Program & Agenda

Agenda Detail

6/20/2016 | 16:30 - 18:30 | ORAL

02 - The value of historical, archeological and paleoecological data for assessing and conserving coral reefs

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29937

EASTER ISLAND (RAPA NUI) CORALS TRACK 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY DECADAL AND LONGER PERIOD VARIANCE IN SE PACIFIC SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURES

Dunbar, R. B., Stanford University, USA, dunbar@stanford.edu; Osborne, M., Stanford University, USA, osbornemc@gmail.com; Mucciarone, D., Stanford University, USA, dam1@stanford.edu; Roark, B., Texas A&M University, USA, broark@geos.tamu.edu;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28766

DEVELOPING BASELINES OF CORAL SKELETAL GROWTH AND BIOEROSION FROM THE INDIAN OCEAN

Summerfield, R. A., Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, r.summerfield@nhm.ac.uk; Hendy, E. J., University of Bristol , United Kingdom, e.hendy@bristol.ac.uk; Penkman, K. E., University of York, United Kingdom, kirsty.penkman@york.ac.uk; Johnson, K. G., Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, k.johnson@nhm.ac.uk;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29996

CARIBBEAN CORAL REEF BASELINES FROM AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES AND CONSERVATION EFFORTS

LeFebvre, M. J., Florida Museum of Natural History, USA, mjl0201@ufl.edu; Cramer, K. L., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, katie.cramer@gmail.com; Keegan, W. F., Florida Museum of Natural History, USA, keegan@flmnh.ufl.edu; Giovas, C. M., University of Queensland, Australia, cmgiovas@uw.edu; Fitzpatrick, S. M., University of Oregon, USA, smfitzpa@cas.uoregon.edu;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28297

A SYNCRETIC VIEW OF TIME; ASSESSING CORAL-REEF ECOSYSTEM TRAJECTORIES TO SUPPORT SOCIAL-ECOLOGICAL RESILIENCE AND ADAPTIVE CAPACITY INTO THE FUTURE

Giddens, J. L., University of Hawaii, USA, jonatha@hawaii.edu; Friedlander, A. M., Fisheries Ecology Research Lab, USA, friedlan@hawaii.edu; Kittinger, J., Conservation International, USA, jkittinger@conservation.org; Goodell, J., Fisheries Ecology Research Lab, USA, whitneygoodell@gmail.com; Stamoulis, K. A., Fisheries Ecology Research Lab, USA, kostanti@hawaii.edu; Conklin, E., The Nature Conservancy, USA, econklin@tnc.org ; Ticktin, T., University of Hawaii, USA, ticktin@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 30050

PREHISTORICAL AND HISTORICAL DETERIORATION OF CARIBBEAN REEF ECOSYSTEMS LINKED TO DECLINES IN REEF ACCRETION, HERBIVORY, AND WATER QUALITY

Cramer, K. L., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, katie.cramer@gmail.com; O'Dea, A., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, odeaa@si.edu; Clark, T. R., University of Queensland, Australia, t.clark1@uq.edu.au ; Zhao, J., University of Queensland, Australia, j.zhao@uq.edu.au ; Norris, R. D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, rnorris@ucsd.edu;

http://scrippsscholars.ucsd.edu/kcramer

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28658

DERMAL DENTICLES AS A TOOL TO RECONSTRUCT HISTORICAL SHARK COMMUNITIES

Dillon, E. M., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, emdillon23@gmail.com; O'Dea, A., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, odeaa@si.edu; Cramer, K., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, katie.cramer@gmail.com ; Norris, R., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, rnorris@ucsd.edu ;

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 27938

RESPONDING TO WIDESPREAD REEF FINFISH EXTIRPATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES INFERRED FROM ORAL HISTORY AND FISHERS’ KNOWLEDGE USING LINEAR MIXED MODELS

Lavides, M. N., Haribon Foundation, Philippines, lavides@yahoo.com; Polunin, N. C., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, nick.polunin@ncl.ac.uk; Molina, E. V., Haribon Foundation, Philippines, ynamolina@gmail.com; De la Rosa, G. E., Haribon Foundation, Philippines, wildlife@haribon.org.ph; Mill, A. C., Newcastle University, Philippines, aileen.mill@ncl.ac.uk; Stead, S. S., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, selina.stead@ncl.ac.uk; Rushton, S. P., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, steven.rushton@ncl.ac.uk;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28921

MILLENNIAL-SCALE ECOLOGICAL CHANGE IN CARIBBEAN SPONGE COMMUNITIES

Hynes, M., STRI, Canada, hynes.mg@gmail.com; O'Dea, A., STRI, United Kingdom, aronodea@gmail.com; Lukowiak, M., Institute of Paleobiology, PAS, Poland, lukowiakmagda@gmail.com; Norris, R., Scripps Institute of Oceanography, USA, rnorris@ucsd.edu; Cramer, K., Scripps Institute of Oceanography, USA, katie.cramer@gmail.com;

03 - The use of genomics, proteomics and transcriptomics in coral reef studies

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28995

GENOME-WIDE DNA METHYLATION PROFILING REVEALED COMPLEX ROLES IN ACROPORA MILLEPORA

YING, H., Australian National University, Australia, hua.ying@anu.edu.au; Miller, D., James Cook University, Australia, david.miller@jcu.edu.au; Hayward, D., Australian National University, Australia, David.Hayward@anu.edu.au; Ball, E., Australian National University, Australia, Eldon.Ball@anu.edu.au; Foret, S., Australian National University, Australia, sylvain.foret@anu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28794

THE GENOMIC BASIS FOR ADAPTATION TO THERMALLY EXTREME REEFS

Smith, E. G., New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, edsmith@nyu.edu; Hazzouri, K. M., New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, ; Dupont, J. M., ExxonMobil Research Qatar, Qatar, ; Warren, C. S., ExxonMobil Research Qatar, Qatar, ; Aranda, M., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, ; Burt, J. A., New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, ;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29327

SPATIO-TEMPORAL VARIATION OF CORAL GENE EXPRESSION ACROSS 12 LATITUDES AND 2 SEASONS IN THE RED SEA (TEMPERATURE: 21° - 33°C)

Sawall, Y., GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, Germany, ysawall@geomar.de; Al-Sofyani, A., King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Saudi Arabia, sofyani@hotmail.com; Barshis, D. J., Old Dominion University, USA, barshis@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29013

BIOGEOGRAPHY AND FUNCTIONAL ADAPTATION OF CORAL REEF MICROBES

Wegley Kelly, L., San Diego State University, USA, lwegley@gmail.com; Haas, A. F., San Diego State University, USA, andreas.florian.haas@gmail.com ; Nelson, C. E., University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA, craig.nelson@hawaii.edu; Reyes, B. T., San Diego State University, USA, brandon.t.reyes84@gmail.com ; Rohwer, F., San Diego State University, USA, frohwer@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28129

