Program & Agenda

Agenda Detail

6/21/2016 | 18:15 - 19:45 | POSTER

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30093 | Poster ID 31

GENETIC VARIATION IN POPULATIONS OF A TROPICAL MYSID, MYSIDIUM GRACILE

Chapina, R. J., University of Texas at El Paso, USA, jchapina@miners.utep.edu; Ramos, J. C., University of Texas at El Paso, USA, jcramos@miners.utep.edu; Sikkel, P. C., Arkansas State University, USA, psikkel@astate.edu; Walsh, E. J., University of Texas at El Paso, USA, ewalsh@utep.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29790 | Poster ID 32

JOHNSTON ATOLL: REEF FISH HYBRID ZONE BETWEEN HAWAII AND THE EQUATORIAL PACIFIC.

Lobel, P. S., Boston University, USA, plobel@bu.edu; Lobel, L. K., Wheelock College, USA, llobel@wheelock.edu; Randall, J. E., Bishop Museum, USA, jackr@hawaii.rr.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29836 | Poster ID 33

MOLECULAR PHYLOGENY OF THE CARIBBEAN SCLERACTINIAN CORALS: SOLVING THE PUZZLE

Rivera, G. B., Laboratorio de Biología Molecular Marina (BIOMMAR), Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, gb.rivera93@uniandes.edu.co; Sánchez, J. A., Laboratorio de Biología Molecular Marina (BIOMMAR), Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, gb.rivera93@uniandes.edu.co;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28787 | Poster ID 34

MACROSCOPIC AND MOLECULAR ASPECTS OF REGENERATION IN THE CARIBBEAN STAR CORAL, MONTASTRAEA CAVERNOSA

Horricks, R. A., University of Guelph, Canada, horricks.ryan@gmail.com; Herbinger, C. M., Dalhousie University, Canada, christophe.herbinger@dal.ca; Lumsden, J. S., University of Guelph, Canada, jsl@uoguelph.ca;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28592 | Poster ID 35

UNDERSTANDING THE MAINTENANCE OF SPECIES BOUNDARIES BY EXAMINING HYBRIDISIATION IN CORAL REEF FISHES

Hobbs, J. A., Curtin University, Australia, jp.hobbs@curtin.edu.au; Sinclair-Taylor, T. H., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Tane.Sinclair-Taylor@kaust.edu.sa; DiBattista, J. D., Curtin University, Australia, joey.dibattista@curtin.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28640 | Poster ID 36

DIAGNOSTIC MARKERS FOR HYBRID FISHES

HE, S., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, song.he@kaust.edu.sa; Sinclair-Taylor, T., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, tane.sinclair-taylor@kaust.edu.sa; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28304 | Poster ID 37

SOCOTRA: THE NEW HYBRID HOTSPOT

Sinclair-Taylor, T. H., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, tane.sinclair-taylor@kaust.edu.sa; DiBattista, J. D., Curtin University , Australia, joey.dibattista@curtin.edu.au; Hobbs, J. A., Curtin University , Australia, jp.hobbs@curtin.edu.au; Rocha, L. A., California Academy of Sciences, USA, LRocha@calacademy.org; He, S., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, song.he@kaust.edu.sa; Priest, M. A., University of Queensland, Australia, m.priest@uq.edu.au; Bowen, B. W., Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, bbowen@hawaii.edu; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

07 - Biodiversity, biogeography and evolution of coral reef organisms

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29963 | Poster ID 49

DIVERSITY AND EXTREMELY HIGH ABUNDANCE OF PICOCYANOBACTERIA IN THE TROPICAL LAGOON WATERS OF TONGA

Noh, J. H., Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology , Republic Of Korea, jhnoh@kiost.ac.kr; Choi, D. H., Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, Republic Of Korea, dhchoi@kiost.ac.kr; Lee, C. M., Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, Republic Of Korea, cmlee@kiost.ac.kr;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29986 | Poster ID 50

MONITORING ALGAL DIVERSITY IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC: A CASE STUDY ON ACTINOTRICHIA

Simeon, A. E., University of Guam, Guam, anna.ellingboe@gmail.com; Schils, T., University of Guam, USA, tom@schils.be;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29997 | Poster ID 51

SPECIES AND GENOTYPE DISTIBUTION OF POCILLOPORA DAMICORNIS-LIKE CORAL ACROSS SUBTROPICAL TO TEMPERATE REGION IN JAPAN

Kitano, Y. F., University of Miyazaki, Japan, yuko.f.kitano@gmail.com; Iguchi, A., Okinawa National College of Technology, Japan, iguchi.a0218@gmail.com; Ueno, M., Coral Reef Research in Sekisei Lagoon, Japan, ueno_kuroshima@hotmail.com; Nagai, S., National Research Institute of Fisheries Science, Fisheries Reseach Agency, Japan, snagai@affrc.go.jp; Yasuda, N., University of Mitazaki, Japan, ninayausda@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29738 | Poster ID 52

BIODIVERSITY OF GIANT CLAMS (TRIDACNIDAE) IN THE SPERMONDE ARCHIPELAGO, SOUTH SULAWESI, INDONESIA

Niartiningsih, A., Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, niarsyam@yahoo.co.id; Jompa, J., Hasanuddin Univerisity, Indonesia, jamaluddin.jompa@gmail.com; Syafiuddin, S., Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, jamaluddin.jompa@gmail.com; Yusuf, s., Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, jamaluddin.jompa@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29681 | Poster ID 53

DIVERSITY OF GORGONIANS AND GAMETE DEVELOPMENT OF GORGONIAN, DICHOTELLA GEMMACEA IN THE UPPER GULF OF THAILAND

Nilpanapan, A., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, apirut.n@hotmail.com; Loyjiw, T., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, coral_unit@hotmail.com; Chavanich, S., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, suchana.c@chula.ac.th; Viyakarn, V., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, voranop.v@chula.ac.th;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29693 | Poster ID 54

MOLECULAR PHYLOGEOGRAPHY AND POPULATION STRUCTURE OF BELIZEAN SEA CUCUMBERS

Jarrett, J. N., Central Connecticut State University, USA, jarrettj@ccsu.edu; Dean, N. A., Central Connecticut State University, USA, nicole.dean@my.ccsu.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30121 | Poster ID 55

LA PLATA ISLAND ECUADOR: REFUGE OF CORAL RESELIENCE

Rivera, F. E., Instituto Nazca de Investigaciones Marinas, Ecuador, frivera@insititutonazca.org; Martinez, P. C., Instituto Nazca de Investigaciones Marinas, Ecuador, pmartinez@institutonazca.org;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30128 | Poster ID 56

IS THE STATUS OF CURRENT BENTHIC CORAL REEF COMMUNITIES OF SAUDI ARABIA LINKED TO ENVIRONMENTAL PARAMETERS?

Anlauf, H., King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, holger.anlauf@kaust.edu.sa; Kürten, S., King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, saskia.kurten@kaust.edu.sa; Jones, B., King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Burton.Jones@KAUST.EDU.SA; Hoteit, I., King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, ibrahim.hoteit@kaust.edu.sa; Carvalho, S., King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Susana.Carvalho@KAUST.EDU.SA; Ellis, J., King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, joanne.ellis@kaust.edu.sa;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30144 | Poster ID 57

GENETIC TYPING OF TRIDACNIDS AND THEIR ALGAL SYMBIONTS ON THE CENTRAL SAUDI COAST OF THE RED SEA

Pappas, M. K., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, melissapappas1@gmail.com; He, S., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, song.he@kaust.edu.sa; Kanee, H., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, hana.kanee@kaust.edu.sa; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29442 | Poster ID 58

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE DIVERSITY OF ZOANTHARIANS FROM ECUADOR USING AN INTEGRATIVE APPROACH.

JARAMILLO, K. B., CENAIM-ESPOL, Ecuador, kbjarami@espol.edu.ec; GUILLEN, P., CENAIM-ESPOL, Ecuador, pguille@espol.edu.ec; MCCORMACK, G., National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, grace.mccormack@nuigalway.ie; RODRIGUEZ, J. A., CENAIM-ESPOL, Ecuador, jenrodri@espol.edu.ec; THOMAS, O. P., National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland, olivier.thomas@nuigalwawy.ie; SINNIGER, F., University of the Ryukyus Okinawa, Japan, fredsinniger@hotmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29515 | Poster ID 59

EXAMINING PATTERNS OF BRACHYURAN CRAB DIVERSITY ACROSS US PACIFIC CORAL REEFS USING AUTONOMOUS REEF MONITORING STRUCTURES

Reardon, K. G., Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawai'i; NOAA PIFSC , USA, Kerry.Reardon@noaa.gov; Timmers, M. A., Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawai'i; NOAA PIFSC , USA, ; Oliver, T. A., Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawai'i; NOAA PIFSC , USA, ; Paulay, G., Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, USA, ; Godwin, L. S., NOAA Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, USA, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29281 | Poster ID 61

BENTHIC DIVERSITY SPECIES IN TIDE POOLS FROM REEF PLATFORM ON THE MACEIÓ COAST, ALAGOAS STATE, BRAZIL.

