Program & Agenda

Agenda Detail

6/21/2016 | 09:30 - 11:30 | ORAL

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

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 27923

MOLECULAR MECHANISMS UNDERLYING ESTABLISHMENT OF CORAL-SYMBIODINIUM SYMBIOSIS: A TRANSCRIPTOMIC APPROACH

Mohamed, A. R., ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, amin.mohamedesmail@my.jcu.edu.au; Cumbo, V. R., ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, vrcumbo@gmail.com; Harii, S., Sesoko Station, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, sharii@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Shinzato, C., Marine Genomics Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology , Japan, c.shinzato@oist.jp; Xin, C., Institute for Molecular Bioscience, and ARC Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics, The University o, Australia, c.chan1@uq.edu.au; Ragan, M. A., Institute for Molecular Bioscience, and ARC Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics, The University o, Australia, m.ragan@imb.uq.edu.au; Bourne, D. G., Australian Institute for Marine Science (AIMS), Australia, d.bourne@aims.gov.au; Willis, B., ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, bette.willis@jcu.edu.au; Ball, E. E., Evolution, Ecology and Genetics, Research School of Biology, Australian National University, Australia, eldon.ball@anu.edu.au; Satoh, N., Marine Genomics Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology , Japan, satoh32@gmail.com; Miller, D. J., ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, david.miller@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 313 B | Abstract ID 30010

HOLOTRANSCRIPTOME ANALYSIS REVEALS SYMBIODINIUM CLADE IDENTITY INFLUENCES CORAL HOST GENE EXPRESSION

Helmkampf, M., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, mhelmkam@hawaii.edu; Frazier, M., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, monikameilanifrazier@gmail.com; Bellinger, R., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, belling@hawaii.edu; Takabayashi, M., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, misakita@hawaii.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28789

UNRAVELING SOFT CORAL EARLY DEVELOPMENT AND ITS MOLECULAR BASES

Wessels, W., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, wiebke.wessels@my.jcu.edu.au; Ball, E. E., Australian National University, Australia, eldon.ball@anu.edu.au; Cooke, I., James Cook University, Australia, ira.cooke@jcu.edu.au; Shinzato, C., Okinawa Institiute of Science and Technology, Japan, c.shinzato@oist.jp; Hayward, D. C., Australian National University, Australia, david.hayward@anu.edu.au; Miller, D. J., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, david.miller@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29734

CELLULAR LOCALIZATION AND POTENTIAL PHYSIOLOGICAL ROLES OF VACUOLAR PROTON ATPASE, SODIUM POTASSIUM ATPASE, SLC4S, AND PLASMA MEMBRANE CALCIUM ATPASE IN CORALS

Tresguerres, M., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, mtresguerres@ucsd.edu; Pérez, S. O., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, sidneyperez55@gmail.com; Barott, K. L., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, U Hawaii , USA, katiebarott@gmail.com;

https://scripps.ucsd.edu/labs/mtresguerres/

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28735

APPLICATION OF MASS SPECTROMETRY-BASED PROTEOMICS TO STUDY LARGER BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA AND THEIR RESPONSES TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGES

Stuhr, M., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen, Germany, marleen.stuhr@leibniz-zmt.de; Reymond, C., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen, Germany, claire.reymond@leibniz-zmt.de; Kucera, M., MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany, mkucera@marum.de; Blank-Landeshammer, B., Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences (ISAS), Dortmund, Germany, bernhard.blank@isas.de; Kollipara, L., Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences (ISAS), Dortmund, Germany, laxmikanth.kollipara@isas.de; Rieder, V., Technical University Dortmund, Germany, rieder@statistik.tu-dortmund.de; Rahnenführer, J., Technical University Dortmund, Germany, rahnenfuehrer@statistik.tu-dortmund.de; Sickmann, A., Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences (ISAS), Dortmund, , sickmann@isas.de; Westphal, H., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT) and University of Bremen, Germany, director.zmt@leibniz-zmt.de;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28089

THE GENETIC BASIS OF CORAL IMMUNITY AND DISEASE RESISTANCE

Vollmer, S. V., Department of Marine and Environmental Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA, s.vollmer@neu.edu; Libro, S., Molecular Parasitology, Genome Biology Division, New England Biolabs, Ipswich, MA, USA, libro.silv@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29069

ANALYSIS OF THE COMPETITION BETWEEN LOBOPHYTUM PAUCIFLORUM WITH TWO HARD CORALS

Andrade R., N. A., James Cook University, Australia, natalia.andraderodriguez@my.jcu.edu.au; Moya, A., ARC Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, aurelie.moya@jcu.edu.au; Miller, D. J., James Cook University, Australia, david.miller@jcu.edu.au;

07 - Biodiversity, biogeography and evolution of coral reef organisms

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 29433

TEMPORAL PATTERNS OF ENDEMISM AND PROVINCIALITY IN TROPICAL REEF FISHES

Cowman, P. F., Yale University, USA, peter.cowman@yale.edu; Parravicini, V., University of Perpignan, France, ; Kulbicki, M., University of Perpignan, France, ; Floeter, S., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, ;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 28803

POPULATION GENETICS OF HUMPHEAD WRASSE (CHEILINUS UNDULATUS) IN ANAMBAS ISLANDS, INDONESIA BASED ON D-LOOP MITOCHONDRIAL DNA

Wulandari, R., San Diego State University, USA, wulandarizki@gmail.com; Erdmann, M. V., Conservation International Indonesia, Indonesia, mverdmann@gmail.com; Mahardika, G. N., Udayana University, Indonesia, gnmahardika@gmail.com; Anggoro, A. W., Indonesian Biodiversity Research Center, Indonesia, megalojiman@yahoo.com; Cahyani, D., Indonesian Biodiversity Research Center, Indonesia, don_biu@yahoo.com; Barber, P. H., University of California Los Angeles, USA, paulbarber@ucla.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 28349

CAN COMPETITION MAINTAIN BIOGEOGRAPHIC BORDERS?