ANALYSES OF CORALLIMORPHARIAN TRANSCRIPTOMES PROVIDES NEW PERSPECTIVES ON THE EVOLUTION OF CALCIFICATION IN THE SCLERACTINIA (CORALS)

Lin, M., James Cook University, Australia, meifun089@gmail.com; Forêt, S., Australian National University, Australia, sylvain.foret@anu.edu.au; Miller, D. J., James Cook University, Australia, david.miller@jcu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 313 B | Abstract ID 27829

TEMPORAL EXPRESSION PATTERN OF BIOMINERALIZATION PROTEINS DURING EARLY DEVELOPMENT IN THE STONY CORAL POCILLOPORA DAMICORNIS

Mass, T., University of Haifa, Israel, tmass@univ.haifa.ac.il; Drake, J. L., Rutgers University, USA, drake@marine.rutgers.edu; Putnam, H. M., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, hputnam@hawaii.edu; Zelzion, U., Rutgers University, USA, udizel@gmail.com; Gates, R. D., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, rgates@hawaii.edu; Bhattacharya, D., Rutgers University, USA, debash.bhattacharya@gmail.com; Falkowski, P. G., Rutgers University, USA, falko@marine.rutgers.edu;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29459

CALCIFICATION IN CORALLIUM RUBRUM: DISSECTING THE PROCESS USING GENOMICS AND TRANSCRIPTOMICS TOGETHER WITH SCALPELS AND SCISSORS

Ganot, P., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, pganot@centrescientifique.mc; Fritz, M., European Molecular Biology Laboratory - EMBL, Germany, ; Rausch, T., European Molecular Biology Laboratory - EMBL, Germany, ; Aurelle, D., CNRS, Station Marine d’Endoume, Marseille, France, ; Haguenauer, A., CNRS, Station Marine d’Endoume, Marseille, France, ; Romans, P., Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls-Laboratoire Arago, France, ; Zoccola, D., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Tambutté, E., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Aranda, M., KAUST, Red Sea Research Center, Saudi Arabia, ; Benes, V., European Molecular Biology Laboratory - EMBL, Germany, ; Allemand, D., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Tambutté, S., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ;

07 - Biodiversity, biogeography and evolution of coral reef organisms

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 27904

DOES NUTRITIONAL ECOLOGY DRIVE THE EVOLUTION OF LIFE HISTORIES IN HERBIVOROUS REEF FISHES?

Choat, J. H., James Cook University, Australia, john.choat@jcu.edu.au; Hodge, J., University of California Davis, , USA, jhodge@ucdavis.edu; Robertson, D. R., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution , Panama, drr@stri.org; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa; Sinclair-Taylor, T., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Tane.Sinclair-Taylor@kaust.edu.sa; Taylor, B. M., NOAA Fisheries - Inouye Regional Center Honolulu , USA, brett.taylor@noaa.gov; Clements, K. D., University of Auckland, New Zealand, k.clements@auckland.ac.nz;

http://www.jcu.edu.au

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 27814

TO BE, OR NOT TO BE NOTICED: THE IMPORTANCE OF SPICULAR ANALYSIS FOR RECONSTRUCTIONS OF SPONGE COMMUNITIES IN MODERN CORAL REEFS

Lukowiak, M., Institute of Paleobiology PAS, Poland, mlukowiak@twarda.pan.pl;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 28518

HIGHER LEVEL SYSTEMATICS OF THE WALKING, SWIMMING, AND BURROWING HOLOTHUROIDEA (ECHINODERMATA): A SIX-GENE MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETIC APPROACH

Miller, A. K., University of Guam, USA, a33miller@gmail.com; Kerr, A. M., University of Guam, USA, uogmarinelab@gmail.com; Reich, M., University München, Germany, m.reich@lrz.uni-muenchen.de ; Paulay, G., Florida Museum of Natural History, USA, paulay@flmnh.ufl.edu ; Carvajal, J. I., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, ignacio3437@gmail.com; Rouse, G. W., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, grouse@ucsd.edu;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 28824

PHYLOGENETIC AND MORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSES REVEAL CRYPTIC SPECIES COMPLEXES IN GLOSSODORIS NUDIBRANCHS

Matsuda, S. B., Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, shayle@hawaii.edu; Gosliner, T. M., California Academy of Sciences, USA, tgosliner@calacademy.org;

http://gatescorallab.com/shayle-matsuda

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 28757

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MOLECULAR PHYLOGENY AND SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS IN ZOANTHUS KUROSHIO (HEXACORALLIA, ZOANTHARIA, ZOANTHIDAE)

Kawamura, I., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, okinawa_7878@yahoo.co.jp; Reimer, J. D., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, jreimer@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 29309

EXTENSIVE LINEAGE DIVERSITY AND CRYPTIC SPECIES IN AGLAOPHENIIDAE (HYDROZOA) SPECIES REVEALED BY MOLECULAR SPECIES DELIMITATION METHODS AND POPULATION GENETICS

Postaire, B., UMR ENTROPIE Univ. Réunion/IRD/CNRS, Reunion, bautisse.postaire@imbe.fr; Magalon, H., UMR ENTROPIE Univ. Réunion/IRD/CNRS, Reunion, helene.magalon@univ-reunion.fr; Bourmaud, C., UMR ENTROPIE Univ. Réunion/IRD/CNRS, Reunion, chloe.bourmaud@univ-reunion.fr; Bruggemann, H., UMR ENTROPIE Univ. Réunion/IRD/CNRS, Reunion, henrich.bruggemann@univ-reunion.fr;

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 27992

PHYLOGENETIC PERSPECTIVES ON THE EVOLUTION OF REEF FISH FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY

Floeter, S. R., UFSC, Brazil, sergiofloeter@gmail.com; Bender, M. G., UFSC, Brazil, marianabender.bio@gmail.com ; Siqueira, A., UFSC, Brazil, alesixbio@gmail.com ; Cowman, P. F., Yale University, USA, peter.cowman@yale.edu ;

http://www.lbmm.ufsc.br

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 28502

THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF CORAL REEFS: A FUNCTIONAL PERSPECTIVE.

