Program & Agenda

Session Schedule


29 Mesophotic and Deep-Sea Coral Ecosystems: A Tribute to the Pioneering Efforts of Dr. John Rooney

Session organizer(s)

Gal Eyal, Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv university & The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sceinces in Eilat, ISRAEL
gal4596@gmail.com

Kimberly Puglise, NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
kimberly.puglise@noaa.gov

Jennifer L. Salerno, George Mason University
jsalerno@gmu.edu

Pim Bongaerts, Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
pim@uq.edu.au

Samuel Kahng, Marine Science Program Office, Hawaii Pacific University, Waimanalo, HI, USA
skahng@hpu.edu

Frederic Sinniger Harii, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
fredsinniger@hotmail.com

Richard Pyle, Bernice P. Bishop Museum
deepreef@bishopmuseum.org

Richard Appeldoorn, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
richard.appeldoorn@upr.edu

Heather Spalding, University of Hawaii at Manoa
hspaldin@hawaii.edu

Christina A. Kellogg, U.S. Geological Survey
ckellogg@usgs.gov



Date: 06/21/2016

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Oral Presentations


Location: 308 A/B

13:45
Pyle, R. L.; Copus, J. M.; Bowen, B. W.; Kosaki, R. K.; THE HABITAT PERSISTENCE HYPOTHESIS: A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF CORAL-REEF ORGANISMS (Abstract ID:29098) O

14:15
Longenecker, K.; Boland, R.; Bolick, H.; Bowen, B.; Bradley, C.; Kane, C.; Kosaki, R.; Langston, R.; Montgomery, A.; Parrish, F.; Pyle, R.; Rooney, J.; Smith, C.; Spalding, H.; Wagner, D.; A COMPREHENSIVE INVESTIGATION OF MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS IN THE HAWAIIAN ARCHIPELAGO (Abstract ID:29928) O

14:30
Boland, R. C.; COMPARING MESOPHOTIC AND EUPHOTIC REEF FISH SIZE, FEEDING GUILD COMPOSITION, DIVERSITY AND ENDEMISM IN THE AU‘AU CHANNEL, HAWAII. (Abstract ID:27973) O

14:45
Spalding, H. L.; Conklin, K. Y.; Tsuda, R. T.; Wagner, D.; Kosaki, R.; Smith, C. M.; Sherwood, A. R.; MESOPHOTIC MACROALGAE ACROSS THE HAWAIIAN ARCHIPELAGO: DECIPHERING THE DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF DEEP LIMU (Abstract ID:29933) O

15:00
Kane, C. N.; Tissot, B. N.; EVALUATING POTENTIAL MECHANISMS UNDERLYING TROPHIC ASSEMBLAGE SHIFTS IN REEF FISHES FROM SHALLOW TO MESOPHOTIC DEPTHS IN HAWAII. (Abstract ID:28224) O

15:15
Winston, M. S.; Taylor, B. M.; Hixon, M. A.; Franklin, E. C.; INTRASPECIFIC VARIABILITY IN LIFE HISTORY TRAITS OF FISHES BETWEEN SHALLOW CORAL REEFS AND MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN (Abstract ID:28258) O

15:30
Muir, P. R.; Wallace, C. C.; Pichon, M.; Bridge, T. C.; Englebert, N.; Bongaerts, P.; MESOPHOTIC CORALS OF NORTHEAST AUSTRALIA: INITIAL ESTIMATES OF THE POTENTIAL FOR DEEP-REFUGE (Abstract ID:28484) O

16:15
Sih, T. L.; Cappo, M.; Kingsford, M. J.; DIVING INTO THE DEEP-END: BAITED REMOTE UNDERWATER VIDEO STATIONS (BRUVS) TO STUDY DEEP-REEF FISH IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA (Abstract ID:28024) O

16:30
Hernandez, A. I.; Bongaerts, P.; Leggat, W.; Ainsworth, T. D.; EXPLORING CORAL-ASSOCIATED BACTERIA OVER AN EXTREME DEPTH GRADIENT: ASSESSING THE PRESENCE OF UBIQUITOUS SYMBIONTS (Abstract ID:29157) O

16:45
Englebert, N.; Bongaerts, P.; Pichon, M.; Dinesen, Z.; Kahng, S. E.; Eyal, G.; Muir, P. R.; Hoegh-Guldberg, O.; SPECIES DIVERSITY IN THE MESOPHOTIC CORAL GENUS LEPTOSERIS: A COMBINED TAXONOMIC AND PHYLOGENOMIC ASSESSMENT (Abstract ID:29144) O

