Program & Agenda

Agenda Detail

6/20/2016 | 18:00 - 19:30 | POSTER

01 - Modern reefs and reef islands: Reflections and resonance of David Stoddart's contribution to coral reef science.

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29356 | Poster ID 1

DARWIN, PIONEER OF REEF TRANSECTS, REEF ECOLOGY AND ANCIENT REEF MODELLING: SIGNIFICANCE OF HIS COCOS (KEELING) SPECIMENS IN THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON

Darrell, J. G., Natural History Museum, United Kingdom, j.darrell@nhm.ac.uk; Rosen, B. R., Natural History Museum , United Kingdom, b.rosen@nhm.ac.uk;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29907 | Poster ID 2

THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE -- HOW COMPETITION REIGNS, ESPECIALLY WHEN PREDATION ABOUNDS

Sandin, S. A., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, USA, ssandin@ucsd.edu;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29927 | Poster ID 3

CHANGES IN THE INTENSITY OF DAMSELFISH ALGAL GARDENING IN BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA OVER 7000 YEARS

Courtier, C. A., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, ccourtie@ucsd.edu; O'Dea, A., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute , Panama, aaronodea@gmail.com; Altieri, A., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, andrewaltieri808@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29948 | Poster ID 4

A MODERN FISH TOOTH REFERENCE COLLECTION TO HELP TRACK HISTORICAL CHANGE IN CARIBBEAN REEF FISH COMMUNITIES FROM TOOTH FOSSILS FOUND IN REEF SEDIMENTS

McComas, K., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, kmccomas@ucsd.edu; Cramer, K., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, katie.cramer@gmail.com; O'Dea, A., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, aaronodea@gmail.com; Rodriguez, F., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, rodriguezf@si.edu; Norris, R. D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, rnorris@ucsd.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30055 | Poster ID 5

A 3000 YEAR RECORD OF ABUNDANCE AND DYNAMICS OF THE KEYSTONE URCHIN DIADEMA ANTILLARUM FROM ANALYSIS OF SUBFOSSIL SPINES FROM REEF SEDIMENT CORES

Carpenter, C. S., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD , USA, c1carpen@ucsd.edu; Cramer, K., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD , USA, katie.cramer@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29726 | Poster ID 6

EARLY-MIOCENE REEFS IN THE SIAMANÁ FORMATION, LA GUAJIRA – NE COLOMBIA

Zapata Ramirez, P. A., Universidad de Granada / Corporación Geológica Ares, Spain, paula.zapata.r@gmail.com; Flórez, P., Universidad de Granada / Corporación Geológica Ares, Spain, paola.florez@hotmail.com ; Klaus, J., University of Miami, USA, jklaus@rsmas.miami.edu; Renema, W., Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum, Naturalis, Netherlands, willem.renema@naturalis.nl; Jaramillo, C., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, jaramilloc@si.edu ; Pretkovic, V., Universidad de Granada, Spain, vedpretko@gmail.com; Braga, J. C., Universidad de Granada , Spain, jbraga@ugr.es;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30100 | Poster ID 7

SEA SURFACE SALINITY VARIABILITY AND PALEOCLIMATE RECONSTRUCTIONS IN CUBA INFERRED FROM CORAL ARAGONITE d18O, d13C AND SR/CA

Siciliano, D., The Ocean Foundation/ University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, daria@ucsc.edu; Petersen, K., Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, kalpeter@ucsc.edu; Gonzales, P., Centro de Investigaciones Marinas, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba, USA, patricia@cim.uh.cu; Hughen, K., Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, khughen@whoi.edu; Potts, D. C., Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, potts@ucsc.edu; Bretos, F., Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, Miami, USA, fbretos@frostscience.org;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28894 | Poster ID 8

SYNTHESIZING GEOCHEMICAL AND GROWTH BANDING PROXIES FROM GREAT BARRIER REEF CORAL RECORDS

Reed, E. V., University of Arizona, USA, evreed@email.arizona.edu; Cole, J. E., University of Arizona, USA, jecole@email.arizona.edu; Lough, J. M., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, J.Lough@aims.gov.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27966 | Poster ID 9

NUCLEAR BOMBS AND CORAL: GUAM CORAL CORE REVEALS OPERATION-SPECIFIC RADIOCARBON SIGNALS FROM THE PACIFIC PROVING GROUNDS

Andrews, A. H., NOAA Fisheries – Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, allen.andrews@noaa.gov; Asami, R., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, asami@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Iryu, Y., Tohoku University, Japan, y_iryu@nifty.com; Kobayashi, D., NOAA Fisheries – Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, donald.kobayashi@noaa.gov; Fuckar, N., Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain, nevensf@gmail.com; Camacho, F., University of Guam, USA, dr.frank.camacho@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.astrofish.me

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28046 | Poster ID 10

GROUPER CATCH TRENDS (1950S TO 2014) IN FIVE MARINE KEY BIODIVERSITY AREAS INFERRED FROM FISHERS’ KNOWLEDGE USING LINEAR MIXED METHODS

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28180 | Poster ID 12

CORAL HEALTH IN THE PAST: A PRE-HUMAN BASELINE FROM PARTIAL MORTALITY RECORDS IN THE PLEISTOCENE OF BARBADOS AND CURACAO

Lescinsky, H. L., Otterbein University, USA, Hlescinsky@otterbein.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28368 | Poster ID 13

LONG-TERM MONITORING OF CORAL ASSEMBLAGES IN FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, GULF OF MEXICO

Johnston, M. A., NOAA FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, USA, MICHELLE.A.JOHNSTON@NOAA.GOV; NUTTALL, M. F., NOAA FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, USA, Marissa.Nuttall@noaa.gov; ECKERT, R. J., NOAA FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, USA, Ryan.Eckert@noaa.gov; EMBESI, J. A., NOAA FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, USA, John.Embesi@noaa.gov; STERNE, T. K., NOAA FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, USA, Travis.Sterne@noaa.gov; HICKERSON, E. L., NOAA FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, USA, Emma.Hickerson@noaa.gov; SCHMAHL, G. P., NOAA FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, USA, George.Schmahl@noaa.gov;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28387 | Poster ID 14

PUSH-CORE SAMPLING IN MICRONESIA: USING PALEOECOLOGICAL DATA TO RECONSTRUCT GUAM’S CORAL REEF COMMUNITY

Cybulski, J. D., American University, USA, cybulski.j@gmail.com; Kim, K., American University, USA, kiho@american.edu; Raymundo, L. J., University of Guam, Federal States of Micronesia, ljraymundo@gmail.com; LaRoche, C., American University, USA, ; Donovan, K., American University, USA, ; MacMillan, L., American University, USA, ; Hovland, C., American University, USA, ; Malloy, E., American University, USA, ;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28662 | Poster ID 15

CELL TYPE-SPECIFIC TRANSCRIPTOMIC ANALYSIS ON AIPTASIA SP.

Cui, G., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, guoxin.cui@kaust.edu.sa; Liew, Y. J., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, yijin.liew@kaust.edu.sa; Li, Y., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, yong.li@kaust.edu.sa; Aranda, M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, manuel.aranda@kaust.edu.sa;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28065 | Poster ID 16

PROTEOMICS OF SYMBIOTIC FUNCTION, DYSFUNCTION AND RECOVERY IN REEF-BUILDING CORALS

Chung, R., Proteomics Facility, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom, ray.chung@kcl.ac.uk; Gacesa, R., Institute of Pharmaceutical Science, King's College London, United Kingdom, ranko.gacesa@kcl.ac.uk; Ward, M., Proteomics Facility, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London, United Kingdom, malcolm.ward@kcl.ac.uk; Long, P. F., Institute of Pharmaceutical Science & Department of Chemistry, King's College London, United Kingdom, paul.long@kcl.ac.uk;

ePoster Link: https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/paul.long.html

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27813 | Poster ID 17

THE EVOLUTIONARY CHALLENGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE: ADAPTIVE PROCESSES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN RED CORAL

Pratlong, M., Aix Marseille Université, France, marine.pratlong@imbe.fr; Brener, K., Université de Perpignan, France, ; Haguenauer, A., Aix Marseille Université, France, anne.haguenauer@imbe.fr; Chabrol, O., Aix Marseille Université, France, olivier.chabrol@univ-amu.fr; Mitta, G., Université de Perpignan, France, mitta@univ-perp.fr; Toulza, E., Université de Perpignan, France, eve.toulza@univ-perp.fr; Pontarotti, P., Aix Marseille Université, France, pierre.pontarotti@univ-amu.fr; Aurelle, D., Aix Marseille Université, France, didier.aurelle@imbe.fr;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27941 | Poster ID 19

TRANSCRIPTOME RESPONSE OF SYMBIODINIUM TO PROLONGED THERMAL STRESS

Gierz, S. L., James Cook University, Australia, Sarah.gierz@my.jcu.edu.au; Leggat, W., James Cook University, Australia, bill.leggat@jcu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29323 | Poster ID 20

THERMAL SHOCK INDUCES HOST PROTEOSTASIS DISRUPTION AND ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM STRESS IN THE MODEL CNIDARIAN AIPTASIA

Oakley, C. A., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, clint.oakley@vuw.ac.nz; Durand, E., Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France, elysanne.durand@hotmail.fr; Wilkinson, S. P., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, shaunpwilkinson@gmail.com; Peng, L., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, lifeng.peng@vuw.ac.nz; Weis, V. M., Oregon State University, USA, weisv@science.oregonstate.edu; Grossman, A. R., The Carnegie Institution, USA, arthurg@stanford.edu; Davy, S. K., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, simon.davy@vuw.ac.nz;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28899 | Poster ID 21

DIEL PATTERNS OF CELLULAR OXYGEN CONCENTRATIONS AND AEROBIC AND ANAEROBIC ENERGY PRODUCTION IN CORALS

Linsmayer, L. B., Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD), USA, llinsmay@ucsd.edu; Tomanek, L., California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, USA, ltomanek@calpoly.edu; Tresguerres, M. T., Scripps Institution of Oceanography (UCSD), USA, mtresguerres@ucsd.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30089 | Poster ID 22

GENE EXPRESSION DIFFERENCES IN CARIBBEAN CORALS IN RESPONSE TO NATURALLY ACIDIFIED SUBMARINE SPRINGS: RESULTS FROM A RECIPROCAL TRANSPLANT EXPERIMENT

Martinez Fernandez, A., University of California Santa Cruz, USA, amarti43@ucsc.edu; Barshis, D., Old Dominion University, USA, dbarshis@odu.edu; Potts, D. C., University of California Santa Cruz, USA, potts@ucsc.edu; Hernandez Terrones, L., Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, Mexico, laurah@cicy.mx; Rebolledo Vieyra, M., Centro de Investigacion Cientifica de Yucatan, Mexico, marior@cicy.mx; Crook, E. D., University of California Irvine, USA, e.crook@uci.edu; Paytan, A., University of California Santa Cruz, USA, apaytan@ucsc.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28763 | Poster ID 23

HOW CORALS GOT BONES -- COMPARATIVE GENOMICS HIGHLIGHTS THE EVOLUTION OF CORAL CALCIFICATON

Wang, X., King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia, wang.xin@kaust.edu.sa; Zoccola, D., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, zoccola@centrescientifique.mc ; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa; Tambutte, S., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, stambutte@centrescientifique.mc ; Aranda, M., King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia, manuel.aranda@kaust.edu.sa;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29156 | Poster ID 24

DEVELOPING TRANSGENIC TOOLS TO STUDY CNIDARIAN-SYMBIODINIUM SYMBIOSIS IN A SEA-ANEMONE MODEL SYSTEM

Cleves, P. A., Stanford University, USA, pcleves@stanford.edu; Liddell, L. L., Stanford University, USA, lliddell@stanford.edu; Mason, B. M., Stanford University, USA, bmason2@stanford.edu; Pringle, J. R., Stanford University, USA, jpringle@stanford.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29232 | Poster ID 25

A SEMI-IN SITU EXPERIMENT OF LARVAL DEVELOPMENT OF SCLERACTINIAN CORAL ACROPORA GEMMIFERA IN RESPONSE TO ELEVATED PCO2

Yuan, T., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, yuantao04@mails.gucas.ac.cn; Huang, H., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, huanghui@scsio.ac.cn;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29670 | Poster ID 26

A POSSIBLE ROLE FOR VITAMIN C IN CORAL CALCIFICATION

Vazquez-Villoldo, N., Institute of Neurobiology, University of Puerto Rico - Medical Campus, USA, vazquez_nuria@hotmail.com; Roberson, L., Dpto. Ciencias Naturales, University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras Campus, USA, loretta.roberson@gmail.com; Rosenthal, J., Institute of Neurobiology, University of Puerto Rico - Medical Campus, USA, rosenthal.joshua@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30008 | Poster ID 27

IMPACT OF GROWTH ANOMALY ON GENE EXPRESSION IN THE CORAL MONTIPORA CAPITATA

Frazier, M. M., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, mfrazier@hawaii.edu; Helmkampf, M., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, mhelmkam@hawaii.edu; Geib, S., United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, USA, scott.geib@ars.usda.gov; Bellinger, R., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, belling@hawaii.edu; Takabayashi, M., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, misakita@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29877 | Poster ID 29