Correia, M. D., Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil, monicadorigocorreia@gmail.com; Lima, M. L., Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de Sergipe, Brazil, mlilianfl@yahoo.com.br; Pereira, B. M., Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil, brnmichael1@gmail.com; Albuquerque, E. A., Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil, edinir.aprigio@gmail.com; Sovierzoski, H. H., Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil, hsovierzoski@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: https://www.sgmeet.com/icrs2016/sessionschedule.asp?SessionID=07

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29253 | Poster ID 62

THE GENUS WAMINOA ASSOCIATED WITH PALYTHOA HELIODISCUS

Kunihiro, S., University of Ryukyus, Japan, dolphin.chura.aqua@gmail.com; Reimer, J. D., University of Ryukyus, Japan, jreimer@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29213 | Poster ID 63

THE DYNAMIC CHANGES OF REEF CORALS IN THE XUWEN CORAL REEF RESERVE AREA DURING THE PAST TEN YEARS

Lei, X. M., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, leixm@scsio.ac.cn; Huang, H., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, huanghui@scsio.ac.cn;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29358 | Poster ID 64

PHYLOGENY AND DIVERSITY OF SEA PENS IN SOUTHERN JAPAN

Kushida, Y., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, kskrg.38@gmail.com; Reimer, J. D., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, jreimer@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29331 | Poster ID 65

JEJU ISLAND, SOUTH KOREA SOFT CORAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE ANALYSIS

Kim, H. J., National Marine Biodivetsity Institute of Korea, Republic Of Korea, kimhj95@mabik.re.kr; Cho, I. Y., National Marine Biodivetsity Institute of Korea, Republic Of Korea, coral@mabik.re.kr; Moon, H. W., National Marine Biodivetsity Institute of Korea, Republic Of Korea, hwmoon@mabik.re.kr;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29154 | Poster ID 67

DIFFERENCES IN CRYPTIC DIVERSITY AND HOST SPECIFICITY OF COPEPODS ASSOCIATED WITH STONY CORALS IN THE RED SEA

Ivanenko, V. N., Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation, ivanenko.slava@gmail.com; Mudrova, S. V., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, sofya.mudrova@kaust.edu.sa ; Nikitin, M. A., Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation, nikitin.fbb@gmail.com ; Hoeksema, B., Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands, bert.hoeksema@naturalis.nl ; Fontaneto, D., Institute of Ecosystem Study, Italy, diego.fontaneto@gmail.com; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29031 | Poster ID 68

A PHYLOGEOGRAPHIC APPROACH TO STUDY CORAL REEF REFUGES IN SOUTHWEST ATLANTIC

Menezes, N. M., Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, menezes.natalia@gmail.com; Peres, E., Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, elenperes@gmail.com; Solferini, V. N., Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, vera.solferini@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28472 | Poster ID 72

PERSISTING TERPIOS HOSHINOTA OUTBREAKS IN INDONESIAN REEFS – PROLIFERATION, INVASION OR TRANSITION?

Madduppa, H., Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia, hawis@ipb.ac.id; Schupp, P. J., University of Oldenburg, Germany, ; Thoms, C., Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28570 | Poster ID 73

PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF WHOLE GENOME SEQUENCING ANALYSIS OF ACANTHASTER PLANCI IN JAPAN, HAWAII AND THAILAND.

Yuasa, H., University of Miyazaki, Japan, gd12026@student.miyazaki-u.ac.jp; Yasuda, N., University of Miyazaki, Japan, ninayausda@gmail.com; Ogura, Y., University of Kyushu, Japan, y-ogura@med.miyazaki-u.ac.jp; Hayashi, T., University of Kyushu, Japan, thayash@med.miyazaki-u.ac.jp; Yoshimura, D., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, dyoshimura@bio.titech.ac.jp; Kajitani, R., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, rkajitan@bio.titech.ac.jp; Ito, T., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, takehiko@bio.titech.ac.jp; Forsman, Z., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, zac@hawaii.edu; Thongtham, N., Phuket Marine Biological Center, Thailand, nalineeth@hotmail.com; Phongsuwan, N., Phuket Marine Biological Center, Thailand, nph1959@gmail.com; Kitano, Y. F., University of Miyazaki, Japan, yuko.f.kitano@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28322 | Poster ID 75

MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF THE SOFT CORAL FAMILY XENIIDAE (OCTOCORALLIA, ALCYONACEA) IN JAPAN AND TAIWAN

Koido, T., University of Miyazaki, Japan, tatsuki0104@gmail.com; Nozawa, Y., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, nozaway@gate.sinica.edu.tw; Fukami, H., University of Miyazaki, Japan, hirofukami@cc.miyazaki-u.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28323 | Poster ID 76

MOLECULAR PHYLOGENETIC STUDY OF MUSHROOM CORALS (SCLERACTINIA: FUNGIIDAE) IN THE RYUKYU ARCHIPELAGO, JAPAN

Oku, Y., University of Miyazaki, Japan, titti.faai@gmail.com; Iwao, K., Akashima Marine Science Laboratory, Japan, iwao@amsl.or.jp; Naruse, T., University of Ryukyu, Japan, naruse@lab.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Dewa, N., Kagoshima city aquarium, Japan, n-dewa@ioworld.jp; Fukami, H., University of Miyazaki, Japan, hirofukami@cc.miyazaki-u.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28508 | Poster ID 77

BIOGEOGRAPHY OF DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIONTS ACROSS THE INDO-PACIFIC: AN ECOLOGICAL AND EVOLUTIONARY ANALYSIS

Sims, C. A., University of Queensland, Australia, c.sims@uq.edu.au; Sampayo, E. M., University of Queensland, Australia, e.sampayo@uq.edu.au; LaJeunesse, T. C., Pennsylvania State University, USA, tcl3@psu.edu; Tonk, L., University of Queensland, Australia, l.tonk@uq.edu.au; Pandolfi, J. M., University of Queensland, Australia, j.pandolfi@uq.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27919 | Poster ID 78

MAPPING SCLERACTINIAN CORAL COMMUNITIES OF SINGAPORE USING THE GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATIONS SYSTEM (GIS)

Tan, S. L., National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, sherilyntan@hotmail.com; Goh, B., National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, beverly.goh@nie.edu.sg;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27877 | Poster ID 79

CORAL REEF OF SARAWAK, BORNEO

AWANG, D., Fisheries Research Institute, Malaysia, daudawang@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.fri.gov.my

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27777 | Poster ID 81

FISH DIVERSITY OF THE ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS

RAJAN, P. T., ORGANIZATION: ZOOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA, MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS, GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, India, rajanpt537@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.zsi.gov.in

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28015 | Poster ID 82

PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ZOANTHARIAN EPIZOANTHUS SPP. (ANTHOZOA: HEXACORALLIA) AND HOST EUNICE SPP. TUBE WORMS (EUNICIDAE)

Kise, H., University of Ryukyus, Japan, hkm11sea@yahoo.co.jp; Reimer, J. D., University of Ryukyus, Japan, jreimer@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

ePoster Link: http://miseryukyu.com

15 - Connectivity, recruitment and isolation among coral reef populations

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28593 | Poster ID 179

DIFFERENT GROWTH STRATEGIES FOR THE CORAL SPECIES SETTLED ON NEW MODEL MANUFACTURED OF SEMI-ARTIFICIAL SUBSTRATES, RED SEA, EGYPT

ABDELGAWAD, A. A., Tourism Development Authority, Egypt, marine_amr@yahoo.com; ABOUZAID, M. M., Al-Azhar University, Egypt, ;

ePoster Link: http://reefdomeegypt.page.tl/

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28637 | Poster ID 180

MECHANISM OF ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF GONIOPORA STOKESI POPULATION AROUND OKINAWA, JAPAN

Yasuda, N., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, n_yasuda561106@nifty.com; Iguchi, A., National institute of Technology, Okinawa College, Japan, iguchi.a0218@gmail.com; Nishihira, S., Diving Team Snack Snufkin, Japan, ; Koga, D., Diving Team Snack Snufkin, Japan, ; Nishihara, C., Diving Team Snack Snufkin, Japan, ; Hidaka, M., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, hidaka@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28277 | Poster ID 181

POPULATION GENETIC ANALYSIS AT VARIOUS SPATIAL SCALES OF THE BROADCAST-SPAWNING CORAL, GALAXEA FASCICULARIS, IN THE NANSEI ISLANDS, JAPAN

Nakajima, Y., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, yuichi.nakajima@oist.jp; Zayasu, Y., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, ; Shinzato, C., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, ; Wepfer, P. H., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, ; Satoh, N., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, ; Mitarai, S., Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, Japan, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28177 | Poster ID 182

PREFERENCE ABSTRACT

Doe, J., JCU, Australia, john.doe@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28378 | Poster ID 183

EVIDENCE OF REPRODUCTIVE PLASTICITY OF PORITES ASTREOIDES ACROSS A DEPTH GRADIENT IN BERMUDA

Wong, K. H., Carleton Univeristy, Canada, kevinhwong1@gmail.com; Reich, H. G., Clark University, USA, HReich@clarku.edu; Goodbody-Gringley, G., Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda, Gretchen.Goodbody-Gringley@bios.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28745 | Poster ID 184

CORAL RECRUITS ON PALMYRA ATOLL EXHIBITING ‘STRANGER DANGER’

Laplace, R. J., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, rjlaplace@gmail.com; Edwards, C., University of California San Diego, USA, clint@ucsd.edu ; Butler, G., University of California San Diego, USA, gideon.butler@gmail.com ; Pederson, N., University of California San Diego, USA, nepeders@ucsd.edu; Eynaud, Y., University of California San Diego, USA, yeynaud@ucsd.edu ; Sandin, S., University of California San Diego, USA, ssandin@ucsd.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29389 | Poster ID 185

POPULATION STRUCTURE AND MIGRATION PATTERNS OF THE CORAL MUSSISMILIA HISPIDA ALONG THE SOUTHWESTERN ATLANTIC OCEAN

Peluso, L., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, liviapeluso@hotmail.com; Nunes, F., Université de Rennes 1, France, ; Pires, D., Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MN/UFRJ), Brazil, ; Castro, C., Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MN/UFRJ), Brazil, ; Zilberberg, C., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28939 | Poster ID 186

VARIATION IN GENOTYPIC DIVERSITY OF THE THREATENED PILLAR CORAL, DENDROGYRA CYLINDRUS, AND ITS ALGAL SYMBIONT IN FLORIDA, CURACAO, AND THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

Chan, A. N., The Pennsylvania State University, USA, anc164@psu.edu; Devlin-Durante, M. K., The Pennsylvania State University, USA, mkd143@psu.edu; Lewis, C., Keys Marine Laboratory, USA, Cindy.Lewis@myfwc.com; Lunz, K. S., Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, USA, Kate.Lunz@myfwc.com ; Neely, K. L., Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, USA, Karen.Neely@myfwc.com; Baums, I. B., The Pennsylvania State University, USA, baums@psu.edu ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29240 | Poster ID 187

MORPHOMETRIC AND GENETIC DIFFERENTIATION OF ACANTHOCHROMIS POLYACANTHUS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Bernolo, L. F., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, leslie_bernolo_002@yahoo.com; Otero, M. B., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, mcbotero@gmail.com; Salarda, K. N., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, ; Cabasan, J. P., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, ; Nanola, C. L., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, tingnanola@yahoo.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29421 | Poster ID 188

FISH ASSEMBLAGES ASSOCIATED WITH RED GROUPER PITS AT PULLEY RIDGE, THE DEEPEST PHOTOSYNTHETIC CORAL REEF IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.

