Program & Agenda

Agenda Detail

6/21/2016 | 16:15 - 18:15 | ORAL

04 - Speciation, hybridization and species boundaries in coral reef ecosystems

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 30117

DIVERGENCE IN A SINGLE TRAIT DRIVES INCIPIENT SYMPATRIC SPECIATION IN CORAL REEF FISH

Whitney, J. L., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, jw2@hawaii.edu; Karl, S. A., University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA, skarl@hawaii.edu;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 30103

HIDDEN DIVERSITY OF CORAL REPRODUCTIVE AND GENOMIC TRAITS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES FOR DIVERSIFICATION

Marhaver, K. L., CARMABI Foundation, Netherlands Antilles, kristenmarhaver@gmail.com; Vermeij, M., CARMABI & University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Antilles, carmabilog@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29445

DIVERGENCE THROUGH SPECIES INTERACTIONS: THE ROLE OF THE SPONGE CLATHRIA OXEOTA IN ECOLOGICAL SPECIATION OF THE OCTOCORAL BRIAREUM ASBESTINUM

Gutierrez-Cala, L. M., Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, lm.gutierrez443@uniandes.edu.co; Schizas, N. V., University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, nschizas@gmail.com; Sanchez, J. A., Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, juansanc@uniandes.edu.co;

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29757

GENOMIC EVIDENCE FOR ECOLOGICAL SPECIATION IN CORAL ASSOCIATED NUDIBRANCHS

Fritts-Penniman, A. L., University of California Los Angeles, USA, afrittspenniman@ucla.edu; Mahardika, G. N., Udayana University, Indonesia, gnmahardika@unud.ac.id; Barber, P. H., University of California Los Angeles, USA, paulbarber@ucla.edu;

http://afpscience.com

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29954

GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF DISJUNCT PACIFIC AND SEA OF CORTEZ POPULATIONS OF A REEF FISH (GENUS: ANISOTREMUS )

Garcia, E., University of California Santa Cruz, USA, egarci36@ucsc.edu; Giacomo, B., University of California Santa Cruz, USA, bernardi@ucsc.edu;

https://ericgarciaucsc.wordpress.com/

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28717

POSITIVE SELECTION AND DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION SUPPORT ECOLOGICAL SPECIATION BETWEEN THREE SYMPATRIC SPECIES OF GRUNTS (GENUS: HAEMULON)

BERNAL, M. A., King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia, bernal.moises@gmail.com; Matz, M. V., University of Texas at Austin , USA, matz@utexas.edu; Dixon, G. B., University of Texas at Austin , USA, grovesdixon@gmail.com; Rocha, L. A., California Academy of Sciences , USA, LRocha@calacademy.org;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29469

EXTENSIVE PHENOTYPIC VARIATION IN CARIBBEAN ACROPORID HYBRIDS IS LIKELY A MECHANISM FOR ADAPTATION TO CHANGING ENVIRONMENTS

Fogarty, N. D., Nova Southeastern University, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, USA, nicole.fogarty@nova.edu; Hightshoe, M. V., Nova Southeastern University, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, USA, morgan.v.hightshoe@gmail.com; Bock, M. E., Nova Southeastern University, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, USA, mb3154@nova.edu; Budd, A. F., University of Iowa, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences 115TH, USA, budd.ann3@gmail.com; Baums, I. B., Pennsylvania State University, USA, baums@psu.edu;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28609

ARE MARINE SUTURE ZONES EVOLUTIONARY LABORATORIES? INSIGHTS FROM GENETIC STUDIES OF REEF FISH HYBRIDISATION

DiBattista, J., Curtin University, Australia, josephdibattista@gmail.com; Hobbs, J. A., Curtin University, Australia, jp.hobbs@curtin.edu.au; Rocha, L. A., California Academy of Sciences, USA, lrocha@calacademy.org; He, S., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, song.he@kaust.edu.sa; Priest, M. A., University of Queensland, Australia, m.priest@uq.edu.au; Sinclair-Taylor, T. H., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, tanebro@gmail.com; Bowen, B. W., HIMB, USA, bbowen@hawaii.edu; Berumen, M. L., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

07 - Biodiversity, biogeography and evolution of coral reef organisms

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 28690

A MUSHROOM CORAL TRIANGLE BASED ON SPECIES PRESENCE / ABSENCE DATA

Hoeksema, B. W., Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands, bert.hoeksema@naturalis.nl;

https://science.naturalis.nl/en/people/scientists/bert-hoeksema/

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 29073

DISTANCE DECAY IN SIMILARITY OF CORAL REEF COMMUNITIES

Frank, G. E., James Cook University & ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, grace.frank@my.jcu.edu.au; Connolly, S. R., James Cook University & ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, sean.connolly@jcu.edu.au; Baird, A. H., James Cook University & ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, andrew.baird@jcu.edu.au; Hoogenboom, M. O., James Cook University & ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, mia.hoogenboom1@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 30083

POST-GLACIAL CLIMATE VELOCITY PREDICTS DIVERSITY IN INDO-PACIFIC REEF-BUILDING CORALS

Sbrocco, E. J., National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, USA, elizabeth.sbrocco@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 29354

DOES OCEAN CURRENT CONNECTIVITY PREDICT SIMILARITY OF CORAL COMMUNITY COMPOSITION IN THE INDO-PACIFIC?

Maginnis, N. R., Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, qdw990@alumni.ku.dk; Borregaard, M. K., Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, mkborregaard@snm.ku.dk; Wood, S., School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, United Kingdom, Sally.Wood@bristol.ac.uk; Keith, S. A., Centre for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, sally.keith@snm.ku.dk;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 30067

UNCOVERING THE UNSEEN: IMAGING AND COLLECTION TECHNIQUES REVEAL DENSE COMMUNITIES OF CRYPTIC INVERTEBRATES ON HAWAIIAN CORAL REEFS

Lewis, L. S., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, lslewis@ucsd.edu; Scott, A. R., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, scottalec@gmail.com; Kaplanis, N., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, nkaplanis@ucsd.edu; Smith, J. E., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, smithj@ucsd.edu; Rohwer, F., San Diego State University, USA, frohwer@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 28709

SPECIES DIVERSITY TRENDS OF STONY CORALS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, 1996-2010

Porter, J. W., University of Georgia, USA, jporter@uga.edu; Meyers, M., University of Georgia, USA, meredithmeyers2@gmail.com; Ruzicka, R. R., Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, USA, Rob.Ruzicka@MyFWC.com; Colella, M. A., Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, USA, Mike.Colella@MyFWC.com; Brinkhuis, V. B., Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, USA, Vanessa.Brinkhuis@MyFWC.com; Mehring, A., University of California, San Diego / Scripps, USA, amehring@ucsd.edu;