Keith, S. A., University of Copenhagen, Denmark, sally.a.keith@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 28186

THE GEOGRAPHY OF SPECIATION IN CORAL REEF FISHES: THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF BIOGEOGRAPHICAL BARRIERS IN SEPARATING SISTER-SPECIES

Hodge, J. R., University of California Davis, USA, jhodge@ucdavis.edu; Bellwood, D. R., James Cook University, Australia, david.bellwood@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 29695

ORIGINS OF HAWAIIAN REEF FAUNA

Hoban, M. L., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, mhoban@hawaii.edu; Kosaki, R. K., NOAA Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, USA, randall.kosaki@noaa.gov; Bowen, B. W., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, bbowen@hawaii.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 29041

UNIQUE STRUCTURE OF REEF FISH COMMUNITIES IN EAST AFRICA- A STUDY ACROSS 24 DEGREES OF LATITUDE

Delacy, C. R., Ocean First Education, USA, caine.delacy@gmail.com; Bennett, R., African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity, South Africa, r.bennett@saiab.ac.za; Markovina, M., Moving Sushi, South Africa, mike@movingsushi.com;

http://www.movingsushi.com

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 29549

EXAMINING EDGE EFFECTS ALONG THE KUROSHIO CURRENT IN A SCHOOLING REEF PLANKTIVORE

Ackiss, A. S., Old Dominion University, USA, aacki002@odu.edu;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 28009

SEASCAPE GENETICS ALONG ENVIRONMENTAL GRADIENTS IN THE ARABIAN PENINSULA: INSIGHTS FROM DDRAD SEQUENCING OF ANEMONEFISHES

Saenz-Agudelo, P., Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile, pablo.saenzagudelo@gmail.com; DiBattista, J., Curtin University, Australia, josephdibattista@gmail.com; Piatek, M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, marek.j.piatek@gmail.com; Gaither, M., Durham University, United Kingdom, michellergaither@gmail.com ; Harrison, H., James Cook University, Australia, hugo.harrison@my.jcu.edu.au; Nanninga, G., CRIOBE, French Polynesia, gerrit.nanninga@kaust.edu.sa; Berumen, M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

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

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29376

ACROPORA TENUIS LECTIN ATTRACTS SPECIFIC SYMBIODINIUM CULTURE STRAINS

Takeuchi, R., Kitasato University, Japan, mf12008k@st.kitasato-u.ac.jp; Tanimoto, N., Kitasato University, Japan, ; Kuniya, N., Kitasato University, Japan, ; Yamashita, H., Research Center for Subtropical Fisheries, Japan, ; Jimbo, M., Kitasato University, Japan, mjinbo@kitasato-u.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28861

PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF NUTRIENT TRANSPORTERS IN THE CNIDARIAN-DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIOSIS

Sproles, A. E., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, ashley.sproles@vuw.ac.nz; Kirk, N. L., Oregon State University, USA, kirkn@science.oregonstate.edu; Kitchen, S. A., Oregon State University, USA, kitchens@science.oregonstate.edu; Oakley, C. A., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, clint.oakley@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;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29679

A TRANSCRIPTOMIC PIPELINE TO UNDERSTAND THE SYMBIODINIUM COMMUNITY CHANGE AND FITNESS IN POCILLOPORA DAMICORNIS DURING THERMAL STRESS

Guibert, I., USR3278 CRIOBE - UPMC - ED129, French Polynesia, guibert.isis@orange.fr; Wecker, P., Nausicaa Centre National de la Mer, France, wecker.pat@gmail.com; Berteaux-Lecellier, V., USR3278 - CRIOBE - CNRS EPHE UPVD, French Polynesia, veronique.berteaux@criobe.pf; Lecellier, G., Université de Versailles-Saint Quentin en Yveline, France, gael.lecellier@uvsq.fr;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29984

SOLUBLE ADENYLYL CYCLASE IS AN EVOLUTIONARILY CONSERVED PH SENSOR IN THE CORAL POCILLOPORA DAMICRONIS

Barott, K. L., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, katiebarott@gmail.com; Barron, M., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, mebarron@ucsd.edu; Tresguerres, M., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, mtresguerres@ucsd.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28775

PLASMA MEMBRANE PROTEOMIC RESPONSE OF THERMALLY STRESSED SYMBIODINIUM: IMPLICATIONS FOR SYMBIOSIS BREAKDOWN DURING BLEACHING

Ricci, C. A., University of Texas at Arlington, USA, contessa.ricci@mavs.uta.edu; Ledbetter, B. E., University of Texas at Arlington, USA, bren.ledbetter@mavs.uta.edu; Chowdhury, S., University of Texas at Arlington, USA, schowd@uta.edu; Mydlarz, L., University of Texas at Arlington, USA, mydlarz@uta.edu;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28405

A CNIDARIAN-SPECIFIC IONOTROPIC GLUTAMATE RECEPTOR LINEAGE FUNCTIONALLY INVOLVED IN IMMUNITY

Dow, E. G., Florida International University, USA, edow002@fiu.edu; Rodriguez-Lanetty, M., Florida International University, USA, rodriguezlanetty@gmail.com;

http://imageslab.fiu.edu

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28309

STRUCTURAL AND FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS OF CORAL HYPOXIA INDUCIBLE FACTOR

Morain, J., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, mjonas@hotmail.fr; Pages, G., University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Institut de Recherche sur le Cancer et le Vieillissement-IRCAN, France, Gilles.PAGES@unice.fr; Caminiti-Segonds, N., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ncaminiti@centrescientifique.mc; Giuliano, S., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, sgiuliano@centrescientifique.mc; Allemand, D., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, allemand@centrescientifique.mc; Tambutte, S., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, stambutte@centrescientifique.mc; Zoccola, D., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, zoccola@centrescientifique.mc;

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

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29449

FUNCTIONAL SIGNIFICANCE OF SYMBIONT DIVERSITY WITHIN A CORAL-ALGAL ASSOCIATION

McIlroy, S. E., University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, shelbymcilroy@gmail.com; terHorst, C. P., California State University Northridge, USA, ; Teece, M., SUNY - College of Environmental Science and Forestry, USA, ; Coffroth, M. A., SUNY - University at Buffalo, USA, ;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 27917

MANIPULATION OF THE ASSOCIATED MICROBIAL COMMUNITY BY THE CORAL HOST IN THE ACROPORA MILLEPORA HOLOBIONT

Miller, D. J., James Cook University, Australia, david.miller@jcu.edu.au; Mason, B. M., Stanford University, USA, bmason2@stanford.edu; Shinzato, C., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan, c.shinzato@oist.jp; Augustin, R., University of Kiel, Germany, raugustin@zoologie.uni-kiel.de; Hayward, D. C., Australian National University, Australia, david.hayward@anu.edu.au; Ball, E. E., Australian National University, Australia, eldon.ball@anu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29365

THE CORAL MICROBIOME ACROSS SPECIES, SPACE AND TIME

Pollock, F. J., Pennsylvania State University, USA, FJPollock@psu.edu; Zaneveld, J., Oregon State University, USA, zaneveld@gmail.com; McMinds, R., Oregon State University, USA, Ryan.McMinds@oregonstate.edu; Vega Thurber, B., Oregon State University, USA, rvegathurber@gmail.com; Medina, M., Pennsylvania State University, USA, mum55@psu.edu;

http://www.FJPollock.com

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28760

CORAL ASSOCIATED MICROBIAL PARTNERS INFLUENCE HOLOBIONT METABOLITE PROFILES

Sogin, E. M., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology , USA, esogin@hawaii.edu; Putnam, H. M., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology , USA, hputnam@hawaii.edu; Nelson, C., Center for Microbial Oceanography, UH Manoa, USA, craig.nelson@hawaii.edu; Anderson, P., College of Charleston , USA, andersonpe2@cofc.edu; Gates, R. D., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology , USA, rgates@hawaii.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29209