17:00
Eyal, G.; Cohen, I.; Eyal-Shaham, L.; Ben-Zvi, O.; Loya, Y.; PHOTOACCLIMATION AND INDUCTION OF LIGHT-ENHANCED CALCIFICATION IN THE MESOPHOTIC CORAL EUPHYLLIA PARADIVISA (Abstract ID:28808) O

17:15
PICHON, M.; EYAL, G.; SINNIGER, F.; LOYA, Y.; HARII, S.; FROM JAPAN TO THE NORTHERN TIP OF THE RED SEA: A LONG, NON-STOP JOURNEY FOR THE MESOPHOTIC SCLERACTINIAN SPECIES LEPTOSERIS AMITORIENSIS ? (Abstract ID:28564) O

17:30
Sinniger, F.; Prasetia, R.; Harii, S.; HIGH BIODIVERSITY OF MESOPHOTIC CORALS IN OKINAWA AND ITS IMPORTANCE IN A CHANGING WORLD. (Abstract ID:29422) O

17:45
Prasetia, R.; Sinniger, F.; Yorifuji, M.; Nakamura, T.; Yuen, Y. S.; Harii, S.; ACCLIMATION OF ADULT AND JUVENILE MESOPHOTIC SERIATOPORA HYSTRIX TO SHALLOW REEF HABITATS (Abstract ID:29381) O

18:00
Wyatt, A. S.; Miyajima, T.; Leichter, J. J.; Naruse, T.; Kuwae, T.; Yamamoto, S.; Satoh, N.; Nagata, T.; ECOLOGICAL AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL IMPACTS OF INTERNAL WAVES ON MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS: TESTING EDDY CORRELATION AND ISOTOPE APPROACHES, IRIOMOTE, JAPAN (Abstract ID:28489) O

Poster Presentations


Location: Poster/Exhibit Hall

321
Schizas, N. V.; Appeldoorn, R.; Nadathur, G.; COMPARISON OF BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED WITH AGARICIA LAMARCKI FROM MESOPHOTIC AND SHALLOW WATER REEFS (Abstract ID:30104) P

322
Morgan, N. B.; Baco, A. R.; Roark, E. B.; AN EXAMINATION OF VARIATION IN BENTHIC MEGAFUANAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE WITH DEPTH AND SIDE OF A SEAMOUNT (Abstract ID:30025) P

323
Whitney, S. K.; Boye, L. R.; Woolsey, M.; Jarnagin, R.; Moore, S.; Slattery, M.; HAVE INVASIVE LIONFISH IMPACTED THE PULLEY RIDGE MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEM? (Abstract ID:29671) P

324
Fang, J.; Rooks, C.; Krogness, C.; Kutti, T.; Bannister, R.; EFFECTS OF OIL DRILLING DISCHARGES ON NET OXYGEN AND NUTRIENT FLUXES OF THE ARCTIC-BOREAL SPONGE GEODIA BARRETTI (Abstract ID:29750) P

325
Cabaitan, P. C.; Deocadez, M. R.; Martinez, R. S.; Mamauag, A. S.; Aliño, P. M.; Atrigenio, M. P.; Siringan, F. P.; Olavides, R. D.; ARE MESOPHOTIC REEFS SAFE FROM EXPLOITATIVE FISHING? (Abstract ID:29083) P

326
Siringan, F. P.; Cabactulan, D. C.; Cabaitan, P. C.; Calleja, M. C.; Doctor, M. A.; Munar, J. C.; Olavides, R. D.; Tinacba, E. C.; Villanoy, C. L.; Villanueva, R. D.; THE DAWNING OF THE MESOPHOTIC REEF RESEARCH IN THE PHILIPPINES (Abstract ID:29059) P

327
Cooksey, M.; Hicks, D. W.; Figueroa, D. F.; Hickerson, E.; CHARACTERIZING BENTHIC INVERTEBRATE COMMUNITIES OF THE SOUTH TEXAS BANKS (Abstract ID:28993) P

328
Wagner, D.; Chang, C.; Barkman, A.; Tepper, J. R.; Kosaki, R. K.; CHARACTERIZATION OF MESOPHOTIC BENTHIC COMMUNITIES IN THE NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS (Abstract ID:28927) P