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

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28452

INTRACOLONY VARIABILITY OF THE PHOTOSYNTHETIC PERFORMANCE AND ENERGY BALANCE IN THE SCLERACTINIAN CORAL ORBICELLA FAVEOLATA

LÓPEZ-LONDOÑO, T., UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO, Mexico, tolopez@gmail.com; ENRÍQUEZ, S., UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO, Mexico, enriquez@cmarl.unam.mx; IGLESIAS-PRIETO, R., UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL AUTÓNOMA DE MÉXICO, Mexico, iglesias@cmarl.unam.mx;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 27895

INORGANIC CARBON UPTAKE AND PROCESSING FOR PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN THE CORAL-SYMBIODINIUM SYMBIOSIS: A QUANTITATIVE PICTURE

Tansik, A. L., University of Georgia, USA, atansik@uga.edu; Fitt, W. K., University of Georgia, USA, fitt@uga.edu; Meile, C., University of Georgia, USA, cmeile@uga.edu; Hopkinson, B. M., University of Georgia, USA, bmhopkin@uga.edu;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28812

INSIGHTS INTO CORAL RECOVERY BASED ON SYMBIONT STATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITION IN THE TEMPERATE, FACULTATIVELY SYMBIOTIC CORAL ASTRANGIA POCULATA

Burmester, E. M., Boston University, New England Aquarium, USA, eburmest@bu.edu; Finnerty, J. R., Boston University, USA, jrf3@bu.edu; Kaufman, L., Boston University, New England Aquarium, USA, lesk@bu.edu; Rotjan, R. D., New England Aquarium, USA, randi.rotjan@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 27848

WAVELENGTH-SPECIFIC FORWARD MIE SCATTERING BY BRAGG-REFLECTIVE IRIDOCYTES CONTROLS THE INTERNAL PHOTIC ENVIRONMENT IN GIANT CLAMS

Ghoshal, A., Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5100 , USA, amitabh.ghoshal@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Eck, E., Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5100 , , ; Morse, D. E., Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5100 , USA, d_morse@lifesci.ucsb.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29551

CARBONIC ANHYDRASE ACTIVITY IN THE SYMBIOTIC SEA ANEMONE ANTHOPLEURA ELEGANTISSIMA ACROSS A LATITUDINAL GRADIENT

Koch, J. C., Oregon State University, USA, kochja@science.oregonstate.edu; Weis, V. M., Oregon State University, USA, weisv@science.oregonstate.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 27980

THE ROLE OF CNIDARIAN FICOLIN-LIKE PROTEINS IN SYMBIODINIUM RECOGNITION AND UPTAKE

Simona, F. R., King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, fabia.simona@kaust.edu.sa; Radhakrishnan, A., King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, anand.radhakrishnan@kaust.edu.sa; Baumgarten, S., King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, sebastian.baumgarten@kaust.edu.sa; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa;

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

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29453

OVERFISHING, NUTRIENT POLLUTION, AND TEMPERATURE INTERACT TO DISRUPT CORAL REEFS DOWN TO MICROBIAL SCALES

Burkepile, D. E., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, deron.burkepile@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Zaneveld, J. R., Oregon State University, USA, ; Shantz, A. A., Florida International University, USA, ; Pritchard, C. P., Florida International University, USA, ; McMinds, R., Oregon State University, USA, ; Payet, J. P., Oregon State University, USA, ; Welsh, R., Oregon State University, USA, ; Correa, A. M., Rice University, USA, ; Lemoine, N. P., Colorado State University, USA, ; Rosales, S., Oregon State University, USA, ; Fuchs, C., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, ; Maynard, J. A., SymbioSeas and Marine Applied Research Center, USA, ; Vega Thurber, R., Oregon State University, USA, ;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 27888

STABLE MUCUS-ASSOCIATED MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES IN BLEACHED AND NON-BLEACHED PORITES FROM THE ARABIAN SEAS

Hadaidi, G., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, ghaida.hadaidi@kaust.edu.sa; Rothing, T., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, till.rothig@kaust.edu.sa; Yum, L., , USA, yum.lauren@gmail.com; Arif, C., , Thailand, chatchanit.arif@gmail.com; Roder, C., , Germany, cornelia.roder@googlemail.com; Burt, J., New york University/Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, jhon.burt@nyu.edu; Voolstra, C. R., KASUT, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28052

THE THERMAL TOLERANCE OF CORAL-ASSOCIATED BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES ACCLIMATED TO TEMPERATURE STRESS BASED ON SEASONAL THERMAL HISTORY

Shiu, J. H., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, jiasr18@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28190

VERMETID GASTROPODS AND ALGAE REDUCE CORAL GROWTH VIA CHANGES IN THE PHYSIO-CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT AND MICROBIOME

Brown, A. L., University of Georgia, USA, anyabrown@uga.edu; Osenberg, C. W., University of Georgia, USA, osenberg@uga.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29866

COMPETITIVE STRATEGIES OF THE CORALLIMORPH RHODACTIS HOWESII: ALLELOPATHIC EFFECTS ON CORAL MICROBIOMES AT PALMYRA ATOLL

Carter, A. L., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, alcarter@ucsd.edu; Smith, J. E., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, smithj@ucsd.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29884

VARIATIONS IN CORAL MICROBIOMES AMONG INDONESIAN REEFS WITH DIFFERENTIAL LEVELS OF BLEACHING

Rachmawati, R., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, rrachma@ucla.edu; Apprill, A., Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, aapprill@whoi.edu ; Barber, P. H., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, paulbarber@ucla.edu;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29661

THE UNSEEN WORLD OF CORAL REEFS: BIODIVERSITY OF, AND HUMAN IMPACTS ON, THE CORAL MICROBIOME

McDevitt-Irwin, J. M., University of Victoria, Canada, jamie.mcirwin@gmail.com; Garren, M., California State University Monterey Bay, USA, mgarren@csumb.edu ; Vega Thurber, R., Oregon State University, USA, Rebecca.Vega-Thurber@oregonstate.edu; Baum, J. K., University of Victoria, Canada, baum@uvic.ca;

16 - Larval recruitment on coral reefs facing global change

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27906

PREDATOR-PREY INTERACTIONS ON CORAL VS ALGAL DOMINATED REEFS: BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY AND SURVIVORSHIP OF JUVENILE FISHES

Dixson, D. L., University of Delaware, USA, dixson@udel.edu; Bonaldo, R. M., Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, ; Rezende, E. L., University of Roehampton, Brazil, ; Hay, M. E., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, mark.hay@biology.gatech.edu;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27809

THE IMPACT OF BLEACHING ON REEF FISH SETTLEMENT: DOES NEMO KNOW WHEN HIS HOME IS STRESSED?