ENDOLITHIC BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES AND POTENTIAL FUNCTIONS IN THE CORAL ISOPORA PALIFERA

Yang, S., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, mushroom0512@gmail.com; Lee, S., The University of Auckland, New Zealand, ; Huang, C., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, ; Tseng, C., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, ; Chiang, P., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, ; Chen, C., Yourgene Bioscience, Taiwan, ROC, ; Chen, H., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, ; Tang, S., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, sltang@gate.sinica.edu.tw;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 27935

THE SEA ANEMONE EXAIPTASIA AS A MODEL FOR CORAL MICROBIOME STUDIES

Blackall, L. L., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, lblackall@swin.edu.au; Alfred, R. L., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, rebeccaphillips@swin.edu.au; Hartman, L. M., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, 9693270@student.swin.edu.au; Morgan, H. L., Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, 2107279@student.swin.edu.au; van Oppen, M. J., University of Melbourne/Australian Insitute of Marine Science, Australia, madeleine.van@unimelb.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29177

BACTERIAL AND EUKARYOTIC COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED WITH PALYTHOA TUBERCULOSA – DIVERSITY AND RELATION TO PALYTOXIN DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS IN JAPAN

Yang, S. Y., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, sung-yin.yang@oist.jp; Reimer, J. D., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, jreimer@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Taira, Y., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, ytaira@oist.jp; Yamazaki, T., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, tomoko.yamazaki@oist.jp; Jenke-Kodama, H., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, holger.jenke-kodama@oist.jp;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29653

INVESTIGATING THE INFLUENCE OF SYMBIODINIUM PSYGMOPHILUM DENSITY ON PROKARYOTIC COMMUNITIES IN THE CORAL ASTRANGIA POCULATA

Sharp, K. H., Roger Williams University, USA, ksharp@rwu.edu; Pratte, Z. A., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, zoe.pratte@biology.gatech.edu; Kerwin, A. H., University of Connecticut, USA, allisonkerwin@uconn.edu; Rotjan, R. D., New England Aquarium, USA, rrotjan@neaq.org; Stewart, F. J., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, frank.stewart@biology.gatech.edu;

14 - Reproduction in corals

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29781

CORAL ZOMBIES: ASSESSMENT OF REPRODUCTIVE CONDITION IN ACROPORA PALMATA ACROSS THE U.S. CARIBBEAN

Woodley, C. M., NOAA National Ocean Service, USA, cheryl.woodley@noaa.gov; Burnett, A. R., NOAA NOS-Affiliate, USA, athena.burnett@noaa.gov; Brandt, M., University of the Virgin Islands, USA, mbrandt@uvi.edu ; Downs, C. A., Haereticus Environmental Laboratory, USA, cadowns@haereticus-lab.org ; Fauth, J. E., University of Central Florida, USA, John.Fauth@ucf.edu; Hillis-Starr, Z., National Park Service, USA, zandy_hillis-starr@nps.gov ; Griffin, S., NOAA NOS, USA, sean.griffin@noaa.gov ; Lunz, K. S., Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, USA, kate.lunz@myfwc.com; May, L. A., NOAA NOS - Affiliate, USA, lisa.may@noaa.gov; Miller, M. W., NOAA Fisheries, USA, margaret.w.miller@noaa.gov; Moffitt, Z., NOAA NOS - Affiliate, USA, zachary.moffitt@noaa.gov ; Moulding, A., NOAA Fisheries - Affiliate, USA, alison.moulding@noaa.gov; Nemeth, M., NOAA Fisheries - Affiliate, USA, michaelnemeth@hotmail.com ; Williams, D., NOAA Fisheries - Affiliate, USA, dana.williams@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28702

SELFING, OUTCROSSING AND SPERM DISPERSAL IN THE SCLERACTINIAN CORAL GONIASTREA FAVULUS

Schmidt-Roach, S., Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany, sebastian.schmidt-roach@uni-oldenburg.de; Miller, K. J., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, k.miller@aims.gov.au; Andreakis, N., College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Australia, n.andreakis@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28671

PROJECT CORAL – DEVELOPING PROTOCOLS FOR PREDICTABLE BROADCAST CORAL SPAWNING IN CAPTIVITY

Craggs, J., Horniman Museum and Gardens, United Kingdom, jcraggs@horniman.ac.uk; Brett, A., S.E.A Aquarium, Resorts World Sentosa, Singapore, aaron.brett@rwsentosa.com; Guest, J., SECORE International, Malaysia, jrguest@gmail.com; Petersen, D., SECORE International, Germany, d.petersen@secore.org;

http://www.horniman.ac.uk/projectcoral

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29978

ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON SEXUAL REPRODUCTION OF REEF BUILDING CORALS FROM HAWAII.

Padilla-Gamino, J. L., California State University Dominguez Hills, USA, jpgamino@csudh.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28887

EFFECTS OF BLEACHING ON CORAL REPRODUCTION

Carter, V. L., Smithsonian Institution, USA, carterg@si.edu; Hagedorn, M., Smithsonian Institution, USA, hagedornm@si.edu; Lager, C. V., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, lagerc@hawaii.edu; Camperio Ciani, J. F., Smithsonian Institution, USA, camperiociani.j@husky.neu.edu; Dygert, A. N., Smithsonian Institution, USA, adygert@gwmail.gwu.edu]; Schleiger, R. D., Smithsonian Institution, USA, reubenschleiger@gmail.com; Henley, E. M., Smithsonian Institution, USA, HenleyM@si.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29563

REPRODUCTIVE PHENOLOGY ALTERS FUNCTIONAL CONNECTIVITY FOR CORALS IN THE EASTERN TROPICAL PACIFIC

Romero-Torres, M., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, mauricio_romero@javeriana.edu.co; Acosta, A., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, laacosta@javeriana.edu.co; Treml, E., University of Melbourne, Australia, eric.treml@unimelb.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28955

LATITUDINAL VARIATION IN SPAWNING SYNCHRONY OF ACROPORA CORALS

Bouwmeester, J., Qatar University, Qatar, jess.acropora@gmail.com; Baird, A. H., James Cook University, Australia, ; Guest, J. R., SECORE International, Malaysia, ; Edwards, A. J., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, ; Bauman, A. G., National University of Singapore, Singapore, ; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, ;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28302

SPAWNING PATTERNS DIFFER BETWEEN ACROPORA AND MERULINID CORALS

Lin, C. H., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, CHLin.coral@gmail.com; Nozawa, Y., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, nozaway@gate.sinica.edu.tw;

19 - Coral reef structural dynamics and complexity: accretion versus bioerosion and dissolution