Harter, S. L., NOAA Fisheries, USA, stacey.harter@noaa.gov; Moe, H. L., NOAA Fisheries, USA, ; David, A. W., NOAA Fisheries, USA, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29645 | Poster ID 189

HABITAT AVAILABILITY AND DEPTH-DRIVEN POPULATION DEMOGRAPHICS REGULATE REGIONAL REPRODUCTIVE OUTPUT OF A COMMON CORAL REEF FISH

Sponaugle, S., Oregon State University, USA, su.sponaugle@oregonstate.edu; Goldstein, E., University of Miami, USA, egoldstein@rsmas.miami.edu; D'Alessandro, E. K., University of Miami, USA, edlessandro@rsmas.miami.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29536 | Poster ID 190

THE PULLEY RIDGE INTERACTIVE DECISION SUPPORT RESOURCE (DSR)

Mader, C., University of Miami, Center for Computational Science, USA, c.mader@miami.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29809 | Poster ID 194

RNA-SEQ AND MANIPULATIVE EXPERIMENTS IDENTIFY KEY RECEPTORS INVOLVED IN LARVAL COMPETENCY

Strader, M. E., The University of Texas at Austin, USA, stradermarie@gmail.com; Matz, M. V., The University of Texas at Austin, USA, matz@utexas.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29999 | Poster ID 195

RECRUITMENT PULSES OF A BROODER DAMSELFISH, ACANTHOCHROMIS POLYACANTHUS IN PUJADA BAY, PHILIPPINES

Paradela, M. C., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, paradela_mae@yahoo.com ; Nanola, C. L., University of the Philippines Mindanao, Philippines, clnanola@up.edu.ph;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29894 | Poster ID 196

TRIPNEUSTES GRATILLA AS A POTENTIAL DISPERSAL AGENT OF THE CORAL MONTIPORA DIGITATA IN BOLINAO, PANGASINAN, PHILIPPINES

Dizon, R. M., University of the Philippines Baguio, Philippines, rmdizon@up.edu.ph;

16 - Larval recruitment on coral reefs facing global change

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29960 | Poster ID 198

LARVAL DEVELOPMENT AND RECRUITMENT IN PTEROGORGIA GUADALUPENSIS UNDER ACIDIFICATION CONDITIONS

Simancas, S. M., Universidad de los Andes , Colombia, s-simanc@uniandes.edu.co; Smyth, C., Universidad de los Andes , Colombia, ca.smyth@uniandes.edu.co; Forero, A. M., Universidad de los Andes , Colombia, anforero@uniandes.edu.co; Sanchez, J. A., Universidad de los Andes , Colombia, juansanc@uniandes.edu.co;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30110 | Poster ID 199

INTERACTIONS OF CORAL RECRUITS AND JUVENILE CORALS WITH SEDIMENT AND ALGAE ON REEFS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Speare, K. E., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, kelly.speare@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Fuchs, C., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, corinneefuchs@gmail.com; Duran, A., Florida International University, USA, adura023@fiu.edu; Burkepile, D. E., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, deron.burkepile@lifesci.ucsb.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28961 | Poster ID 200

PROGRESS TOWARD ACHIEVING SETTLEMENT AND METAMORPHOSIS OF AIPTASIA LARVAE IN THE LABORATORY

Benjamin, B. M., Stanford University, USA, bmason2@stanford.edu; Tran, C., Stanford University, USA, cawa@stanford.edu; Pringle, J. R., Stanford University, USA, jpringle@stanford.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28943 | Poster ID 201

SEXUAL AND ASEXUAL RECRUITMENT OF POCILLOPORID CORALS ON AN EQUATORIAL EASTERN PACIFIC REEF FLAT

Cespedes-Rodriguez, E. C., Universidad del Valle, Colombia, eliana_cr11@hotmail.com; Zapata, F. A., Universidad del Valle, Colombia, fernando.zapata@correounivalle.edu.co;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29171 | Poster ID 202

RESPONSE OF FAVITES COLEMANI LARVAE TO OCEAN WARMING AND ACIDIFICATION

Tañedo, M. S., University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, mctanedo@gmail.com; Villanueva, R. D., University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, ; Baria, M. B., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; San Diego-McGlone, M., University of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28390 | Poster ID 203

SETTLEMENT PATTERNS AND PREFERENCES OF ALGAL-ASSOCIATED FISH RECRUITS

Waldeland, O. R., James Cook University, Australia, oda.waldeland@my.jcu.edu.au; Hoey, A. S., James Cook University, Australia, andrew.hoey1@jcu.edu.au; Jones, G. P., James Cook University, Australia, geoffrey.jones@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29522 | Poster ID 204

DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF LIGHT AND FEEDING ON NEW RECRUITS OF PORITES ASTREOIDES FROM TWO REEF SITES WITHIN BERMUDA

de Putron, S. J., Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda, samantha.deputron@bios.edu; Thomas, M. S., St Lawrence University, USA, miasophiethomas@gmail.com; Wong, K., Carleton University, USA, kevinhwong1@gmail.com;

17 - Coral reef ecosystem dynamics: instabilities, invasions, transitions and reorganization

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28273 | Poster ID 207

CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND THE RESILIENCE OF LOW DIVERSITY CORAL COMMUNITIES TO BLEACHING IN THE GILBERT ISLANDS, KIRIBATI

Cannon, S. E., University of British Columbia, Canada, saracannonbio@gmail.com; Donner, S., University of British Columbia, Canada, simon.donner@ubc.ca;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29081 | Poster ID 208

THE ROLE OF LETHAL AND SUBLETHAL PREDATION ON CROWN-OF-THORNS STARFISH POPULATIONS

Messmer, V., ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, vanessa.messmer@gmail.com; Caballes, C. F., ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, ciemon.caballes@my.jcu.edu.au; Green, E., Middlebury College, USA, egreen9513@gmail.com; Buck, A., James Cook University, Australia, alexander.buck@my.jcu.edu.au; Pratchett, M. S., ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, Morgan.Pratchett@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28351 | Poster ID 210

CORAL REEF RECOVERY 2015: A DECADE AFTER AN EARTHQUAKE ON NIAS ISLAND , NORTH SUMATERA, INDONESIA

SARI, N. P., LIPI, Indonesia, nwp_sari@yahoo.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28173 | Poster ID 211

RESILIENCE OF THE CORAL REEFS FISH POPULATIONS ON THE PADANG SHELF REEF SYSTEM, WEST SUMATRA, INDONESIA, AFTER THE 1997 MASSIVE CORAL DIE OFF

Quinn, N. J., Tropical Discoveries, USA, norman_q@hotmail.com; Johan, O., Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries, Indonesia, ofrijohan@kkp.go.id; Kojis, B. L., Tropical Discovery, USA, bkojis@hotmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28267 | Poster ID 212

RECONSTRUCTING AND FORECASTING OUTBREAKS OF CROWN-OF-THORNS STARFISH ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF: SPECIES DISTRIBUTION AND POPULATION MODELLING APPROACHES

Matthews, S. A., James Cook University, Australia, sammatthews990@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28295 | Poster ID 213

DENSE FISH SCARS AS AN INDICATOR OF PHYSIOLOGICAL VARIATION AMONG MASSIVE PORITES COLONIES

Ikeuchi, E., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, sirsasana.73@gmail.com; Nakamura, T., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, takasuke@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Iguchi, A., Okinawa National College of Technology, Japan, iguchi.a0218@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28527 | Poster ID 215

DRIVERS OF RELATIVE SPECIES ABUNDANCES REGULATE THE DIVERSITY-STABILITY RELATIONSHIP OF CORAL REEF FISHES

TSAI, C., AIMS@JCU, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, chenghan.tsai@my.jcu.edu.au; SWEATMAN, H., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, h.sweatman@aims.gov.au; CONNOLLY, S., James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, sean.connolly@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29184 | Poster ID 216

EVALUATION OF SIZE-FRACTIONATED PARTICULATE ORGANIC MATTER AS A FOOD SOURCE FOR CROWN-OF-THORNS STARFISH LARVAE

Tadokoro, Y., Soka University, Japan, tad.ske19@gmail.com; Nakatomi, N., Soka University, Japan, ; Nakajima, R., Japan agency for marine-earth science and technology, Japan, ; Kurihara, H., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Okaji, K., CoralQuest Inc., Japan, ; Yamamoto, S., Soka University, Japan, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29146 | Poster ID 218

CHARACTERIZING CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SIZE-FRACTIONATED PARTICULATE ORGANIC MATTER IN A FRINGING CORAL REEF OF MALAYSIA

Kasai, S., Soka University, Japan, e15m5707@soka-u.jp; Nakatomi, N., Soka University, Japan, ; Yamamoto, S., Soka University, Japan, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29148 | Poster ID 219

IMPACT OF EXOTIC SPECIES (BANTARIELLA BOCKI) ON GORGONIAN AND BLACK CORAL AT JEJU ISLAND IN KOREA

Cho, I., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, Republic Of Korea, coral@mabik.re.kr; Yi, C., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, Republic Of Korea, yichangho@mabik.re.kr; Kim, H., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, Republic Of Korea, kimhj95@mabik.re.kr; Moon, H., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, Republic Of Korea, hwmoon@mabik.re.kr; Kim, M., National Marine Biodiversity Institute of Korea, Republic Of Korea, lizard4755@mabik.re.kr;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29012 | Poster ID 220