Scott, A., Southern Cross University, Australia, anna.scott@scu.edu.au; Dixson, D. L., Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Delaware, USA, dixson@udel.edu;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28369

SOUNDTRACK OF THE ANTHROPOCENE: IMPACTS OF GLOBAL CHANGE ON LARVAL RECRUITMENT IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Simpson, S. D., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, S.Simpson@exeter.ac.uk; et al. (many valued collaborators and students), ., , , ;

http://biosciences.exeter.ac.uk/staff/index.php?web_id=Stephen_Simpson

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27818

SOUNDS LIKE TROUBLE: ANTHROPOGENIC SOUND IMPACTS REEF FISH DYNAMICS

McCormick, M. I., James Cook University, Australia, mark.mccormick@jcu.edu.au; Chivers, D. P., University of Saskatchewan, Canada, doug.chivers@usask.ca; Holmes, L., James Cook University, Australia, lucy.holmes@my.jcu.edu.au; Simpson, S., University of Exeter, Australia, s.simpson@exeter.ac.uk; Meekan, M. G., Australian Instutute of Marine Scie, Australia, m.meekan@aims.gov.au; Ferrari, M. C., University of Saskatchewan, Canada, maud.ferrari@usask.ca;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28255

REEF SCENT: HOW BROODED CORAL LARVAE FROM A TOUGH CORAL SMELL THEIR WAY TO A NEW HOME

Spies, N. P., Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, narrissa@hawaii.edu; Murphy, J. W., Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, jwmurphy@hawaii.edu ; Martinez, J., NOAA, USA, ; Seneca, F. O., Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ; Lyman, A., Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii at Manoa, , ; Richmond, R. H., Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28838

NON-CONSUMPTIVE EFFECTS OF NATIVE AND INVASIVE PREDATORS ON RECRUITMENT OF CORAL-REEF FISHES

Benkwitt, C. E., Oregon State University, USA, benkwitc@science.oregonstate.edu; Hixon, M. A., University of Hawai‘i, USA, hixonm@hawaii.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29254

CORAL REEF FISHES USE MANGROVE-DERIVED CHEMICAL CUES TO DIFFERENTIATE SETTLEMENT HABITATS

Brooker, R. M., University of Delaware, USA, rbrooker@udel.edu; Hay, M. E., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, mark.hay@biology.gatech.edu; Paul, V. J., Smithsonian Institution, USA, paul@si.edu; Sneed, J. M., Smithsonian Institution, USA, sneed@si.edu; Dixson, D. L., University of Delaware, USA, dixson.udel.edu;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28911

PRODUCTIVITY AND SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE CORRELATE WITH PELAGIC LARVAL DURATIONS OF DAMSELFISHES IN THE RED SEA

Robitzch, V., Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Vanessa.RobitzchSierra@kaust.edu.sa; Lozano-Cortés, D., Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, ; Kandler, N. M., Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, ; Salas, E., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, USA, ; Berumen, M. L., Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, ;

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

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28126

ACCURACY AND PRECISION OF HABITAT STRUCTURAL COMPLEXITY METRICS DERIVED FROM UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAMMETRY

Figueira, W. F., University of Sydney, Australia, will.figueira@sydney.edu.au; Renata, F., University of Sydney, Australia, renata.ferrari@sydney.edu.au; Weatherby, E., University of Sydney, Australia, elyseweatherby@gmail.com; Porter, A., University of Sydney, Australia, augustine.porter@sydney.edu.au; Hawes, S., University of Sydney, Australia, steven.hawes@sydney.edu.au; Byrne, M., University of Sydney, Australia, maria.byrne@sydney.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28756

USING PHOTOGRAMMETRY TO QUANTIFY THE CONTRIBUTION OF SIX MORPHOLOGIES OF SCLERACTINIAN CORALS TO THE HABITAT COMPLEXITY IN A REEF: A RUGOSITY INDEX.

Kobelkowsky-Vidrio, T., The University of Sydney, Australia, tkobel@gmail.com; Figueira, W. F., The University of Sydney, Australia, ; Byrne, M., The University of Sydney, Australia, ; Ferrari, R., The University of Sydney, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28885

PARTITIONING THE EFFECTS OF STRUCTURAL COMPLEXITY ON THE INTRA-HABITAT DISTRIBUTION OF CORAL REEF FISHES

González-Rivero, M., The University of Queensland, Australia, m.gonzalezrivero@uq.edu.au; Harborne, A. R., The University of Queensland, Australia, a.harborne@uq.edu.au; Herrera-Reveles, A. T., Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela, anate_herrera@yahoo.com; Bozec, Y. M., The University of Queensland, Australia, y.bozec@uq.edu.au; Rogers, A., The University of Queensland, Australia, a.rogers2@uq.edu.au; Friedman, A., Greybits Engineering, Australia, ariell.friedman@gmail.com; Ganase, A., The University of Queensland, Australia, anjani.ganase@uq.net.au; Dalton, P., The University of Queensland, Australia, p.dalton1@uq.edu.au; Hoegh-Guldberg, O., The University of Queensland, Australia, oveh@uq.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28924

UTILIZING INNOVATIVE THREE-DIMENSIONAL RECONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES TO ENHANCE ECOLOGICAL AND BIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF CORAL REEFS

Burns, J. H., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, johnhr@hawaii.edu; Delparte, D., Idaho State University, USA, delparte@isu.edu; Gates, R. D., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, rgates@hawaii.edu; Takabayashi, M., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, misakita@hawaii.edu ;

http://coralhealth.uhh.hawaii.edu/

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29024

QUANTIFYING ANNUAL CORAL GROWTH AND EROSION USING 3D MODELS

Ferrari, R., The University of Sydney, Mexico, renata.ferrari@sydney.edu.au; Figueira, W. F., The University of Sydney, USA, ; Boube, T., The University of Sydney, France, ; Adam, A. A., The University of Sydney, Belgium, ; Byrne, M., The University of Sydney, Ireland, ;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28040

THE INFLUENCE OF STRUCTURAL COMPLEXITY ON CORAL REEF PRODUCTIVITY

Rogers, A., University of Queensland, Australia, a.rogers2@uq.edu.au; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29735