Bellwood, D. R., James Cook University, Australia, david.bellwood@jcu.edu.au; Goatley, C. H., James Cook University, Australia, christopher.goatley@jcu.edu.au; Bellwood, O., James Cook University, Australia, orpha.bellwood@jcu.edu.au;

11 - Animal-algal symbioses: molecular, physiological and genetic interactions, processes and adaptations

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 30017

TEMPERATURE AND SALINITY EFFECTS ON THE ONSET OF SYMBIOSIS BETWEEN ACROPORA VALIDA AND VARIOUS SUBCLADES OF SYMBIODINIUM

Ng, T. Y., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, ngtszyan2011@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28128

SIX DEGREES OF BLEACHING: A WEIGHTED LINK REMOVAL MODEL FOR THE CORAL-SYMBIONT MUTUALISM NETWORK

Williams, S. D., Northeastern University, USA, williams.sar@husky.neu.edu; Ji, K., Northeastern University, USA, ji.ka@husky.neu.edu;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29675

DYNAMICS OF CORAL-ALGAL PHYSIOLOGY AND TEMPERATURE STRESS ASSOCIATED WITH GLOBAL CHANGE

Roth, M. S., UC Berkeley, USA, Melissa.S.Roth@gmail.com; Díaz-Almeyda, E. M., Emory University, USA, yanti.cb@gmail.com; Medina, M., Pennsylvania State University, USA, momedinamunoz@gmail.com; Deheyn, D. D., UC San Diego, USA, ddeheyn@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29165

PHYSIOLOGICAL STRATEGIES TO ACCLIMATISE TO HIGH SEAWATER TEMPERATURE STRESS WHEN HOSTING DIFFERENT SYMBIODINIUM

Carballo-Bolaños, R., National Taiwan Normal University and Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, rodcar@gate.sinica.edu.tw; Chen, A., Academia Sinica, Biodiversity Research Center, Taiwan, ROC, cac@gate.sinica.edu.tw;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28371

HEAT SHOCK PROTEIN GENE HSP70 AS AN INDICATOR FOR DETERMINING THERMAL STRESS RESPONSE IN STYLOPHORA PISTILLATA FROM GULF OF SUEZ, RED SEA

Abdel-Salam, H. A., Marine Genomics Lab, Zoology Dept, Faculty of Science,University of Benha, Benha, Egypt, hanysalam52@hotmail.com; Donia, A. H., Marine Genomics Lab, Zoology Dept, Faculty of Science,University of Benha, Benha, Egypt, hanysalam52@hotmail.com; Ali, A. A., National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries, Suez Branch, Suez , Egypt, hanysalam52@hotmail.com; EL Shaarawy, H. I., Marine Genomics Lab, Zoology Dept, Faculty of Science,University of Benha, Benha, Egypt, hanysalam52@hotmail.com; Hegazy, H., Avisina group, Benha, Qalubia, Benha, Egypt, hanysalam52@hotmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28031

THERMAL STRESS, BLEACHING AND CARBON FATE: A METABOLOMICS APPROACH

Hillyer, K. E., Victoria University of Wellington , New Zealand, katie.hillyer@vuw.ac.nz; Dias, D., RMIT University, Australia, daniel.dias@rmit.edu.au; Lutz, A., The University of Melbourne , Australia, adrian.lutz@unimelb.edu.au; Roessner, U., The University of Melbourne , Australia, u.roessner@unimelb.edu.au; Davy, S. K., Victoria University of Wellington , New Zealand, Simon.Davy@vuw.ac.nz;

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 313 C | Abstract ID 27922

RESPONSES OF THE CORAL HOLOBIONT TO LABILE DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON SHED LIGHT ON THE ROLE OF DINITROGEN FIXATION IN BLEACHING

Pogoreutz, C. I., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany, claudia.pogoreutz@leibniz-zmt.de; Rädecker, N., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, nils.radecker@kaust.edu.sa; Cardénas, A. J., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany, anny.cardenas@leibniz-zmt.de; Gärdes, A., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany, aga@leibniz-zmt.de; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa; Wild, C., University of Bremen, Germany, christian.wild@uni-bremen.de;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29011

INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX GENES DURING TEMPERATURE STRESS IN THE SEA ANEMONE, AIPTASIA PALLIDA

Sawyer, S. J., Glenville State College, USA, sara.sawyer@glenville.edu; Ramezan, E. E., Glenville State College, USA, ramezan.emilye@gsc.glenville.edu;

12 - The coral reef microbiome and reef microbial interactions and changes

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29547

MACROALGAE AND OCEAN ACIDIFICATION CAUSE SHIFTS IN BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES ON CCA WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR CORAL LARVAL SETTLEMENT

Sneed, J. M., Smithsonian Marine Station, USA, sneedj@si.edu; Campbell, J. E., Smithsonian Marine Station, USA, campbellju@si.edu; Johnston, L. N., University of Delaware, USA, lane.nicole.johnston@gmail.com; Paul, V. J., Smithsonian Marine Station, USA, paul@si.edu;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28679

BACTERIAL VIRULENCE GENE EXPRESSION UNDER HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF DOC PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO THE PATHOGENIC SWITCH IN OPPORTUNISTIC MICROBES

Cardenas, A. J., Max Planck Institut for Marine Microbiology, Germany, anny.cardenas@zmt-bremen.de; Neave, M. J., king Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Matthew.Neave@kaust.edu.sa; Haroon, M. F., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, mohamed.haroon@kaust.edu.sa; Pogoreutz, C., University of Bremen, Germany, claudia.pogoreutz@zmt-bremen.de; Rädecker, N., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, nils.radecker@kaust.edu.sa; Wild, C., University of Bremen, Germany, christian.wild@zmt-bremen.de; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa; Gärdes, A., Leibniz Center for Marine Tropical Ecology, Germany, astrid.gaerdes@zmt-bremen.de;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28791

BACTERIAL COMMUNITY PROFILING OF CORAL SPECIES ACROSS A BLEACHING EVENT

Caruso, C., Stanford University, USA, caruso@stanford.edu; Palumbi, S., Stanford University, USA, spalumbi@stanford.edu;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28016

CORAL MICROBIOMES AND HEAT STRESS – TESTING THE PROBIOTIC HYPOTHESIS IN A LONG-TERM RECIPROCAL TRANSPLANTATION EXPERIMENT

Ziegler, M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, maren.ziegler@kaust.edu.sa; Seneca, F., University of Hawaii, USA, f.o.seneca@gmail.com; Yum, L. K., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, yum.lauren@gmail.com; Palumbi, S. R., Stanford University, USA, spalumbi@stanford.edu; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29057

CORAL-SYMBIODINIUM INTERACTIONS ACROSS A GRADIENT OF LOCAL STRESSORS ON KIRITIMATI ATOLL

Claar, D. C., University of Victoria, Canada, danielle.claar@gmail.com; Gates, R. D., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, rgates@hawaii.edu; Baum, J. K., University of Victoria, Canada, baum@uvic.ca;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29288

STABILITY AND FUNCTIONALITY OF THE MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED WITH TEMPERATE GORGONIANS AND THE PRECIOUS RED CORAL CORALLIUM RUBRUM

van de Water, J., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, jvdewater@centrescientifique.mc; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology , Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa; Junca, H., Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Colombia, info@howardjunca.com; Allemand, D., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, allemand@centrescientifique.mc; Ferrier-Pages, C., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ferrier@centrescientifique.mc;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 27835

CORAL HOLOBIONT RESPONSE TO SALINITY CHANGES INDICATES OSMOREGULATION OF SCLERACTINIAN CORALS

Röthig, T., Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, till.rothig@kaust.edu.sa; Ochsenkühn, M. A., King Abdullah University of Science and Technologgy, Saudi Arabia, MichaelOchsenkuehn@gmail.com ; van der Merwe, R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technologgy, Saudi Arabia, riaan.vandermerwe@kaust.edu.sa; Roik, A., King Abdullah University of Science and Technologgy, Saudi Arabia, anna.roik@kaust.edu.sa; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technologgy, , christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa;

14 - Reproduction in corals

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27920

A NOVEL FEMALE-SPECIFIC AND SEXUAL REPRODUCTION-ASSOCIATED DMRT GENE DISCOVERED IN THE STONY CORAL, EUPHYLLIA ANCORA (CNIDARIA, ANTHOZOA)

Chen, C. J., National Taiwan University, China, coralerin2933@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28041

OOCYTES EXPRESS AN ENDOGENOUS RED FLUORESCENT PROTEIN IN A STONY CORAL, EUPHYLLIA ANCORA: A POTENTIAL INVOLVEMENT IN CORAL OOGENESIS.