CURRENT STATUS AND THE EFFECT OF SHADING ON PROGRESSION OF THE CORAL KILLING SPONGE (TERPIOS HOSHINOTA) ON THE REEFS OF PALK BAY, INDIA

thinesh, T., Pondicherry University, India, thina.sathesh@gmail.com; Meenatchi, R., Pondicherry University, India, rmeenatchi52@yahoo.com ; Selvin, J., Pondicherry University, India, josephselvinss@gmail.com ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29336 | Poster ID 224

EFFECTS OF SEDIMENTATION ON SCLERACTINIAN CORAL SPECIES COMPOSITION ALONG A RIVER GRADIENT IN MACAJALAR BAY, NORTHERN MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES

Roa, P. B., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, pblroa@gmail.com; Roa-Quiaoit, H. A., Xavier University - Ateneo de Cagayan, Philippines, hquiaoit@xu.edu.ph;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29393 | Poster ID 225

A POLYP FROM NOTHING: THE EXTREME REGENERATION CAPACITY OF THE INVASIVE SUN CORALS TUBASTRAEA COCCINEA AND T. TAGUSENSIS

Luz, B. P., Federal University of Paraná, Brazil, bruna.oceanografia@hotmail.com; Capel, K. C., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, katiacapel7@gmail.com; Migotto, A. E., São Paulo University, Brazil, aemigott@usp.br; Zilberberg, C., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (carla.zilberberg@gmail.com; Kitahara, M. V., Federal University of São Paulo, , mvkitahara@yahoo.com.br;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29815 | Poster ID 228

TEMPORAL DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS OF PARROTFISH AND SURGEONFISH IN “PARQUE NACIONAL ARRECIFES DE COZUMEL” MEXICO

Núñez-Inzunza, R. A., Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Campus de Ciencias Biológicas y Agropecuarias, Mexico, robiomarine@gmail.com; Hernández-Landa, R. C., Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Campus de Ciencias Biológicas y Agropecuarias, Mexico, roberto.hernandez@correo.uady.mx; Arias-González, J. E., Laboratorio de Ecología de Ecosistemas de Arrecifes Coralinos, Cinvestav-Unidad Mérida, Mexico, earias@mda.cinvestav.mx ;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27819 | Poster ID 236

A BASIC STUDY ON BENDING FRACTURE BEHAVIOR OF ACROPORA INTERMEDIA

Masaki, K., National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College, Japan, masaki-k@okinawa-ct.ac.jp; Isomura, N., National Institute of Technology, Okinawa College, , iso@okinawa-ct.ac.jp; Yamamoto, H., Okinawa Churashima Reserach Center, Japan, h-yamamoto@okichura.jp; Hisamori, N., Sophia University, Japan, hisamori@me.sophia.ac.jp;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29215 | Poster ID 239

NUTRIENT EFFECTS ON GROWTH AND BIOMASS OF DOMINANT REEF CONSTITUENTS

Sevilla, J. K., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Biology, USA, sevilla3@hawaii.edu; Silbiger, N. J., University of California at Irvine, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, USA, nyssa.silbiger@uci.edu; Donahue, M. J., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, donahuem@hawaii.edu; Remple, K., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Center for Microbial Oceanography Research and Education, USA, remple@hawaii.edu; Fox, M. J., University of California at San Diego, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, USA, m1fox@ucsd.edu; Lager, C. V., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, lagerc@hawaii.edu; Nelson, C. E., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Center for Microbial Oceanography Research and Education, USA, craig.nelson@hawaii.edu; Putnam, H. M., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, hputnam@hawaii.edu; Quinlan, Z. A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Biology, USA, zquinlan@hawaii.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29577 | Poster ID 240

QUANTIFYING CHEMICAL CHANGES IN THE “HEARTBEAT” OF A CORAL REEF ON TETIAROA ATOLL, FRENCH POLYNESIA

Bolden, I. W., School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, ibolden@uw.edu; Brandkamp, L. K., School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, lkb33@myuw.net; Gregersen, J. A., School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, jagreger@u.washington.edu; Gagnon, A. C., School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, gagnon@uw.edu; Sachs, J. P., School of Oceanography, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, jsachs@uw.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28895 | Poster ID 241

INFERRING SEDIMENT TRANSPORT USING LARGE BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA: COMPOSITION, TAPHONOMY AND GEOCHEMICAL PROXIES

Fellowes, T. E., Geocoastal Research Group, The University of Sydney, Australia, thomas.fellowes@sydney.edu.au; Gacutan, J., Geocoastal Research Group, The University of Sydney, Australia, jgacutan.work@gmail.com; Harris, D. L., Bremen University, Germany, daniel.harris@leibniz-zmt.de; Vila-Concejo, A., Geocoastal Research Group, The University of Sydney, Australia, ana.vilaconcejo@sydney.edu.au; Opdyke, B. N., The Australian National University, Australia, bradley.opdyke@anu.edu.au; Webster, J. M., Geocoastal Research Group, The University of Sydney, Australia, jody.webster@sydney.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28915 | Poster ID 242

DISSOLUTION OF CARBONATE SEDIMENT AT SEAGRASS MEADOW ESTIMATED BY TOTAL ALKALINITY FLUX AND PORE WATER PROFILES

Yamamoto, S., The University of Tokyo, Japan, yamasho_22@hotmail.com; Kayanne, H., The University of Tokyo, Japan, kayanne@eps.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp; Hongo, C., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, g123001@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Tanaya, T., Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan, tanaya-t@ipc.pari.go.jp; Watanabe, K., Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan, watanabe-ke@ipc.pari.go.jp; Kuwae, T., Port and Airport Research Institute, Japan, kuwae@ipc.pari.go.jp;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29043 | Poster ID 243

EFFECT OF MONSOON ON THE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN REEF FISH RECRUIT AND BENTHIC STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29765 | Poster ID 244

ASSESSMENT OF A BARNACLE BIOERODER AND ITS IMPACT ON A DOMINANT REEF-BUILDING CORAL FROM A HIGH CORAL COVER REEF

Maher, R. L., Rice University, USA, rlm6@rice.edu; Johnston, M. A., NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, USA, michelle.a.johnston@noaa.gov; Correa, A. M., Rice University, USA, ac53@rice.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29785 | Poster ID 245

CORAL TAKEOVER BY THE ENCRUSTING EXCAVATING CARIBBEAN SPONGE CLIONA TENUIS HAS REACHED A STANDSTILL IN COLOMBIAN CORAL REEFS

Marulanda-Gómez, A., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali, Colombia, angelusca@hotmail.com; López-Victoria, M., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali, Colombia, malov@puj.edu.co; Zea, S., Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Sede Caribe, Colombia, sezeas@unal.edu.co;

23 - Global change impacts on coral reef seaweeds

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29075 | Poster ID 278

THE FUTURE OF COMPETITIVE CORAL REEF DYNAMICS: EFFECTS OF ELEVATED TEMPERATURES AND OCEAN ACIDIFICATION ON THE PHYSIOLOGY OF ACROPORA-HALIMEDA INTERACTIONS

Brown, K. T., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, University of Queensland, Australia, kristen.brown@uq.edu.au; Bender-Champ, D., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, University of Queensland, Australia, d.bender@uq.edu.au; Hoegh-Guldberg, O., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, University of Queensland, Australia, oveh@uq.edu.au; Dove, S. G., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, University of Queensland, Australia, sophie@cms.uq.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27782 | Poster ID 279

THE CONTRIBUTION OF DIFFERENT PHOTOTROPHIC ORGANISMS TO THE PRIMARY PRODUCTIVITY OF A CARIBBEAN CORAL REEF COMMUNITY

Den Haan, J., Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Germany, jhaan@mpi-bremen.de; Brocke, H. J., Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Germany, hbrocke@mpi-bremen.de; Visser, P. M., University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, p.m.visser@uva.nl; Nugues, M. M., Laboratoire d’Excellence ‘CORAIL’ and CRIOBE , France, maggy.nugues@criobe.pf; Huisman, J., University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, j.huisman@uva.nl; Vermeij, M. J., Carmabi Foundation, Netherlands Antilles, carmabilog@gmail.com; Mueller, B., Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, , muellerb@ymail.com ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28962 | Poster ID 280

BOLSTERED PHYSICAL DEFENSES UNDER NUTRIENT ENRICHED CONDITIONS MAY FACILITATE A MACROALGAL SPECIES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC

Bittick, S. J., University of California, Los Angeles, USA, sbittick@ucla.edu; Clausing, R. J., University of California, Los Angeles, USA, rachel.clausing@gmail.com; Fong, C. R., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, cat.r.fong@gmail.com; Fong, P., University of California, Los Angeles, USA, pfong@biology.ucla.edu;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29313 | Poster ID 281

COLD WAR IN THE TROPICS: ALLELOPATHIC INTERACTIONS BETWEEN THE BROWN ALGAL GENUS LOBOPHORA (DICTYOTALES, PHAEOPHYCEAE) AND SCLERACTINIAN CORALS

Vieira, C. W., ENTROPIE, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, New Caledonia, cvcarp@gmail.com; Thomas, O. P., Institut de Chimie de Nice-EEIC, UMR 7272 Université Nice Sophia Antipolis, France, ; Culioli, G., MAPIEM, Université de Toulon, France, ; Genta-Jouve, G., Laboratoire de Pharmacognosie et de Chimie des Substances Naturelles- Université Paris Descartes, France, ; Houlbreque, F., ENTROPIE, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, , ; Gaubert, J., ENTROPIE, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, New Caledonia, ; De Clerck, O., Phycology Research Group and Center for Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Ghent University, Belgium, ; Payri, C. E., ENTROPIE, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, New Caledonia, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29512 | Poster ID 282

A MORPHO-FUNCTIONAL APPROACH IN CORALLINE ALGAE (RHODOPHYTA) TO UNDERSTAND NICHE PARTITIONING AND THEIR DIFFERENTIAL SENSITIVITY TO GLOBAL CHANGE