SHIFTS IN CORAL-ASSEMBLAGE COMPOSITION DO NOT SECURE REEF FUNCTIONING

Alvarez-Filip, L., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, lorenzoaf@gmail.com; Horta-Puga, G., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, horta@unam.mx; Gonzalez-Posada, A. M., Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, Mexico, albagpmf@gmail.com; González-Barrios, F. J., Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, JavierGlz13@hotmail.com; Carricart-Ganivet1, J. P., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, carricart@cmarl.unam.mx; Iglesias-Prieto, R., , Mexico, iglesias@cmarl.unam.mx;

http://www.barcolab.org

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29113

MICROHABITAT USE OF JUVENILE CORAL REEF FISH IN BOLINAO-ANDA REEF COMPLEX (BARC)

Ticzon, V. S., University of the Philipines-Los Baños, Philippines, vsticzon@up.edu.ph; Samaniego, B. R., University of the Philippines-Los Baños, Philippines, badisamaniego@yahoo.com; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au; David, L. T., University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, ltd_pawikan@yahoo.com;

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

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

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28581

EXCEPTIONAL MULTI-GENERATION PEDIGREE AND KIN RELATIONSHIPS IN A NATURAL CORAL REEF FISH POPULATION

Salles, O. C., Laboratoire d’Excellence ‘CORAIL’, USR 3278 EPHE-CNRS-UPVD CRIOBE, France, oceane.salles@gmail.com; Almany, G. R., Laboratoire d’Excellence ‘CORAIL’, USR 3278 EPHE-CNRS-UPVD CRIOBE, France, ; Berumen, M. L., Red Sea Research Center King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa ; Jones, G. P., ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies and College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, JCU, Australia, Geoffrey.jones@jcu.edu.au ; Maynard, J. A., SymbioSeas and Marine Applied Research Center, USA, maynardmarine@gmail.com ; Pujol, B., Laboratoire Évolution et Diversité Biologique, Université Toulouse Paul Sabatier, France, benoit.pujol@univ-tlse3.fr ; Saenz-Agudelo, P., Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas, Universidad Austral de Chile, , Pablo.saenzagudelo@gmail.com ; Thorrold, S. R., Department of Biology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, , sthorrold@whoi.edu ; Planes, S., Laboratoire d’Excellence ‘CORAIL’, USR 3278 EPHE-CNRS-UPVD CRIOBE, France, planes@univ-perp.fr ;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28464

SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO? PHENOTYPIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINANTS OF LARVAL DISPERSAL

Mills, S. C., CRIOBE URS 3278 CNRS-EPHE-UPVD, French Polynesia, suzanne.mills@univ-perp.fr; Beldade, R., CRIOBE URS 3278 CNRS-EPHE-UPVD, French Polynesia, rbeldade@gmail.com;

http://suzannemills.org/?page_id=88

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29092

LARGE-SCALE, MULTI-DIRECTIONAL LARVAL CONNECTIVITY AMONG GROUPER POPULATIONS IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF MARINE PARK

Williamson, D. H., James Cook University, Australia, david.williamson@jcu.edu.au; Harrison, H. B., James Cook University, Australia, hugo.harrison@my.jcu.edu.au; Almany, G. R., University of Perpignan, France, glenn.almany@univ-perp.fr; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, mberumen@whoi.edu; Bonin, M. C., James Cook University, Australia, mary.bonin@jcu.edu.au; Choukroun, S., James Cook University, Australia, severine.choukroun@jcu.edu.au; Doherty, P. J., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, P.Doherty@aims.gov.au; Frisch, A. J., James Cook University, Australia, ashley.frisch@jcu.edu.au; Saenz-Agudelo, P., Universidad Austral deUniv, Chile, pablo.saenzagudelo@gmail.com; Jones, G. P., James Cook University, Australia, geoffrey.jones@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 27963

LARVAL DISPERSAL AND MOVEMENT PATTERNS OF CORAL REEF FISHES: IMPLICATIONS FOR MARINE RESERVE DESIGN

Green, A. L., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, agreen@tnc.org; Maypa, A. P., Coastal Conservation and Education Foundation, Philippines, aimaypa@yahoo.com; Almany, G. R., University of Perpignan, France, glenn.almany@univ-perp.fr; Rhodes, K. L., University of Hawaii at Hilo, USA, klrhodes_grouper@yahoo.com; Weeks, R., James Cook University, Australia, Rebecca.weeks@jcu.edu.au; Abesamis, R. A., Silliman University, Philippines, rene.abesamis@gmail.com; Gleason, M. G., The Nature Conservancy, USA, mgleason@TNC.ORG; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au; White, A. L., The Nature Conservancy, USA, alan_white@tnc.org;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28137

THE ROLE OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS IN THE REPLENISHMENT OF LOCAL FISHERIES

Harrison, H. B., James Cook University, Australia, hugo.harrison@jcu.edu.au; Williamson, D. H., James Cook University, Australia, ; Almany, G. R., Centre de Recherche Insulaire et Observatoire de l'Environnement, France, ; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, ; Jones, G. P., James Cook University, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28960

FISH SPAWNING AGGREGATIONS MODIFY MULTI-SPECIES AND -TROPHIC INTERACTIONS

Priest, M. A., University of Queensland, Australia, m.priest@uq.edu.au; Marshell, A. L., University of Queensland, Australia, a.marshell@uq.edu.au; Golbuu, Y., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, ygolbuu@picrc.org; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au;

25 - Indicator taxa: What can they tell us about the past, present and future for coral reefs?

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29383

RECONSTRUCTION OF THE HISTORY OF A ST. CROIX, USVI REEF LAGOON SYSTEM FROM THE SEDIMENTARY RECORD

Parsons-Hubbard, K. M., Oberlin College, USA, karla.hubbard@oberlin.edu; Hubbard, D. K., Oberlin College, USA, dennis.hubbard@oberlin.edu; Herrmann, M., Oberlin College, USA, megan.herrmann@oberlin.edu;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28067

FROM CORAL TO “SPONGE REEFS”? EXCAVATING SPONGES AS INDICATORS OF CHANGE

Chaves-Fonnegra, A., University of the Virgin Islands. CEMES. #2 John Brewers Bay, St. Thomas, USVI 00802, USA, andiachaves@gmail.com; Riegl, B., Nova Southeastern University. Oceanographic Center. 8000 N Ocean Dr. Dania Beach, FL. 33004., USA, rieglb@nova.edu; Zea, S., Universidad Nacional de Colombia. CECIMAR. c/o INVEMAR Calle 25 2-55 Playa Salguero, Santa Marta., Colombia, szea@invemar.org.co; Lopez, J. V., Nova Southeastern University. Oceanographic Center. 8000 N Ocean Dr. Dania Beach, FL. 33004., USA, joslo@nova.edu; Gilliam, D. S., Nova Southeastern University. Oceanographic Center. 8000 N Ocean Dr. Dania Beach, FL. 33004., USA, gilliam@nova.edu ;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 27868