Chiu, Y. L., National Taiwan Ocean University, Chinese Taiwan, yii2390@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28130

EGG FORMATION OF A STONY CORAL, EUPHYLLIA ANCORA (CNIDARIA, ANTHOZOA): A MOLECULAR PERSPECTIVE.

Shikina, S., National Taiwan Ocean University, Chinese Taiwan, shikinash@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28571

UNWINDING THE MYSTERY OF CORAL BROADCAST MASS SPAWNING, SIGNALING CASCADES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF MOONLIGHT

Kaniewska, P., University of Queensland , Australia, p.kaniewska@uq.edu.au; Rosenberg, Y., Bar-Ilan University, , yaelirose@gmail.com; Sinniger Harii, F., Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, fredsinniger@hotmail.com; Harii, S., Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, sharii@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Levy, O., Bar-Ilan University, Israel, oren.levy@biu.ac.il;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27967

CORAL TRANSCRIPTOME RESPONSES TO THE LUNAR CYCLE

Vize, P. D., University of Calgary, Canada, pvize@ucalgary.ca; Oldach, M., University of Calgary, Canada, moldach@ucalgary.ca; Workentine, M., University of Calgary, Canada, matthew.workentine@ucalgary.ca; Wuitchik, D., University of Calgary, Canada, daniel.wuitchik2@ucalgary.ca; Matz, M., University of Texas, USA, matz@utexas.edu; Brady, A. K., North Island College, Canada, Aisling.Brady@nic.bc.ca;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27839

ENERGETIC RESOURCE ALLOCATION FOR REPRODUCTION IN TWO MEDITERRANEAN GORGONIANS WITH DIFFERENT REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGIES: SURFACE VERSUS INTERNAL BROODERS

Viladrich, N., Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, viladrich.nuria@gmail.com; Bramanti, L., Laboratoire d'Ecogéochimie des Environnements Benthiques (LECOB), France, philebo@gmail.com; Tsounis, G., California State University, USA, georgios.tsounis@csun.edu; Martínez-Quitana, A., University at Buffalo, USA, am298@buffalo.edu; Coppari, M., Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, martysve85@gmail.com; Dominguez–Carrió, C., Institut de Ciencies del Mar (CSIC), Spain, cdominguez@icm.csic.es; Ambroso, S., Institut de Ciencies del Mar (CSIC), Spain, ambroso@icm.csic.es; Rossi, S., Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, sergio.rossi@uab.cat;

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28800

INDIVIDUAL ANNUAL FECUNDITY AND REPRODUCTIVE ENERGY INVESTMENT IN MUSHROOM SCLERACTINIAN CORALS

Eyal-Shaham, L., Tel-Aviv University and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences, Eilat, Israel, likush27@gmail.com; Eyal, G., Tel-Aviv University and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences, Eilat, Israel, galeyal@mail.tau.ac.il; Harii, S., Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, sharii@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp ; Sinniger, F., Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, fredsinniger@hotmail.com ; Loya, Y., Tel-Aviv University, Israel, yosiloya@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28530

SEXUAL REPRODUCTION OF THE ENDANGERED AND ENDEMIC CORAL PORITES SVERDRUPI AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS

Martinez-Castillo, V., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, viomarcast@gmail.com; Reyes-Bonilla, H., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, hreyes@uabcs.mx; Rangel-Davalos, C., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, crangel@uabcs.mx; Rodriguez-Troncoso, A. P., Centro Universitario de la Costa, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, pao.rodriguezt@gmail.com;

20 - Reef fish ecology, conservation, and fisheries: the scientific legacy of Glenn Almany

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28442

RESOURCE COMPETITION AND PREDATION RISK DIFFERENTIALLY AFFECT PARROTFISH FORAGING BEHAVIORS

Caselle, J., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, caselle@ucsb.edu; Davis, K., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, katiedavis7@gmail.com; Carlson, P., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, pcarlson85@gmail.com; Bradley, D., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, dbradley@bren.ucsb.edu; Warner, R., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, warner@lifesci.ucsb.edu;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28122

EFFECTS OF SCHOOLING AND HABITAT CONFIGURATION ON THE BEHAVIOR OF PARROTFISH TOWARDS PREDATORS

Aurellado, M. B., The University of Queensland & ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, eleanor.aurellado@uq.net.au; Gallo, M., The University of Queensland, Australia, michelegallo84@gmail.com; Harborne, A. R., The University of Queensland & ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, a.harborne@uq.edu.au; Mumby, P. J., The University of Queensland & ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29078

THE DAMSELFISH DOMINO EFFECT: A COMPETITIVE RELEASE IN A HIGHLY PARTITIONED GUILD REVEALS SUBORDINATES VERSATILITY

Eurich, J. G., James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, jacob.eurich@my.jcu.edu.au; Miller, A., Clark University, USA, ah.miller@clarku.edu; McCormick, M. I., James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, mark.mccormick@jcu.edu.au; Jones, G. P., James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, geoffrey.jones@jcu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29842

THE MACROECOLOGY OF AGONISTIC INTERACTIONS IN REEF FISHES

Fontoura, L., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, luhfontoura@hotmail.com; Morais, R. A., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, renatomoraisaraujo@gmail.com; Cantor, M., Dalhousie University, Canada, mauriciocantormagnani@gmail.com; Bonaldo, R. M., Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, robertabonaldo@gmail.com; Floeter, S. R., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, sergiofloeter@gmail.com;

http://www.lbmm.ufsc.br

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28446

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN HABITAT, SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR AND DIET: A CASE STUDY IN DAMSELFISHES FROM MOOREA

Gajdzik, L., Laboratory of Functional and Evolutionary Morphology, AFFISH Research Center, University of Liège, Belgium, laura.gajdzik@ulg.ac.be; Parmentier, E., Laboratory of Functional and Evolutionary Morphology, AFFISH Research Center, University of Liège, Belgium, ; Sturaro, N., Laboratory of Oceanology, MARE Centre, University of Liège, Belgium, ; Lepoint, G., Laboratory of Oceanology, MARE Centre, University of Liège, Belgium, ; Frédérich, B., Laboratory of Functional and Evolutionary Morphology, AFFISH Research Center, University of Liège, Belgium, ;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 27951