Vásquez-Elizondo, R. M., Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, bmrvasquez@gmail.com; Enríquez, S., Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, susana.enriquezdominguez@gmail.com; enriquez@cmarl.unam.mx;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29945 | Poster ID 283

HERBIVOROUS FISH SELECT MACROALGAE ON FRINGING REEFS IN MO'OREA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

Sura, S. A., University of California Los Angeles, USA, ssura@ucla.edu; Fong, P., University of California Los Angeles, USA, pfong@biology.ucla.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29736 | Poster ID 284

EFFECTS OF ELEVATED PCO2 ON PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN TROPICAL MACROALGAE

Zweng, R. C., Florida Atlantic University, USA, rzweng2015@fau.edu; Koch, M., Florida Atlantic University, USA, mkoch@fau.edu;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29543 | Poster ID 285

THE CONTRIBUTION OF LARGE DECAPODS TO MAINTENANCE OF CORAL REEF COMMUNITY INTEGRITY

Tewfik, A., Wildlife Conservation Society, Belize, atewfik@wcs.org;

ePoster Link: http://wcs.org

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29391 | Poster ID 286

TEMPORAL VARIATIONS IN PHOTOCHEMICAL EFFICIENCIES OF ALGAL SYMBIONTS IN BENTHIC FORAMINIFERA AND ANTHOZOANS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

Mendez-Ferrer, N., University of South Florida, USA, nmendezf@mail.usf.edu; Hallock, P., University of South Florida, USA, pmuller@usf.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29130 | Poster ID 287

FORAMINIFERAL HEALTH ASSESSMENT INDICES AND SEDIMENT GEOCHEMISTRY OF CORAL REEF-SUPPORTING TAMANDARE BAY (NE, BRAZIL).

Barbosa, C. F., Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, catiafb@id.uff.br; Sicoli Seoane, J. C., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, cainho.geo@gmail.com; Dias, B. B., Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, brunaborbadias@gmail.com; Allevato, B., Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, bams203@gmail.com; Bertoldi Gaspar, A. L., Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, analidia51@hotmail.com; Brooks, P. O., Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, patriciaols@gmail.com; Cordeiro, R. C., Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil, rcampello@yahoo.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.geoquimica-uff.org/#!docentes/c8hd

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29183 | Poster ID 288

GEOCHEMICAL AND CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC STUDY OF TRIDACNA MAXIMA (MOLLUSCA: BIVALVIA) SPECIMENS AFFECTED BY THE 2010-2011 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MARINE HEAT WAVE

Roger, L. M., School of Earth and Environment, Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, UWA, Perth, Australia, liza.roger@research.uwa.edu.au; George, A. D., School of Earth and Environment, the University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, annette.george@uwa.edu.au; Shaw, J., Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, ; Hart, R. D., Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, ; Dodd, A., Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, ; Roberts, M., Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, ; Evans, N., Department of Applied Geology, John de Laeter Centre, TIGeR, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, ; McDonald, B., Department of Applied Geology, John de Laeter Centre, TIGeR, Curtin University, Perth, Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28435 | Poster ID 289

COLONY SIZE-FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION OF POCILLOPORID JUVENILE CORALS ALONG A NATURAL ENVIRONMENTAL GRADIENT IN THE RED SEA

Lozano, D., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, diego.lozanocortes@kaust.edu.sa; Berumen, M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28635 | Poster ID 290

EVALUATING THE QUALITY OF A LONG TERM CULTIVATION EXPERIMENT OF OPERCULINA COMPLANATA BY COMPARISON WITH THE NATURAL LABORATORY APPROACH

Woeger, J., University of Vienna, Austria, julia.woeger@univie.ac.at; Kinoshita, S., University of Vienna, Austria, shunichi.kinoshita@univie.ac.at; Eder, W., University of Vienna, Austria, wolfgang.eder@univie.ac.at; Briguglio, A., Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam, antonino.briguglio@ubd.edu.bn; Hohenegger, J., University of Vienna, Austria, johann.hohenegger@univie.ac.at;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28619 | Poster ID 291

HERBIVORE DISTRIBUTIONS MAY NOT ACCURATELY REFLECT HERBIVORY PATTERNS IN RECOVERING REEFS

Rathod, P., Nature Conservation Foundation, India, poojarathod90@gmail.com; Yadav, S., Nature Conservation Foundation, India, shreya@ncf-india.org; Arthur, R., Nature Conservation Foundation, India, rohan@ncf-india.org; Alcoverro, T., Centre d'Estudis Avançats de Blanes, Spain, teresa@ceab.csic.es;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28698 | Poster ID 292

WHY DO CORAL REEFS THRIVE IN ICEHOUSE WORLD CLIMATES? CLUES FROM LARGER BENTHIC FORAMINIFERS

Hallock, P., University of South Florida, USA, pmuller@usf.edu; Mateu-Vicens, G., Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain, guillem.mateu@uib.es; Pomar, L., Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain, luis.pomar@uib.es;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30104 | Poster ID 321

COMPARISON OF BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED WITH AGARICIA LAMARCKI FROM MESOPHOTIC AND SHALLOW WATER REEFS

Schizas, N. V., University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, USA, nschizas@gmail.com; Appeldoorn, R., University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, USA, richard.appeldoorn@upr.edu; Nadathur, G., University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez, USA, govind.nadathur@upr.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30025 | Poster ID 322

AN EXAMINATION OF VARIATION IN BENTHIC MEGAFUANAL COMMUNITY STRUCTURE WITH DEPTH AND SIDE OF A SEAMOUNT

Morgan, N. B., Florida State University, USA, nmorgan@fsu.edu; Baco, A. R., Florida State University, USA, nmorgan@fsu.edu; Roark, E. B., Texas A&M University, USA, broark@geos.tamu.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29671 | Poster ID 323

HAVE INVASIVE LIONFISH IMPACTED THE PULLEY RIDGE MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEM?

Whitney, S. K., California State University Monterey Bay, USA, swhitney@csumb.edu; Boye, L. R., California State University Monterey Bay, USA, lboye@csumb.edu; Woolsey, M., National Institute for Undersea Science & Technology, USA, maxwell.woolsey@usm.edu; Jarnagin, R., National Institute for Undersea Science & Technology, USA, roy.jarnagin@usm.edu; Moore, S., California State University Monterey Bay, USA, stmoore@csumb.edu; Slattery, M., University of Mississippi, USA, slattery@olemiss.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29750 | Poster ID 324

EFFECTS OF OIL DRILLING DISCHARGES ON NET OXYGEN AND NUTRIENT FLUXES OF THE ARCTIC-BOREAL SPONGE GEODIA BARRETTI

Fang, J., Institute of Marine Research, Norway, james.fang@imr.no; Rooks, C., University of Bergen, Norway, christine.rooks@uib.no; Krogness, C., Institute of Marine Research, Norway, cathinka.krogness@imr.no; Kutti, T., Institute of Marine Research, Norway, tina.kutti@imr.no; Bannister, R., Institute of Marine Research, Norway, raymond.bannister@imr.no;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29083 | Poster ID 325

ARE MESOPHOTIC REEFS SAFE FROM EXPLOITATIVE FISHING?

Cabaitan, P. C., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, pcabaitan@gmail.com; Deocadez, M. R., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, meldeocadez@yahoo.com; Martinez, R. S., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, renmar.martinez@gmail.com; Mamauag, A. S., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, samuel.mamauag@gmail.com; Aliño, P. M., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com; Atrigenio, M. P., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, matrigenio@gmail.com; Siringan, F. P., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, ando.msi@gmail.com; Olavides, R. D., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, olavides.ronald@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29059 | Poster ID 326

THE DAWNING OF THE MESOPHOTIC REEF RESEARCH IN THE PHILIPPINES

Siringan, F. P., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, ando.msi@gmail.com; Cabactulan, D. C., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, djcabactulan@gmail.com; Cabaitan, P. C., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, pcabaitan@gmail.com; Calleja, M. C., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, maryann.calleja14@gmail.com; Doctor, M. A., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, angelique.doctor@gmail.com; Munar, J. C., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, jeffmunar@gmail.com; Olavides, R. D., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, olavides.ronald@gmail.com; Tinacba, E. C., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, shangonay.tinacba@gmail.com; Villanoy, C. L., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, c.villanoy@gmail.com; Villanueva, R. D., University of the Philippines Marine Science Institute, Philippines, villanuevr@yahoo.com ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28993 | Poster ID 327

CHARACTERIZING BENTHIC INVERTEBRATE COMMUNITIES OF THE SOUTH TEXAS BANKS

Cooksey, M., University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA, maria.cooksey01@utrgv.edu; Hicks, D. W., University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA, david.hicks@utrgv.edu; Figueroa, D. F., University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA, diego.figueroa@utrgv.edu; Hickerson, E., Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, USA, emma.hickerson@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28927 | Poster ID 328

CHARACTERIZATION OF MESOPHOTIC BENTHIC COMMUNITIES IN THE NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS

Wagner, D., NOAA Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, USA, Daniel.Wagner@noaa.gov; Chang, C., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, chantel.chang@gmail.com; Barkman, A., Temple University, USA, Alexandria.Barkman@noaa.gov; Tepper, J. R., Oregon State University, USA, jrtepper@gmail.com; Kosaki, R. K., NOAA Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, USA, Randall.Kosaki@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28804 | Poster ID 329

EVALUATING PATTERNS OF GENE FLOW IN THE PRECIOUS CORALS HEMICORALLIUM IMPERIALE/LAAUENSE ACROSS THE PACIFIC OCEAN

Dueñas, L. F., Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, lf.duenas161@uniandes.edu.co; Ardila, N. E., Ecomar Consutoría Ambiental SAS, Colombia, nestorardila@ecomar.com.co; Kahng, S. E., Hawai‘i Pacific University, USA, skahng@hpu.edu; Crawford, A. J., Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, aj.crawford244@uniandes.edu.co; Sánchez, J. A., Universidad de los Andes, Colombia, juansanc@uniandes.edu.co;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28846 | Poster ID 331

