydlewski, M.T. Kinnison, J.D. Zydlewski, and G.S. Wippelhauser. In Press. Understanding the basis of shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) partial migration in the Gulf of Maine. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.
(3) Harris, B.S., C.R. Ruetz III, A.C. Wieten, and M.E. Altenritter. Accepted. Age, growth, and status of a remnant population of lake sturgeon in the Muskegon River system, USA. Journal of Applied Ichthyology 33:338-346.
(2) 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.
(1) 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 28):
Altenritter, M. and B. Walther. 2017. Live fish and the Dead Zone: Using otoliths to track hypoxia exposure in Atlantic Croaker. Harte Research Institute Seminar, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, March 1.
Altenritter, M.E., B. Walther, and J. Mohan. 2016. Effects of sublethal hypoxia exposure recorded in otoliths of the ubiquitous Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulatus) in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Oral presentation. Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Kansas City, MO, August 21-26.
Altenritter, M.E., and B. Walther. 2016. Migratory diversity in Atlantic croaker from the northern Gulf of Mexico: implications for understanding the sublethal consequences of hypoxia exposure. Oral presentation. International Congress on the Biology of Fish, San Marcos, TX, June 12-16.
Altenritter, M.E., B. Walther, and J.A. Mohan. 2016. Geochemical indicators of sublethal hypoxia exposure in otoliths of a ubiquitous demersal fish species in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Poster presentation. Annual Ocean Sciences meeting, New Orleans, LA, February 21-26.
Altenritter, M. E., M. T. Kinnison, G. B. Zydlewski, D. H. Secor, and J. D. Zydlewski. 2015. Using dorsal scutes to infer origins and life histories of shortnose sturgeon. Oral presentation. Annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society, Portland, OR, August 16-22.