Lucia   B.  Carreon-Martinez

Lecturer I  

Office: BLHSB 2.712
Phone: (956) 882-5197
Email: lucia.carreonmartinez@utrgv.edu

Dr. Lucia B. Carreon-Martinez

Dr. Lucia B. Carreon Martinez was raised and born in Matamoros, Tamps. so is very fond of the RGV area. Her area of expertise is in the utilization of Molecular Biology techniques to study trophic interactions.





Selected Publications


  • Reed Brodnik, Michael Fraker, Eric Anderson, Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Kristen DeVanna, Daniel Heath, Julie Reichert, Edward Roseman, and Stuart Ludsin. "Larval dispersal underlies demographically important intersystem connectivity in a Great Lakes yellow perch (Perca flavescens) population," Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73, no. 3 (2015): 416–426.

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Ryan Walter, Timothy Johnson, Stuart Ludsin, and Daniel Heath. "Benefits of Turbid River Plume Habitat for Lake Erie Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) Recruitment Determined by Juvenile to Larval Genotype Assignment," PLOS ONE 10, no. 5 (August 2015): e0125234.

  • Daniel Heath. "Turbid River Plumes Benefit Fish Recruitment through Reduced Larval Predation: A Novel Molecular Genetic Approach," 144th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. 2014.

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Kyle Wellband, Timothy Johnson, Stuart Ludsin, and Daniel Heath. "Novel molecular approach demonstrates that turbid river plumes reduce predation mortality on larval fish," Molecular Ecology 23, no. 21 (November 2014): 5366-5377.

  • Richard Kline and Lucia Carreon-Martinez. Population genetics of the South Texas Siren. Final Report. December 2013.

  • Reed Brodnik and Lucia Carreon Martinez. "Population Connectivity and Maintenance of Genetic Structure in Yellow Perch Populations in Western Lake Erie and the Lake St. Clair-Detroit River Corridor," AFS 142nd Annual Meeting. Brownsville: 2012.

  • Lucia Carreon Martinez. "River plume effects on larval yellow perch (Perca flavescens) survival and predation in the western basin of Lake Erie," University of Windsor (2012).

  • S Ludsin, K Pangle, Lucia Carreon-Martinez, N Legler, J Reichert, D Heath, B Fryer, T Johnson, J Tyson, T Höök, "River discharge as a predictor of Lake Erie yellow perch recruitment. Final completion report, Great Lakes Fishery Commission," Fisheries Research Program, Ann Arbor, Mich (2011).

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, T. Johnson, S. Ludsin, and D. Heath. "Utilization of stomach content DNA to determine diet diversity in piscivorous fishes," Journal of Fish Biology 78, no. 4 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2011): 1170-1182.

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Scott Holt, B. Nunez, Cynthia Faulk, and G. Holt. "The use of polymerase chain reaction for the identification of sciaenid eggs," Marine Biology 157, no. 8 (August 2010): 1889-1895.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez. Population genetics of the threatened South Texas Siren (large form SP1), Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, $64,121.00 (March 1, 2014 - December 31, 2015)



Selected Presentations


  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez and Daniel Heath. "Turbid River Plumes Benefit Fish Recruitment through Reduced Larval Predation: A Novel Molecular Genetic Approach," American Fisheries Society 2014, American Fisheries Society, Quebec, ON, Canada (August 2014)

  • Taylor LaFortune, Richard Kline, and Lucia Carreon-Martinez. "Habitat suitability, distribution, and population genetics of the south Texas siren," UTB-USFWS: Integrating Research with Land Management at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, University of Texas at Brownsville, Brownsville, TX (November 2013)

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Daniel Heath, A Zhan, and Hugh MacIsaac. "Environmental DNA and invasive species. ," eDNA Symposium, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Peterborough, ON, Canada (December 2011)

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Daniel Heath, Timothy Johnson, and Stuart Ludsin. "Lake Erie larval Yellow Perch predation: a molecular genetic approach," AFS2011, American Fisheries Society, Seattle, WA (September 2011)

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez. "Yellow perch larval survival in the western basin of Lake Erie estimated using genetic analysis," Annual Multidisciplinary Student symposium, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, Windsor, Ontario, CANADA (March 2010)

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Daniel Heath, Stuart Ludsin, and Timothy Johnson. "Yellow perch larval survival in the western basin of Lake Erie estimated using genetic analysis," Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR), Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR), Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (January 2010)

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Stuart Ludsin, Daniel Heath, and Timothy Johnson. "Yellow perch larval survival in the Western basin of Lake Erie estimated using genetic analysis," International Association on Great Lakes Research (IAGLR), International Association on Great Lakes Research (IAGLR), Toledo, OH (May 2009)

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Stuart Ludsin, Timothy Johnson, Louis Bernatchez, Nicholas Hubert, and Daniel Heath. "Diet composition of white perch, white bass and yellow perch in the western basin of Lake Erie by means of molecular genetics approach," American Fisheries Society (AFS),, American Fisheries Society (AFS), San Franciso, CA (September 2007)

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Stuart Ludsin, Timothy Johnson, and Daniel Heath. "Molecular genetic identification of stomach contents of yellow perch predators," Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR), Conference for Fisheries Research (CCFFR), Montreal, Quebec, ON (January 2007)

  • Lucia Carreon-Martinez, Scott Holt, Scott Nunez, and Joan Holt. "Identification of sciaenid fish eggs by molecular species-specific markers," Southern division of American Fisheries Society,, Southern division of American Fisheries Society,, San Antonio, TX (February 2006)

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BIOL 4432 01 - Animal Behavior:
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BIOL 3409 02S - Ecology:
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BIOL 3301 03 - Biological Evolution:
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BIOL 4432 A - Animal Behavior:
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BIOL 1407 GGM - Gen Bio II:
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