EVIDENCE OF ADAPTATION IN A CORAL-ALGAL SYMBIOSIS AT MESOPHOTIC DEPTHS IN THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

Polinski, J. M., FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic, USA, jpolinski2014@fau.edu; Voss, J. D., FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic, USA, jvoss2@fau.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29466 | Poster ID 332

POPULATION STRUCTURE OF MONTASTRAEA CAVERNOSA ON SHALLOW VERSUS MESOPHOTIC REEFS IN BERMUDA

Goodbody-Gringley, G., Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda, gretchen.ggringley@bios.edu; Marchini, C., University of Bologna, Italy, chiara.marchini2@unibo.it; Chequer, A. D., Ocean Support Foundation, Bermuda, alex.chequer@gmail.com; Goffredo, S., University of Bologna, Italy, s.goffredo@unibo.it;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27774 | Poster ID 336

POPULATION STRUCTURE OF THE CORAL, AGARICIA LAMARCKI FROM SW PUERTO RICO AND U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Hammerman, N. M., University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, nick.hammerman@upr.edu; Schizas, N. V., University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, nschizas@gmail.com ; Alfaro, M., University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, monica.alfaro@upr.edu ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28327 | Poster ID 337

DEVELOPMENT OF MICROSATELLITE PROTOCOLS FOR CORAL MADRACIS COMPLEX

Ballesteros Contreras, D. C., University of Manchester-INVEMAR, United Kingdom, diana.ballesteroscontreras@postgrad.manchester.ac.uk; Barrios, L., University of Manchester-INVEMAR, United Kingdom, lina.barrios@manchester.ac.uk; Aguirre, J., INVEMAR, Colombia, Juan.aguirre@invemar.org.co; Fernández, A., INVEMAR, Colombia, angelica.fernandez@invemar.org.co; Cedeño, C., INVEMAR, Colombia, cristina.cedeno@invemar.org.co; Chasqui, L., INVEMAR, Colombia, luis.chasqui@invemar.org.co; Alonso, D., INVEMAR, Colombia, david.alonso@invemar.org.co; Preziosi, R., University of Manchester, United Kingdom, richard.preziosi@manchester.ac.uk;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28673 | Poster ID 338

GROWTH HISTORY RECORDED IN SKELETAL STABLE ISOTOPES IN THE MESOPHOTIC PORITES CORAL FROM THE GULF OF EILAT, RED SEA

WATANABE, T. K., Hokkaido University, Japan, takaaki_nabe@mail.sci.hokudai.ac.jp; WATANABE, T., Hokkaido University and KIKAI institute for coral reef sciences, Japan, nabe@mail.sci.hokudai.ac.jp; Eyal, G., Tel Aviv University and The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, Israel, galeyal@mail.tau.ac.il; Loya, Y., Tel Aviv University, Israel, yosiloya@post.tau.ac.il;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28274 | Poster ID 339

UNDERSTANDING THE TAXONOMY OF THE MESOPHOTIC CORAL GENUS LEPTOSERIS: THE NEXT CHAPTER

Dinesen, Z. D., The University of Queensland, Australia, zena.dinesen@daf.qld.gov.au; Pichon, M., Museum of Tropical Queensland, Australia, michel.pichon@bigpond.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28439 | Poster ID 341

CHANGES IN MESOPHOTIC REEF FISH ASSEMBLAGES IN THE NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS ALONG A LATITUDINAL AND LONGITUDINAL GRADIENT

Fukunaga, A., NOAA, USA, atsuko.fukunaga@noaa.gov; Kosaki, R., NOAA, USA, randall.kosaki@noaa.gov; Wagner, D., NOAA, USA, daniel.wagner@noaa.gov;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29153 | Poster ID 438

WATERSHED RUNOFF AND SEDIMENT RESUSPENSION: FACTORS AFFECTING TURBIDITY AND SEDIMENTATION IN BAYS WITH CORAL REEFS, ST. JOHN, USVI

Campbell, S. E., University of San Diego, USA, stephencampbell@sandiego.edu; Gray, S. C., University of San Diego, USA, sgray@sandiego.edu; Whinney, J., James Cook University, Australia, james.whinney@jcu.edu.au; Ramos-Scharrón, C., University of Texas at Austin, USA, cramos@austin.utexas.edu; Campbell, S., James Cook University, Australia, sean.campbell1@jcu.edu.au; Matthew, M. C., University of San Diego, USA, mlafevor@sesync.org;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29163 | Poster ID 439

WEST MAUI COMMUNITY-BASED STREAM RESTORATION: SOLUTIONS TO PREVENT SEDIMENT FROM REACHING THE NEARSHORE ENVIRONMENT

Cerovski-Darriau, C., University of Oregon, Department of Geological Sciences Eugene, OR, USA, corinacd@uoregon.edu; Crile, W., The Coral Reef Alliance, USA, wcrile@coral.org;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29191 | Poster ID 440

SKELETAL PROPERTIES AND MECHANICAL STRENGTH OF KENYAN SCLERACTINIAN CORALS UNDER SEDIMENT DISCHARGE

Mwachireya, S. A., Kenya Marine & Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), Kenya, mwachireya@yahoo.com; McClanahan, T. R., Wildlife Conservation Society, Kenya, tmcclanahan@wcs.org; Hartwick, E. B., Simon Fraser University, Canada, hartwick@sfu.ca;

ePoster Link: http://www.kmfri.co.ke

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29210 | Poster ID 441

NUTRIENTS DISTRIBUTION AT TWO DIFFERENT CORAL REEF SITES AROUND SESOKO ISLAND OKINAWA, JAPAN

Igarashi, M., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, k158379@eve.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Fujimura, H., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, fujimura@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Nakano, Y., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Suda, S., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Kayashima, S., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Nakamura, S., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Ito, M., Waseda University, Japan, ; Takeyama, H., Waseda University, Japan, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29228 | Poster ID 442

TERRESTRIAL POLLUTION VERSUS GLOBAL WARMING: WHAT DRIVES CORAL ANNUAL EXTENSION IN THE ANTHROPOCENE ERA? - A CASE STUDY IN CHUUK LAGOON, MICRONESIA -

Kim, T., The Unviersity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, iseeksea@gmail.com; Duprey, N., The Unviersity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, dupreynic@gmail.com; Baker, D. M., The Unviersity of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, dmbaker@hku.hk; Lee, D., Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology, Republic Of Korea, dw0130@kiost.ac.kr; Choi, Y., Korea Institute of Ocean Science & Technology, Republic Of Korea, yuchoi@kiost.ac; Park, H., Korea Marine Environment Management Corporation , Republic Of Korea, benthos@koem.or.kr;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28357 | Poster ID 443

A TOOLKIT FOR MANAGING RIVER INPUTS TO CORAL REEFS

Rodrigues, L. J., Villanova University, USA, lisa.rodrigues@villanova.edu; Goldsmith, S. T., Villanova University, USA, ; Wagner, E. J., Villanova University, USA, ; Moyer, R. P., Fish & Wildlife Research Institute, USA, ; Levas, S., Villanova University, USA, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28389 | Poster ID 444

NEW VIIRS SATELLITE OCEAN COLOR PRODUCTS FOR MANAGEMENT OF LAND-BASED SOURCES OF POLLUTION OVER CORAL REEFS

Strong, A. E., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, Alan.E.Strong@noaa.gov; Wang, M., NOAA/STAR Ocean Color Team; NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD, USA, Menghua.Wang@noaa.gov; Eakin, C. M., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD, USA, Mark.Eakin@noaa.gov; Geiger, E. F., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, Erick.Geiger@noaa.gov; Warner, R. A., NOAA Center for Coastal Monitoring & Assessment; NOAA/NOS/NCCOS, Silver Spring, MD, USA, ; Skirving, W. J., Coral Reef Watch-ReefSense, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Townsville, QLD ; Global Science & Technology, Inc. , Australia, William.Skirving@noaa.gov; Liu, G., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, Gang.Liu@noaa.gov; Heron, S. F., Coral Reef Watch-ReefSense, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Townsville, QLD ; Global Science & Technology, Inc. , Australia, Scott.Heron@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; Ondrusek, M., NOAA/STAR Ocean Color Team; NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD, USA, Michael.Ondrusek@noaa.gov; Hernandez, W. J., Bio-Optical Oceanography Laboratory, University Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, La Parguera, Puerto Rico, William.Hernandez@upr.edu; Cardona-Maldonado, M., Bio-Optical Oceanography Laboratory, University Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, La Parguera, Puerto Rico, Maria.Cardonamaldonado@upr.edu; Armstrong, R. A., Bio-Optical Oceanography Laboratory, University Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, La Parguera, , roy.armstrong@upr.edu; 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;

ePoster Link: http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov/satellite/research/oceancolor.php

46 - Trait-based approaches in coral reef ecology: from functional ecology to management

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28077 | Poster ID 503

INFLUENCE OF FUNCTIONAL TRAITS ON THE PERCEPTION OF CORAL REEF FISH BIODIVERSITY PATTERNS.