PALEO-GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSIFICATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEPENDENCE OF THE LARGER FORAMINIFER HETEROSTEGINA

Eder, W., University of Vienna, Austria, wolfgang.eder@univie.ac.at; Hohenegger, J., University of Vienna, Austria, johann.hohenegger@univie.ac.at; Torres Silva, A. I., University of Vienna, Austria, ana_ivist@hotmail.com; Briguglio, A., University Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam, antonio.briguglio@ubd.edu.bn;

http://www.univie.ac.at/Palaeontologie/

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29314

RETENTION OF THERMAL TOLERANCE IN THE INVASIVE FORAMINIFERA AMPHISTEGINA LOBIFERA FROM THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND THE GULF OF AQABA

Schmidt, C., MARUM, Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany, cschmidt@marum.de; Morard, R., MARUM, Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany, rmorard@marum.de; Prazeres, M., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Comparative Genomics Centre, James Cook University, Australia, martina.defreitasprazeres@jcu.edu.au; Barak, H., National Institute of Oceanography, Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research (IOLR), Haifa, Israel, barak@ocean.org.il; Kucera, M., MARUM, Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany, mkucera@marum.de;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28282

LOCAL HABITAT INFLUENCES THE RESPONSES OF THE LARGE BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA AMPHISTEGINA LOBIFERA TO THE COMBINED EFFECT OF ELEVATED TEMPERATURE AND NITRATE

Prazeres, M., The University of Queensland, Australia, m.prazeres@uq.edu.au; Leggat, W., James Cook University, Australia, bill.leggat@jcu.edu.au; Pandolfi, J. M., The University of Queensland, , j.pandolfi@uq.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28602

ARE ZANZIBAR’S REEFS UNDERGOING ECOLOGICAL CHANGE? FORAMINIFERA BIO-INDICATORS FOR MONITORING AND ASSESSMENT OF REEF ECOSYSTEMS IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN

Narayan, G. R., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine , Germany, gita.narayan@leibniz-zmt.de;

http://www.zmt-bremen.de/

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28661

ASSESSING CORAL REEF HEALTH IN THE NORTH ARI ATOLL, MALDIVES USING THE FORAM INDEX.

Spezzaferri, S., University of Fribourg, Switzerland, silvia.spezzaferri@unifr.ch; El Kateb, A., University of Fribourg, Switzerland, akram.elkateb@unifr.ch; Pisapia, C., University of Fribourg, Switzerland, chiara.pisapia@my.jcu.edu.au; Hallock, P., University of South Florida, USA, pmuller@usf.edu;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28718

BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA AND CORALS AS INDICATORS OF WATER QUALITY IN WAR IN THE PACIFIC NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, GUAM, USA

McCutcheon, A. L., National Park Service, USA, amanda_l_mccutcheon@nps.gov; McKenna, S. A., National Park Service, USA, sheila_mckenna@nps.gov;

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

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28024

DIVING INTO THE DEEP-END: BAITED REMOTE UNDERWATER VIDEO STATIONS (BRUVS) TO STUDY DEEP-REEF FISH IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA

Sih, T. L., James Cook University, Australia, Tiffany.Sih@my.jcu.edu.au; Cappo, M., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, M.Cappo@aims.gov.au; Kingsford, M. J., James Cook University, Australia, Michael.Kingsford@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29157

EXPLORING CORAL-ASSOCIATED BACTERIA OVER AN EXTREME DEPTH GRADIENT: ASSESSING THE PRESENCE OF UBIQUITOUS SYMBIONTS

Hernandez, A. I., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, alejandra.hernandezagreda@my.jcu.edu.au; Bongaerts, P., Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland, Australia, pim@uq.edu.au; Leggat, W., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, bill.leggat@jcu.edu.au; Ainsworth, T. D., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, tracy.ainsworth@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29144

SPECIES DIVERSITY IN THE MESOPHOTIC CORAL GENUS LEPTOSERIS: A COMBINED TAXONOMIC AND PHYLOGENOMIC ASSESSMENT

Englebert, N., The University of Queensland, Australia, n.englebert@uq.edu.au; Bongaerts, P., The University of Queensland, Australia, pim@uq.edu.au; Pichon, M., Museum of Tropical Queensland, Australia, michel.pichon@bigpond.com; Dinesen, Z., The University of Queensland, Australia, zena.dinesen@daf.qld.gov.au; Kahng, S. E., Hawaii Pacific University, USA, skahng@hpu.edu; Eyal, G., Tel-Aviv University, Israel, galeyal@mail.tau.ac.il; Muir, P. R., Museum of Tropical Queensland, Australia, paul.muir@qm.qld.gov.au; Hoegh-Guldberg, O., The University of Queensland, Australia, oveh@uq.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28808

PHOTOACCLIMATION AND INDUCTION OF LIGHT-ENHANCED CALCIFICATION IN THE MESOPHOTIC CORAL EUPHYLLIA PARADIVISA

Eyal, G., Tel-Aviv University and The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, Israel, gal4596@gmail.com; Cohen, I., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, Israel, 2itaycohen@gmail.com ; Eyal-Shaham, L., Tel-Aviv University and The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, Israel, likush27@gmail.com; Ben-Zvi, O., Tel-Aviv University, Israel, orbzvi@gmail.com; Loya, Y., Tel-Aviv University, Israel, yosiloya@gmail.com;

http://www.mceisrael.com/

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28564

FROM JAPAN TO THE NORTHERN TIP OF THE RED SEA: A LONG, NON-STOP JOURNEY FOR THE MESOPHOTIC SCLERACTINIAN SPECIES LEPTOSERIS AMITORIENSIS ?

PICHON, M., Museum of Tropical Queensland Townsville, Australia, michel.pichon@bigpond.com; EYAL, G., Tel Aviv University and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Science Eilat, Israel, galeyal@mail.tau.ac.il; SINNIGER, F., Ttopical Biosphere Research Center University of the Ryukyus Okinawa, Japan, fredsinniger@hotmail.com; LOYA, Y., Tel Aviv University, Israel, yosiloya@gmail.com; HARII, S., Tropical Biosphere Research Center University of the Ryukyu Okinawa, Japan, sharii@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29422

HIGH BIODIVERSITY OF MESOPHOTIC CORALS IN OKINAWA AND ITS IMPORTANCE IN A CHANGING WORLD.