HERITABILITY AND GENOMIC BASIS FOR VARIATION IN THERMAL TOLERANCE OF THE CORAL HOLOBIONT IN ORBICELLA FAVEOLATA

Dziedzic, K. E., Oregon State University, USA, katherine.dziedzic@science.oregonstate.edu; Meyer, E., Oregon State University, USA, eli.meyer@science.oregonstate.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29879 | Poster ID 30

INTEGRATED GENOMIC RESOURCES FOR A TEMPERATE MODEL OF CNIDARIAN-ALGAL SYMBIOSIS

Elder, H., Oregon State University, USA, elderh@science.oregonstate.edu; Dziedzic, K., Oregon State University, USA, katherine.dziedzic@science.oregonstate.edu; Meyer, E., Oregon State University, USA, eli.meyer@science.oregonstate.edu;

06 - Coral conservation in times of change: letting nature pick the winners

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09 - Biogeochemistry of coral reef systems

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29911 | Poster ID 85

CARBONATE CHEMISTRY OF REEFS ALTERED BY MACROALGAE: A SNAPSHOT STUDY OF HOW INVASIVE ALGAE CHANGE THEIR PH ENVIRONMENT

Miyano, J. K., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, jmiyano@hawaii.edu; Zill, J., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, jzill@hawaii.edu; Silbiger, N. J., University of California Irvine, USA, nsilbige@uci.edu; Donahue, M. J., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, donahuem@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29633 | Poster ID 86

DECOUPLING OF PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND EXTRACELLULAR SUPEROXIDE PRODUCTION BY CORALS AND THEIR SYMBIONTS

Hansel, C. M., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, chansel@whoi.edu; Diaz, J. M., Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, USA, julia.diaz@skio.uga.edu; Apprill, A., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, aapprill@whoi.edu; Zhang, T., Nankai University, China, tzhang@whoi.edu; Weber, L., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, lweber@whoi.edu; Parsons, R., Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, USA, rachel.parsons@bios.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28174 | Poster ID 88

THE SURPRISING ROLE OF TELEOSTS IN REEF SYSTEM INORGANIC CARBON CYCLING

Salter, M. A., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, m.a.salter@exeter.ac.uk; Perry, C. T., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, c.perry@exeter.ac.uk; Wilson, R. W., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, r.w.wilson@exeter.ac.uk; Harborne, A. R., Univeristy of Queensland, Australia, a.harborne@uq.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27942 | Poster ID 89

EVALUATION OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF CORAL-DERIVED ORGANIC MATTER TO TOTAL SEDIMENTARY ORGANIC MATTER BY ELEMENTAL AND ISOTOPIC ANALYSIS

Tanaya, T., Port and Airport Research Institute , Japan, tanaya-t@ipc.pari.go.jp; Watanabe, K., Port and Airport Research Institute , Japan, ; Kuwae, T., Port and Airport Research Institute , Japan, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28344 | Poster ID 90

ULTRASTRUCTURAL FEATURES OF ZOOXANTHELLAE PROVIDE BIOMARKERS OF DISSOLVED INORGANIC NUTRIENT EXPOSURE OF REEF CORALS

Rosset, S. L., The Coral Reef Laboratory, University of Southampton, UK, United Kingdom, sabrina.rosset@noc.soton.ac.uk; Reed, A. J., The Coral Reef Laboratory, University of Southampton, UK, United Kingdom, adam.reed@noc.soton.ac.uk; D'Angelo, C., The Coral Reef Laboratory, University of Southampton, UK, United Kingdom, C.Dangelo@soton.ac.uk; Wiedenmann, J., The Coral Reef Laboratory, University of Southampton, UK, United Kingdom, joerg.wiedenmann@noc.soton.ac.uk;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28290 | Poster ID 91

ORGANIC MATTER BIOAVAILABILITY IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF LAGOON

Lønborg, C., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, c.lonborg@aims.gov.au; Talbot, S., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, S.Talbot@aims.gov.au; Carreira, C., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, ccd.carreira@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29155 | Poster ID 92

CORAL ISOSCAPES REVEAL VARIED NITROGEN SOURCES AND DYNAMICS IN HONG KONG’S COASTAL ENVIRONMENT

Wong, C. W., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, martincwong39@gmail.com; Duprey, N., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, dupreynic@gmail.com ; Baker, D. M., The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, dmbaker@hku.hk;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29769 | Poster ID 93

EFFECTS OF INORGANIC NUTRIENTS ON CORAL PRODUCTION OF FLUORESCENT DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER

Quinlan, Z., Department of Oceanography, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, zquinlan@hawaii.edu; Remple, K., Department of Oceanography, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, remple@hawaii.edu; Donahue, M., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, donahuem@hawaii.edu; Fox, M., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, USA, fox@ucsd.edu; Oliver, T., NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Program, USA, thomas.oliver@noaa.gov; Putnam, H., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, hputnam@hawaii.edu; Sevilla, J., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, sevilla3@hawaii.edu; Lager, C., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, lagerc@hawaii.edu; Silbiger, N., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Irvine, USA, nyssa.silbiger@uci.edu; Nelson, C. E., Department of Oceanography, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, craig.nelson@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28908 | Poster ID 95

DECIPHERING MULTIPLE CONTROLS ON CARBONATE CHEMISTRY IN COASTAL REEF SYSTEMS: AN EXAMPLE FROM A BACK REEF LAGOON WITH GROUNDWATER DISCHARGE

Crook, E. D., University of California, Irvine, USA, e.crook@uci.edu; Takeshita, Y., Carnegie Institute , USA, ytakeshita@carnegiescience.edu; Cooper, H., University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, hobrien@ucsc.edu; Martinez-Fernandez, A., University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, amarti43@ucsc.edu; Potts, D. C., University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, potts@ucsc.edu; Rebolledo-Vieyra, M., Centro de Investigación Cientifica de Yucatan , Mexico, marior@cicy.mx; Hernandez-Terrones, L. M., Centro de Investigación Cientifica de Yucatan, Mexico, laurah@cicy.mx; Paytan, A., University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, apaytan@ucsc.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29008 | Poster ID 96

PRIMARY PRODUCTION AND NITROGEN FIXATION OF ENDOLITHIC ALGAE ASSOCIATED WITH THE MASSIVE CORAL PORITES LUTEA

Sangsawang, L., Shizuoka University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, 836 Ohya, Suruga, Shizuoka, 422-852 , Japan, imjeep@hotmail.com; Casareto, B. E., Shizuoka University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, 836 Ohya, Suruga, Shizuoka, 422-852 , Japan, dcbeatr@ipc.shizuoka.ac.jp; Vu, H. M., Shizuoka University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, 836 Ohya, Suruga, Shizuoka, 422-852 , Japan, manhhung44sh@gmail.com; Suzuki, Y., Shizuoka University, Graduate School of Science and Technology, 836 Ohya, Suruga, Shizuoka, 422-852 , Japan, foodwebyoshi@eco.ocn.ne.jp;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29259 | Poster ID 97

VARIATION OF KUROSHIO TRANSPORT DURING 1860-2007 AD INFERRED FROM CORAL NITROGEN ISOTOPE SIGNATURE

Yamazaki, A., KIKAI institute for coral reef sciences, Japan, zaki@kikaireefs.org; Watanabe, T., Hokkaido University, Japan, ; Tsunogai, U., Nagoya University, Japan, ; Iwase, F., Shikoku Marine Life Laboratory, Japan, ; Yamano, H., National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29451 | Poster ID 98

THE ROLE OF SULFATE ON GROWTH RATES AND SKELETAL COMPOSITION OF POCILLOPORA DAMICORNIS: INSIGHTS INTO BIOMINERALIZATON IN ANCIENT OCEANS

Giri, S. J., University of Miami/Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, USA, s.giri@rsmas.miami.edu; Swart, P. K., University of Miami/Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, USA, pswart@rsmas.miami.edu; Gillette, P., University of Miami/Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, USA, pgillette@rsmas.miami.edu;

10 - Metabolism studies/observations of coral reef communities

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29430 | Poster ID 99

DIAGNOSING CORAL DISEASE WITH METABOLOMIC MARKERS

Ochsenkuehn, M., NYUAD, United Arab Emirates, mao13@nyu.edu; Howells, E., NYUAD, United Arab Emirates, emily.howells@nyu.edu; McParland, D., NYUAD, United Arab Emirates, dain.mcparland@nyu.edu ; Vaughan, G., NYUAD, United Arab Emirates, grace.vaughan@nyu.edu; Abrego, D., Zayed University, United Arab Emirates, david.abrego@zu.ac.ae; Burt, J., NYUAD, United Arab Emirates, john.burt@nyu.edu; Amin, S., NYUAD, United Arab Emirates, samin@nyu.edu;

ePoster Link: https://nyuad.nyu.edu/en/research/faculty-research/the-amin-lab-marine-biogeochemistry.html

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29377 | Poster ID 101

CUES FROM SPACE WAR OF MARINE SPONGES AND THE RELATIONSHIP WITH HUMAN TUMOR CELL PROLIFERATION INHIBITORY ACTIVITY

Padmakumar, K., Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies and University of Kerala, India, k.padmakumar@gmail.com; Muraleedharan Nair, G., Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29001 | Poster ID 102

COUPLED BIOGEOCHEMICAL AND HYDRODYNAMIC MEASUREMENTS OVER A PALAUAN SEAGRASS BED: CAN SEAGRASSES MITIGATE LOCAL ACIDIFICATION STRESS?

Hirsh, H. K., Stanford University, USA, hkhirsh@stanford.edu; Torres, W. I., Stanford University , USA, waltert@stanford.edu; Shea, M. M., Stanford University , USA, mshea@stanford.edu; Dunbar, R. B., Stanford University , USA, dunbar@stanford.edu; Mucciarone, D. A., Stanford University , USA, dam1@stanford.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29082 | Poster ID 103

HIGHER MORTALITY BUT INCREASED GROWTH RATES OF CORAL ON IMPACTED REEFS AT JEDDAH, SAUDI RED SEA

Al-Sofyani, A. A., Abdulaziz Uni., Saudi Arabia, sofyani@hotmail.com; Ormond, R., University, EdinburghKing , Saudi Arabia, rupert.ormond.mci@gmail.com; ZubIer, K., King Abdulaziz Uni, , kzubier@kau.edu.sa;

ePoster Link: http://www.kau.edu.sa

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28922 | Poster ID 104

THE POWER OF MICROBES: MICROBIAL BIOENERGETICS OF CORAL-ALGAL INTERACTIONS

Roach, T., San Diego State University, USA, tnroach@ucsd.edu; Abieri, M. L., Institute of Biology, Department of Marine Biology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil, ; George, E. E., San Diego State University, USA, ; Knowles, B., San Diego State University, USA, ; Smurthwaite, C., San Diego State University, USA, ; Haas, A. F., San Diego State University, USA, ; Rohwer, F. L., San Diego State University, USA, frohwer@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28615 | Poster ID 105

CHARACTERIZATION OF METABOLITES IN CORALS UNDER CONDITIONS OF HIGH SALINITY

Ortega, A., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, alejandra.ortegauv@yahoo.com; Röthig, T., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, till.rothig@kaust.edu.sa; Ochsenku¨hn, M., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, MichaelOchsenkuehn@gmail.com; Voolstra, C. R., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28430 | Poster ID 106

GENOMIC AND BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF C-TYPE LECTINS IN A MODEL CNIDARIAN AND THEIR ROLE IN SYMBIOSIS ESTABLISHMENT

Esherick, L. Y., Stanford University School of Medicine, USA, lisl.esherick@gmail.com; Lehnert, E. M., Stanford University School of Medicine, USA, elehnert@gmail.com; Hambleton, E. A., University of Heidelberg, Germany, elizabeth.hambleton@gmail.com; Baumgarten, S., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, baumgarten.seb@gmail.com; Pringle, J. R., Stanford University School of Medicine, USA, jpringle@stanford.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28193 | Poster ID 107

SPECIES-LEVEL VARIABILITY IN SUPEROXIDE PRODUCTION BY SYMBIOTIC CORALS

Diaz, J. M., University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, USA, julia.diaz@skio.uga.edu; Hansel, C. M., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, chansel@whoi.edu; Apprill, A., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, aapprill@whoi.edu; Brighi, C., Imperial College London, United Kingdom, brighi.caterina@gmail.com; Zhang, T., Nankai University, China, zhang.tong@hotmail.com; Weber, L., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, lweber@whoi.edu; McNally, S., University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, smcnally18@gmail.com; Xun, L., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, lxun@whoi.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28380 | Poster ID 108

VISUALIZING THE 3D SPATIAL DYNAMICS OF CHEMICAL AND MICROBIAL SIGNATURES ON CORALS

Kapono, C. A., University of California San Diego, USA, ckapono@gmail.com; Burns, J. H., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, jrburn@gmail.com; Knight, R., University of California San Diego, USA, robknight@ucsd.edu; Dorrestein, P. D., University of California San Diego, USA, pdorrestein@ucsd.edu; Takabayashi, M., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, misakita@hawaii.edu; Gates, R. D., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, rgates@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28419 | Poster ID 109

VARIABILITY OF CORAL REEF PRIMARY PRODUCTION AND CALCIFICATION COMPLICATES SCALING UP RATES ON HERON ISLAND REEF FLAT IN SOUTHERN GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA

Perez, D. I., University of Queensland, Australia, d.perez@uq.edu.au; Phinn, S., University of Queensland, Australia, s.phinn@uq.edu.au; Roelfsema, C., University of Queensland, Australia, c.roelfsema@uq.edu.au; Shaw, E., California State University Northridge, USA, emily.shaw@csun.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28093 | Poster ID 110

COEVOLUTION ADAPTATIONS OF BUTTERFLYFISH TO CORAL ALLELOCHEMICALS

Maldonado, A., University of California, Riverside, USA, amaldonado@fieldstudies.org; Knutson, S., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, seanknusten@gmail.com; Ostrander, G., Florida State University, USA, gary@fsu.edu; Slattery, M., University of Mississippi, USA, slattery@olemiss.edu; Ankisetty, S., University of Mississippi, USA, ankisetty@olemiss.edu; Goldstone, J., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, USA, jgoldstone@whoi.edu; Watanabe, K., San Diego State University, USA, kayowatanabe214@hotmail.com; Rimoldi, J. M., University of Mississippi, USA, jrimoldi@olemiss.edu; Schlenk, D., University of California, Riverside, USA, daniel.schlenk@ucr.edu 951-827-2018;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28306 | Poster ID 112

CORAL-ALGAL DYNAMICS UNDER FUTURE CARBON DIOXIDE SCENARIOS AND EUTROPHICATION

Bayraktarov, E., School of Biological Sciences, Global Change Institute, University of Queensland, Australia, e.bayraktarov@uq.edu.au; Giardina, E., Seafarms Group Ltd , Australia, erika_giardina@hotmail.com; Gomez-Lemos, L. A., Griffith School of Environment, Australian Rivers Institute, Australia, luis.gomezlemos@griffithuni.edu.au; Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Global Change Institute, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, 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;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27794 | Poster ID 113

DECIPHERING CELL CYCLE REGULATION IN ZOOXANTHELLAE

Mitchell, G. C., Wofford College, USA, mitchellgc@wofford.edu; Lavertu, A., Colby College, USA, alavertu@colby.edu; Jester, H., Colby College, USA, hallie.jester@colby.edu; Lyman, A., Colby College, USA, audrey.lyman@colby.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28147 | Poster ID 114

PRODUCTION OF CYCLO-ENOL IN CORAL BLEACHING: A STRATEGY TO AVOID OXIDATIVE DAMAGE

Suzuki, T., Shizuoka University, Japan, suzuki.toshiyuki@shizuoka.ac.jp; Casareto, B. E., Shizuoka University, Japan, dcbeatr@ipc.shizuoka.ac.jp; Kashiyama, Y., Fukui University of Technology, Japan, chiro@fukui-ut.ac.jp; Shioi, Y., Ma Chung Research Center for Photosynthetic Pigments, Indonesia, yuzo.shioi@machung.ac.id; Ishikawa, Y., Institute of Environmental Sciences, Japan, ishisim@ies.or.jp; Suzuki, Y., Shizuoka University, Japan, seysuzu@ipc.shizuoka.ac.jp;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28427 | Poster ID 115

EVIDENCE FOR A SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAY ASSOCIATED TO GLYCEROL SYNTHESIS IN SYMBIODINIUM

Suescún-Bolívar, L. P., Posgrado en Ciencias del Mar y Limnología. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México , Mexico, biomolgen@hotmail.com; Thomé, P. E., Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México , Mexico, thome@cmarl.unam.mx;

ePoster Link: http://www.icmyl.unam.mx/arrecifes/rsu.html

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28498 | Poster ID 117

EFFECTS OF NITRATE AND PHOSPHATE AVAILABILITY ON THE BIOMASS, STABLE CARBON ISOTOPES, AND GROWTH RATES OF THE SCLERACTINIAN CORALS

Tanaka, Y., Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam, yasuaki.tanaka@ubd.edu.bn; Grottoli, A. G., The Ohio State University, USA, grottoli.1@osu.edu; Matsui, Y., Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan, ymatsui@jamstec.go.jp; Suzuki, A., National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan, a.suzuki@aist.go.jp; Sakai, K., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, sakaikz@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29382 | Poster ID 118

A GALNAC-BINDING LECTIN COULD BE INVOLVED IN ACQUISITION OF SYMIODINIUM BY ACROPORA TENUIS

Jimbo, M., Kitasato University, Japan, mjinbo@kitasato-u.ac.jp; Kuniya, N., Kitasato University, Japan, df12001d@st.kitasato-u.ac.jp; Yamashita, H., Fisheries Research Agency, Japan, hyamashita@fra.affrc.go.jp; Harii, S., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, sharii@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Nakano, Y., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ynknssk@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Yasumoto, K., Kitasato University, Japan, yasumoto@kitasato-u.ac.jp; Watabe, S., Kitasato University, Japan, swatabe@kitasato-u.ac.jp;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28553 | Poster ID 119

ATTEMPTED GENETIC TRANSFORMATION OF SYMBIODINIUM MICROADRIATICUM USING VARIOUS TRANSFORMATION TECHNIQUES

Chen, J. E., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, jitern.chen@kaust.edu.sa; Cui, G. X., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, guoxin.cui@kaust.edu.sa; Aranda, M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, manuel.aranda@kaust.edu.sa;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28542 | Poster ID 121

ACROPORA TENUIS LARVAE CAN EXPEL NON-ESSENTIAL SYMBIODINIUM STRAINS

Yamashita, H., Fisheries Research Agency, Japan, hyamashita@fra.affrc.go.jp; Suzuki, G., Fisheries Research Agency, Japan, ; Shinzato, C., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, ; Jimbo, M., Kitasato University, Japan, ; Koike, K., Hiroshima University, Japan, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28817 | Poster ID 122

FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS OF THE JELLYFISH CASSIOPEIA XAMACHANA - SYMBIODINIUM SYMBIOSES

Fitt, W., University of Georgia, USA, fitt@uga.edu; Baker, D., University of Georgia, USA, daniel.baker7@uga.edul; Epps, E., University of Georgia, USA, epps@uga.edu; Matthiss, J., University of Georgia, USA, jmath@uga.edu; Hofmann, D., University of Georgia, USA, dietrich.Hofmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de; Odhera, A., Penn State University, USA, aodhera@gmail.com; Medina, M., Penn State University, USA, momedinamunoz@gmail.com; LaJuenesse, T., Penn State University, USA, tcl3@psu.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29049 | Poster ID 123

CHARACTERIZING SYMBIODINIUM DIVERSITY IN CANDIDATE RESILIENT CORAL SPECIES

Torres, A. F., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, andrewf.torres@yahoo.com; Valino, D. M., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, valino.darryl@gmail.com; Tanedo, M. S., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, mctanedo@gmail.com; Arceo, H. O., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, hoarceo@gmail.com; San Diego-McGlone, M. L., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, malou_mcglone@yahoo.com; Gotanco, R. R., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, rachelgotanco@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29068 | Poster ID 124

CHARACTERIZATION OF AMMONIUM TRANSPORTERS IN SYMBIODINIUM MICROADRIATICUM

Zahran, N. I., King Abdullah University of Science and Technologyu, Saudi Arabia, noura.zahran@kaust.edu.sa; Chen, J. E., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, jitern.chen@kaust.edu.sa; Aranda, M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, manuel.aranda@kaust.edu.sa;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29214 | Poster ID 125

SEASONAL VARIATION OF THE ANTIOXIDANT ENZYME ACTIVITY IN THE HERMATYPIC CORALS

Miyazato, A., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, e123337@eve.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Fujimura, H., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, fujimura@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Nakamura, S., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, k158361@eve.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Higuchi, T., The University of Tokyo, Japan, ; Agostini, S., Tsukuba University, Japan, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29462 | Poster ID 126

SYMBIODINIUM DISTRIBUTION ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN ATLANTIC COAST

Teschima, M. M., Lab. de Cnidaria, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil, mari_teschima@yahoo.com.br; Garrido, A. G., Lab. de Cnidaria, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil, amana.garrido@gmail.com; Picciani, N. S., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, USA, n_picciani@hotmail.com; Seiblitz, I. G., Lab. de Cnidaria, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Brazil, isaseiblitz@gmail.com; Pires, D. O., Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and Instituto Coral Vivo, Brazil, Brazil, debora.pires@coralvivo.org.br; Castro, C. B., Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and Instituto Coral Vivo, Brazil, Brazil, clovis.castro@coralvivo.org.br; Calderon, E. N., Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro and Instituto Coral Vivo, Brazil, Brazil, emiliano.calderon@coralvivo.org.br; Zilberberg, C., Lab. de Cnidaria, Inst. de Biologia, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro e Instituto Coral Vivo, Brazil, carla.zilberberg@biologia.ufrj.br;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29615 | Poster ID 128

A HIGH-RESOLUTION CHARACTERIZATION OF SYMBIODINIUM COMMUNITIES ALONG A DEPTH GRADIENT IN THE REEF-BUILDING CORAL SIDERASTREA SIDEREA

Dougan, K. E., Florida International University, USA, katherine.e.dougan@gmail.com; Merselis, D. G., Florida International University, USA, danielmerselis@gmail.com; Bonthond, G., University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, guido.bonthond@student.uva.nl; Rodriguez-Lanetty, M., Florida International University, USA, rodriguezlanetty@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29622 | Poster ID 129

COMPARISONS OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC FUNCTION OF SYMBIODINIUM GROWN IN CULTURE AND IN HOSPITE

Clowez, S., Carnegie Institut, USA, sclowez@carnegiescience.edu; Grossman, A., Carnegie Institut, USA, arthurg@stanford.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29594 | Poster ID 130

OSTREOBIUM DIVERSITY IN THE SCROLL CORAL, AGARICIA UNDATA, AT MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS FROM SAN ANDRES ISLAND, COLOMBIA.

Gonzalez, F. L., Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, fl.gonzalez10@uniandes.edu.co; Sanchez, J. A., Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, juansanc@uniandes.edu.co;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29721 | Poster ID 131

NPC PROTEINS ARE KEY PLAYERS IN MOLECULAR INTERACTIONS BETWEEN CNIDARIANS AND THEIR DINOFLAGELLATE ENDOSYMBIONTS

Dani, V., University of Nice, France, Vincent.Dani@unice.fr; Priouzeau, F., University of Nice, France, Fabrice.Priouzeau@unice.fr; Mondin, M., University of Nice, France, Magalie.Mondin@unice.fr; Pagnotta, S., University of Nice, France, Sophie.Pagnotta@unice.fr; Davy, S. K., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, Simon.Davy@vuw.ac.nz; Sabourault, C., University of Nice, France, Cecile.Sabourault@unice.fr;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30046 | Poster ID 132

TEMPERATURE SHUFFLES CORAL-ALGAL SYMBIOSIS IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

Tong, H., The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong PRC, htongaa@connect.ust.hk;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30122 | Poster ID 133

PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF SIDERASTREA RADIANS TO LOW LIGHT ENVIRONMENTS AND THERMAL STRESS.

Suleiman, S., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, samirissuleiman@yahoo.com; Bruno-Laureano, Y., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, yesenia.brula@outlook.com; Mercado-Molina, A. E., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, amolinapr@gmail.com;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29507 | Poster ID 135

ARE SEA FAN SCLERITES THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE AGAINST PATHOGENS?