Legras, G., University of French Polynesia - UMR EIO, French Polynesia, legras.gaelle@gmail.com; Loiseau, N., University of French Polynesia - UMR EIO, French Polynesia, nicolas.loiseau1@gmail.com ; Poggiale, J., UMR CNRS 7294 MIO , France, jean-christophe.poggiale@univ-amu.fr ; Mazouni, N., University of French Polynesia - UMR EIO, French Polynesia, nabila.gaertner-mazouni@upf.pf ; Kulbicki, M., UR 250 Entropie, France, michel.kulbicki@ird.fr ; Gaertner, J., IRD - UMR EIO, French Polynesia, jean-claude.gaertner@ird.fr ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28047 | Poster ID 504

NON-RANDOM VARIABILITY IN FUNCTIONAL COMPOSITION OF CORAL REEF FISH COMMUNITIES ALONG AN ENVIRONMENTAL GRADIENT

Plass-Johnson, J. G., University of Bremen, Germany, jeremiah.plassjohnson@leibniz-zmt.de; Taylor, M. H., Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, marc.taylow@leibniz-zmt.de; Husain, A. A., Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, a3husain@gmail.com; Teichberg, M., Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, mirta.teichberg@leibniz-zmt.de; Ferse, S. C., Leibniz Centre for Tropical Marine Ecology, Germany, sebastian.ferse@leibniz-zmt.de;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27772 | Poster ID 505

THE NEURAL CIRCUITRY OF PAIR BONDING IN A COMMON BUTTERFLYFISH, CHAETODON LUNULATUS

Nowicki, J. P., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, jessica.nowicki@my.jcu.edu.au; Pratchett, M. S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, morgan.pratchett@jcu.edu.au; Walker, S. P., , Australia, stefan.walker@jcu.edu.au; Coker, D. J., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, darren.coker@kaust.edu.sa; O' Connell, L. A., Harvard University, USA, aloconnell@fas.harvard.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29375 | Poster ID 506

ENVIRONMENTAL DRIVERS OF BROAD-SCALE DISTRIBUTION OF SPONGE COMMUNITIES ON THE MESOAMERICAN BARRIER REEF

Ganase, A., School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia, a.ganase@uq.edu.au; González-Rivero, M., Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland, Australia, m.gonzalezrivero@uq.edu.au; Chollett, I., Smithsonian Marine Station, Smithsonian Institution, USA, iliana.chollett@gmail.com; Dove, S., School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia, s.dove@cms.uq.edu.au; Mumby, P. J., School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28355 | Poster ID 507

ASSESSING FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY: FROM TRAITS TO MULTIDIMENSIONAL INDICES

Villéger, S., CNRS, France, sebastien.villeger@cnrs.fr; Maire, E., Université de Montpellier, France, eva.maire@umontpellier.fr; Mouillot, D., Université de Montpellier, France, david.mouillot@umontpellier.fr;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28296 | Poster ID 508

FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY OF THE REEF FISH FAUNA ALONG THE LATITUDINAL GRADIENT OF TAIWAN

DENIS, V., Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC, vianney.denis@gmail.com; CHEN, J. W., Institute of Oceanography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, ROC, van95308@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29283 | Poster ID 510

PREDICTING CORAL GROWTH

Dornelas, M., University of St Andrews, United Kingdom, maadd@st-andrews.ac.uk; Madin, J. S., Macquarie University, Australia, joshua.madin@mq.edu.au; Baird, A. H., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, andrew.baird@jcu.edu.au; Connolly, S. R., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, sean.connolly@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29435 | Poster ID 511

FUNCTIONAL REDUNDANCY IN EASTERN TROPICAL PACIFIC REEFS

Ramírez-Ortiz, G., CICESE, Mexico, georgykkop@hotmail.com; Reyes-Bonilla, H., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, hreyes@uabcs.mx; Calderon-Aguilera, L. E., CICESE, Mexico, leca@cicese.mx; Ayala-Bocos, A., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, artboc@yahoo.com; Hernández-Moreno, L. G., Universidad Autónoma de Baja California Sur, Mexico, lghm@uabcs.mx; Fernández-Rivera Melo, F. J., COBI A.C., Mexico, ffernandez@cobi.org.mx; López-Pérez, R. A., UAM, Mexico, alopez@xanum.uam.mx ; Edgar, G. J., University of Tasmania, Australia, g.edgar@utas.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28844 | Poster ID 513

ASSESSING THE FUNCTIONAL DIVERSITY OF REEF FISH HERBIVORES (AND DETRITIVORES?) USING A COMPOUND-SPECIFIC STABLE ISOTOPE APPROACH

Tietbohl, M. D., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, matthew.tietbohl@kaust.edu.sa; Thorrold, S. R., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, sthorrold@whoi.edu; McMahon, K. W., University of California, Santa Cruz, USA, kemcmaho@ucsc.edu; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa; Choat, J. H., James Cook University, Australia, john.choat@jcu.edu.au; Houghton, L. A., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution , USA, lhoughton@whoi.edu; Sinclair-Taylor, T. H., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, , tane.sinclair-taylor@kaust.edu.sa;

ePoster Link: http://CSIA_herbivorous_reef_fishes_diet

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28881 | Poster ID 514

UNDER PRESSURE – HOW SEED BANKS PROVIDE A FUNCTIONAL CLUE INTO DEEPWATER SEAGRASS SUCCESS

Chartrand, K. M., James Cook University, Australia, Katie.Chartrand@jcu.edu.au; Rasheed, M. A., James Cook University, Australia, Michael.Rasheed@jcu.edu.au; Ralph, P. J., University Technology Sydney, Australia, Peter.Ralph@uts.edu.au;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29355 | Poster ID 522

REEF-SCALE STUDIES OF BOUNDARY LAYER FLOWS AT DIFFERENT BOTTOM TYPES

Gammaru, A. A., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines, anabelgammaru@gmail.com; Villanoy, C. L., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines, c.villanoy@gmail.com; Solera, L. A., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines, ;

49 - Unmanned systems for coral reef research, management and conservation

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29897 | Poster ID 523

DEVELOPING A CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR CORAL REEF MONITORING IN THE MEXICAN MESOAMERICAN BARRIER REEF SYSTEM

Contreras-Silva, A. I., Marine Ecology Group, Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, University of Bremen, Germany, amerisixcontreras@gmail.com; Mott, C., Marine Ecology Group, Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, University of Bremen, Germany, claudius.mott@gmx.net ; Cerdeira-Estrada, S., CONABIO (National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity), Mexico, s.cerdeira@gmail.com; Wild, C., Marine Ecology Group, Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, University of Bremen, Germany, christian.wild@uni-bremen.de;

51 - Remote sensing of coral reefs: Transitioning from developmental to operational

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30162 | Poster ID 344

EL NINO IMPACT ON CORAL REEFS OF THE CENTRAL PACIFIC –USE OF SENTINEL 2, A TEST IN THE MARQUESAS

Collin, A., EPHE, France, antoine.collin@ephe.sorbonne.fr; Laporte, J., ARGANS Ltd, , JLaporte@argans.co.uk;

ePoster Link: http://argans.co.uk

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28544 | Poster ID 536

CORAL DISTRIBUTION MAPPING OF OKINOTORISHIMA USING TIME-SERIES HIGH RESOLUTION SATELLITE IMAGERY.

YONEZAWA, Y., KOKUSAI KOGYO OO,.LTD., Japan, yasuo_yonezawa@kk-grp.jp; KATAYAMA, E., KOKUSAI KOGYO OO,.LTD., Japan, etsujiro_katayama@kk-grp.jp; KATAYAMA, M., KOKUSAI KOGYO OO,.LTD., Japan, mika_nishibe@kk-grp.jp; SUZUKI, K., KOKUSAI KOGYO OO,.LTD., Japan, kumiko_suzuki@kk-grp.jp; KOMATSU, T., KOKUSAI KOGYO OO,.LTD., Japan, toshiaki_komatsu@kk-grp.jp; ANDO, W., Fisheries Infrastructure Development Center, Japan, w-ando@fidec.or.jp; UCHIDA, S., Fisheries Agency, Japan, satoshi_uchida@nm.maff.go.jp; NAKAMURA, K., Fisheries Agency, Japan, kosuke_nakamura@nm.maff.go.jp;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29124 | Poster ID 537

WORLDVIEW-2 SATELLITE MAPPING OF THE NEARSHORE ECOSYSTEMS AROUND TIMOR LESTE: GOALS, CHALLENGES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Ehses, J. S., Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, NOAA, USA, julia.ehses@noaa.gov; Watkins,, R., University of Florida, USA, ; Landesman, K., Clark University, USA, klandesman@clarku.edu ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29966 | Poster ID 539

COASTAL HIGH-RESOLUTION OBSERVATIONS AND REMOTE SENSING OF ECOSYSTEMS (C-HORSE)

Guild, L., NASA Ames Research Center, USA, liane.s.guild@nasa.gov; Hooker, S., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA, stanford.b.hooker@nasa.gov; Morrow, J., Biospherical Instruments Inc., USA, morrow@biospherical.com; Dunagan, S., NASA Ames Research Center, USA, stephen.e.dunagan@nasa.gov; Torres-Perez, J., Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, USA, juan.l.torresperez@nasa.gov; Palacios, S., Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, USA, sherry.l.palacios@nasa.gov; Kudela, R., UC Santa Cruz, USA, kudela@ucsc.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30082 | Poster ID 540

FINDING POTENTIALLY USEFUL REMOTE SENSING VARIABLES FOR A. PALMATA COVER PREDICTION

Pardo-Urrutia, F. J., Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad. CONABIO, Mexico, fpardo@conabio.gob.mx; Martinez-Clorio, M. I., Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad. CONABIO, Mexico, mmartinez@conabio.gob.mx; Cerdeira-Estrada, S., Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad. CONABIO, Mexico, scerdeira@conabio.gob.mx; Rosique, L. O., Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad. CONABIO, Mexico, lrosique@conabio.gob.mx; Alvarez-Filip, L., Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. UNAM, Mexico, lorenzoaf@gmail.com; Gonzales-Posada, A., Comision Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, Mexico, aposada@conabio.gob.mx;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30056 | Poster ID 541

POTENTIAL AND BOTTLENECKS OF MONITORING CORAL REEFS FROM SENTINEL 2 IMAGES

Iovan, C., Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, France, corina.iovan@ird.fr;

63 - Innovations in socio-ecological research for resilience based management

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30134 | Poster ID 587

LINKING LAND AND SEA THROUGH AN ECOLOGICAL-ECONOMIC RECREATION MODEL

Wong, T. M., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany, USA, tamarawo@hawaii.edu; Oleson, K. L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, USA, koleson@hawaii.edu; Bagstad, K. J., U.S. Geological Survey, Geosciences & Environmental Change Science Center, USA, kjbagstad@usgs.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30145 | Poster ID 588

