Titus Seilheimer, a smiling white man with brown hair and a beard, in an orange jacket, with a lake and waves in the background

Titus Seilheimer

Fisheries Specialist

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education | Wisconsin Sea Grant (Aquatic Science Center)

Hometown: New Auburn, WI

Titus Seilheimer has been a fisheries specialist with Wisconsin Sea Grant since 2012 where he leads research, outreach, and education activities focused on Great Lakes fisheries and ecosystems. He has a B.A. in Biology from Lawrence University and a Ph.D. in Biology from McMaster University. His past fish research took him to all five Great Lakes as well as the southern Great Plains. Seilheimer has spent more than 100 days on Lake Michigan commercial fishing boats since 2015. He lives in Manitowoc, WI where he enjoys spending time exploring the local coast with his family and setting out on long bike rides with no planned route.

Talks:

20,000 years in a blink of an eye: The past, present, and future of the Great Lakes

A biological journey of discovery from the shaping of the Great Lakes by the glaciers, to human alternations, and into the future climate.

Your Amazing Great Lakes!

An exploration into the habitats and biodiversity of Wisconsin’s Great Lakes.

Applied research with a side of history: Sustainable commercial fisheries in the Great Lakes

Commercial fishing has been an important coastal industry for centuries and it continues to be important today. Learn about the state of the fishery and dig into an applied research project on a Lake Michigan fishing boat.

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