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 27832

INSIGHTS ON THE PERSISTENCE OF THE WELLINGTON REEF IN THE NORTHERN GALAPAGOS ISLANDS: A MODELING PERSPECTIVE

Glynn, P. J., Crane Country Day School, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, pglynn4793@aol.com; Glynn, P. W., Department of Marine Biology and Ecology, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Unive, USA, pglynn@rsmas.miami.edu; Riegl, B., Oceanographic Center, National Coral Reef Institute, Nova Southeastern University, Dania, FL, USA, ;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28367

A GEOSPATIAL ASSESSMENT OF COMMUNITY CARBONATE PRODUCTION AND BIOEROSION ON THE SOUTHERN AND WESTERN COASTS OF GRAND CAYMAN

Murphy, G. N., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, gnm203@exeter.ac.uk; Perry, C. T., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, C.Perry@exeter.ac.uk; Olynik, J., Cayman Islands Department of Environment, Cayman Islands, Jeremy.Olynik@gov.ky; Morgan, K. M., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, K.Morgan@exeter.ac.uk;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29133

A NEW SPATIO-TEMPORAL RECORD OF BIOEROSION IN DEGLACIAL FOSSIL REEF SEQUENCES FROM IODP EXPEDITION 325 CORES, GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA

Patterson, M. A., Geocoastal Research Group, The University of Sydney, Australia, madhavi.patterson@sydney.edu.au; Webster, J. M., Geocoastal Research Group, The University of Sydney, Australia, jody.webster@sydney.edu.au; Hutchings, P., Australian Museum Research Institute, The Australian Museum, Australia, pat.hutchings@austmus.gov.au ; Humblet, M., Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Nagoya University, Japan, humblet.marc@f.mbox.nagoya-u.ac.jp; Braga, J. C., Department of Stratigraphy and Paleontology, University of Granada, Spain, jbraga@ugr.es; Yokoyama, Y., Atmosphere and Ocean Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan, yokoyama@aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29190

BIOERODING SPONGES ON THE CENTRAL GREAT BARRIER REEF – A LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVE

Schönberg, C. H., The University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Museum, Australia, christine.schoenberg@uwa.edu.au; Wisshak, M. M., Senckenberg Institute, Germany, Max.Wisshak@SENCKENBERG.DE; Kennedy, E. V., Griffith University, Australia, emma.kennedy@griffith.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29687

INVESTIGATING THE EFFECTS OF SUBMARINE GROUNDWATER DISCHARGE (SGD) ON CORAL GROWTH AND BIOEROSION ON TWO SHALLOW REEF FLATS IN MAUNALUA BAY, OAHU.

Lubarsky, K., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, klubarsk@gmail.com; Donahue, M., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, klubarsk@gmail.com; Silbiger, N., University of California, Irvine, USA, nyssa.silbiger@gmail.com;

http://donahuelab.com

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28183

COMPOUNDING EFFECTS OF CONTAMINATED GROUNDWATER ON CORAL REEF BIOEROSION AND HEALTH

Prouty, N. G., USGS, USA, nprouty@usgs.gov; Cohen, A., WHOI, USA, acohen@whoi.edu; Murray, J., UCSC, USA, jmurray1@ucsc.edu ; Maclaren, J., Stanford, USA, maclaren@stanford.edu; Gallagher, C., UCSC, USA, crgallagh@gmail.com ; White, D., Department of Land and Natural Resources, USA, darla.j.white@hawaii.gov; Swarzenski, P., USGS, USA, pswarzen@usgs.gov; Storlazzi, C., USGS, USA, cstorlazzi@usgs.gov ;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29777

QUANTIFYING THE CONTRIBUTION OF SEA URCHINS TO THE BIOEROSION OF HAWAIIAN CORAL REEFS

Caldwell, I. R., University of Hawaii, USA, robertson.caldwell@gmail.com; Rodgers, K. S., University of Hawaii, USA, kuuleir@hawaii.edu; Jokiel, P. L., University of Hawaii, USA, jokiel@hawaii.edu; Ross, M. C., University of Hawaii, USA, mcolvin@hawaii.edu; Franklin, E. C., University of Hawaii, USA, erik.franklin@hawaii.edu;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28491

SURF AND TURF; PHYSICAL STRUCTURING OF BENTHIC COMMUNITIES AT NINGALOO REEF, WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Thomson, D., CSIRO, Australia, Damian.Thomson@csiro.au; Haywood, M., CSIRO, Australia, Mick.Haywood@csiro.au; Bessey, C., CSIRO, Australia, Cindy.Bessey@csiro.au; Gunson, J., CSIRO, Australia, Jim.Gunson@csiro.au; Cooper, T., BHP Billiton Petroleum, Australia, Tim.Cooper2@bhpbilliton.com;

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

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29099

ABUNDANCE PATTERNS OF CORAL-DEPENDENT REEF FISHES IN SELECT SITES IN THE PHILIPPINES

Añonuevo, M. J., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, macy.anonuevo@gmail.com; Recamara, D. B., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, denrecamara@gmail.com; Arceo, H. O., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, hoarceo@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28744

RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE ABUNDANCE OF BUTTERFLYFISHES AND CORAL COMMUNITIES IN THE REEF AREAS OF TUTICORIN REGION, GULF OF MANNAR, INDIA

LAJU, R. L., SUGANTHI DEVADASON MARINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, India, lajurl@yahoo.co.in; Mathews, G., SUGANTHI DEVADASON MARINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, India, mathews.gilbert@gmail.com; Diraviya Raj, K., SUGANTHI DEVADASON MARINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, India, diraviyam_raj@yahoo.co.in; Patterson Edward, J. K., SUGANTHI DEVADASON MARINE RESEARCH INSTITUTE, India, edwardjkpatterson@yahoo.co.in;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28497

DENSITY DEPENDENT HABITAT SELECTION DICTATES DISTRIBUTION OF REEF FISH FOLLOWING HABITAT LOSS

Boström-Einarsson, L., James Cook University, Australia, lisa.bostromeinarsson@my.jcu.edu.au; Bonin, M. C., James Cook University, Australia, mary.bonin@jcu.edu.au; Munday, P. L., James Cook University , Australia, philip.munday@jcu.edu.au; Jones, G. P., James Cook University, Australia, geoffrey.jones@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 30072

RECOVERY TRAJECTORIES OF REEF FISHES FOLLOWING LARGE-SCALE DISTURBANCES SUGGESTS A HIGH DEGREE OF RESILIENCY AND IMPORTANCE OF HABITAT AVAILABILITY AND QUALITY