Sinniger, F., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, fredsinniger@hotmail.com; Prasetia, R., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, rianprasetia@yahoo.com; Harii, S., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, sharii@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29381

ACCLIMATION OF ADULT AND JUVENILE MESOPHOTIC SERIATOPORA HYSTRIX TO SHALLOW REEF HABITATS

Prasetia, R., Sesoko Station, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, rianprasetia@yahoo.com; Sinniger, F., Sesoko Station, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, fredsinniger@hotmail.com; Yorifuji, M., Sesoko Station, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, makikoyorifuji@gmail.com; Nakamura, T., Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, takasuke@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Yuen, Y. S., Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, yeongshyanyuen@gmail.com; Harii, S., Sesoko Station, Tropical Biosphere Research Center, University of the Ryukyus, Japan, sharii@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28489

ECOLOGICAL AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL IMPACTS OF INTERNAL WAVES ON MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS: TESTING EDDY CORRELATION AND ISOTOPE APPROACHES, IRIOMOTE, JAPAN

Wyatt, A. S., The University of Tokyo, Japan, wyatt@aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp; Miyajima, T., The University of Tokyo, Japan, ; Leichter, J. J., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, ; Naruse, T., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Kuwae, T., Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan, ; Yamamoto, S., The University of Tokyo, Japan, ; Satoh, N., The University of Tokyo, Japan, ; Nagata, T., The University of Tokyo, Japan, ;

http://www.oceanecol.com/

30 - Coral bleaching: monitoring, management responses and resilience

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 28250

HETEROTROPHY PROMOTES PHOTOSYNTHATE TRANSLOCATION IN A SYMBIOTIC CORAL DURING THERMAL STRESS

Tremblay, P., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, pascale_tremblay@globetrotter.net; Gori, A., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, gori@ub.edu; Maguer, J. F., Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, France, Jean-Francois.Maguer@univ-brest.fr; Hoogenboom, M., James Cook University, Australia, mia.hoogenboom1@jcu.edu.au; Ferrier-Pagès, C., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ferrier@centrescientifique.mc;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 29170

HOME IS WHERE THE WAVES ARE: CORALS IN GUAM’S EXPOSED REEF FRONTS ARE RESILIENT TO LOCAL STRESSORS BUT VULNERABLE TO REGIONAL WARMING

Burdick, D. R., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, burdickdr@hotmail.com; Reynolds, T. C., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, traviscreynolds@gmail.com; Houk, P., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, peterhouk@gmail.com; Brown, V. A., Pacific Islands Regional Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Guam, valerie.brown@noaa.gov; Raymundo, L. J., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, lraymundo@uguam.uog.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 29452

CORAL SKELETAL LIGHT SCATTERING AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO THERMAL BLEACHING

Marcelino, L. A., Northwestern University, USA, l-marcelino@northwestern.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 28471

PHOTOPHYSIOLOGICAL TRAITS ARE GLOBALLY DIAGNOSTIC OF REEF CORAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TO THERMALLY INDUCED BLEACHING

Suggett, D. J., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, David.Suggett@uts.edu.au; Nitschke, M. R., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Matthew.Nitschke@uts.edu.au; Kikuchi, R. K., Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, ruykenji@gmail.com; Leggat, W., James Cook University, Australia, bill.leggat@jcu.edu.au; Smith, D. J., University of Essex, United Kingdom, djsmitc@essex.ac.uk; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa; Warner, M. E., University of Delaware, USA, mwarner@udel.edu;

http://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/our-research/climate-change-cluster/research-groups/aquatic-processes-group-6

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 314 | Abstract ID 29588

LANDSCAPE PATTERNS OF SYMBIODINIUM COMMUNITY DYNAMICS IN ORBICELLA FAVEOLATA DURING AND AFTER THE CONSECUTIVE MASS BLEACHING EVENTS OF 2014 AND 2015

Jones, P. R., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, paul.r.jones@noaa.gov; Gintert, B. E., University of Miami, USA, bgintert@rsmas.miami.edu; Carlton, R. D., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, renee.carlton@noaa.gov; Kolodziej, G. E., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, graham.kolodziej@noaa.gov; Valentino, L. M., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, lauren.valentino@noaa.gov; Gleason, A. C., University of Miami, USA, art.gleason@miami.edu; Jankulak, M. L., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, mike.jankulak@noaa.gov; Enochs, I. C., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, Ian.Enochs@noaa.gov; Manzello, D. P., NOAA, USA, derek.manzello@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 29745

GREATER DIVERSITY IN SYMBIONT TYPES WITHIN FLORIDA DENDROGYRA CYLINDRUS: PERSISTENT SHIFT IN DOMINANT SYMBIONT SUB-TYPES AND EVIDENCE OF CRYPTIC NOVEL CLADE

Lewis, C. L., Florida International University, USA, clewi066@fiu.edu; Neely, K. L., Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation, USA, karen.neely@myfwc.com; Richardson, L. L., Florida International University, USA, richardl@fiu.edu; Rodriguez-Lanetty, M., Florida International University, USA, rodriguezlanetty@gmail.com;

http://http://imageslab.fiu.edu/

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 28751

SYMBIODINIUM THERMOTOLERANCE AND CORAL SUSCEPTIBILITY TO BLEACHING

Swain, T. D., Northwestern University, USA, tswain@fieldmuseum.org; Backman, V., Northwestern University, USA, v-backman@northwestern.edu; Marcelino, L. A., Northwestern University, USA, l-marcelino@northwestern.edu ;

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

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28280

TOWARDS PROTECTING THE GREAT BARRIER REEF FROM LAND-BASED POLLUTION

Kroon, F. J., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, F.Kroon@aims.gov.au; Thorburn, P., CSIRO, Australia, ; Schaffelke, B., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, ; Whitten, S., CSIRO, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28624

PROTECTING THE LONG TERM HEALTH OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF THROUGH RESTORATION AND ENHANCEMENT OF ADJACENT COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS

Audas, D., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Australia, d.audas@gbrmpa.gov.au; Groves, P., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Australia, p.groves@gbrmpa.gov.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28918

WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PLANNING AND INVESTMENT PRIORITISATION: A CASE STUDY FROM THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, AUSTRALIA

Waterhouse, J. R., C2O Consulting and James Cook University, Australia, j.waterhouse@c2o.net.au; Brodie, J. E., C2O Consulting and James Cook University, Australia, jon.brodie@jcu.edu.au; Sweatman, C., Terrain NRM, Australia, carole.sweatman@terrain.org.au; Bass, D., Terrain NRM, Australia, deb.bass@terrain.org.au; Hateley, L., Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines, Australia, louise.hateley@dnrm.qld.gov.au; Park, G., Natural Decisions, Australia, geoff.park@naturaldecisions.com.au; Audas, D. M., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Australia, donna.audas@gbrmpa.gov.au; Johnson, J. E., C2O Consulting, Australia, j.johnson@c2o.net.au; Smith, M., James Cook University, Australia, marcus.smith@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28420

THE CHALLENGES OF MANAGING SUGARCANE CULTIVATION IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF CATCHMENT AREA

Davis, A. M., TropWATER (James Cook University), Australia, aaron.davis@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28139

SEDIMENT ON REEFS: WHO IS TO BLAME?