Toledo-Hernnadez, C., UPR-Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, c_toledo_hernandez@yahoo.com; Ruiz Diaz, c., UPR, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, claudiapatriciaruiz@gmail.com; Paniagua, R., UPR Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, raiza.paniagua6@gmail.com; Sabat, M., UPR Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, amsabat@gmail.com; Ramírez-Camejo, L., UPR Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, ramirezcamejo@gmail.com; Roberson, L., UPR Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, Loretta.Roberson@gmail.com>; Bayman, P., UPR Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, pablitobayamon@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://upr

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29242 | Poster ID 136

PIGMENTED PSEUDOALTEROMONAS SPECIES CAN PROTECT CORAL MONTIPORA CAPITATA FROM INFECTION BY THE PATHOGEN VIBRIO CORALLIILYTICUS STRAIN OCN008

Unzueta Martinez, A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, andreaun@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28821 | Poster ID 138

FLAVOBACTERIA-TURF ALGAE SYNERGISM

Reyes, B. T., San Diego State University, USA, brandon.t.reyes84@gmail.com; Kelly, L. W., San Diego State University, USA, lwegley@gmail.com; Haas, A. F., San Diego State University, USA, andreas.florian.haas@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29789 | Poster ID 139

NUTRIENT STIMULATION OF EXUDATES FROM DOMINANT CORAL REEF PRODUCERS AND IMPACTS ON MICROBIAL BIOFILMS

Remple, K., Department of Oceanography, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, remple@hawaii.edu; Donahue, M., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, donahuem@hawaii.edu; Fox, M., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, USA, fox@ucsd.edu; Lager, C., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, lagerc@hawaii.edu; Putnam, H., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, hputnam@hawaii.edu; Quinlan, Z., Department of Oceanography, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, zquinlan@hawaii.edu; Sevilla, J., Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, sevilla3@hawaii.edu; Silbiger, N., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California Irvine, USA, nsilbige@uci.edu; Nelson, C., Department of Oceanography, University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, USA, craig.nelson@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28816 | Poster ID 140

HOST IMMUNE SYSTEM POLYMORPHISM AND GENE EXPRESSION IN HOST-SYMBIONT RELATIONSHIPS

Robinett, N. L., San Diego State University, USA, nate.robinett@cox.net;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28643 | Poster ID 142

OPTIMIZATION OF DNA EXTRACTION FOR CHARACTERIZATION OF CORAL-ASSOCIATED MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES

Weber, L. G., MIT-WHOI Joint PhD Program, USA, lweber@whoi.edu; DeForce, E., MO BIO Laboratories, USA, EDeForce@mobio.com; Apprill, A., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, aapprill@whoi.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29510 | Poster ID 143

INTERSPECIFIC BACTERIAL COMPETETION UNDER OCEAN ACIDIFICATION SCENERIOS

Banc-Prandi, G., Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France, guilhem.banc-prandi@ens-lyon.fr; Imhof, K., Mote Marine Laboratory, USA, imhoka01@luther.edu; Hall, ., Mote Marine Laboratory, USA, emily8@mote.org; Ritchie, K. B., Mote Marine Laboratory, USA, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28169 | Poster ID 144

CORAL DISEASES: TEASING OUT THE ROLE OF BACTERIA AND FUNGI

Rasmussen, L., University of Copenhagen, Denmark, linett.ras@gmail.com; Hellstrom, M., Stockhom University, Sweden, micaela.hellstrom@gmail.com; Mak, S. S., University of Copenhagen, Denmark, s.mak@snm.ku.dk; Hansen, A. J., University of Copenhagen, Denmark, ajhansen@snm.ku.dk;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28288 | Poster ID 145

MICROBIOME DYNAMICS IN EARLY LIFE STAGES OF SCLERACTINIAN CORAL ACROPORA GEMMIFERA

Zhou, G., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, zhougw@scsio.ac.cn; Tao, Y., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, yuantao04@mails.gucas.ac.cn; Cai, L., Shenzhen Research Institute, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China, lincai@ust.hk; Tong, H., Shenzhen Research Institute, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China, htongaa@connect.ust.hk; Liu, S., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, shliu@scsio.ac.cn; Qian, P., Shenzhen Research Institute, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China, boqianpy@ust.hk; Huang, H., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, huanghui@scsio.ac.cn;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28084 | Poster ID 146

MULTIFACETED IMPACTS OF THE STONEY CORAL PORITES ASTREOIDES ON PICOPLANKTON ABUNDANCE AND COMMUNITY COMPOSITION

McNally, S. P., University of Massachusetts Boston , USA, Sean.McNally001@umb.edu; Parsons, R. J., Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences , Bermuda, Rachel.Parsons@bios.edu; Santoro, A. E., Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Sciences , USA, asantoro@umces.edu; Apprill, A., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution , USA, aapprill@whoi.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28573 | Poster ID 147

COLLATERAL DAMAGES OF THE CORALLIVOROUS GASTROPOD DRUPELLA CORNUS ON CORAL MICROBIAL ASSOCIATES

Bettarel, Y., IRD, Université Montpellier 2- UMR MARBEC, France, yvan.bettarel@ird.fr; Auguet, J. C., CNRS, Université Montpellier 2- UMR MARBEC, France, Jean-christophe.AUGUET@cnrs.fr; Bouchard, S., CNRS, UMR URMITE, France, sonia.monteil@univ-amu.fr; Bouvier, T., CNRS, Université Montpellier 2- UMR MARBEC, France, thierry.bouvier@cnrs.fr; Bouvier, C., CNRS, Université Montpellier 2- UMR MARBEC, France, cbouvier@univ-montp2.fr; Bui, V. N., IBT, VAST, Hanoi, Viet Nam, Bui@ibt.ac.vn; Desnues, C., CNRS, UMR URMITE, France, Christelle.DESNUES@univ-amu.fr; Hoang, T. Y., IBT, VAST, Hanoi, Viet Nam, hoangthiyen1975@yahoo.com; Mai, T. C., IBT, VAST, Hanoi, Viet Nam, mcthanh112@gmail.com; Got, P., CNRS, Université Montpellier 2- UMR MARBEC, France, got@univ-montp2.fr; Pham, T. T., IMER, Haiphong, Viet Nam, thupt@imer.ac.vn;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27946 | Poster ID 148

STATUS OF CORAL REEFS IN SRI LANKA: A MICROBIAL PERSPECTIVE

Mohamed Fairoz, M. F., Ocean University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, fairoz.mfm@gmail.com; Gunathilake, S., Ocean University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, ; Weerathunga, S. C., Ocean University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, ; Fayas, M. B., Ocean University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, ; Halgahawaththe, S. C., Ocean University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, ; Rohwer, F., San Diego State University, USA, frohwer@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27936 | Poster ID 149

MANIPULATING PROKARYOTIC SYMBIONTS TO ENHANCE CORAL STRESS TOLERANCE

Damjanovic, K., University of Melbourne, Australia, kdamjanovic@student.unimelb.edu.au; Blackall, L., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, lblackall@swin.edu.au; Alfred, R., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, rebeccaphillips@swin.edu.au; van Oppen, M., University of Melbourne, Australia, madeleine.van@unimelb.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27872 | Poster ID 150

RESPONSE OF CORAL ASSOCIATED BACTERIA TOWARD THERMAL STRESS

Diaz, L., Tha Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, mummylea.justine@gmail.com; Conaco, C., Tha Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, cconaco@msi.upd.edu.ph;

ePoster Link: http://msi.upd.edu.ph/~conacoc/

14 - Reproduction in corals

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29709 | Poster ID 167

REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY OF THE BRAIN CORAL, PLATYGYRA SINENSIS AT MU KO SAMAE SAN, CHON BURI PROVINCE IN THE UPPER GULF OF THAILAND

Kirdpol, P., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, Tow000@hotmail.com; Chavanich, S., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, suchana.c@chula.ac.th; Viyakarn, V., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, voranop.v@chula.ac.th;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29692 | Poster ID 168

SEXUAL REPRODUCTION IN THE CARIBBEAN CORAL GENUS COLPOPHYLLIA IN PUERTO RICO

Spathias, H., University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, hanae.spathias@gmail.com; Weil, E., University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, reefpal@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29488 | Poster ID 169

GUAM’S STAGHORN ACROPORA POPULATIONS REQUIRE MANAGING FOR RESILIENCE

Lapacek, V. A., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, valerilapacek@gmail.com; Raymundo, L. J., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, ljraymundo@gmail.com; Burdick, D., Guam Coral Reef Long-Term Monitoring Program, Guam, burdickdr@hotmail.com; Guest, J., SECORE International, Malaysia, jrguest@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29322 | Poster ID 170

HIGH IN SITU SETTLEMENT RATES AND EARLY SURVIVORSHIP OF HARD CORALS IN A CARIBBEAN REEF

Humanes, A., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef James Cook University/Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, adriana.humanesschumann@my.jcu.edu.au; Bastidas, C., Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sea Grant College Program/ Universidad Simon Bolivar, USA, bastidas@mit.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28818 | Poster ID 171

IMPACTS OF NEAR SHORE STRESSORS ON FERTILIZATION SUCCESS IN THE STONY CORAL, MONTIPORA CAPITATA

Lager, C. V., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, lagerc@hawaii.edu; Hagedorn, M., Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, USA, HAGEDORNM@si.edu; Jokiel, P. L., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, jokiel@hawaii.edu; Rodgers, K. S., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, kuuleir@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29026 | Poster ID 172

REVISITING THE IMPACTS OF BLEACHING ON THE REPRODUCTION OF THE STONY CORAL MONTIPORA CAPITATA

Lenz, E. A., Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA, ealenz@hawaii.edu; Padilla-Gamiño, J., California State University, Dominguez Hills, USA, ealenz@hawaii.edu; Gates, R. D., Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA, rgates@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28762 | Poster ID 173

LEPTASTREA PURPUREA: A POSSIBLE MODEL ORGANISM FOR CORAL REPRODUCTION AND PHYSIOLOGY

Nietzer, S., University of Oldenburg, Germany, samuel.nietzer@uni-oldenburg.de; Moeller, M., University of Oldenburg, Germany, mareen.moeller@uni-oldenburg.de; Schupp, P., University of Oldenburg, Germany, peter.schupp@uni-oldenburg.de;

ePoster Link: http://www.icbm.de/umweltbiochemie/

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29052 | Poster ID 174

SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE PATTERNS OF COMMON BRANCHING CORAL, ACROPORA NOBILIS, ON THE COASTS OF PENINSULAR MALAYSIA

Tan, H. C., Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, School of Marine and Environemntal Sciences, Malaysia, chtan.james@gmail.com; Wee, B. H., Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Institute of Oceanography and Environment, Malaysia, takheru@gmail.com ; Hasmimi, N., Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, School of Marine and Environemntal Sciences, Malaysia, nadia.hasmimi@gmail.com ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29151 | Poster ID 175

LONG-TERM MONITORING REVEALS COMPLEX SPAWNING IN HIGH-LATITUDE ACROPORA SPP.

Mezaki, T., Kuroshio Biological Research Foundation, Japan, mezaki@kuroshio.or.jp;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28524 | Poster ID 177

EXPRESSION PATTERN OF CYTOCHROME P450 AROMATASE GENE DURING SPAWNING PERIOD IN ACROPORA TENUIS

Izumi, R., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, verb.riminder.1969@gmail.com; Honda, H., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, hazuki.rchuragame@gmail.com; Takeuchi, Y., Waseda University, Japan, takeuchi_yuki@anoi.waseda.jp; Takemura, A., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, takemura@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28476 | Poster ID 178

SEXUAL REPRODUCTION IN THE CARIBBEAN CORAL GENUS ISOPHYLLIA (SCLERACTINIA: MUSSIDAE) IN PUERTO RICO

Soto-Rodriguez, D. A., University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, dereksoto@gmail.com; Weil, E., University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, reefpal@gmail.com;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30024 | Poster ID 247

HIERARCHICAL EFFECTS OF THE ENVIRONMENT ON THE DISTRIBUTION AND SIZE OF PARROTFISH ON THE NORTHERN GREAT BARRIER REEF.

Johnson, G. B., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, gbj@hawaii.edu; Taylor, B. M., NOAA, USA, brettmtaylor@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30108 | Poster ID 248

EXPLORING THE FUNCTIONAL ROLE OF A COMMON HERBIVORE IN MOOREA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

Munsterman, K. S., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, katrina.munsterman@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Davis, S. L., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, samantha.davis@lifesci.ucsb.edu ; Holbrook, S. J., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, holbrook@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Schmitt, R. J., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, schmitt@lifesci.ucsb.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29033 | Poster ID 250

MORPHOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF OTOLITH SHAPE VARIATION IN SIGANUS FUSCESCENS (HOUTTUYN, 1782) FROM THE WEST AND NORTHERN PHILIPPINE SEA

Perez, P. T., University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Philippines, paulinetyperez@yahoo.com; Pante, J. R., University of the Philippines, Diliman, Philippines, drp.upmsi@gmail.com; Ticzon, V. S., University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Philippines, ticzonvs@yahoo.com; Caumban, P. V., University of the Philippines, Los Baños, Philippines, tricia.caumban28@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29067 | Poster ID 251

HOST ENERGETIC AND STABLE ISOTOPE DIFFERENCES ASSOCIATED WITH PARASITISM IN TWO CORAL REEF FISHES

Welicky, R. L., Arkansas State University, USA, rwelicky@gmail.com; Sikkel, P., Arkansas State University, , psikkel@astate.edu ;

ePoster Link: http://paulcsikkel.wordpress.com

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29504 | Poster ID 252

RECRUITMENT PATTERN OF JUVENILE REEF FISHES IN PUJADA BAY, MATI CITY, PHILIPPINES

Cabasan, J. P., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, jpcabasan@yahoo.com; Nanola, C. L., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, tingnanola@yahoo.com; Paradela, M. C., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, paradela_mae@yahoo.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29640 | Poster ID 253

ASYMMETRICAL MESOPREDATOR RELEASE: MORAY EELS INCONSPICUOUSLY PREDOMINATE HEAVILY FISHED REEFS

Zill, J. A., University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, JZill@Hawaii.edu; Donahue, M. J., University of Hawai‘i at Manoa, Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, DonahueM@Hawaii.edu;

ePoster Link: http://www.donahuelab.com/author/julie-zill/

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29471 | Poster ID 256

COMPARISON OF GROWTH CURVES OF AGE-BODY LENGTH RELATIONSHIPS OF THREE POPULATIONS OF SCARUS QUOYI ALONG THE SOUTHEASTERN COAST OF MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES

Elumba, M. E., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, merlene.elumba@gmail.com; Cabasan, J. P., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, jpcabasan@yahoo.com; Paradela, M. C., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, paradela_mae@yahoo.com; Zarate, B. E., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, brendel.zarate@gmail.com; Abpi, M. D., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, monzerabpi@gmail.com; Nanola, C. L., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, tingnanola@yahoo.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29197 | Poster ID 257

IMPLEMENTATION OF EAFM IN INDONESIA, WILL SUSTAIN THE FISHERY?