Brooks, A. J., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, AJBrooks@ucsb.edu; Schmitt, R. J., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, russ.schmitt@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Holbrook, S. J., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, sally.holbrook@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Adam, T. C., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, thomas.adam@lifesci.ucsb.edu;

http://mcr.lternet.edu

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29003

IMPACTS OF HABITAT DEGRADATION ON THE TROPHODYNAMICS OF CORAL REEF MESOPREDATORS

Hempson, T. N., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, tessa.hempson@my.jcu.edu.au; Graham, N. A., Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Australia, nick.graham@lancaster.ac.uk; MacNeil, M. A., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, macneil@glau.ca; Almany, G. R., French National Centre for Scientific Research, CRIOBE USR 3278 (CNRS-EPHE-UPVD), France, ; Jones, G. P., James Cook University, College of Marine & Environmental Sciences, & ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, geoffrey.jones@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28175

SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION AND SURVIVAL OF AMPHIPRION BICINCTUS AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF THE DECLINE OF THEIR HOST ANEMONES IN THE GULF OF AQABA, ISRAEL

Howell, J., University of Mississippi, USA, jhowell3@go.olemiss.edu; Goulet, T. L., University of Mississippi, USA, tlgoulet@olemiss.edu; Goulet, D., University of Mississippi, USA, dgoulet@olemiss.edu;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29257

FLUCTUATIONS IN ORNAMENTAL FISH POPULATIONS AFTER THE MASSIVE DIE-OFF OF CORAL IN 1997 ON THE PADANG SHELF REEF SYSTEM, INDONESIA

Johan, O. -., Research and Development Institute for Ornamental Fish Culture, Indonesia, ofrijohan@yahoo.com; Kojis, B., The Tropical Discoveries Fund, USA, bkojis@hotmail.com; Quinn, N. J., The Tropical Discoveries Fund, USA, norman_q@hotmail.com;

http://balitbangdias.kkp.go.id/

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29968

DAMSELS IN DISTRESS: WIDESPREAD DISEASE IN GALAPAGOS REEF FISHES

Lamb, R. W., Brown University, USA, robert_lamb@brown.edu; Aued, A. W., Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil, anaidewru@gmail.com ; Smith, F., Brown University, USA, franzinho@actrix.co.nz ; Salinas de León, P., Charles Darwin Research Station, Ecuador, pelayo.salinas@fcdarwin.org.ec; Suarez, J., Galapagos National Park, Ecuador, jmsuarez@galapagos.gob.ec; Witman, J. D., Brown University, USA, jon_witman@brown.edu;

27 - The role of macroinvertebrates on coral reefs

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 28732

SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF DAMAGE AFFECTS CORAL TISSUE REGENERATION, SKELETAL GROWTH, AND MORPHOLOGY

Hamman, E. A., Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, USA, hamman@uga.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 28243

MORE THAN JUST A PRETTY MANTLE: THE ECOLOGICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF GIANT CLAMS IN CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS

Neo, M. L., Tropical Marine Science Institute, Singapore, tmsnml@nus.edu.sg; Eckman, W., National University of Singapore, Singapore, brukkaros@gmail.com; Vicentuan, K., Tropical Marine Science Institute, Singapore, tmskvc@nus.edu.sg; Teo, S., Tropical Marine Science Institute, Singapore, tmsteolm@nus.edu.sg; Ang, A., National University of Singapore, Singapore, ambert@nus.edu.sg; Todd, P. A., National University of Singapore, Singapore, dbspat@nus.edu.sg;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 312 | Abstract ID 28503

WHERE ARE THE CRUSTACEA ON CORAL REEFS, AND DOES IT MATTER?

Kramer, M. J., James Cook University, Australia, michael.kramer@my.jcu.edu.au; Bellwood, O., James Cook University, Australia, orpha.bellwood@jcu.edu.au; Bellwood, D. R., James Cook University, Australia, david.bellwood@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 28153

THE ROLE OF THE SEA CUCUMBER HOLOTHURIA SCABRA AS A CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM ENGINEER IN FIJI

Lee, S. D., University of Bremen, Germany, ste_lee@uni-bremen.de; Wild, C., University of Bremen, Germany, christian.wild@uni-bremen.de; Ford, A., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, amanda.ford@zmt-bremen.de; Mangubhai, S., Wildlife Conservation Society Fiji, Fiji, smangubhai@wcs.org; Ferse, S., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, sebastian.ferse@leibniz-zmt.de;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 29255

ANNUAL HOLOTHURIAN-MICROORGANISM INTERACTIONS UNDER DIFFERENT IPCC PCO2-TEMPERATURE SCENARIOS

Vidal-Ramirez, F., The University of Queensland, Australia, francisco.vidalramirez@uqconnect.edu.au; Pantos, O., The University of Queensland, Australia, ; Tyson, G. W., The University of Queensland, Australia, ; Dove, S., The University of Queensland, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 29795

A VICIOUS CORAL REEF PREDATOR: MORPHOLOGICAL SPECIALIZATION BROADENS THE DIET OF A MANTIS SHRIMP

deVries, M. S., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, USA, mdevries@ucsd.edu; Stock, B. C., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, USA, b1stock@ucsd.edu ; Christy, J. H., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, christyj@si.edu;

http://scrippsscholars.ucsd.edu/mdevries

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 312 | Abstract ID 28715

ROLE OF SEA URCHIN CENTROSTEPHANUS TENUISPINUS (CLARK, 1914) AS A BIO-ERODER- IN HALL BANK REEF (32 2.002◦S AND 115 42.957◦E) WESTERN AUSTRALIA

Thilakarathna, G. N., Murdoch University, Australia, nilupikat@yahoo.com; van Keulen, M., Murdoch University, Australia, M.Keulen@murdoch.edu.au; Keesing, J., CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Australia, John.Keesing@csiro.au;

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

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29388

MARGINAL CORAL REEFS AND CORAL COMMUNITIES IN JAPAN

Yamano, H., National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, hyamano@nies.go.jp;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28675

LATITUDINAL DIVERSITY GRADIENTS OF MULTIPLE TAXA IN REEF COMMUNITIES OF SOUTHERN JAPAN

Obuchi, M., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, obuchitarou@yahoo.co.jp; Reimer, J. D., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Mizuyama, M., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Sommer, B., University of Queensland, Australia, ; Sakai, K., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Beger, M., University of Queensland, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29344

ECOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF HIGH LATITUDE CORAL COMMUNITIES IN JAPAN UNDER PRESENT AND FUTURE CONDITIONS

Agostini, S., University of Tsukuba, Japan, agostini.sylvain@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Higuchi, T., University of Tokyo, Japan, thiguchi@aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp; Wada, S., University of Tsukuba, Japan, swada@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Kon, K., University of Tsukuba, Japan, kon@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Hall-Spencer, J. M., University of Plymouth, United Kingdom, jason.hall-spencer@plymouth.ac.uk; Milazzo, M., University of Palermo, Italy, marco.milazzo@unipa.it; Fujimura, H., University of Tsukuba, Japan, fujimura@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Yamazaki, W., University of Tsukuba, Japan, wataru@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Tsuchiya, Y., University of Tsukuba, Japan, tsuchiya@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Sato, T., University of Tsukuba, Japan, sato@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Shinagawa, H., University of Tsukuba, Japan, shinagawa@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Yamada, Y., University of Tsukuba, Japan, yutaro@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Inaba, K., University of Tsukuba, Japan, kinaba@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28433