329
Dueñas, L. F.; Ardila, N. E.; Kahng, S. E.; Crawford, A. J.; Sánchez, J. A.; EVALUATING PATTERNS OF GENE FLOW IN THE PRECIOUS CORALS HEMICORALLIUM IMPERIALE/LAAUENSE ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN (Abstract ID:28804) P

331
Polinski, J. M.; Voss, J. D.; EVIDENCE OF ADAPTATION IN A CORAL-ALGAL SYMBIOSIS AT MESOPHOTIC DEPTHS IN THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO (Abstract ID:28846) P

332
Goodbody-Gringley, G.; Marchini, C.; Chequer, A. D.; Goffredo, S.; POPULATION STRUCTURE OF MONTASTRAEA CAVERNOSA ON SHALLOW VERSUS MESOPHOTIC REEFS IN BERMUDA (Abstract ID:29466) P

336
Hammerman, N. M.; Schizas, N. V.; Alfaro, M.; POPULATION STRUCTURE OF THE CORAL, AGARICIA LAMARCKI FROM SW PUERTO RICO AND U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (Abstract ID:27774) P

337
Ballesteros Contreras, D. C.; Barrios, L.; Aguirre, J.; Fernández, A.; Cedeño, C.; Chasqui, L.; Alonso, D.; Preziosi, R.; DEVELOPMENT OF MICROSATELLITE PROTOCOLS FOR CORAL MADRACIS COMPLEX (Abstract ID:28327) P

338
WATANABE, T. K.; WATANABE, T.; Eyal, G.; Loya, Y.; GROWTH HISTORY RECORDED IN SKELETAL STABLE ISOTOPES IN THE MESOPHOTIC PORITES CORAL FROM THE GULF OF EILAT, RED SEA (Abstract ID:28673) P

339
Dinesen, Z. D.; Pichon, M.; UNDERSTANDING THE TAXONOMY OF THE MESOPHOTIC CORAL GENUS LEPTOSERIS: THE NEXT CHAPTER (Abstract ID:28274) P

341
Fukunaga, A.; Kosaki, R.; Wagner, D.; CHANGES IN MESOPHOTIC REEF FISH ASSEMBLAGES IN THE NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS ALONG A LATITUDINAL AND LONGITUDINAL GRADIENT (Abstract ID:28439) P


Date: 06/22/2016

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Oral Presentations


Location: 308 A/B

09:30
DeLeo, D. M.; Lengyel, S. D.; Cordes, E. E.; AN INTEGRATIVE INVESTIGATION INTO THE IMPACTS OF ANTHROPOGENIC STRESSORS ON DEEP-SEA CORALS (Abstract ID:28388) O

10:00
Terrana, L.; Todinanahary, G.; Eeckhaut, I.; ILLEGAL HARVESTING AND TRADING OF BLACK CORALS (ANTIPATHARIA) IN MADAGASCAR: THE NECESSITY OF FIELD STUDIES (Abstract ID:28610) O

10:15
Parrish, F. A.; COLONIZATION AND SUCCESSION OF HAWAIIAN GOLD CORAL (KULAMANAMANA HAUMEAAE). (Abstract ID:28750) O

10:30
Everett, M. V.; Park, L. K.; Berntson, E. A.; Elz, A. E.; Keller, A. A.; Whitmire, C. E.; Clarke, M. E.; GENOTYPING-BY-SEQUENCING REVEALS LACK OF STRUCTURE IN THE DEEP-SEA OCTOCORAL SWIFTIA SIMPLEX (NUTTING 1909) ON THE WESTERN COAST OF THE UNITED STATES (Abstract ID:28826) O

10:45
Lapointe, A. E.; Watling, L.; A TALE OF TWO OCEANS: ARE DEEP-SEA BAMBOO CORALS FUSSY ABOUT THEIR NEIGHBORS? (Abstract ID:27823) O

11:00
Veazey, L. M.; Franklin, E. C.; Kelley, C.; Rooney, J.; Frazer, L. N.; Toonen, R. J.; THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RARE EVENTS LOGISTIC REGRESSION TO PREDICT THE DISTRIBUTION OF MESOPHOTIC HARD CORALS ACROSS THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS (Abstract ID:28437) O