Hutubessy, B. G., Pattimura University, Indonesia, grace.hutubessy@yahoo.com; Syahailatua, A., LIPI, Indonesia, augy_lipi@yahoo.com; Mosse, J. W., Pattimura University, Indonesia, bwmosse@yahoo.co.id;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29398 | Poster ID 259

IMPORTANCE OF THE THREATENED ACROPORA CORALS FOR THE CONSERVATION OF REEF FISHES

Garcia, R. P., University of Magdalena, Colombia, garciarociop@gmail.com; Acero, A., Universidad Nacional, Colombia, aacerop@unal.edu.co ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28588 | Poster ID 260

GROWTH AND LONGEVITY OF ICONIC REEF FISHES IN VERDE ISLAND PASSAGE, PHILIPPINES

Fortela, E. B., University of the Philippines Los Baños , Philippines, fortela.estephen@gmail.com; Ticzon, V. S., University of the Philippines Los Baños , Philippines, vsticzon@up.edu.ph; Perez, P. T., paulinetyperez@yahoo.com, Philippines, paulinetyperez@yahoo.com; Bacabac, M. A., paulinetyperez@yahoo.com, Philippines, mmbacabac@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://ibs.uplb.edu.ph/

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28641 | Poster ID 261

INFLUENCE OF A TEMPORAL MACROALGAL BLOOM ON REEF FISH COMMUNITY STRUCTURE IN NORTHWEST CALUMPANG PENINSULA

Sabban, F. B., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, ikosabban@yahoo.com; Simon, A. P., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, ansimon2010@gmail.com; Chipeco, C. B., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, charochipeco@yahoo.com; Ticzon, V. S., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, vsticzon@up.edu.ph;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28155 | Poster ID 262

CONSUMER’S RESPONSIBLE SEAFOOD CONSUMPTION IS VITAL FOR CORAL REEF HEALTH

Ortiz-Sotomayor, A., Caribbean Fishery Management Council, Puerto Rico, alida1ortiz.cfmc@gmail.com; Ortiz-Corps, E., University of Puerto Rico-Humacao, Puerto Rico, alortsos@gmail.com; Aragonés-Fred, C., University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, carolina.aragones@upr.edu; Cruz-Rodriguez, Y., University of Puerto Rico-Humacao, Puerto Rico, atari.cruz22@gmail.com; Quiles-Delgado, T., University of Puerto Rico-Humacao, Puerto Rico, tessaliz.quiles@upr.edu; Soto-Ortiz, N., University of Puerto Rico-Humacao, Puerto Rico, neishmarie.soto@upr.edu;

ePoster Link: http://www.caribbeanfmc.com

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27859 | Poster ID 263

FUNCTIONAL MORPHOLOGY OF PARROTFISHES AND BIOEROSION AT THE ABROLHOS BANK

Gibran, F. Z., Universidade Federal do ABC, Brazil, fernando.gibran@ufabc.edu.br; Lellys, N. T., Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Brazil, nicalellys@hotmail.com; Francini-Filho, R. B., Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Brazil, rbfrancinifilho@gmail.com; Bonaldo, R. M., Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, robertabonaldo@gmail.com; Moura, R. L., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, moura@biologia.ufrj.br;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27871 | Poster ID 264

EFFECTIVENESS AND PRODUCTIVITY HAND LINES WITH DIFFERENT BRANCH LINE AROUND PORTABLE FISH AGGREGATING DEVICE

Yusfiandayani, R., Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia, ochaipb@gmail.com;

24 - Rediscovering crustose coralline algae

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27 - The role of macroinvertebrates on coral reefs

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28795 | Poster ID 293

DIVERSITY AND ABUNDANCE OF DECAPOD MACROCRUSTACEANS IN REEFS DIFFERING IN STRUCTURAL COMPLEXITY AND SUBSTRATE TYPES

Briones-Fourzan, P., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, briones@cmarl.unam.mx; Gonzalez-Gomez, R., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, gonzalezgomezroberto@gmail.com; Barradas-Ortiz, C., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, barradas@cmarl.unam.mx; Negrete-Soto, F., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, fnegrete@cmarl.unam.mx; Alvarez-Filip, L., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, lorenzoaf@gmail.com; Lozano-Alvarez, E., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, elozano@cmarl.unam.mx;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27876 | Poster ID 294

MACRO-INVERTEBRATE COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED WITH HALICLONA SP. AND SPHECIOSPONGIA VAGABUNDA (PHYLUM: PORIFERA) FROM MAURITIUS

Beepat, S. S., University of Mauritius, Mauritius, sann_1205@hotmail.com; Appadoo, C., University of Mauritius, Mauritius, chandani@uom.ac.mu; Marie, D. E., Mauritius Oceanography Institute, Mauritius, depmarie@moi.intnet.mu; Paula, J. P., University of Lisbon, Portugal, jppaula@fc.ul.pt; Çinar, M. E., Ege University, Turkey, melih.cinar@ege.edu.tr; Sivakumar, K., Annamalai University, India, conserveocean@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28120 | Poster ID 295

HERMIT CRAB-OCTOPUS INTERACTIONS IN DISTRIBUTING RESOURCES BETWEEN REEF AND TERRESTRIAL SYSTEMS

Gilchrist, S. L., New College of Florida, USA, gilchrist@ncf.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28810 | Poster ID 296

DOES CORAL REEF STRUCTURAL COMPLEXITY AFFECT DENSITY OR TROPHIC LEVEL OF A HABITAT-SPECIALIST SPINY LOBSTER?

Lozano-Alvarez, E., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, elozano@cmarl.unam.mx; Luviano-Aparicio, N., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, nelialuviano@gmail.com; Negrete-Soto, F., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, fnegrete@cmarl.unam.mx; Barradas-Ortiz, C., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, barradas@cmarl.unam.mx; Alvarez-Filip, L., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, lorenzoaf@gmail.com; Briones-Fourzan, P., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Inst. de Ciencias del Mar y Limnologia., Mexico, briones@cmarl.unam.mx;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29118 | Poster ID 297

NON-DESTRUCTIVE METHOD FOR COLLECTING INVERTEBRATE SPECIMENS INHABITING CORAL COMMUNITIES USING IMPROVED LIGHT TRAP

Jung, T., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Krea, Republic Of Korea, twjung79@gmail.com; Jeong, S., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Krea, Republic Of Korea, ; Yi, C., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Krea, Republic Of Korea, ; Kwon, C., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Krea, Republic Of Korea, ; Yoo, J., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Krea, Republic Of Korea, ; Kim, M., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Krea, Republic Of Korea, lizard4755@mabik.re.kr;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28907 | Poster ID 298

THE ROLE OF INVERTEBRATES IN CORAL REEF MICROBIALIZATION

Huckabe, J., San Diego State University, USA, joel_huckeba@sbcglobal.net; Calhoun, S. K., San Diego State University, USA, ; Rohwer, F. L., San Diego State University, USA, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30147 | Poster ID 299

REVERSING IMPACTS OF DYNAMITE FISHING WITH SOFT CORAL ARTIFICIAL REEFS

Hoot, W. C., University of Maryland, College Park, USA, whitney.hoot@gmail.com; Culkin, S., Tropical Research and Conservation Center, United Kingdom, culkin2@msn.com;

28A - Coral reefs in extreme, compromised and marginal environments, and their roles as refugia - Highly stressed, urbanized and exposed reef systems

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29888 | Poster ID 300

CHARACTERIZING AN IMPROBABLE REEF AT VARADERO, CARTAGENA BAY, COLOMBIA

Pizarro, V., ECOMARES (NGO), Colombia, valeria.pizarro@ecomares.org; López-Victoria, M., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Cali, Colombia, malov@javerianacali.edu.co ; Rodríguez, S. C., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana - Cali, Colombia, sarisrod13@hotmail.com; Zapata, F. A., Universidad del Valle, Colombia, fernando.zapata@correounivalle.edu.co ; Zea, S., Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia, sezeas@unal.edu.co ; Pollock, F. J., Penn State University, USA, FJPollock@PSU.edu; Medina, M., Penn State University, USA, mum55@psu.edu ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30006 | Poster ID 301

LIVING ON THE EDGE: REGIONAL EXTINCTION RISK OF CORAL-DEPENDENT FISHES IN A MARGINAL GULF

Buchanan, J. R., IUCN Species Programme, Marine Biodiversity Unit, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University, USA, jbuch013@odu.edu; Krupp, F., Senckenberg Research Institute, Germany, f.krupp@senckenberg.de; Burt, J. A., Department of Biology, New York University — Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, john.burt@nyu.edu; Feary, D. A., School of Life Sciences, University Park, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, David.Feary@nottingham.ac.uk; Ralph, G. M., IUCN Species Programme, Marine Biodiversity Unit, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University, USA, gralph@odu.edu; Carpenter, K. E., IUCN Species Programme, Marine Biodiversity Unit, Biological Sciences, Old Dominion University, USA, kcarpent@odu.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29245 | Poster ID 302

ENHANCING HERBIVORE ASSEMBLAGES BARRICADE FURTHER DEGRADATION OF LINGERING CORAL REEFS IN GULF OF KACHCHH, INDIA

CHANDRAN, R., ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, CORAL TRANSPLANTATION PROJECT, CCF OFFICE CAMPUS, JAMNAGAR, INDIA, India, softcoralchandran@gmailcom; RAMKUMARAN, K., ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, CORAL TRANSPLANTATION PROJECT, CCF OFFICE CAMPUS, JAMNAGAR, INDIA, India, ramkumarantpg@gmail.com; SURESH, P., ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, CORAL TRANSPLANTATION PROJECT, CCF OFFICE CAMPUS, JAMNAGAR, INDIA, India, suri2150@gmail.com ; SATYANARAYANA, C., ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, (II Floor), Indian Museum Complex, Kolkata, India, India, chowdula_narayana@rediffmail.com ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29475 | Poster ID 304

HIGH TOLERANCE OF CORALS FROM MARGINAL ENVIRONMENT IN HONG KONG TO HYPOSALINITY AND PREFERENCE OF CORALLIVORY ON OSMOTIC-STRESSED CORALS

Tsang, R., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, thlryan.411@gmail.com; Ang, P. O., The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, put-ang@cuhk.edu.hk;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27837 | Poster ID 305

SEASONAL VARIATIONS IN STABLE ISOTOPIC VALUES OF PARTICULATE ORGANIC MATTER FROM LUHUITOU FRINGING REEFS, SOUTH CHINA

Cao, D., Xiamen University, China, caodi@stu.xmu.edu.cn; Cao, W., Xiamen University, China, wzcao@xmu.edu.cn;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28212 | Poster ID 306

AN OASIS IN THE DESERT: SOURCING CORALS FROM HARBORS FOR REEF RESTORATION

Del Rio Torres, L., Coral Restoration Nursery, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, laura.delriotorres@hawaii.gov; Chan, N. T., Coral Restoration Nursery, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, norton.t.chan@hawaii.gov; Ranson, S. P., Coral Restoration Nursery, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, stephen.p.ranson@hawaii.gov; Wolke, C. S., Coral Restoration Nursery, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, chelsea.s.wolke@hawaii.gov; Forsman, Z. H., Coral Restoration Nursery, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources; Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, zac@hawaii.edu; Gulko, D. A., Coral Restoration Nursery, Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, david.a.gulko@hawaii.gov;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28301 | Poster ID 307

CORAL REEFS IN THE (INTERNAL) SURF ZONE: EXTREME VARIABILITY IN WATER PROPERTIES ON DONGSHA ATOLL, SOUTH CHINA SEA.

Davis, K. A., University of California, Irvine, USA, davis@uci.edu; Reid, E., University of California, Irvine, USA, REIDE@uci.edu; DeCarlo, T., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, tdecarlo@whoi.edu; Cohen, A., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, acohen@whoi.edu; Wong, G., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, gtfwong@gate.sinica.edu.tw;

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 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28294 | Poster ID 308

EXTREME 2011 LA NIÑA EVENT DRIVES CORAL RANGE EXPANSION ALONG THE WEST AUSTRALIAN COAST

Moody, A., Curtin University, Australia, amitay.moody@student.curtin.edu.au; Browne, N. K., Curtin University, Australia, nicola.browne@curtin.edu.au; O'Leary, M., Curtin University, Australia, mick.oleary@curtin.edu.au; Richards, Z., Western Australian Museum, Australia, Zoe.Richards@museum.wa.gov.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28150 | Poster ID 312

THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF THE HIGH LATITUDE CORAL PORITES HERONENSIS: SIGNIFICANCE FOR ITS FUTURE DISTRIBUTION

Yamazaki, W., University of Tsukuba, Japan, wataru@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Agostini, S., University of Tsukuba, Japan, agostini.sylvain@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29425 | Poster ID 314

LONG-TERM TRENDS IN BENTHIC COVER OF A HIGH LATITUDE REEF SYSTEM OFFSHORE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA, USA

Hayes, N. K., Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sci. and Oceanography, USA, nh567@nova.edu; Walton, C. J., Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sci. and Oceanography, USA, cw808@nova.edu; Brinkhuis, V., Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, USA, vanessa.Brinkhuis@myfwc.com; Ruzicka, R., Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, USA, rob.ruzicka@myfwc.com; Gilliam, D. S., Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sci. and Oceanography, USA, gilliam@nova.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29392 | Poster ID 315

SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL VARIATION IN NEAR-SHORE MARINE ASSEMBLAGES AROUND THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

Beretta, G. A., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, giglia.beretta@uts.edu.au; Booth, D. J., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, david.both@uts.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29188 | Poster ID 316

SEASONAL VARIATION IN, AND PROJECTED EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON, CALCIFICATION RATES OF ACROPORA DOWNINGI IN THE NORTHEASTERN PERSIAN GULF

Vajed Samiei, J., Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, Islamic Republic of Iran, vs_jahangir@yahoo.com; Saleh, A., Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, Islamic Republic of Iran, ; Shirvani, A., Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, Islamic Republic of Iran, ; Sheijooni Fumani, N., Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, Islamic Republic of Iran, ; Hashtroudi, M., Iranian National Institute for Oceanography and Atmospheric Science, Islamic Republic of Iran, ; Pratchett, M. S., James Cook University, Australia, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29063 | Poster ID 317

INVESTIGATING POPULATION GENETICS OF THE SCLERACTINIAN CORAL, MONTASTRAEA CAVERNOSA, ALONG THE FLORIDA CORAL REEF TRACT’S NORTHERN EXTENT

Dodge, D. L., FAU Harbor Branch, USA, ddodge2015@fau.edu; Voss, J. D., FAU Harbor Branch, USA, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29982 | Poster ID 318

EXCEPTIONAL THREATENED CORAL POPULATIONS IN A MARGINAL REEF ENVIRONMENT ON THE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA REEF TRACT

Walker, B. K., Nova Southeastern University, USA, walkerb@nova.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29956 | Poster ID 319

CORAL BLEACHING IN RAPA NUI: ENSO-RELATED?