COLONY SIZE AND STRUCTURE AS DETERMINANTS OF HABITAT USE AND FITNESS OF CORAL-DWELLING FISHES

Pereira, P. H., James Cook University (ARC Centre of Excellence) / Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil), Australia, pedro.pereira@my.jcu.edu.au; Munday, P., James Cook University (ARC Centre of Excellence), Australia, philip.munday1@jcu.edu.au;

http://www.pereiraphc.com/

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 27788

THE ROLE OF TABULAR STRUCTURE IN THE ECOLOGY OF LARGE REEF FISHES

Kerry, J. T., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, mr.james.kerry@gmail.com; Bellwood, D. R., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, david.bellwood@jcu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29223

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN FISH COMMUNITIES AND HABITAT COMPLEXITY ON CORAL REEFS IN MALAYSIA

Srinivasan, M., College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Australia, maya.srinivasan@jcu.edu.au; Rosedy, A., College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Australia, allia.rosedy@my.jcu.edu.au; Bonin, M. C., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, mary.bonin@jcu.edu.au; Williamson, D. H., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, david.williamson@jcu.edu.au; Jones, G. P., College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Australia, geoffrey.jones@jcu.edu.au;

27 - The role of macroinvertebrates on coral reefs

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 29140

SPONGES AS A MICROHABITAT FOR MACROFAUNA AND MICROBES ACROSS ECOLOGICAL GRADIENTS IN THE CENTRAL RED SEA

Kandler, N. M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, nora.kandler@kaust.edu.sa; Wooster, M. K., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, mkwooster9@gmail.com; Leray, M., Smithsonian Institution, USA, leraym@si.edu; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa; Knowlton, N., Smithsonian Institution, USA, knowlton@si.edu; De Voogd, N. J., Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands, nicole.devoogd@naturalis.nl; Paulay, G., Florida Museum of Natural History, USA, paulay@flmnh.ufl.edu; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 27934

PUTTING THE SUCCESS OF BIOERODING SPONGES ON FUTURE REEFS INTO PERSPECTIVE: ENHANCED BIOEROSION VERSUS PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSTRAINTS OF CLIONA ORIENTALIS

Achlatis, M., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, University of Queensland, Australia, m.achlatis@uq.edu.au; van der Zande, R., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, University of Queensland, Australia, r.vanderzande@uq.edu.au; Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Global Change Institute, University of Queensland, Australia, oveh@uq.edu.au; Dove, S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, University of Queensland, Australia, sophie@uq.edu.au;

http://

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 30092

DEMOGRAPHIC DYNAMICS OF THE COMMON DEMOSPONGE IRCINIA FELIX

Rivera-Irizarry, F., University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, faveolata@gmail.com ; Fonseca, J., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, fonck1960@gmail.com; Bruno-Laureano, Y., University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, amolinapr@gmail.com; Mercado-Molina, A. E., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, amolinapr@gmail.com ;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 312 | Abstract ID 27954

DYNAMIC SPONGE DEFENSE SYSTEMS AGAINST PREDATOR AND PATHOGEN ATTACKS

Rohde, S., University of Oldenburg, Germany, sven.rohde@uni-oldenburg.de; Nietzer, S., University of Oldenburg, Germany, samuel.nietzer@uni-oldenburg.de; Schupp, P. J., University of Oldenburg, Germany, peter.schupp@uni-oldenburg.de;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 29803

BIOACTIVE SPONGES OUTCOMPETE SCLERACTINIAN CORALS

Schupp, P., University of Oldenburg, Germany, peter.schupp@uni-oldenburg.de; Helber, S., ZMT, Germany, Stephanie Helber [stephanie.helber@leibniz-zmt.de; Rohde, S., University of Oldenburg, Germany, Sven.rohde@uni-oldenburg.de; Schoenig, E., CoreSea, Thailand, e.schoenig@gmail.com ;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 28828

INTEGRATION AND ALLOMETRY CONSTRAIN CARIBBEAN OCTOCORAL MORPHOLOGY

Nelson, H. R., California State University, Northridge, USA, palindrome.nelson@gmail.com; Edmunds, P. J., California State University, Northridge, USA, peter.edmunds@csun.edu;

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 28888

OCTOCORAL COMMUNITY ECOLOGY AT TWO SITES OF CONTRASTING ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS IN ST JOHN, US VIRGIN ISLANDS

Tsounis, G., California State University Northridge, USA, georgios.tsounis@csun.edu; Lasker, H., University at Buffalo, USA, hlasker@buffalo.edu; Bramanti, L., Observatoire Océanologique de Banyuls sur mer, France, ; Gambrel, B., University at Buffalo, USA, bonniega@buffalo.edu; Edmunds, J. P., California State University Northridge, USA, peter.edmunds@csun.edu;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 312 | Abstract ID 28189

BUTTERFLYFISHES EXHIBIT SPECIES-SPECIFIC RESPONSES TO CHANGES IN PACIFIC SOFT CORAL COMMUNITIES

Slattery, M., University of Mississippi, USA, slattery@olemiss.edu; Gochfeld, D. J., University of Mississippi, USA, gochfeld@olemiss.edu;

28B - Coral reefs in extreme, compromised and marginal environments, and their roles as refugia - low diversity, non-reef and high latitude reef systems

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 27826

EXTENSIVE REEF DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE “MESOPHOTIC” NEARSHORE GREAT BARRIER REEF: EVIDENCE FOR INTRA-REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN CORAL RESILIENCE

Morgan, K. M., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, K.Morgan@exeter.ac.uk; Perry, C. T., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, C.Perry@exeter.ac.uk; Smithers, S. G., James Cook University, Australia, scott.smithers@jcu.edu.au; Johnson, J. A., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, jj304@exeter.ac.uk; Daniell, J. J., James Cook University, , james.daniell@jcu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28416

REEF FLAT CORES FROM THE INSHORE GREAT BARRIER REEF PRESERVE RECORDS OF HOLOCENE REEF GROWTH, TERRESTRIAL SEDIMENTATION AND TROPICAL CYCLONES

Ryan, E. J., James Cook University, Australia, emma.ryan3@my.jcu.edu.au; Smithers, S. G., James Cook University, Australia, scott.smithers@jcu.edu.au; Lewis, S. E., James Cook University, Australia, stephen.lewis@jcu.edu.au; Clark, T. R., The University of Queensland, Australia, t.clark1@uq.edu.au; Zhao, J. X., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.zhao@uq.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29339

REVEALING THE MURKY HISTORY OF THE CORAL TRIANGLE

Santodomingo, N., Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, nsantodomingo@gmail.com; Johnson, K. G., Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, k.johnson@nhm.ac.uk;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29347

LONG-TERM DYNAMICS OF A HIGH-LATITUDE CORAL COMMUNITY AT SODWANA BAY, SOUTH AFRICA

Porter, S. N., Oceanographic Research Institute, South Africa, sporter@ori.org.za; Schleyer, M. H., Oceanographic Research Institute, South Africa, schleyer@ori.org.za;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28095

DISTURBANCE DYNAMICS AND MARGINAL REEF CORAL POPULATIONS

Riegl, B., Nova Southeastern University, USA, rieglb@nova.edu;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29195

ARE ALCYONACEAN SOFT CORALS THE ‘GLUE” THAT HOLDS A REEF TOGETHER UNDER EXTREME CONDITIONS?