David, L. T., Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, ltdavid@msi.upd.edu.ph; de la Cruz, J. P., Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, justinejosedelacruz@gmail.com; Villarin, L. S., Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, ljvillarin30@gmail.com; Borja-del Rosario, R., Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, roselle.borja@gmail.com; de Venecia, M. B., Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, dette.devenecia@gmail.com; Cordero-Bailey, K., Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, kcordero@msi.upd.edu.ph; Siringan, F. P., Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, ando.msi@gmail.com; De Leon, J. F., Marine Science Institute, College of Science, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, jfdeleon@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29141

SEDIMENT REMOVAL INCREASES TURF ALGAE GRAZING AND ALTERS ALGAL COMMUNITY COMPOSITION ON CORAL REEFS

Fuchs, C. E., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, corinneefuchs@gmail.com; Adam, T. C., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, ; Burkepile, D. E., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, ; Duran, A., Florida International University, USA, ;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 27799

A FIVE YEAR ASSESSMENT OF CORAL IN FAGA'ALU BAY, AMERICAN SAMOA - HAS FIVE YEARS OF MANAGEMENT MADE AN IMPACT?

Anderson Tagarino, K. L., American Samoa Community College, American Samoa, KelleyAT@hawaii.edu;

48 - Acoustic, optical, and chemical seascapes and their application to restoration and management

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 27965

DEVELOPMENT OF ACOUSTIC METHODS TO INVESTIGATE HAWAIIAN SEMI-DEMERSAL FISH DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE FOR MONITORING STOCKS

Domokos, R., Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, NOAA, USA, reka.domokos@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 29303

INTEGRATING ECHO-SOUNDER AND UNDERWATER VIDEO DATA FOR DEMERSAL FISH ASSESSMENT

Landero, M. M., Curtin University, Australia, m.landerof@student.curtin.edu.au; Parnum, I., Curtin University, Australia, i.parnum@curtin.edu.au; Parsons, M., Curtin University, Australia, miles.parsons@curtin.edu.au; Saunders, B., Curtin University, Australia, ben.saunders@curtin.edu.au; Salgado-Kent, C., Curtin University, Australia, c.salgado@cmst.curtin.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 29418

EXAMINING THE WIDE BAND FREQUENCY RESPONSES OF COMMON REEF FISHES- COMPARISONS BETWEEN MODELS AND MEASUREMENTS

Boswell, K. M., Florida International University, USA, kevin.boswell@fiu.edu;

http://faculty.fiu.edu/~kmboswel

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 312 | Abstract ID 29625

ACOUSTIC DIVERSITY AND BEHAVIOR OF CORAL REEF FISH AGGREGATIONS FROM SONAR SURVEYS

Campanella, F., NOAA - National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, National Ocean Service, USA, fabio.campanella@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 29342

A TRIAL OF IMAGING SONAR SYSTEMS IN COMBINATION WITH STEREO-VIDEO CAMERAS

Saunders, B. J., Department of Environment and Agriculture, Curtin University, Australia, Ben.saunders@curtin.edu.au; Parsons, M. J., Centre for Marine Science and Technology, Curtin University, Australia, miles.parsons@curtin.edu.au; Parnum, I. M., Centre for Marine Science and Technology, Curtin University, Australia, I.Parnum@curtin.edu.au; Becker, A., Port Stephens Fisheries Institute, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Australia, alistair.becker@dpi.nsw.gov.au; Harvey, E. S., Department of Environment and Agriculture, Curtin University, Australia, euan.harvey@curtin.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 28373

UNDERWATER HYPERSPECTRAL IMAGING OF A COLD-WATER CORAL REEF

Hansen, I. M., Ecotone, Norway, ingrid@ecotone.com; Pettersen, R., Akvaplan-niva, Norway, ragnhild.pettersen@akvaplan.niva.no; Ekehaug, S. O., Ecotone, Norway, stefan@ecotone.com; Aas, L. M., Ecotone, Norway, lars@ecotone.com; Tassara, L., Akvaplan-niva, Norway, luca.tassara@akvaplan.niva.no; Geraudie, P., Akvaplan-niva, Norway, perrine.geraudie@akvaplan.niva.no; Bytingsvik, J., Akvaplan-niva, Norway, jenny.bytingsvik@akvaplan.niva.no;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 29239

3D MAPPING OF SEABED BATHYMETRY USING TEARDROP AND SIDESCAN SONAR

Santos, A. B., University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, ajsantos@nip.upd.edu.ph; Soriano, M. N., University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, jing@nip.upd.edu.ph ;

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

06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28058

CONTROLS ON REEF DEGRADATION AND RECOVERY

Aronson, R. B., Florida Institute of Technology, USA, raronson@fit.edu; Toth, L. T., US Geological Survey, USA, ltoth@usgs.gov; John, J. F., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, jbruno@unc.edu; Precht, W. F., Dial Cordy and Associates, Inc., USA, Bprecht@dialcordy.com;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28585

REDUCED DISTURBANCE RISKS TO IMPORTANT SOURCE REEFS IMPART SYSTEMIC RESILIENCE TO THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Hock, K., University of Queensland, Australia, k.hock1@uq.edu.au; Wolff, N. H., University of Queensland, Australia, n.wolff1@uq.edu.au; Ortiz, J. C., University of Queensland, Australia, j.ortiz@uq.edu.au; Condie, S. A., CSIRO, Australia, Scott.Condie@csiro.au; Anthony, K. R., AIMS, Australia, k.anthony@aims.gov.au; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28092

ASSESSING AND COMMUNICATING THE STATUS OF CORAL COMMUNITIES USING A CONDITION INDEX BASED ON MULTIPLE INDICATORS RELEVANT TO WATER QUALITY

Thompson, A. A., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, a.thompson@aims.gov.au; Logan, M., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, m.logan@aims.gov.au;