COLD STRESS RESPONSES OF TEMPERATE ZONE CORALS

Higuchi, T., University of Tokyo, Japan, thiguchi@aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp; Agostini, S., University of Tsukuba, Japan, agostini.sylvain@shimoda.tsukuba.ac.jp; Yuyama, I., National Institute of Genetics, Japan, ikuko@nig.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29010

GROWTH AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CORAL TURBINARIA RENIFORMIS IN BREMER BAY, WESTERN AUSTRALIA (34.4°S): IMPLICATIONS FOR THE SUITABILITY OF HIGH-LATITUDE REFUGIA

Ross, C. L., The University of Western Australia, Australia, claire.ross@research.uwa.edu.au; Schoepf, V., The University of Western Australia, Australia, verena.schoepf@uwa.edu.au; Falter, J. L., The University of Western Australia, Australia, jim.falter@uwa.edu.au; McCulloch, M. T., The University of Western Australia, Australia, malcolm.mcculloch@uwa.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28878

LATITUDINAL DISCONTINUITY IN CORAL SYMBIOSES HAS THE POTENTIAL TO LIMIT SPECIES MOVEMENTS UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE

Sampayo, E. M., The University of Queensland, Australia, e.sampayo@uq.edu.au; Zwiep, K. E., The University of Utrecht, Netherlands, k.l.zwiep@students.uu.nl; Tonk, L., The University of Queensland, Australia, l.tonk@uq.edu.au; Dalton, S., Southern Cross University, Australia, Steve.Dalton@scu.edu.au; Pandolfi, J. M., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.pandolfi@uq.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29779

MOLECULAR AND PHYSIOLOGICAL ACCLIMATISATION REQUIRED FOR CORALS TO THRIVE WITHIN SOUTHERLY HIGH LATITUDE REEFS OF EASTERN AUSTRALIA

Goyen, S. J., Functional Plant Biology & Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, samantha.goyen@student.uts.edu.au; LaJeunesse, T. C., Penn State University, USA, tcl3@psu.edu; Fujise, R., Functional Plant Biology & Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Risa.Fujise@student.uts.edu.au; Nitschke, M. R., Functional Plant Biology & Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Matthew.Nitschke@uts.edu.au; Ralph, P. J., Functional Plant Biology & Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Peter.Ralph@uts.edu.au; Suggett, D. J., Functional Plant Biology & Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, David.Suggett@uts.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28634

RESPONSES OF COMPLEX VS ROBUST CLADE CORALS FROM HIGH LATITUDE SOUTH AFRICAN REEFS TO WARMING AND ACIDIFICATION.

Pearton, D. J., South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR), South Africa, dpearton@ori.org.za; Schleyer, M. H., South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR), South Africa, schleyer@ori.org.za;

30 - Coral bleaching: monitoring, management responses and resilience

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 314 | Abstract ID 28819

TWO YEARS AND COUNTING: MONITORING AND DOCUMENTING THE ONGOING GLOBAL CORAL BLEACHING EVENT (2014-2016 AND BEYOND)

Eakin, C. M., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD, USA, mark.eakin@noaa.gov; 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; Hodgson, G., Reef Check, Marina del Rey, CA, USA, gregorh@reefcheck.org; Vevers, R., XL Catlin Seaview Survey, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, richard@underwaterearth.org; 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., 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;

http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 29019

QUANTIFICATION OF CORAL BLEACHING AND CATASTROPHIC MORTALITY OF REEF-BUILDING CORALS ALONG WEST HAWAI‘I ISLAND

Kramer, K. L., Research Corporation of the Univ. of Hawaii, USA, KramerKL@Hawaii.edu; Barnett, C., Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, USA, CBarnett@Hawaii.edu; Preskitt, L. B., Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, Preskitt@hawaii.edu; Lamson, M. R., Research Corporation of the Univ. of Hawaii, USA, Lamson@hawaii.edu; Martin, R. A., Research Corportation of the Univ. of Hawaii, USA, MartinR@Hawaii.edu; Smith, L. B., Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, Lydia.B.Smith@hawaii.gov; Cotton, S. P., Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, USA, SCotton@hawaii.edu; Couch, C., University of Hawai‘i at Manoa- Hawai‘i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, CourtneySCouch@gmail.com; Walsh, W. J., Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, DarKona@hawaiiantel.net;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 28807

CORAL BLEACHING EVENTS IN KANEOHE BAY, OAHU HI: WHAT HAVE WE LEARNED?

Bahr, K. D., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, Kbahr@hawaii.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;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 29602

CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE 2014 MASS BLEACHING EVENT IN PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT

Couch, C. S., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, courtneyscouch@gmail.com; Burns, J., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, jrburn@gmail.com; Steward, K., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, ksteward@hawaii.edu ; Gutlay, T. N., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ; Geiger, E., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, USA, Erick.Geiger@noaa.gov ; Eakin, C. M., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, USA, mark.eakin@noaa.gov ; Kosaki, R., NOAA Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, USA, randall.kosaki@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 314 | Abstract ID 30125

IMPACTS OF THE 2015-2016 EL NIÑO ON KIRITIMATI, THE WORLD'S LARGEST ATOLL

Baum, J. K., University of Victoria, Canada, baum@uvic.ca; Claar, D. C., University of Victoria, Canada, dclaar@uvic.ca; Cobb, K., Georgia Tech, USA, kcobb@gatech.edu; Tietjen, K., University of Victoria, Canada, kristina_tietjen@yahoo.com;

http://baumlab.weebly.com/

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 27883

EFFECT OF ABNORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING 2014-2015 ON CORAL COMMUNITIES FROM CENTRAL MEXICAN PACIFIC

Rodríguez-Troncoso, A. P., Centro de Investigaciones Costeras, Centro Universitario de la Costa, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, pao.rodriguezt@gmail.com; Cupul-Magaña, A. L., Centro de Investigaciones Costeras, Centro Universitario de la Costa, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, amilcar.levi@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 29058

CORAL BLEACHING IN TELA, HONDURAS AND THE MESOAMERICAN REEF REGION

Rivera-Sosa, A., CINVESTAV, Mexico, arivera@mda.cinvestav.mx; Muñiz-Castillo, A. C., CINVESTAV, Mexico, ; McField, M., Healthy Reefs for Healthy People Initiative, USA, mcfield@healthyreefs.org; Arias-González, J. E., Arias-González, Mexico, earias@mda.cinvestav.mx;

http://www.agrra.org

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 30169

THE 2016 CORAL BLEACHING EVENT IN AUSTRALIA

Hughes, T., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, terry.hughes@jcu.edu.au;