Schleyer, M. H., Oceanographic Research Institute, South Africa, schleyer@ori.org.za;

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29603

MANGROVE-CORAL HABITATS AS A NOVEL REFUGE FROM CLIMATE CHANGE

Moyer, R. P., Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, USA, ryan.moyer@myfwc.com; Yates, K. K., US Geological Survey, USA, kyates@usgs.gov; Rogers, C. S., US Geological Survey, U.S. Virgin Isles, caroline_rogers@usgs.gov; Lunz, K. S., Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, USA, kate.lunz@myfwc.com;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28099

MANGROVE HABITATS SELECT CORAL POPULATIONS TOLERANT OF PH AND TEMPERATURE CONDITIONS PREDICTED FOR REEFS UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE

Camp, E. F., University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, emmafcamp@gmail.com; Smith, D. J., University of Essex, United Kingdom, djsmitc@essex.ac.uk; Rodolfo-Metalpa, R., Institut de Recherche pour le développement, New Caledonia, RODOLFO-METALPA@ird.fr; Suggett, D. J., University of Technology, Sydney, Australia, David.Suggett@uts.edu.au;

30 - Coral bleaching: monitoring, management responses and resilience

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 314 | Abstract ID 28138

MASSIVE BLEACHING IN THE CORAL TRIANGLE: THE OCCURRENCE OF SURFACE WARMING ANOMALIES AND POSSIBLE CONNECTION TO OTHER PHYSICAL PARAMETERS

Penaflor, E. L., University of the Philippines, Philippines, elpenaflor@gmail.com; David, L. T., University of the Philippines, Philippines, ltdavid@msi.upd.edu.ph; Villanoy, C. L., University of the Philippines, Philippines, c.villanoy@gmail.com; Skirving, W. J., NOAA/NESDIS, Australia, NOAA/NESDIS;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 28043

CORAL BLEACHING IN RATATOTOK PENINSULA AND ITS SURROUNDINGS AREA, SOUTH-EAST MINAHASA, NORTH SULAWESI PROVINCE, INDONESIA (A 15 YEARS MONITORING DATA)

Lalamentik, L. T., Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia, jercogorango@gmail.com; Sompie, D. E., PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya, Indonesia, david.sompie@newmont.com; Runtukahu, F., Marine Conservation Dept., Gov. of Bitung City, Indonesia, frangky.runtukahu@gmail.com ; Kojansow, J. W., PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya, Indonesia, jerry.kojansow@newmont.com; Rondonuwu, A. B., Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia, arron68@yahoo.com ;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 27961

STUDIES ON EFFECT OF CLIMATIC CHANGES ON SCLERACTINIAN CORALS THROUGH LONG TERM PERMANENT MONITORING PLOTS IN ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS

Mondal, T., Zoological Survey of India, India, t_genetics@yahoo.com; Raghunathan, C., Zoological Survey of India, India, raghuksc@rediffmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 28275

CORAL REEF STATUS AND BLEACHING INTENCITY AT ST. MARTIN ISLAND, BANGLADESH.

Islam, M. Z., Marinelife Alliance, Bangladesh, marinelife.al@gmail.com;

http://.marinelifealliance.org

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 28000

A NEW, HIGH-RESOLUTION GLOBAL MASS CORAL BLEACHING DATABASE

Donner, S. D., University of British Columbia, Canada, simon.donner@ubc.ca; Rickbeil, G. J., University of British Columbia, Canada, grickbeil@gmail.com; Heron, S. F., Coral Reef Watch, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, , scott.heron@noaa.gov;

40 - Coastal pollution: nutrients, sewage and contaminants

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 27971

EFFECT OF BOOSTER BIOCIDES, IRGAROL ON CORALS FROM MALAYSIAN REEF, SOUTH CHINA SEA, AS INDICATE BY FATTY ACID MARKERS

Bachok, Z., Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia, zainudinb@umt.edu.my; Ali, H. R., State University of Zanzibar, United Repbulic of Tanzania, hassan.ali@suza.ar.tz;

http://umt.edu.my

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29584

PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES OF ACROPORA TENUIS ON A NUTRIENT AND TURBIDITY GRADIENT IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Strahl, J., Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany, j.strahl@gmx.de; Rocker, M., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, m.rocker@aims.gov.au; Fabricius, K. E., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, k.fabricius@aims.gov.au;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29438

EFFECTS OF AQUACULTURE ON MUCUS PROPERTIES IN THE CORAL FUNGIA

Hedberg, N. E., Stockholm University, Sweden, nils.hedberg@su.se; Tedengren, M., Stockholm University, Sweden, michael.tedengren@su.se;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28765

GROUNDWATER-ASSOCIATED NUTRIENTS IMPACT BENTHIC PRODCUTIVITY AND NUTRIENT UPTAKE ACROSS A REEF FLAT IN MAUNALUA BAY, HAWAI'I

La Valle, F. F., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, lavallef@hawaii.edu; Thomas, F. I., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, fithomas@hawaii.edu; Dulai, H., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, hdulaiov@hawaii.edu; Richardson, C., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, cmrich@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29131

CORAL SKELETAL Δ15N RECORDS PROVIDE A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE ON COASTAL CORAL REEFS EUTROPHICATION

Duprey, N. N., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, nicolas_duprey@yahoo.fr; Wang, X. T., Princeton University, USA, xingchen@princeton.edu; Kim, T., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, iseeksea@gmail.com; Thompson, P., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, phil257@connect.hku.hk; Pleadwell, J., Jeff's Pirates Cove, USA, jeff.pleadwell@jeffspiratescove.com; Raymundo, L. J., The University of Guam, USA, ljraymundo@gmail.com; Kim, K., American University, USA, kiho@american.edu; Baker, D. M., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, dmbaker@hku.hk;

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 27793

CORAL SETTLEMENT, SURVIVABILITY, AND DIVERSITY IN A HEAVILY STRESSED SUB-OPTIMAL URBAN REEF ENVIRONMENT IN THE FIJI ISLANDS

Lal, R. R., University of the South Pacific, Fiji, ronal900@gmail.com; N’Yeurt, A. D., Pacific Center for Environment and Sustainable Development, The University of the South Pacific,, Fiji, nyeurt@gmail.com; Bythell, J., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, john.bythell@newcastle.ac.uk; Rico, C., University of the South Pacific, , ciro.rico@usp.ac.fj;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28311