Herlan, J. J., Ecology and Sustainable Management of Oceanic Islands, Chile, herlanjamesj@gmail.com; Gaymer, C. F., Ecology and Sustainable Management of Oceanic Islands, Chile, cgaymer@ucn.cl; Lee, S. J., Th Hydrous, USA, sly@thehydro.us; Smith, T. B., University of Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, tsmith@uvi.edu; Ramos, M. Q., Ecology and Sustainable Management of Oceanic Islands, Chile, marcel.ramos@ceaza.cl; Friedlander, A. M., Pristine Seas, National Geographic Society, USA, friedlan@hawaii.edu; Rios, R. S., Universidad de La Serena, Chile, srrios@userena.cl;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28731 | Poster ID 320

ECOPHYSIOLOGY OF A CORAL SPECIES IN THE NORTHERNMOST ATLANTIC REEF SYSTEM: EFFECTS OF LOW TEMPERATURES ON SIDERASTREA RADIANS IN BERMUDA

Lima, L., Instituto de Estudos do Mar Almirante Paulo Moreira, Brazil, laisfolima@gmail.com; Huntley, N., University of Michigan, USA, nhuntley@umich.edu; de Putron, S., Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda, Samantha.Deputron@bios.edu;

30 - Coral bleaching: monitoring, management responses and resilience

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28706 | Poster ID 342

MONITORING LA REUNION AND MAYOTTE CORAL REEFS (WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN) DURING EXPECTED EL NIÑO EVENT

QUOD, J. P., Reef Check France, France, reefcheckfrance@gmail.com; FACON, M., Reef Check France, France, facon.mathilde@laposte.net; GARNIER, R., Reef Check France, France, remi.garnier@reefcheck.fr; URBINA-BARRETO, I., Reef Check France, France, isabelurbinab@gmail.com; DAYDE, A., Reef Check France, France, armand1111@hotmail.com; ELISE, S., Reef Check France, France, simon_elise@hotmail.com; MASSAC, C., Reef Check France, France, caroline.massac@hotmail.fr; BOUCHARD, J. M., Reef Check France, France, jmarie.bouchard@gmail.com; Denis, Y., Reef Check France, France, yoann.denis@paretoec.fr;

ePoster Link: http://www.reefcheck.fr/

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28759 | Poster ID 343

THE 2014-2016 GLOBAL CORAL BLEACHING EVENT: PRELIMINARY COMPARISONS BETWEEN THERMAL STRESS AND BLEACHING TIMING AND INTENSITY

Gomez, A. M., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR; Ecosystem Science Lab and NOAA-CREST, City College of New York, USA, andrea.gomez@noaa.gov; Eakin, C. M., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD, USA, MARK.EAKIN@noaa.gov; De La Cour, J. L., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, jacqueline.shapo@noaa.gov; Liu, G., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, gang.liu@noaa.gov; Geiger, E. F., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, erick.geiger@noaa.gov; Heron, S. F., Coral Reef Watch-ReefSense, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Townsville, QLD ; Global Science & Technology, Inc. , Australia, Scott.Heron@noaa.gov; Skirving, W. J., Coral Reef Watch-ReefSense, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Townsville, QLD ; Global Science & Technology, Inc. , Australia, william.skirving@noaa.gov; Tirak, K. V., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, Kyle.tirak@noaa.gov; Strong, A. E., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, alan.e.strong@noaa.gov;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28520 | Poster ID 345

CAN FISH HELP CORALS DURING BLEACHING EVENTS?

Chase, T. J., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, tory.chase@my.jcu.edu.au; Pratchett, M. S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, Pratchett; Hoogenboom, M. O., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, mia.hoogenboom1@jcu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27849 | Poster ID 346

CURRENT STATE OF THE CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS IN IRANIAN COASTS OF THE PERSIAN GULF: ANTHROPOGENIC EFFECTS AND AN UPDATED CHECKLIST OF THE SCLERACTINIAN CORALS

Moradi, M., Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, biologymoradi@gmail.com; Malekzadeh-Viayeh, R., Environment Canada, Canada, rezamv11@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=OCuokBMAAAAJ&hl=en

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27972 | Poster ID 347

IMPACT OF THERMAL STRESS ON GROWTH AND PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN LARVAE AND ADULT STAGES OF PORITES ASTREOIDES

Martinez, N., University Of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico, neidymartinez18@gmail.com; Roberson, L., University Of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras Campus, Puerto Rico, loretta.roberson@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29350 | Poster ID 350

INFLUENCE OF PHYSICAL AND STRUCTURAL HABITAT VARIABLES IN ECOLOGICAL COMMUNITY INDICATORS AND BLEACHING OF CORALS IN A PROTECTED AREA OF THE GULF OF MEXICO

Muñiz-Castillo, A. I., Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Avanzados (Unidad Mérida), Mexico, israbios.muca@gmail.com; Cabrera-Martínez, J. P., Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán , Mexico, ; Viveros-Martínez, C. I., Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico, ; Arias-González, J. E., Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Avanzados (Unidad Mérida), Mexico, earias@mda.cinvestav.mx;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28847 | Poster ID 352

IN SITU TEMPERATURE PROFILE OF SHALLOW REEF COMMUNITIES IN NEGROS AND APO ISLAND: 2013-2014

Sienes, P. Q., Silliman University Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences, Philippines, persiemark@yahoo.com; Calumpong, H. P., Silliman University Institute of Environmental and Marine Sciences, Philippines, hpcalumpong@yahoo.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28835 | Poster ID 353

PATTERNS OF CORAL BLEACHING IN AMERICAN SAMOA

Bailey, H., NOAA, USA, hatsue.bailey@noaa.gov; Swanson, D. W., NOAA, USA, dione.swanson@noaa.gov; Vargas-Angel, B., NOAA, USA, bernardo.vargasangel@noaa.gov;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28987 | Poster ID 354

SYMBIONT COMPOSITION AND DENSITY CHANGE WITHIN TWO MURICEA SPECIES OF THE FLORIDA KEYS ACROSS A BLEACHING EVENT

Buccella, L., University at Buffalo, USA, labuccel@buffalo.edu; Coffroth, M. A., University at Buffalo, USA, coffroth@buffalo.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29747 | Poster ID 356

SYMBIODINIUM DIVERSITY IN PORITES COMPRESSA FOLLOWING A NATURAL BLEACHING EVENT

Newell, M. L., University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, mlnewell@hawaii.edu; Jury, C. P., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, jurycp@hawaii.edu; Knapp, I. S., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, ingrid.knapp16@gmail.com; Toonen, R. J., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, rjtoonen@hawaii.edu; Dobson, K. L., Ohio State University, USA, dobson.77@buckeyemail.osu.edu; McLachlan, R., Ohio State University, USA, mclachlan.8@buckeyemail.osu.edu; Grottoli, A. G., Ohio State University, USA, grottoli.1@osu.edu; Marko, P. B., University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, pmarko@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29678 | Poster ID 357

PATTERNS OF CORAL BLEACHING IN THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS DURING THE 2015 MASS CORAL BLEACHING EVENT

Martinez, J. A., NOAA, USA, jonathan.martinez@noaa.gov; Walton, M., University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, USA, waltonm@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29686 | Poster ID 358

SPATIAL COMPARISONS OF ZOOPLANKTON ABUNDANCE ON CORAL REEFS IN BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA

Dwyer, A. M., Northeastern University, USA, dwyer.ama@husky.neu.edu; Patterson, M., Northeastern University, USA, m.patterson@neu.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29908 | Poster ID 359

INTER- AND INTRA- SPECIFIC VARIATION IN HAWAIIAN CORALS RESPONSE TO ELEVATED SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURES

Massey, T. L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, masseyt@hawaii.edu; Hunter, C., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, cindyh@hawaii.edu; Marko, P., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, pmarko@hawaii.edu; Oliver, T., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, thomas.oliver@noaa.gov;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29902 | Poster ID 360

EFFECTS OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC CHANGES IN SALINITY AND LIGHT ON THE BLEACHING AND RECOVERY OF THE STAGHORN CORAL, ACROPORA MILLEPORA

Jandang, S., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, bio_aqa@hotmail.com; Chavanich, S., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, suchana.c@chula.ac.th; Viyakarn, V., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, voranop.v@chula.ac.th;

ePoster Link: http://www.rbrg.sc.chula.ac.th

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30098 | Poster ID 361

LIMITED MORTALITY IN REEF CORALS OF THE GULF OF CALIFORNIA DURING THE 2015 EL NIÑO: EVIDENCE OF ADAPTATION?

Reyes-Bonilla, H., Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, hreyes@uabcs.mx;

31 - Ocean warming and the tropicalisation of temperate reefs

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29875 | Poster ID 362

A TEN YEAR TEMPERATURE RECORD FROM A SHALLOW WATER REEF IN THE MESOAMERICAN BARRIER REEF LAGOON

Lobel, L. K., Wheelock College, USA, llobel@wheelock.edu; Lobel, P. S., Boston University, USA, plobel@bu.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28964 | Poster ID 363

TROPICAL FISH ABUNDANCE IS PREDICTED BY HABITAT ACROSS A TROPICAL TO TEMPERATE GRADIENT

Matis, P. A., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, paloma.a.matis@student.uts.edu.au; Hoey, A. S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, andrew.hoey1@jcu.edu.au; Sommer, B., The University of Queensland and ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, b.sommer@uq.edu.au; Booth, D. J., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, David.Booth@uts.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27775 | Poster ID 365

DIMETHYL SULFIDE (DMS) IN MARINE ECOSYSTEMS.

Florez-Leiva, L., Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia, lennis.florez@udea.edu.co; Deschaseaux, E., Southern Cross University &Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, Faculty of Science, , Australia, elisabeth.deschaseaux@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28179 | Poster ID 366

POTENTIAL CHANGES IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF EASTERN PACIFIC REEF CORALS IN RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Stranges, S., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, silvia.stranges7@gmail.com; Parra-Madrazo, G., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, ; Reyes-Bonilla, H., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, ; Morzaria-Luna, H. N., Intercultural Center for Desert and Ocean Studies, USA, ;

37 - The impacts of dredging and coastal modification on coral reef ecosystems

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28758 | Poster ID 430

JUVENILE CORALS ARE AFFECTED BY LOW SEDIMENTATION RATES: THE FIRST WEEKS ARE CRUCIAL

Moeller, M., University of Oldenburg, Germany, mareen.moeller@uni-oldenburg.de; Nietzer, S., University of Oldenburg, Germany, samuel.nietzer@uni-oldenburg.de; Schils, T., University of Guam, Guam, ; Schupp, P. J., University of Oldenburg, Germany, peter.schupp@uni-oldenburg.de;

ePoster Link: http://www.icbm.de/umweltbiochemie/

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28318 | Poster ID 431

STICKING AND SINKING: A MECHANISTIC APPROACH TO HOW CORAL GAMETES OFTEN LOSE AGAINST SEDIMENT EXPOSURE.