38 - Watershed impacts on coral reefs: Land based sources of pollution

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 30045

UNDERSTANDING THE CONSEQUENCES OF LAND-BASED POLLUTANTS ON CORAL HEALTH IN SOUTH KOHALA, HAWAI‘I

Couch, C. S., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, courtneyscouch@gmail.com; Most, R., The Nature Conservancy, USA, rmost@tnc.org; Garren, M., California State University Monterey Bay, USA, melissa.garren@gmail.com; Remple, K., Departmet of Oceanography, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA, remple@hawaii.edu; Nelson, C., Department of Oceanography, University of Hawai'i at Manoa, USA, craig.nelson@hawaii.edu; Wiggins, C., The Nature Conservancy, USA, cwiggins@tnc.org; Conklin, E., The Nature Conservancy, USA, econklin@tnc.org ;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29586

PRESENCE AND IMPACTS OF LAND-BASED SOURCES OF POLLUTION IN THE ST. THOMAS EAST END RESERVES, ST. THOMAS, USVI

Pait, A. S., NOAA/National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, USA, tony.pait@noaa.gov; Hartwell, S. I., NOAA/National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, USA, ian.harwell@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 30078

CAN CORALS REVEAL LAND-USE CHANGE?: TRACE ELEMENT AND ISOTOPIC RECORDS SUGGEST PATTERNS OF LAND-USE CHANGE IN THE REPUBLIC OF PALAU.

Lewis, S., Stanford University, USA, slewis13@stanford.edu; Dunbar, R., Stanford University, USA, dunbar@stanford.edu; Mucciarone, D., Stanford University, USA, dam1@stanford.edu;

https://earth.stanford.edu/staci-lewis

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29981

TERRESTRIAL AND FINE SEDIMENTS NEGATIVELY IMPACT STONY CORAL HEALTH IN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

Ennis, R. S., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, rosmin.ennis@uvi.edu; Henderson, L. M., US Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources, U.S. Virgin Isles, leslie.henderson@dpnr.vi.gov; Nemeth, R. S., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, rnemeth@uvi.edu; Taylor, M., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, mtaylor@uvi.edu; Smith, T. B., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, tsmith@uvi.edu;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29691

ALGAL BIOASSAYS SHOW LAND-BASED, ANTHROPOGENIC NITROGEN IS DELIVERED TO REEF BIOTA BY GROUNDWATER IN HAWAII AND AMERICAN SAMOA

Amato, D. W., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, dwamato@hawaii.edu; Shuler, C., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, cshuler@hawaii.edu ; Gibson, V., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, vgibson@hawaii.edu; Baker, L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, bakerlyd@hawaii.edu ; Alegado, R. A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ralegado@hawaii.edu ; Glenn, C. R., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, glenn@soest.hawaii.edu ; Dulai, H., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, hdulaiov@hawaii.edu ; Smith, C. M., University of Hawaii, USA, celia@hawaii.edu ;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29308

DETERMINING THE MOST DETRIMENTAL SEDIMENT ON CORAL REEFS: TRACING THE SEDIMENT ON THE REEF BACK TO A CATCHMENT SOURCE

Lewis, S. E., James Cook University, Australia, stephen.lewis@jcu.edu.au; Bartley, R., CSIRO, Australia, Rebecca.Bartley@csiro.au; Bainbridge, Z., James Cook University, Australia, zoe.bainbridge@jcu.edu.au; Wilkinson, S., CSIRO, Australia, Scott.Wilkinson@csiro.au; Burton, J., Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, Australia, joanne.burton@dsiti.qld.gov.au; Bui, E., CSIRO, Australia, Elisabeth.Bui@csiro.au;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 27827

POTENTIAL MECHANISMS OF INTENSIVE AQUACULTURE EFFLUENTS ON A CORAL REEF IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA: IN SITU STUDIES

Li, X. B., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, lixiubao@scsio.ac.cn; Zhou, G. W., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, zhougw@scsio.ac.cn; Huang, H., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, huanghui@scsio.ac.cn;

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

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28123

CHALLENGES FOR CONSERVING PALAU’S CORAL COMMUNITIES BY P-CORIE

Nakamura, T., Univ. of the Ryukyus, JST/JICA SATREPS, Japan, takasuke@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Yuen, Y., Univ. of the Ryukyus, JST/JICA SATREPS, Japan, ; Gouezo, M., Palau international coral reef center, Palau, mgouezo@picrc.org; Golbuu, Y., Palau international coral reef center, , ygolbuu@picrc.org;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28569

IMPACTS OF SEQUENTIAL SUPER TYPHOONS ON CORAL REEF COMMUNITIES AND THE CHARACTERIZATION OF THE RECOVERY POTENTIAL OF CORAL REEFS IN PALAU

Gouezo, M., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, mgouezo@picrc.org; Golbuu, Y., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, ygolbuu@picrc.org; van Woesik, R., Florida Institute of Technology, USA, rvw@fit.edu; Rehm, L., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, lincolnrehm@gmail.com; Koshiba, S. D., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, sdkoshiba@picrc.org; Doropoulos, C., CSRIO, Australia, cdoropoulos;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28985

SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL IMPLICATION OF HUMAN MULTI-IMPACTS ON CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM AND ~ PALAU AS A CASE STUDY~

Kurihara, H., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, harukoku@e-mail.jp; Takashi, K., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, tkawai1975@gmail.com; Mimura, I., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, iua_iui@yahoo.co.jp; Hongo, C., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, g123001@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Watanabe, A., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, watanabe.a.ah@m.titech.ac.jp; Otto, E., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, eiotto@picrc.org; Gouezo, M., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, mgouezo@picrc.org; Golbuu, Y., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, ygolbuu@picrc.org;

http://harukoku.sakura.ne.jp/Kurihara/Welcome.html

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29036

IMPACT OF SNORKELERS ON SHALLOW CORAL REEF COMMUNITIES IN PALAU

Otto, E. I., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, eiotto@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; Mereb, G., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, gmereb@picrc.org; Jonathan, R., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, rjonathan@picrc.org; Golbuu, Y., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, ygolbuu@picrc.org;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28514

TEMPERATURE VARIATION AND CORAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE OF MESOPHOTIC REEF ECOSYSTEM IN PALAU

Yuen, Y. S., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, yeongshyanyuen@gmail.com; Nakamura, T., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, takasuke@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Rengiil, G., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, grengiil@picrc.org;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28772

PROTECTED AREAS NETWORK (PAN) – NATIONAL SYSTEM FOR THE PROTECTION OF THE CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS IN PALAU

Kimura, T., Japan Wildlife Research Center (JWRC), Japan, tkimura@jwrc.or.jp; Rengiil, G., Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC), Palau, grengiil@picrc.org; Sam, K., Protected Areas Network (PAN), , esuroi1@gmail.com; Gouezo, M., Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC), Palau, mgouezo@picrc.org; Golbuu, Y., Palau International Coral Reef Center (PICRC), Palau, ygolbuu@picrc.org;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 30076

