Program & Agenda

Session Schedule


27 The role of macroinvertebrates on coral reefs

Session organizer(s)

Marc Slattery, University of Mississippi
slattery@olemiss.edu

Georgios Tsounis, California State University Northridge
georgios.tsounis@csun.edu

Howard R. Lasker, University at Buffalo
hlasker@buffalo.edu

Deborah Gochfeld, University of Mississippi
gochfeld@olemiss.edu



Date: 06/20/2016

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Oral Presentations


Location: 312

16:30
Kandler, N. M.; Wooster, M. K.; Leray, M.; Voolstra, C. R.; Knowlton, N.; De Voogd, N. J.; Paulay, G.; Berumen, M. L.; SPONGES AS A MICROHABITAT FOR MACROFAUNA AND MICROBES ACROSS ECOLOGICAL GRADIENTS IN THE CENTRAL RED SEA (Abstract ID:29140) O

16:45
Achlatis, M.; van der Zande, R.; Hoegh-Guldberg, O.; Dove, S.; PUTTING THE SUCCESS OF BIOERODING SPONGES ON FUTURE REEFS INTO PERSPECTIVE: ENHANCED BIOEROSION VERSUS PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSTRAINTS OF CLIONA ORIENTALIS (Abstract ID:27934) O

17:00
Rivera-Irizarry, F.; Fonseca, J.; Bruno-Laureano, Y.; Mercado-Molina, A. E.; DEMOGRAPHIC DYNAMICS OF THE COMMON DEMOSPONGE IRCINIA FELIX (Abstract ID:30092) O

17:15
Rohde, S.; Nietzer, S.; Schupp, P. J.; DYNAMIC SPONGE DEFENSE SYSTEMS AGAINST PREDATOR AND PATHOGEN ATTACKS (Abstract ID:27954) O

17:30
Schupp, P.; Helber, S.; Rohde, S.; Schoenig, E.; BIOACTIVE SPONGES OUTCOMPETE SCLERACTINIAN CORALS (Abstract ID:29803) O

17:45
Nelson, H. R.; Edmunds, P. J.; INTEGRATION AND ALLOMETRY CONSTRAIN CARIBBEAN OCTOCORAL MORPHOLOGY (Abstract ID:28828) O

18:00
Tsounis, G.; Lasker, H.; Bramanti, L.; Gambrel, B.; Edmunds, J. P.; OCTOCORAL COMMUNITY ECOLOGY AT TWO SITES OF CONTRASTING ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS IN ST JOHN, US VIRGIN ISLANDS (Abstract ID:28888) O

18:15
Slattery, M.; Gochfeld, D. J.; BUTTERFLYFISHES EXHIBIT SPECIES-SPECIFIC RESPONSES TO CHANGES IN PACIFIC SOFT CORAL COMMUNITIES (Abstract ID:28189) O

Poster Presentations


Location: Poster/Exhibit Hall

293
Briones-Fourzan, P.; Gonzalez-Gomez, R.; Barradas-Ortiz, C.; Negrete-Soto, F.; Alvarez-Filip, L.; Lozano-Alvarez, E.; DIVERSITY AND ABUNDANCE OF DECAPOD MACROCRUSTACEANS IN REEFS DIFFERING IN STRUCTURAL COMPLEXITY AND SUBSTRATE TYPES (Abstract ID:28795) P

294
Beepat, S. S.; Appadoo, C.; Marie, D. E.; Paula, J. P.; Çinar, M. E.; Sivakumar, K.; MACRO-INVERTEBRATE COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED WITH HALICLONA SP. AND SPHECIOSPONGIA VAGABUNDA (PHYLUM: PORIFERA) FROM MAURITIUS (Abstract ID:27876) P

295
Gilchrist, S. L.; HERMIT CRAB-OCTOPUS INTERACTIONS IN DISTRIBUTING RESOURCES BETWEEN REEF AND TERRESTRIAL SYSTEMS (Abstract ID:28120) P

296
Lozano-Alvarez, E.; Luviano-Aparicio, N.; Negrete-Soto, F.; Barradas-Ortiz, C.; Alvarez-Filip, L.; Briones-Fourzan, P.; DOES CORAL REEF STRUCTURAL COMPLEXITY AFFECT DENSITY OR TROPHIC LEVEL OF A HABITAT-SPECIALIST SPINY LOBSTER? (Abstract ID:28810) P

297
Jung, T.; Jeong, S.; Yi, C.; Kwon, C.; Yoo, J.; Kim, M.; NON-DESTRUCTIVE METHOD FOR COLLECTING INVERTEBRATE SPECIMENS INHABITING CORAL COMMUNITIES USING IMPROVED LIGHT TRAP (Abstract ID:29118) P

298
Huckabe, J.; Calhoun, S. K.; Rohwer, F. L.; THE ROLE OF INVERTEBRATES IN CORAL REEF MICROBIALIZATION (Abstract ID:28907) P

299
Hoot, W. C.; Culkin, S.; REVERSING IMPACTS OF DYNAMITE FISHING WITH SOFT CORAL ARTIFICIAL REEFS (Abstract ID:30147) P


Date: 06/21/2016

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Oral Presentations


Location: 312

09:45
Hamman, E. A.; SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF DAMAGE AFFECTS CORAL TISSUE REGENERATION, SKELETAL GROWTH, AND MORPHOLOGY (Abstract ID:28732) O

10:00
Neo, M. L.; Eckman, W.; Vicentuan, K.; Teo, S.; Ang, A.; Todd, P. A.; MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY MANTLE: THE ECOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF GIANT CLAMS IN CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS (Abstract ID:28243) O

10:15
Kramer, M. J.; Bellwood, O.; Bellwood, D. R.; WHERE ARE THE CRUSTACEA ON CORAL REEFS, AND DOES IT MATTER? (Abstract ID:28503) O

10:30
Lee, S. D.; Wild, C.; Ford, A.; Mangubhai, S.; Ferse, S.; THE ROLE OF THE SEA CUCUMBER HOLOTHURIA SCABRA AS A CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM ENGINEER IN FIJI (Abstract ID:28153) O

10:45
Vidal-Ramirez, F.; Pantos, O.; Tyson, G. W.; Dove, S.; ANNUAL HOLOTHURIAN-MICROORGANISM INTERACTIONS UNDER DIFFERENT IPCC PCO2-TEMPERATURE SCENARIOS (Abstract ID:29255) O

11:00
deVries, M. S.; Stock, B. C.; Christy, J. H.; A VICIOUS CORAL REEF PREDATOR: MORPHOLOGICAL SPECIALIZATION BROADENS THE DIET OF A MANTIS SHRIMP (Abstract ID:29795) O

11:15
Thilakarathna, G. N.; van Keulen, M.; Keesing, J.; ROLE OF SEA URCHIN CENTROSTEPHANUS TENUISPINUS (CLARK, 1914) AS A BIO-ERODER- IN HALL BANK REEF (32 2.002◦S AND 115 42.957◦E) WESTERN AUSTRALIA (Abstract ID:28715) O