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29714

MANAGEMENT RELEVANT INTERPRETATION OF REEF MONITORING DATA

Flower, J., University of Queensland, Australia, jflowernet@aim.com; Ortiz, J. C., University of Queensland, Australia, ; Chollett, I., Smithsonian Marine Station, USA, ; Abdullah, S., University of Queensland, Australia, ; Castro-Sanguino, C., University of Queensland, Australia, ; Hock, K., University of Queensland, Australia, ; Lam, V., University of Queensland, Australia, ; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28913

CONSERVING HAWAIIAN COMMERCIAL HARBOR CORAL REEF RESOURCES IN A S.M.A.R.T. WORLD BY KEVIN B. FOSTER

Foster, K. B., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USA, kevin_b_foster@fws.gov;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29106

LET THE REEF BE YOUR GUIDE: AN ADAPTIVE APPROACH TO MONITORING ON GUAM

Burdick, D., University of Guam, Guam, burdickdr@hotmail.com; Houk, P., University of Guam, Guam, peterhouk@gmail.com; Miller, R., University of Guam, Guam, roxanna.myers@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28227

QUANTIFYING AND OPTIMISING MANAGEMENT OUTCOMES FOR INSHORE REEFS

Gilby, B. L., University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, bgilby@usc.edu.au; Olds, A. D., University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, ; Stevens, T., Griffith University, Australia, ; Connolly, R. M., Griffith University, Australia, ; Tibbetts, I. R., University of Queensland, Australia, ; Schlacher, T. A., University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29238

INCONSISTENCIES BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND NEW MONITORING TECHNIQUES FOR ASSESSING CORAL REEF RESILIENCE: AN EXAMPLE FROM FIJIAN LOCALLY MANAGED MARINE AREAS

Ford, A. K., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, akford1906@gmail.com; Eich, A., University of Bremen, Germany, eich.andreas@web.de; McAndrews, R., University of Bremen, Germany, ryan.mcandrews@my.jcu.edu.au; Bejarano, S., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, sonia.bejarano@leibniz-zmt.de; Mangubhai, S., Wildlife Conservation Society, Fiji, smangubhai@wcs.org; Moore, B., Secretariat of the Pacific Community, New Caledonia, bradleym@spc.int; Wild, C., University of Bremen, Germany, christian.wild@uni-bremen.de; Ferse, S., Leibniz Center of Tropical Marine Ecology, , sebastian.ferse@leibniz-zmt.de;

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06/21/2016 | 16:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28547

STRENGTHENING MARINE PROTECTED AREAS TO CONSERVE MARINE KEY BIODIVERSITY AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES – THE MKBA PROJECT

Espana, N. B., United Nations Development Programme Philippines, Philippines, norievill.espana@gmail.com; Hilomen, V. V., Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau, Philippines, ; Lim, M. S., Department of Environment and Natural Resources Biodiversity Management Bureau, Philippines, ; Tena, G. A., United Nations Development Programme Philippines, Philippines, ; Ariate-De Vera, E. L., United Nations Development Programme Philippines, Philippines, ; Colarina, C. B., United Nations Development Programme Philippines, Philippines, ;

06/21/2016 | 16:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 27931

DRIVERS OF REDISTRIBUTION OF FISHING AND NON-FISHING EFFORT AFTER THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A MARINE PROTECTED AREA NETWORK

Cabral, R. B., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, rcabral@ucsb.edu; Gaines, S. D., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, gaines@bren.ucsb.edu; Johnson, B., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, USA, bjohns40@calpoly.edu; Bell, T. W., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, thomas.bell@lifesci.ucsb.edu; White, C., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, USA, cwhite31@calpoly.edu;

06/21/2016 | 16:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28973

QUALITY OVER QUANTITY: HABITAT CONDITION IS A STRONGER DRIVER OF FISH BIOMASS ON CORAL REEFS THAN HABITAT SPATIAL EXTENT AND CONNECTEDNESS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Leahy, S. M., James Cook University and Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, susannah.leahy@my.jcu.edu.au; Russ, G. R., James Cook University and Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, garry.russ@jcu.edu.au; Abesamis, R. A., James Cook University and Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, rene.abesamis@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | 17:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28823

RESERVE NETWORK DESIGN TO DELIVER REAL-WORLD CONSERVATION AND FISHERIES BENEFITS

Chollett, I., Smithsonian Marine Station, Smithsonian Institution, USA, iliana.chollett@gmail.com; Garavelli, L., Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, USA, lgaravelli@fau.edu; Cherubin, L., Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, USA, lcherubin@fau.edu; Matthews, T. R., Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Marine Research Institute, USA, Tom.Matthews@myfwc.com; Mumby, P. J., Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au; Box, S. J., Smithsonian Marine Station, Smithsonian Institution, USA, boxs@si.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28356

TRANSBOUNDARY CORAL REEF MONITORING FOR THE GRENADINES NETWORK OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

Joseph, O., Sustainable Grenadines Inc., Saint Vincent and Grenadines, orisha.joseph@gmail.com; Barriteau, M., Sustainable Grenadines Inc, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, martin.barriteau@gmail.com; Doyle, E., Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute (GCFI), USA, emma.doyle@gcfi.org ; Phillips, M., The Nature Conservancy, Grenada, myles.phillips@tnc.org ;

06/21/2016 | 17:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29775

MONITORING AND CONSERVATION OF REEF FISH POPULATIONS IN SOUTH FLORIDA NATIONAL PARKS

Feeley, M. W., National Park Service, South Florida/Caribbean Network, USA, michael_feeley@nps.gov; Atkinson, A. J., National Park Service, South Florida/Caribbean Network, USA, andrea_atkinson@nps.gov; Bryan, D. R., University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, USA, dbryan@rsmas.miami.edu; Bohnsack, J. A., National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, USA, jim.bohnsack@noaa.gov; Ault, J. S., University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, USA, jault@rsmas.miami.edu;

06/21/2016 | 17:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29415

DISENTANGLING ECOLOGICAL AND ANTHROPOGENIC DRIVERS OF CORAL REEF FISH POPULATIONS IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN

Samoilys, M. A., CORDIO East Africa, Kenya, melita.samoilys@gmail.com; Halford, A., Curtin University, Australia, andrew.halford@gmail.com; Osuka, K., CORDIO East Africa, Kenya, kosuka@cordioea.net; Obura, D., CORDIO East Africa, Kenya, dobura@cordioea.net;

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06/21/2016 | 18:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 27847

SEA STAR PREDATION THREATENS CORAL PERSISTENCE IN SMALL RESERVES

Clements, C. S., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, cclements9@gatech.edu; Hay, M. E., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, mark.hay@biology.gatech.edu;