11:15
Sánchez, J. A.; González, F. L.; Rivera, G.; Dueñas, L. F.; ARE MESOPHOTIC CORALS AND OCTOCORALS REALLY THAT DIFFERENT? AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE FROM CARIBBEAN REEFS (Abstract ID:29581) O

13:45
Bongaerts, P.; Riginos, C.; van Oppen, M.; Hoegh-Guldberg, O.; VERTICAL CONNECTIVITY ON ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC REEFS: A GENOME-WIDE ASSESSMENT OF SIX DEPTH-GENERALIST CORAL SPECIES (Abstract ID:29091) O

14:00
Appeldoorn, R. S.; Ballantine, D. L.; Carlo, M.; Nemeth, M. I.; Ruiz, H. J.; Sherman, C.; Weil, E.; SEASONAL VARIABILITY OF MESOPHOTIC BENTHIC COMMUNITIES AT TWO SITES AND DEPTHS OFF LA PARGUERA, PUERTO RICO (Abstract ID:29778) O

14:15
Groves, S. H.; Brandt, M. E.; Enochs, I. C.; Holstein, D. M.; Manzello, D. P.; Canals, M. F.; Smith, T. B.; PHYSICAL DRIVERS OF COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND GROWTH AMONG MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS IN ST. THOMAS, US VIRGIN ISLANDS (Abstract ID:28834) O

14:30
Weinstein, D. K.; Klaus, J. S.; Smith, T. B.; PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE MESOPHOTIC REEF SHELF ACCRETION POTENTIAL: A CARBONATE BUDGET APPROACH (Abstract ID:29268) O

14:45
Garcia-Hernandez, J. E.; Schizas, N. V.; Alfaro, M. L.; de Voogd, N. J.; MESOPHOTIC REEF SPONGES (PORIFERA) FROM PUERTO RICO AND THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS (Abstract ID:27802) O

15:00
Laverick, J. H.; Rogers, A. D.; FINDING A BIOLOGICAL UPPER LIMIT FOR THE MESOPHOTIC ZONE (Abstract ID:28599) O

15:30
Voss, J. D.; Studivan, M. S.; Williams, M. A.; Clark, R.; Horn, L.; Hickerson, E.; Nutall, M.; Reed, J. K.; Schmahl, G. P.; EXPLORATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MESOPHOTIC REEFS OF THE FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY AND NEIGHBORING BANKS IN THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO (Abstract ID:29419) O

16:45
Andradi-Brown, D. A.; Hendrix, A.; Grey, R.; Rogers, A. D.; Exton, D.; USE OF MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS BY INVASIVE WESTERN ATLANTIC LIONFISH (Abstract ID:28308) O

17:00
Goodbody-Gringley, G.; Chequer, A.; Eddy, C.; Pitt, J.; Smith, S.; ECOLOGICAL DRIVERS OF LIONFISH AGGREGATIONS ON MESOPHOTIC REEFS IN BERMUDA (Abstract ID:28391) O

17:15
Brandtneris, V. W.; Groves, S. H.; Holstein, D. M.; Brandt, M. E.; Smith, T. B.; DEEP ON THE CHEAP: ACCESSIBLE AND COST-EFFECTIVE METHODS FOR QUANTITATIVELY SURVEYING MESOPHOTIC CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS (Abstract ID:29665) O

17:30
Pinheiro, H. T.; Shepherd, B.; Greene, B.; Jessup, E.; Rocha, L. A.; MESOPHOTIC CORAL REEF FISH COMMUNITIES IN THE CENTER OF MARINE BIODIVERSITY (Abstract ID:28858) O

17:45
Cabaitan, P. C.; Cabactulan, D. C.; Olavides, R. D.; Siringan, F. P.; Villanueva, R. D.; Da-anoy, J. P.; THERMAL-STRESS REFUGIA FOR CORALS: OBSERVATIONS IN MESOPHOTIC COMMUNITIES OF APO REEF, PHILIPPINES (Abstract ID:29070) O

18:00
JOANNOT, P.; PICHON, M.; THOMASSIN, B. A.; UNUSUAL FEATURES OF A MESOPHOTIC HARD CORAL ASSEMBLAGE IN A LAGOON ENVIRONMENT DOMINATED BY HEAVY TERRIGENOUS SEDIMENTATION: THE BANC GAIL (SW NEW CALEDONIA). (Abstract ID:28630) O