WATER QUALITY LINKED TO ABUNDANCE AND PHYSIOLOGY OF DOMINANT SOFT CORALS IN JAKARTA BAY, INDONESIA

Baum, G., University of Bremen and Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, gunilla.baum@leibniz-zmt.de; Januar, H. I., Indonesian Research Center for Marine and Fisheries Products Processing and Biotechnology, Indonesia, idjanuar@gmail.com; Ferse, S. C., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, sebastian.ferse@leibniz-zmt.de; Wild, C., University of Bremen, Germany, christian.wild@uni-bremen.de; Kunzmann, A., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, akunzmann@zmt-bremen.de;

54 - Conservation research for small-island nations: climate change, fisheries, tourism and land-use change

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 27815

FISHING ENDANGERS THE TROPHIC STRUCTURE OF THE CORAL AND SHARK DOMINATED SYSTEM OF THE WOLF AND DARWIN ISLETS (GALAPAGOS): INSIGHTS FROM MODEL SIMULATION

Wolff, M., Leibniz Center for tropical marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany, matthias.wolff@leibniz-zmt.de; Ruiz, D. J., Leibniz Center for tropical marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany, diegoruizj.74@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28035

FISHING PRESSURE, DESTABILIZATION OF CORAL-REEF FOOD WEBS, AND ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT

Houk, P., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, peterhouk@gmail.com; Cuetos-Bueno, J., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, javiercuetos@gmail.com; Kerr, A. M., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, uogmarinelab@gmail.com; McCann, K. S., University of Guelph, Canada, ksmccann@uoguelph.ca;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28425

ECONOMICS, CONSUMER DEMAND, AND LOCAL ENVIRONMENTS INTERACTIVELY DRIVE CORAL-REEF FISHERIES EXPORTS ACROSS MICRONESIA

Cuetos-Bueno, J., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, javiercuetos@gmail.com; Hernandez-Ortiz, D., Pacific Marine Science and Conservation, USA, daliaxhernandez@gmail.com; Rhodes, K., Pacific Marine Science and Conservation, USA, klrhodes_grouper@yahoo.com; Graham, C., Chuuk Department of Marine Resources, , abcpenia@gmail.com; Houk, P., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, peterhouk@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29529

CORAL TRIANGLE FISHERIES VULNERABILITY IN A CHANGING CLIMATE: SKIPJACK TUNA THERMAL SPAWNING HABITATS

Venegas, R. M., NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Program, USA, Roberto.Venegas@noaa.gov;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29032

EXPLORING CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE PHOENIX ISLANDS PROTECTED AREA: RECOVERY, RESILIENCE, AND RISKS

Rotjan, R. D., New England Aquarium, USA, randi.rotjan@gmail.com; Mangubhai, S., New England Aquarium / Wildlife Conservation Society, USA, smangubhai@wcs.org; Obura, D., CORDIO East Africa / New England Aquarium, Kenya, davidobura@gmail.com; Kaufman, L., Boston University, USA, lesk@bu.edu; Sandin, S., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, ssandin@ucsd.edu; Smith, J., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, smithj@ucsd.edu; Nand, Y., Wildlife Conservation Society, Fiji, ynand@wcs.org; Gawne, P., New England Aquarium, USA, pgawne@neaq.org; Thorrold, S., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, sthorrold@whoi.edu; Cohen, A., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, acohen@whoi.edu; Witting, J., Sea Education Association, USA, jwitting@sea.edu; Zgliczynski, B., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, bzgliczy@ucsd.edu; Tekiau, A., Government of Kiribati, Kiribati, teiti09@gmail.com; Strauch, A., New England Aquarium / University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, astrauch@hawaii.edu; Teroroko, T., Phoenix Islands Protected Area, Kiribati, tukabut@gmail.com;

http://phoenixislands.org/

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29505

ASSESSMENT OF THE CURRENT STATUS OF CORALS AND ASSOCIATED FAUNA OF SINDHUDURG COAST IN MAHARASHTRA, INDIA

Tripathy, B., Zoological Survey of India, India, tripathyb@gmail.com; Satyanarayana, C., Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India, chowdula_narayana@rediffmail.com; Rajan, R., Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India, rajkumarrajan@hotmail.com ; Kumar, N., Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India, nitesh.nirala85@gmail.com; Roy, S., Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India, rubai1234@gmail.com; Satam, A. H., Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata, India, abhishek.satam22@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 30048

SPERMONDE ISLANDS AND CORAL REEF FLATS MORPHOLOGICAL DYNAMICS

Satari, D. Y., Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, dy.satari@yahoo.com;

60 - Integrated ecosystem-based management for coral reefs and the value of socio-ecological studies

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29328

EVALUATION OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC BENEFITS AND ROLE OF STAKEHOLDERS IN STRENGTHENING THE MARINE PROTECTED AREA NETWORKS OF SELECTED SITES IN THE PHILIPPINES

Milan, M. I., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, lexiemilan@gmail.com; Bobadilla, J. D., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, janine.bobadilla@gmail.com; Genovia, T. T., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, tomgerald.genovia@gmail.com; Gimena, M. S., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, gimenadale@gmail.com; Canceran, D. S., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, danacanceran@gmail.com; Quimpo, T. R., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, tjquimpo@gmail.com; Aliño, P. M., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com; Arceo, H. O., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, hoarceo@gmail.com; Trinidad, A. C., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, abbietrinidad@gmail.com; Albasin, B., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, bsalbasin@yahoo.com; Cabaitan, P. C., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, pcabaitan@gmail.com; Bugnot, C. G., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, valkyriegoco@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29316

FISHERY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT (FIP): AN EFFECTIVE DELIVERY MECHANISM OF EAFM PRINCIPLES TO IMPROVE CORAL REEF FISHERIES MANAGEMENT

Ingles, J., WWF Coral Triangle Program, Philippines, ingles.jose@gmail.com; Muldoon, G., WWF Coral Triangle Program, Australia, geoffrey.muldoon@wwf.panda.org; Symington, K., WWF Coral Triangle Program, Viet Nam, keithsymington@yahoo.ca;

http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/where_we_work/coraltriangle/

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28562

RESOURCE USE, INCIDENTAL RESILIENCE AND THE DANGERS OF ACCIDENTAL CONSERVATION IN THE LAKSHADWEEP REEFS

Arthur, R., Nature Conservation Foundation, India, rohan@ncf-india.org; Gangal, M., Nature Conservation Foundation, India, mayuresh@ncf-india.org; Karkarey, R., Nature Conservation Foundation, India, rucha@ncf-india.org; Alcoverro, T., CEAB-CSIC, Spain, teresa@ceab.csic.es;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29662

WHAT’S A CLEAN BEACH WORTH: RECREATIONALIST WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR COASTAL WATER QUALITY AND ATTRIBUTES

Peng, M., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, marcuspe@hawaii.edu; Oleson, K. L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, koleson@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29149