Ricardo, G. F., University of Western Australia/ Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, gerard.ricardo@research.uwa.edu.au ; Jones, R., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, r.jones@aims.gov.au ; Clode, P., University of Western Australia, Australia, peta.clode@uwa.edu.au ; Humanes, A., James Cook University, Australia, a.humanes@aims.gov.au ; Stocker, R., ETH Zurich, Switzerland, romanstocker@ethz.ch ; Negri, A., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, a.negri@aims.gov.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29072 | Poster ID 432

CORALLINE GEOCHEMICAL SIGNATURE TO IDENTIFY ANTHROPOGENIC INFLUENCES ON INSHORE CORAL REEFS OF MAGNETIC ISLAND, GREAT BARRIER REEF (GBR)

Saha, N., The University of Queensland, Australia, n.saha@uq.edu.au; Zhao, J., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.zhao@uq.edu.au; Nguyen, A., The University of Queensland, Australia, ; Lewis, S., James Cook University, Australia, ; Brodie, J., James Cook University, Australia, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29090 | Poster ID 434

CORAL RECORDS OF SEDIMENTATION AND ITS IMPACTS TO CORAL REEFS IN THE EASTERN MALACCA STRAIT

Nurhati, I. S., 1 Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology. 2. Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Indonesia, dr.nurhati@gmail.com; Lee, J. M., MIT, USA, jmlee@mit.edu; Boyle, E. A., MIT, USA, eaboyle@mit.edu; Tanzil, J. I., NTU, Singapore, janithuaibah@gmail.com; Shah, R., MIT, USA, rianna@mit.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29035 | Poster ID 435

UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACTS OF DREDGING ON SPONGES

Strehlow, B. W., University of Western Australia, Australia, brian.strehlow@research.uwa.edu.au; Pineda, M. C., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, ; Clode, P., University of Western Australia, Australia, ; Duckworth, A., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, ; Kendrick, G. A., University of Western Australia, Australia, ; Renton, M., University of Western Australia, , ; Webster, N., Australian Institute of Marine Science, , ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28920 | Poster ID 436

EFFECTS OF SEDIMENTATION ON REEF-BUILDING SCLERACTINIAN CORALS IN SOUTHEAST FLORIDA

Kosmynin, V. N., FDEP, USA, vladimir.kosmynin@dep.state.fl.us; Miller, C. L., Coastal Eco-Group, Inc., USA, cmiller@coastaleco-group.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29764 | Poster ID 437

RELOCATION OF CORALS AND ASSOCIATED FAUNA LOCATED IN THE DREDGING AREA OF THE ACCESS CHANNEL TO CARTAGENA BAY

Jaramillo, J., Aqua & Terra Consultores Asociados, Colombia, juliana.jaramillo@aquayterra.com; Instituto Nacional de Vías – INVIAS, ., , , ; Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional – FDN, ., , , ;

40 - Coastal pollution: nutrients, sewage and contaminants

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30059 | Poster ID 455

40 YEARS OF ENVIRONMENTAL DISTURBANCES AND MOLLUSK COMMUNITIES IN THE INTERTIDAL ZONE OF OKINAWA ISLAND, JAPAN.

Mizuyama, M., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, mizuyama58@live.jp; Reimer, J. D., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, jreimer@sci.u-ryukyus.ac.jp;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30039 | Poster ID 456

GROUNDWATER-MEDIATED ANTHROPOGENIC NUTRIENT INPUTS TO A NEAR-SHORE REEF ON BERMUDA

Sims, Z. C., Princeton University, USA, zsims@princeton.edu; Cohen, A. L., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, acohen@whoi.edu; Luu, V. H., Princeton University, USA, victoria.luu@princeton.edu; Sigman, D. M., Princeton University, USA, sigman@princeton.edu; Rivera, H. E., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, hrivera.mit@gmail.com; Barkley, H. C., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, hbarkley@whoi.edu; Beir, R., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, rachel@beir.com; Yao, V. M., Princeton University, USA, vmyao@princeton.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29983 | Poster ID 457

TOXICOLOGY OF EXPLOSIVE COMPOUNDS TO CORALS

May, L., Hollings Marine Laboratory, USA, Lisa.may@noaa.gov; Woodley, C. E., U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, cheryl.woodley@noaa.gov; Downs, C. A., Haereticus Environmental Laboratory, USA, cadowns@haereticus-lab.org;

ePoster Link: http://www.haereticus-lab.org/

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29900 | Poster ID 458

SEDIMENT TRAPS FOR MONITORING LAND-BASED IMPACTS ON MARINE ECOSYSTEMS: APPLICATIONS AND RESULTS IN AUSTRALIA AND CORAL TRIANGLE INITIATIVE REGION

Stevens, T. C., Integral Aqua Pty Ltd, Australia, stevenstc@gmail.com; Lewis, S. E., James Cook University, Australia, Stephen.Lewis@jcu.edu.au; Williamson, D. H., James Cook University, Australia, David.Williamson@jcu.edu.au; Parke Sousaari, E., University of Miami's Rosenstiel School Department of Marine Geosciences, USA, erica.parke@gmail.com; Jones, G. P., James Cook University, Australia, Geoffrey.Jones@jcu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29830 | Poster ID 459

INCREASING THE RESILIENCE OF CORAL REEFS AND INFRASTRUCTURE TO CLIMATE CHANGE THREATS IN BARBADOS BY IDENTIFYING, CHARACTERIZNG AND ADDRESSING LOCAL STRESSORS

Zuzek, P., Baird, Canada, pzuzek@baird.com; Lapointe, B., Florida Atlantic University, USA, blapoin1@fau.edu; Kim, K., American University, USA, kiho@american.edu; MacIntosh, K., Baird, Canada, kmacintosh@baird.com; Finney, J. C., Eco Dive Grenada, USA, christine@ecodiveandtrek.com; Downs, C. A., Haereticus Environmental Laboratory, USA, cadowns@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.haereticus-lab.org/

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29707 | Poster ID 461

DETECTING HOURLY TO DAILY VARIABILITY IN SUBMARINE GROUNDWATER PLUMES, NUTRIENTS AND FLUORESCENT DISSOLVED ORGANIC MATTER AT A CORAL REEF IN MAUNALUA BAY, HI

Goldberg, S. J., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, stuartjgoldberg91@gmail.com; Nelson, C. E., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, craig.nelson@hawaii.edu; Dulai, H., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, hdulaiov@hawaii.edu; Donahue, M. J., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, donahuem@hawaii.edu; Remple, K., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, remple@hawaii.edu; Richardson, C., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, cmrich@hawaii.edu; La Valle, F., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, lavalle@hawaii.edu; Fackrell, J., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, fackrell@hawaii.edu; Thomas, F. I., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, fithomas@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28982 | Poster ID 462

A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF OYSTER REMEDIATION FOR CORAL REEF RESTORATION IN BARBADOS

Spring, S. M., Stoneleigh Burnham, USA, sspring16@sbschool.org; Agardy, T. S., Sound Seas , USA, tundiagardy@earthlink.net;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28975 | Poster ID 463

IMPACT OF NUTRIENT, SEAWAGE AND CONTAMINANT PRESSURES ON THE WATER QUALITY OF A FRENCH POLYNESIAN REEF LAGOON (FAAROA, RAIATEA ISLAND)

Leroi, C., Université de la Polynésie française, French Polynesia, charlotte-leroi@hotmail.fr; Gonzalez, C., Ecole des Mines d'Alès, France, catherine.gonzalez@mines-ales.fr; Vaucherot, V., Service du Développement Rural, Polynésie française, French Polynesia, Vincent.VAUCHEROT@raiatea.sdr.gov.pf; Vieux, C., Communauté du Pacifique, French Polynesia, carolinev@spc.int; Spinelli, S., Ecole des Mines d'Alès, France, sylvie.spinelli@mines-ales.fr; Avezac, M., Ecole des Mines d'Alès, France, murielle.avezac@mines-ales.fr; Leroi, M., Centre d'Hygiène et de Salubrité Publique, Polynésie française, French Polynesia, manutea.leroi@raiatea.san.gov.pf; Lafabrie, C., Université de la Polynésie française, French Polynesia, celine.lafabrie@upf.pf;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28928 | Poster ID 464

THE SUNSCREEN SHEEN: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PRESENCE AND QUANTITY OF ORGANIC UV-FILTERS IN THE WATERS OFF WAIKIKI BEACH

Booth, H. S., Kapi'olani Community College, USA, honour@hawaii.edu; Manning, M. M., Kapi'olani Community College, USA, mmanning@hawaii.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29605 | Poster ID 465

THE THREAT OF BOAT ANTIFOULANT PAINTS TO CORAL REEFS: PERMENANT MOORING AND ANCHORING SITES AS A SIGNIFICANT SOURCE OF LOCALIZED CORAL REEF DEGRADATION

Downs, V. E., Haereticus Environmental Laboratory, USA, dddowns@haereticus-lab.org; Downs, C. A., Haereticus Environmental Laboratory, USA, cadowns@haereticus-lab.org; Krmarsky-Winter, E., Ben Gurion University, Israel, esti.winter@gmail.com; Kushmaro, A., Ben Gurion University, Israel, arielkus@bgu.ac.il; Woodley, C. E., U.S. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, cheryl.woodley@noaa.gov; Richmond, R., University of Hawaii, USA, Richmond@hawaii.edu;

ePoster Link: http://www.haereticus-lab.org

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29570 | Poster ID 466

EFFECTS OF UNBURNT COAL DUST ON A CORAL, REEF FISH, AND SEAGRASS SPECIES

Berry, K., James Cook University, Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, kathryn.berry@jcu.edu.au; Hoogenboom, M., James Cook University, Australia, mia.hoogenboom1@jcu.edu.au; Flores, F., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, f.flores@aims.gov.au; Negri, A., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, a.negri@aims.gov.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28159 | Poster ID 467

IMPACTS OF MACRO ALGAE ON THE CORAL TRANSPLANTATION/RESTORATION EFFORTS IN THE GULF OF KACHCHH, NORTH-WEST COAST OF INDIA

SURESH, P., ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, India, suri2150@gmail.com ; CHANDRAN, R., ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, India, softcoralchandran@gmail.com; SATYANARAYANA, C., ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, India, chowdula_narayana@rediffmail.com ;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29575 | Poster ID 553

LONG-TERM CORAL REEF MONITORING IN AMERICAN SAMOA

Sudek, M., Division of Marine and Wildlife Resources, American Samoa, mareike.sudek@gmail.com; Lawrence, A., Division of Marine and Wildlife Resources, American Samoa, alicelawrence.mpa@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28576 | Poster ID 554

MAIN SPECIES OF POCILLOPORIDAE (CNIDARIAN, SCLERACTINIAN) ON THE NOSY TAFARA REEFS, GREAT REEF OF TOLIARA, SOUTH-WESTERN REGION OF MADAGASCAR

RANDRIANANDRASANA, J., Institut Halieutiques et des Sciences Marines , Madagascar, jossarobidy@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28580 | Poster ID 555

THE IMPORTANCE OF LONG-TERM MONITORING TO ASSESS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SEAGRASS BEDS WITHIN A MARINE PROTECTED AREAS NETWORK IN PALAU, MICRONESIA

Mereb, G., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, gmereb@picrc.org; Jonathan, R., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, rjonathan@picrc.org; Olsudong, D., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, dolsudong@picrc.org; Otto, E. I., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, eitto@picrc.org; Gouezo, M., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, mgouezo@picrc.org; Koshiba, S. D., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, sdkoshiba@picrc.org; Golbuu, Y., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, ygolbuu@picrc.org;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28386 | Poster ID 556

CHARACTERISTICS AND DRIVERS OF CORAL-REEF FISHERY LANDINGS IN POHNPEI, FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA

Hernandez, D., Pacific Marine Science and Conservation, USA, daliaxhernandez@gmail.com; Rhodes, K. L., University of Guam, USA, klrhodes_grouper@yahoo.com; Cuetos-Bueno, J., University of Guam, USA, Javiercuetos@gmail.com; Houk, P., University of Guam, USA, Peterhouk@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28251 | Poster ID 557

WATER SECURITY IN SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES: APPLYING A MULTI-SCALAR GOVERNANCE LENS TO ELUCIDATE POTENTIAL FOR ‘TRANSFORMATION’

Belmar, Y. N., University of Queensland , Australia, y.belmar@uq.edu.au; Morrison, T. H., James Cook University, Australia, tiffany.morrison@jcu.edu.au;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27808 | Poster ID 567

INCIDENCE OF SCUBA DIVING AND CARRYING CAPACITY OF DIVE SITES AT JARDINES DE LA REINA NATIONAL PARK, CUBA

Hernández-Fernández, L. H., Research Center of Coastal Ecosystems (CIEC), Cuba, leslie@ciec.cu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27897 | Poster ID 568

MARINE CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT OF KRAKATAU ISLANDS, INDONESIA

Putra, S. A., Institute of Vocational Education Development for Marine Fisheries and ICT, Indonesia, singgih.afifa@kemdikbud.go.id;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29939 | Poster ID 570

ACCELERATING SCALING UP INITIATIVES TOWARDS SUSTAINING CORAL REEFS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Alino, P. M., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com; Arceo, H. O., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, hoarceo@gmail.com; Cabaitan, P., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, pcabaitan@gmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30043 | Poster ID 571

THE COMMUNITY WATERSHED SNAPSHOT: LOCAL MEASURES OF AHUPUA‘A HEALTH

Mejia, M., The Nature Conservancy , USA, mmejia@tnc.org; Noori, L., Hawaii Conservation Alliance , USA, director@hawaiiconservation.org; Parks, J., Hawaii Conservation Alliance, USA, jeparks5@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.hawaiiconservation.org

61 - Ecosystem based management of coral reef fisheries

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29619 | Poster ID 573

A 25-YEAR MONITORING PROGRAM REVEALS SIGNIFICANT DECREASES IN CORAL BUT INCREASES IN REEF FISH ABUNDANCE AND BIOMASS ON REEFS IN ST. JOHN, US VIRGIN ISLANDS