SCALING UP CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SMALL ISLAND NATIONS THROUGH SCIENCE-BASED LEARNING NETWORKS AND DATA PLATFORMS

Kramer, T. L., Perigee Environmental, USA, p_kramer@bellsouth.net; Knowles, J., The Nature Conservancy, Dominican Republic, jknowles@tnc.org; Roth, L., The Nature Conservancy, USA, lroth@tnc.org; Constantine, S., The Nature Conservancy, Grenada, sconstantine@tnc.org;

67 - Informing management decisions for coral reefs in a world of risk and uncertainty

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28870

SUPPORTING SMART CHOICES FOR CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT AND POLICY IN A CHANGING WORLD

Anthony, K. R., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, k.anthony@aims.gov.au; MacNeil, M. A., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, macneil@glau.ca; Walshe, T., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, t.walshe@aims.gov.au;

http://www.aims.gov.au

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29345

RISK AND RESLIENCE: COP21, CORAL REEFS AND THE NEXT FEW DECADES

Hoegh-Guldberg, O., Global Change Institute, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, oveh@uq.edu.au; Dove, S. G., School of Biological Sciences, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, sophie@uq.edu.au;

http://www.gci.uq.edu.au

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28948

PROTECTING THE GREAT BARRIER REEF IN THE 21ST CENTURY: MANAGING COMPLEXITY AND RISK IN UNCERTAINTY

Reichelt, R. E., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Australia, russell.reichelt@gbrmpa.gov.au;

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28890

CHALLENGES AND GUIDANCE INTEGRATING CLIMATE CHANGE INTO CORAL REEF PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT

Mcleod, E., The Nature Conservancy, USA, emcleod@tnc.org; Parker, B. A., TBG at the NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, USA, britt.parker@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28234

ADDRESSING UNCERTAINTY: ENABLING APPLICATION OF SCIENCE TO CORAL REEF CONSERVATION POLICY AND PRACTICE

Salm, R. V., The Nature Conservancy, USA, rsalm@tnc.org;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28623

PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE: INCORPORATING GLOBAL AND LOCAL SCALE DATA TO HELP MANAGERS PRIORITIZE CONSERVATION EFFORTS

Harris, J. L., WWF-US, USA, jill.harris@wwfus.org; Maynard, J. A., SymbioSeas, USA, maynardmarine@gmail.com; Estradivari, S., WWF-Indonesia, Indonesia, estradivari@wwf.id; Ahmadia, G. N., WWF-US, USA, Gabby.Ahmadia@wwfus.org;

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29087

VULNERABILITY OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF TO GLOBAL AND LOCAL PRESSURES: IMPLICATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT AND POLICY DECISIONS IN A WARMING OCEAN

Wolff, N. H., University of Queensland, Australia, n.wolff1@uq.edu.au; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au; Devlin, M. J., James Cook University, Australia, michelle.devlin@jcu.edu.au; Anthony, K. R., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, K.Anthony@aims.gov.au;

68 - MPAs and other tools for scientifically sound place-based management

06/21/2016 | 09:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28184

HISTORIC STEPS TAKEN BY CUBA AND THE U.S. TO COLLABORATE ON MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

Causey, B. D., NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, USA, Billy.Causey@noaa.gov; Diaz, C. A., Cuba National Center for Protected Areas, Cuba, ; Alvear, E. M., Biscayne National Park, USA, elsa_alvear@nps.gov; Kiene, W. E., NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, USA, William.Kiene@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 09:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28181

SISTER SANCTUARIES LINK CORAL REEF SCIENCE AND STEWARDSHIP IN CUBA AND THE U.S. TO ENHANCE PLACE-BASED MANAGEMENT

Kiene, W. E., NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, USA, William.Kiene@noaa.gov; Perera Valderrama, S., Cuba National Center for Protected Areas, Cuba, susana@snap.cu; Cobián Rojas, D., Guanahacabibes National Park, Cuba, ; Márquez Yaugert, L., Guanahacabibes National Park, Cuba, ; Schmahl, G. P., Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, USA, George.Schmahl@noaa.gov; Causey, B. D., NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, SE Region, USA, Billy.Causey@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 10:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28072

PARTICIPATORY MAPPING: TOOLS FOR INTEGRATING LOCAL KNOWLEDGE INTO MARINE PLANNING

Diorio, M., NOAA Marine Protected Areas Center, USA, mimi.diorio@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 10:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29759

IDENTIFICATION OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS FOR CONSERVATION, MANAGEMENT AND RESTORATION OF CORAL REEFS AND CORAL COMMUNITIES IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO

Schmahl, G. P., NOAA / Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, USA, george.schmahl@noaa.gov; Hickerson, E. L., NOAA / Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, USA, emma.hickerson@noaa.gov; Benson, K. G., NOAA Restoration Center, USA, kristopher.benson@noaa.gov;

http://flowergarden.noaa.gov

06/21/2016 | 10:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28394

SCIENCE FOR STAKEHOLDERS IN MPA DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT

Morton, S., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, sean.morton@noaa.gov; Dieveney, B., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, beth.dieveney@noaa.gov;

http://floridakeys.noaa.gov/review/welcome.html

06/21/2016 | 10:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 27804

ESTABLISHING INDICATORS FOR A REPORT CARD IN A COMPLEX MARINE ECOSYSTEM.

McKenna, S., TropWATER, James Cook University, Australia, skye.mckenna@jcu.edu.au; Carter, A., TropWATER, James Cook University, Australia, alex.carter@jcu.edu.au; Bryant, C., TropWATER, James Cook University, Australia, catherine.bryant@jcu.edu.au; Jarvis, J., University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA, jarvisj@uncw.edu; Rasheed, M., TropWATER, James Cook University, Australia, mike.rasheed@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 11:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 27855

ADAPTIVELY MANAGING MARINE PROTECTED AREAS FOR RESILIENCE THROUGH COLLABORATIVE LEARNING AND RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS

O'Leary, J. K., California Polytechnic State University / Sea Grant, USA, oleary.biology@gmail.com; Tuda, A., Kenya Wildlife Service / University of Cadiz, Kenya, tudahke@yahoo.com;

http://sam4wio.weebly.com/

06/21/2016 | 11:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 30150

A NEW CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM FOR MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

Horta e Costa, B., MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, ISPA – Instituto Universitário, Portugal, barbarahcosta@gmail.com; Claudet, J., National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), CRIOBE, France, joachim.claudet@gmail.com; Franco, G., MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, ISPA – Instituto Universitário, Portugal, gustavofcul@gmail.com; Erzini, K., Centre of Marine Sciences, CCMAR, University of Algarve, Portugal, kerzini@ualg.pt; Caro, A., National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), CRIOBE, France, anthonycaro@hotmail.fr; Gonçalves, E. J., MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, ISPA – Instituto Universitário, Portugal, emanuel@ispa.pt;