INTEGRATING KNOWLEDGE FROM SHALLOW REEFS, THE MESOPHOTIC ZONE AND CHARISMATIC MEGAFAUNA IN THE CONSERVATION OF A WORLD HERITAGE AREA: NINGALOO OUTLOOK PROJECT

Cooper, T. F., BHP Billiton Petroleum, Australia, tim.cooper2@bhpbilliton.com; Vanderklift, M., CSIRO, Australia, mat.vanderklift@csiro.au; Babcock, R., CSIRO, Australia, russ.babcock@csiro.au; Thomson, D., CSIRO, Australia, damian.thomson@csiro.au; Myers, J., CSIRO, Australia, jo.myers@csiro.au; Hall, C., BHP Billiton Petroleum, Australia, claire.hall@bhpbilliton.com;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29567

A COMPLEX ECOSYSTEM MODEL TO EVALUATE ECOSYSTEM SERVICES OF ALTERNATIVE MANAGEMENT SCENARIOS

Weijerman, M., University of Hawaii, JIMAR, USA, mariska.weijerman@noaa.gov; Fulton, E. A., CSIRO, Australia, beth.fulton@csiro.au; Kaplan, I. C., NOAA, Northwest Fishery Science Center, USA, isaac.kaplan@noaa.gov; Brainard, R. E., NOAA, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, rusty.brainard@noaa.gov;

69 - Evaluating the ecological, social and economic effectiveness of MPAs.

06/20/2016 | 16:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29787

LINKING GOVERNANCE TO ECOLOGICAL OUTCOMES IN CORAL REEF MPAS GLOBALLY

Gill, D. A., National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), USA, dgill@sesync.org; Fox, H. E., RARE, USA, fox.conservation@gmail.com; Mascia, M. B., Conservation International, USA, mmascia@conservation.org; Ahmadia, G., World Wildlife Fund US, USA, ; Barnes, M., University of Queensland, Australia, ; Craigie, I., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, ; Darling, E., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA, ; Free, C., Rutgers University, USA, ; Geldmann, J., University of Copenhagen, Denmark, ; Glew, L., World Wildlife Fund US, USA, ; Holst, S., NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, USA, ; Jensen, O., Rutgers University, USA, ; Lester, S., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, ; Thomas, H., UNEP- World Conservation Monitoring Centre, United Kingdom, ; Whitmee, S., UNEP- World Conservation Monitoring Centre, United Kingdom, ; Woodley, S., UNEP- World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN, Canada, ; Pomeroy, B., University of Rhode Island, USA, ;

06/20/2016 | 16:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29225

PERIODICALLY-HARVESTED CLOSURES EMERGE AS OPTIMAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES WHEN FISH BEHAVIOR IS CONSIDERED

Carvalho, P., California Polytechnic State University, Biological Sciences, USA, pgcarvalh@gmail.com; Jupiter, S., Wildlife Conservation Society, Melanesia Program, Fiji, ; Januchowski-Hartley, F., UMR MARBEC (CNRS, IRD, IFREMER, UM), Université Montpellier , France, ; Goetze, J., The UWA Oceans Institute, The University of Western Australia, Australia, ; Claudet, J., National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), CRIOBE, France, ; Weeks, R., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia, ; White, C., California Polytechnic State University, Biological Sciences Department, USA, ;

06/20/2016 | 17:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 27852

LINKING COMPLIANCE AND ECOLOGICAL OUTCOMES IN A MARINE PROTECTED AREAS NETWORK: A CASE STUDY IN THE BIRD'S HEAD SEASCAPE

Hidayat, N. I., Conservation International Indonesia, Indonesia, nhidayat@conservation.org; Pada, D. N., Conservation International Indonesia, Indonesia, dpada@conservation.org; Hasan, A. W., Conservation International Indonesia, Indonesia, ahasan@conservation.org; Mambrasar, R., Conservation International Indonesia, Indonesia, rmambrasar@conservation.org; Purwanto, P., The Nature Conservancy, Indonesia, purwanto@tnc.org; Awaludinnoer, A., The Nature Conservancy, Indonesia, awaludinnoer@tnc.org; Ahmadia, G., World Wildlife Fund, USA, Gabby.Ahmadia@wwfus.org; Fox, H., Rare, USA, hfox@rare.org;

06/20/2016 | 17:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29657

MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION: SHORT TERM INSIGHTS FROM PAPUA, INDONESIA

Pakiding, F., University of Papua, Indonesia, fitryanti@yahoo.com; Glew, L., World Wildlife Fund (US), USA, louise.glew@wwfus.org; Mascia, M. B., Conservation International, USA, mmascia@conservation.org;

06/20/2016 | 17:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29220

ASSESSING MPA EFFECTIVENESS USING ECOLOGICAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC INDICATORS IN PHILIPPINE COMMUNITIES

Yñiguez, A. T., University of the Philippines, Philippines, atyniguez@msi.upd.edu.ph; Rosales, R., USAID-Ecosystems Improved for Sustainable Fisheries (ECOFISH) Project, Philippines, rinamariarosales@gmail.com; Trinidad, A. C., Marine Key Biodiversity Areas Project, Philippines, abbietrinidad@gmail.com; Ting, M. E., University of the Philippines, Philippines, eliz_ting03@yahoo.com; Abrina, T. A., University of the Philippines, Philippines, taraabrina@gmail.com; Aliño, P. M., University of the Philippines, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com;

http://www.msi.upd.edu.ph

06/20/2016 | 17:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29294

THE IMPACT OF PHILIPPINE MPA MANAGEMENT EFFORT ON HUMAN AND SOCIAL CAPITAL AND VICE VERSA: ASSIGNING NON-USE VALUES TO REEFS BEYOND ECONOMIC BENEFITS

Abrina, T. S., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, taraabrina@gmail.com; Ting, E. C., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, eliz_ting03@yahoo.com; Yñiguez, A. T., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, atyniguez@msi.upd.edu.ph ; Aliño, P. M., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com ;

06/20/2016 | 18:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29227

INTEGRATED CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT: EVALUATING A COMMUNITY-BASED MARINE PROTECTED AREA PROJECT FOR EQUALITY OF SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACTS

Gurney, G. G., ARC Centre for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, georgina.gurney@gmail.com; Pressey, R. L., ARC Centre for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, ; Cinner, J., ARC Centre for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, ; Pollnac, R., University of Rhode Island , USA, ; Campbell, S., Wildlife Conservation Society Indonesia, Indonesia, ;

06/20/2016 | 18:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29711

BEYOND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE OF THE CAUSAL MECHANISMS LINKING MARINE PROTECTED AREAS AND HUMAN WELL-BEING FROM PAPUA, INDONESIA

Glew, L., World Wildlife Fund, USA, louise.glew@wwfus.org; Mascia, M. B., Conservation International, USA, mmascia@conservation.org; Pakiding, F., University of Papua, Indonesia, fitryanti@yahoo.com;