Shay KeretzPostdoctoral Research Fellow
Shay Keretz, PhD, is a CIGLR postdoctoral research fellow working with Casey Godwin, PhD, and the GLERL Ecosystems Dynamics Team on dynamic energy budget (DEB) modeling of invasive dreissenid mussels (Zebra and Quagga Mussels) in order to further our understanding of dreissenid individual and population dynamics in the Great Lakes. The dreissenid DEB model will eventually be incorporated into additional research investigating dreissenid impacts on their surrounding environment. Prior to working with CIGLR and NOAA GLERL, Shay focused on modeling dreissenid and unionid (native mussel) habitat in both the Detroit and St. Clair rivers of the Great Lakes.
- Ph.D., Central Michigan University, 2023
- MS, Mississippi State University, 2017
- BS, Northern Arizona University, 2015
Research Interest/Area of Expertise:
- Spatial Distribution Modeling
- Aquatic Species and Habitat Conservation
Math and Statistics
In the News
- Devereaux, A. Native Mussels Rediscovered in Detroit River. CBC Radio: Afternoon Drive with Allison Devereaux. 7/19/2022. (Radio Interview)
- Hartig, J. 2022. Great Lakes Moment: The Imperiled Mussels of the Detroit River. GreatLakesNow. 7/4/2022. (News Article)
- Keretz, S. 2021. Surveys and Habitat Modeling for Native and Invasive Mussels in Two Large Rivers of the Laurentian Great Lakes. CIGLR Winter 2021 eNewsletter. 12/20/2021.
- Ahlborn, G. 2021. Researchers investigate native mussels in Detroit River for first time since 1990s. Great Lakes Echo. 11/25/2021. (News Article)
Keretz, S.S., B. Peterman, L. Petrie-Hanson, M.W. Schilling, and P.J. Allen. 2021. Effects of Aeromonas sobria on physiology and fillet quality of market-sized Channel Catfish Ictalurus punctatus. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 53:572-586. (DOI:10.1111/jwas.12864). [Altmetric Score]
Keretz, S.S., D.A. Woolnough, T.J. Morris, E.F. Roseman, A.K. Elgin, and D.T. Zanatta. 2021. Limited co-existence of native unionids and invasive dreissenid mussels more than 30 Y post dreissenid invasion in a large river system. American Midland Naturalist. 186:157-175. (DOI:10.1674/0003-0031-186.2.157). [Altmetric Score]
Allred, S., W. Shao, J.H. Jones, M.W. Schilling, B.H. Baker, and P.J. Allen. 2020. Effects of acute environmental and handling exposure on physiology and fillet quality of market-sized Channel Catfish. Aquaculture Research. 51:1854-1866. (DOI:10.1111/are.14536).
Allred, S., W. Shao, M.W. Schilling, L. Petrie-Hanson, and P.J. Allen. 2019. An assessment of red fillet prevalence in the catfish industry. Aquaculture. 507:203-210. (DOI:10.1016/j.aquaculture.2019.04.020). [Altmetric Score]
Culpepper, C.M., A.M. Guitreau, S. Allred, T.R. Tiersch, and P.J. Allen. 2018. Evaluation of commercial-scale approaches for cryopreservation of White Crappie, Pomoxis annularis, sperm. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 49(4):725-734. (DOI:10.1111/jwas.12477). [Altmetric Score]
Ɨ Keretz, S.S., D.A. Woolnough, T.J. Morris, Ashley K. Elgin, and D.T. Zanatta. (poster). 2022. Species distribution model ofnative and invasive mollusks in two large rivers of the Laurentian Great Lakes. Cooperative Institute for GreatLakes Research 6 th Annual All-Partners Meeting. Virtual. October 31, 2022.
Ɨ Keretz, S.S., D.A. Woolnough, T.J. Morris, G.E. Sanfilippo, D.T. Powell, N.M. VanTassel, A.D. Wright, and D.T. Zanatta.(poster). Mollusk sampling in large connecting rivers of the Laurentian Great Lakes. FMCS Survey Guidelines andTechniques Workshop. Henry Horton State Park, Tennessee. August 8-11, 2022.
*Keretz, S.S., D.A. Woolnough, T.J. Morris, Ashley K. Elgin, and D.T. Zanatta. (presentation). 2022. Ecological niche modeling fornative and invasive mussels in the St. Clair and Detroit River systems. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. GrandRapids, Michigan. May 14-20, 2022.
*Keretz, S.S., D.A. Woolnough, T.J. Morris, and D.T. Zanatta. (presentation). 2022. Species distribution modeling for native andinvasive mussels in the St. Clair and Detroit rivers. State of Lake Erie Conference. Cleveland, Ohio. March 16-18,2022.