Miller, J., National Park Service, SFCN, Inventory and Monitoring, U.S. Virgin Isles, William_J_Miller@nps.gov; Beets, J., University of Hawai'i, Dept. of Marine Science, USA, beets@hawaii.edu; Friedlander, A., University of Hawai'i, Dept. of Biology, USA, friedlan@hawaii.edu ; Feeley, M., National Park Service, SFCN, Inventory and Monitoring, USA, Michael_Feeley@nps.gov; Rogers, C., Caroline_Rogers@usgs.gov, U.S. Virgin Isles, caroline_rogers@usgs.gov ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29074 | Poster ID 574

ECOSYSTEM APPROACH TO FISHERIES MANAGEMENT FOR LEADERS, EXECUTIVES AND DECISION-MAKERS (LEAD)

Moews-Asher, M. A., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, RCUH JIMAR, USA, Megan.Asher@noaa.gov; Abbey, M., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, Michael.Abbey@noaa.gov; Brainard, R. E., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, Rusty.Brainard@noaa.gov; Capezzuoli, S., IMA International, United Kingdom, Silvia.Capezzuoli@imainternational.com ; Funge-Smith, S., United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy, simon.fungesmith@fao.org; Gregory, R., Strategies for Trawl Fisheries Bycatch Management, REBYC II, Thailand, rickgregory1@gmail.com; Grose, C., IMA International, United Kingdom, Chris.Grose@imainternational.com ; Hermes, R., Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem Project, Thailand, rudolf.hermes@boblme.org; Pomeroy, R., University of Connecticut, USA, robert.pomeroy@uconn.edu; Staples, D., Fisheries Management Consultant, FAO, Australia, derekstap@gmail.com; Wongbusarakum, S., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, RCUH JIMAR, USA, supin.wongbusarakum@noaa.gov;

ePoster Link: http://www.eafmlearn.org

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28992 | Poster ID 575

PROBLEMS IN CAPTURE FISHERIES IN RAGAY GULF, PHILIPPINES: COST OF INACTION

Hilomen, V. V., Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau, Philippines, vvhilomen@up.edu.ph; Campos, W. L., University of the Philippines Visayas, Philippines, ; Alino, P. M., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29123 | Poster ID 576

ASSESSING REEF FISH RESILIENCY AND PRODUCTIVITY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Bacabac, M. A., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, mmbacabac@gmail.com; Ticzon, V. S., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, vsticzon@up.edu.ph; Nañola, C. L., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, tingnanola@yahoo.com; Cabansag, J. P., University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College, Philippines, jeromebpc@gmail.com; Chipeco, C. B., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, charochipeco@yahoo.com; Simon, A. P., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, ansimon2010@gmail.com; Fortela, E. B., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, fortela.estephen@gmail.com; Perez, P. T., University of the Philippines Los Baños, Philippines, paulinetyperez@yahoo.com; Sabban, F. B., University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, ikosabban@yahoo.com; Cabasan, J. P., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, jpcabasan@yahoo.com; Elumba, M. E., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, merlene.elumba@gmail.com; Paradela, M. C., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, paradela_mae@yahoo.com; Boco, S., University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College, Philippines, raey_boco@yahoo.com; Manguilimotan, L. C., University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College, Philippines, lebz_1234@yahoo.com; Quimpo, T. R., University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College, Philippines, tjquimpo@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://ibs.uplb.edu.ph

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29193 | Poster ID 577

RECENT BFAR INITIATIVES RELATING TO EAFM

Bayate, D. E., Bureau of Fisheries an d Aquatic Resources, Philippines, drusilabayate07@gmail.com; Perez, A. G., Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Philippines, perezasis@yahoo.com; Ramiscal, R. V., Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Philippines, rv_ram55@yahoo.cm;

ePoster Link: http://www.bfar.da.gov.ph

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29612 | Poster ID 578

INNOVATIONS AND ADVANCEMENTS OF FISHERY-INDEPENDENT, VISUAL MONITORING OF CORAL REEF FISHES FOR ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT

Bohnsack, J. A., Southeast Fishery Science Center, NMFS, NOAA, USA, jim.bohnsack@noaa.gov; Ault, J. S., University of Miami (RSMAS), USA, JAult@RSMAS.Miami.edu; Smith, S. G., University of Miami (RSMAS), USA, SGSmith@RSMAS.Miami.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29310 | Poster ID 579

CATCH TRENDS IN MARINE TROPHIC GROUPS: AN EVALUATION OF SELECTED MARINE KEY BIODIVERSITY AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Quimpo, T. R., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, tjquimpo@gmail.com; Mamauag, S. S., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, samuel.mamauag@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; Cabaitan, P. C., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, pcabaitan@gmail.com;

66 - Human-natural coupled reef systems: Integrating indigenous and western sciences for sustainable management solutions

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28300 | Poster ID 613

USING SCIENCE TO INFORM TRADITIONAL MARINE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (SASI) IN THE BIRD’S HEAD SEASCAPE MPA NETWORK, RAJA AMPAT, INDONESIA

Pada, D. N., Conservation International Indonesia, Indonesia, dpada@conservation.org; Hidayat, N. I., Conservation International Indonesia, Indonesia, nhidayat@conservation.org; Ahmadia, G. N., World Wildlife Fund - US, USA, Gabby.Ahmadia@wwfus.org;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30160 | Poster ID 614

EFFECTS OF CORAL DISEASE ON EXOSYMBIOTIC INVERTEBRATE ASSEMBLAGE

Pihana, H., University of Hawai'i at Hilo, USA, pihana@hawaii.edu;

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

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28540 | Poster ID 634

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF LOCALLY MANAGED MARINE PROTECTED AREAS FOR CONSERVATION OF COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT CORAL REEF FISHES IN THE PHILIPPINES

Muallil, R. N., Mindanao State University - Tawi-Tawi, Philippines, rnmuallil@gmail.com; Deocadez, M. R., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, ; Martinez, R. S., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, ; Campos, W. L., University of the Philippines Visayas, Philippines, ; Mamauag, S. S., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, ; Nañola Jr, C. L., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, ; Aliño, P. M., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28639 | Poster ID 635

TROPHIC SPECTRUM ANALYSIS OF REEF FISHES IN TWINROCKS MARINE SANCTUARY, NORTHERN VERDE ISLAND PASSAGE, PHILIPPINES

Simon, A. P., University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines, ansimon2010@gmail.com; Sabban, F. B., University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines, ikosabban@yahoo.com; Chipeco, C. B., University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines, charochipeco@yahoo.com; Ticzon, V. S., University of the Philippines Los Banos, Philippines, vsticzon@up.edu.ph;

ePoster Link: http://ibs.uplb.edu.ph

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28048 | Poster ID 636

IS PRIVATIZATION THE NEW GREEN? TWO NON-GOVERNMENTAL ENFORCED MARINE RESERVES IN CHINA AND TAIWAN

Wen, C. K., Tunghai University, Chinese Taiwan, ckcwen@thu.edu.tw; Hung, H., South China Sea Institute of Oceanography, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, ; Chen, C. A., Research Biodiversity Center, Academia Sinica , Chinese Taiwan, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30166 | Poster ID 637

BLUE THE DIVE: AN INNOVATIVE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE OCEAN CONSERVATION COMMUNITY AND THE SCUBA INDUSTRY

Goldstein, V. N., Blue the Dive, Director of the Colorado Ocean Coalition, USA, vicksterx@gmail.com; Goldstein, B. E., University of Colorado Boulder, USA, Brugo@colorado.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27811 | Poster ID 638

NO-FISHING RESERVES PROTECT CORAL ASSEMBLAGES

Peterson, K. A., ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, katie.peterson@my.jcu.edu.au; Hughes, T. P., ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, Australia, terry.hughes@jcu.edu.au;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27770 | Poster ID 639

AMERICAN SAMOA’S MARINE MANAGED AREAS: DESIGNING AND ASSESSING MARINE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN A MULTI-LEVEL GOVERNANCE SYSTEM

Raynal, J. M., Coral Reef Advisory Group, American Samoa, jeremy.raynal@crag.as; Comeros-Raynal, M. T., American Samoan Environmental Protection Agency, American Samoa, mia.comeros.as.epa.gov; Levine, A. S., San Diego State University, USA, alevine@sdsu.edu;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29182 | Poster ID 640

MARINE RESERVES LAG BEHIND WILDERNESS IN THE CONSERVATION OF KEY FUNCTIONAL ROLES

D'agata, S., Wildlife Conservation Society, Madagascar, sdagata@wcs.org; Mouillot, D., University of Montpellier, France, ; Wantiez, L., University of New Caledonia, New Caledonia, ; Friedlander, A. M., University of Howaii, USA, ; Kulbicki, M., Institute of Research for Devleopment, France, ; Vigliola, L., Institute of Research for Devleopment, New Caledonia, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29386 | Poster ID 641

BRAZILIAN MPAS EFFECTIVENESS: A CASE STUDY IN SÃO PAULO

Banzato, B. M., Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, barbara_mb@msn.com; Gianesella, S. M., Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, ;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29772 | Poster ID 643

EXAMINING RECOVERY RATES AMONG FISHES INSIDE A NO-TAKE MPA IN BELIZE.

Jones, M. S., Smithsonian Marine Station, USA, jonesms@si.edu; Rotjan, R. D., New England Aquarium, USA, randi.rotjan@gmail.com; Gawne, P. F., New England Aquarium, USA, pfgawne@gmail.com; Foltz, Z. R., Smithsonian Marine Station, USA, foltzz@si.edu; Dimond, J., Western Washington University, USA, jdimond@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.ccre.si.edu

75 - Prevention, Assessment, and Mitigation of Coral Reef Impacts Resulting from Planned and Unplanned Human Activitie

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28998 | Poster ID 688

QUANTIFYING PROJECT IMPACTS AND MITIGATION OFFSETS BY PARTITIONING ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONS AND SERVICES

Bourke, R. E., Oceanit, USA, rbourke@oceanit.com; Aveni-Deforge, K., Ecological Monitoring and Analysis, USA, Kyle.aveni.deforge@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://oceanit.com

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29395 | Poster ID 689

COLLABORATION BETWEEN RESOURCE AGENCIES AND DOD FURTHERS UNDERWATER INVESTIGATION AND CLEANUP AT FORMER DEFENSE SITES IN VIEQUES AND CULEBRA, PR

Wehner, D., NOAA/National Ocean Service, USA, diane.wehner@noaa.go; Carrubba, L., NOAA/National Marine Fisheries Service, USA, lisamarie.carrubba@noaa.gov;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29270 | Poster ID 690

LONG-TERM CORAL REEF MONITORING NEAR A COASTAL TECHNOLOGY PARK IN HAWAII

Bybee, D. R., Brigham Young University-Hawaii, USA, david.bybee@byuh.edu; Hyde, S. K., Brigham Young University-Hawaii, USA, scott.hyde@byuh.edu; Smith, B. L., Brigham Young University-Hawaii, USA, brad.smith@byuh.edu;

ePoster Link: http://byuh.edu/

85 - Hawaii’s coral reefs in 2050: the path to survival

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28187 | Poster ID 710

CORAL REEFS OF THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS: A VANISHING RESOURCE?

Field, M., US Geological Survey, USA, mfield@usgs.gov; Storlazzi, C., US Geological Survey, USA, cstorlazzi@usgs.gov; Gibbs, A., US Geological Survey, USA, agibbs@usgs.gov; Cochran, S., US Geological Survey, USA, scochran@usgs.gov; Newbold, R., Maui Nui Marine Resource Council, USA, robin@mnmrc.org;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28996 | Poster ID 712

THE WEST HAWAI'I CORAL RECRUITMENT PROJECT

Martin, R. A., Division of Aquatic Resources , USA, Renoross@hotmail.com;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29021 | Poster ID 713

OVER A DECADE OF CHANGE IN SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL DYNAMICS IN HAWAIIAN CORAL REEF COMMUNITIES

Brown, E. K., Kalaupapa National Historical Park, USA, eric_brown@nps.gov; Hau, S., State of Hawaii, Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, Skippy.Hau@hawaii.gov; Jokiel, P. L., University of Hawaii-Manoa, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, jokiel@hawaii.edu; Rodgers, K. S., University of Hawaii-Manoa, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, kuuleir@hawaii.edu; Sparks, R., State of Hawaii, Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, Russell.T.Sparks@hawaii.gov;

06/20/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29022 | Poster ID 714

UNDERSTANDING DRIVERS OF HERBIVORE ABUNDANCE TO SUPPORT RESILIENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT IN HAWAII

Gorospe, K. D., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, kelvin.gorospe@noaa.gov; Williams, I., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, ivor.williams@noaa.gov; Heenan, A., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, adel.heenan@noaa.gov; Sparks, R., Hawaii State Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, Russell.t.sparks@hawaii.gov; Walsh, B., Hawaii State Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, darkona@hawaiiantel.net; Murakawa, P., Hawaii State Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, Paul.Y.Murakawa@hawaii.gov; Ogawa, T., Hawaii State Division of Aquatic Resources, , Thomas.K.Ogawa@hawaii.gov; Donahue, M., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, donahuem@hawaii.edu;