RESILIENT FISHERIES MANAGEMENT OUTCOMES: CASE STUDY ANALYSES FROM FOUR FIJIAN AND TORRES STRAIT COMMUNITIES

Tawake, A., James Cook University , Fiji, alifereti.tawake@my.jcu.edu.au; Stoeckl, N., James Cook University , Australia, natalie.stoeckl@jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29683 | Poster ID 589

MANAGING NATURAL RESOURCES THROUGH VULNERABILITY ANALYSIS: AN APPLIED CASE STUDY INTO RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES AT CORAL REEFS IN PUERTO RICO

Jakubowski, k., University of New Haven , USA, karin.jakub@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30096 | Poster ID 590

WORKING TOGETHER TO UNDERSTAND, QUANTIFY AND MANAGE FOR TIPPING POINTS ON THE REEFS OF HAWAII

Kappel, C. V., National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, USA, kappel@nceas.ucsb.edu; Crowder, L. B., Stanford University, USA, Larry.Crowder@stanford.edu; Donovan, M. K., University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, donovan.maryk@gmail.com; Erickson, A. L., Stanford University, USA, ashleye1@stanford.edu; Falinski, K., University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, kimfalinski@gmail.com; Friedlander, A. M., University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, friedlan@hawaii.edu; Gove, J. M., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, jamison.gove@noaa.gov; Gourlie, D., Stanford University, USA, dgourlie@stanford.edu; Graham, N. A., Lancaster University, United Kingdom, nick.graham@jcu.edu.au; Jouffray, J. B., Stockholm University, Sweden, jbaptiste.jouffray@yahoo.fr; Karr, K., Environmental Defense Fund, USA, kkarr@edf.org; Kittinger, J. N., Conservation International, USA, jkittinger@conservation.org; Lecky, J., University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, jlecky@hawaii.edu; Norstrom, A. V., Stockholm University, Sweden, albert.norstrom@stockholmresilience.su.se; Nystrom, M., Stockholm University, Sweden, Magnus.Nystrom@su.se; Oleson, K. L., University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, koleson@hawaii.edu; Stamoulis, K. A., University of Hawaii Manoa, USA, kostanti@hawaii.edu; Wedding, L. M., Stanford University, USA, lwedding@stanford.edu; White, C., California Polytechnic State University, USA, crowsfeather@gmail.com; Williams, G. J., Bangor University, United Kingdom, g1williams@ucsd.edu; Williams, I. D., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, ivor.williams@noaa.gov; Selkoe, K. A., National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, USA, selkoe@nceas.ucsb.edu;

ePoster Link: http://oceantippingpoints.org

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28325 | Poster ID 592

CHANGING LOCAL ECOLOGICAL KNOWLEDGE IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS: APPLYING AN INDEX OF TAXONOMIC DISTINCTNESS TO FOLK TAXONOMY

Ferse, S. C., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT) Bremen, Germany, sebastian.ferse@leibniz-zmt.de; Chong, C., University of Bremen, Germany, carochong@gmail.com; Aswani, S., Rhodes University, South Africa, s.aswani@ru.ac.za;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27850 | Poster ID 593

HETERARCHIES: CONNECTING HIERARCHIES AND NETWORKS FOR MARINE PROTECTED AREAS

Cumming, G. S., James Cook University, Australia, graeme.cumming@jcu.edu.au;

ePoster Link: http://www.coralcoe.org.au/researchers/gscumming

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28003 | Poster ID 594

PERCEPTIONS IN SMALL ISLAND MARINE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Beyerl, K., Institute of Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam, Germany, Katharina.Beyerl@iass-potsdam.de; Breckwoldt, A., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Bremen, Germany, annette.breckwoldt@leibniz-zmt.de;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28086 | Poster ID 595

SUSTAINABILITY PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT FOCUSING ON CORAL REEF PROTECTION BY THE TOURISM INDUSTRY IN THE CORAL TRIANGLE REGION

Huang, Y., Dominican University of California, USA, yu-ti.huang@dominican.edu; Coelho, V. R., Dominican University of California, USA, vania.coelho@dominican.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29168 | Poster ID 596

ECOSYSTEM VULNERABILITY AND CUMULATIVE IMPACTS ON HAWAIIAN REEFS

Lecky, J., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, jlecky@hawaii.edu; Oleson, K. L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, koleson@hawaii.edu; Wedding, L., Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University, USA, lwedding@stanford.edu; Falinski, K., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, falinski@hawaii.edu; McCoy, K., NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, USA, kaylyn.mccoy@noaa.gov; Kappel, C., National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, UC Santa Barbara, USA, kappel@nceas.ucsb.edu; Selkoe, K., National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, UC Santa Barbara, USA, selkoe@nceas.ucsb.edu;

ePoster Link: http://oceantippingpoints.org/hawaii

64 - Social science applications to coral reef management: Human and social dimensions and the link to reef health and ecological change

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30172 | Poster ID 591

THE OUR FLORIDA REEFS COASTAL USE SURVEY: AN ONLINE SURVEY TO SUPPORT STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SOUTHEAST FLORIDA

Costaregni, A. R., Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center, USA, AC1724@nova.edu; Waters, L., 2Florida Department of Environmental Protection Coral Reef Conservation Program , USA, ; Cumming, K., Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center, USA, kc1261@nova.edu; Walker, B. K., Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center, USA, walkerb@nova.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28831 | Poster ID 597

SOCIAL FRAGMENTATION INHIBITS LOCAL MANAGEMENT IN A DOMINICAN FISHERY

Cox, M. E., Dartmouth College, USA, michael.e.cox@dartmouth.edu; Wilson, M. W., Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, mwwilson@ucsb.edu; Pavlowich, T. T., Dartmouth College, USA, tyler.t.pavlowich@dartmouth.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29572 | Poster ID 598

CHARACTERIZING PARTICIPATION IN NON-COMMERCIAL FISHING AND OTHER SHORE-BASED RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES ON ST. CROIX, USVI

Goedeke, T. L., NOAA Biogeography, USA, theresa.goedeke@noaa.gov; Orthmeyer, A. L., NOAA Biogeography, USA, angela.orthmeyer@noaa.gov; Edwards, P. E., NOAA NOS, USA, peter.edwards@noaa.gov; Dillard, M. K., NOAA HML, USA, maria.dillard@noaa.gov; Gorstein, M., NOAA HML, USA, matt.gorstein@noaa.gov; Jeffrey, C. F., NOAA Biogeography, , chris.jeffrey@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28088 | Poster ID 599

LINKS BETWEEN COASTAL MARINE ECOSYSTEMS AND HUMAN WELLBEING IN JARDINES DE LA REINA NATIONAL PARK AND CAYOS DE ANA MARÍA FAUNA REFUGE, CUBA

Figueredo Martín, T., Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros, Cuba, tamara@ciec.cu; Pina Amargós, P., Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros, , ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30151 | Poster ID 600

CLIMATE CHANGE, THE GREAT BARRIER REEF, AND THE RESPONSE OF AUSTRALIANS

Goldberg, J. A., James Cook University and CSIRO, Australia, jeremy.goldberg@my.jcu.edu.au;

65 - Improving the understanding and management of coral reef socio-ecological systems through community and stakeholder engagement

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30080 | Poster ID 601

IMPROVING THE UNDERSTANDING AND INFLUENCE OF INDIGENOUS FIJIAN FUNERAL PRACTICE ON CORAL REEF-SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS

Vave, R. D., University of Hawaii, Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) Network, USA, ronvave@hawaii.edu; Friedlander, A., University of Hawaii, National Geographic Pristine Seas , USA, ; Jupiter, S., Wildlife Conservation Society, Fiji Locally Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) Network, Fiji, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29739 | Poster ID 602

SUPPORTING COASTAL COMMUNITIES TO ACHIEVE A SUSTAINABLE AQUARIUM TRADE

Murray, J., Cefas, United Kingdom, joanna.murray@cefas.co.uk;

ePoster Link: https://www.cefas.co.uk/

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29542 | Poster ID 603

USING CONCEPTUAL ECOSYSTEM MODELING TO SUPPORT ECOSYSTEM-BASED MANAGEMENT IN WEST HAWAI‘I

Ingram, R. J., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ingramr@hawaii.edu; Oleson, K. L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, koleson@hawaii.edu; Gove, J., NOAA’s Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center Administration, USA, jamison.gove@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29444 | Poster ID 604

MUESO SUBACUATICO DE ARTE (MUSA) AN EFFECTIVE PROJECT TO REDIRECT AND CONTROL VISITORS IN THE NATIONAL PARK OF CANCUN – ISLA MUJERES, MEXICO.

GONZALEZ-CANO, J. M., CONANP - SEMARNAT, Mexico, jagoz06@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.conanp.gob.mx

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29478 | Poster ID 605

INVOLVING TRADITIONAL FISHERMEN IN MPA MANAGEMENT : TOWARDS A WIN-WIN SITUATION IN REUNION

Pothin, K., Marine Reserve of la Réunion, Reunion, karine.pothin@reservemarinereunion.fr;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29397 | Poster ID 606

COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT VOLUNTARY MANAGEMENT MODELS FOR WISE USE COASTAL CONSERVATION IN HIGH USAGE AREAS.

Summers, N. M., Reef Conservation, Mauritius, summersnatalie@gmail.com; Young, K., Reef Conservation, Mauritius, admin.reef@intnet.mu; Baissac, P., Diospyros Ltd, Mauritius, pbaissac@intnet.mu; Mitternique, C., Reef Conservation, Mauritius, biology.reef@gmail.com; Montocchio, E., Reef Conservation, Mauritius, emma_montocchio@hotmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29179 | Poster ID 607

CORAL REEFS OF THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN – STATUS AND BLEACHING IN 2016

Ahamada, S. M., Indian Ocean Commission, Mauritius, said.ahamada@coi-ioc.org; Obura, D., CORDIO, Kenya, dobura@cordioea.net;

ePoster Link: http://commissionoceanindien.org/activites/biodiversite/

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28977 | Poster ID 608

“THIS IS WHO WE ARE”: NATIONAL CAMPAIGN COMPETITION IN THE CARIBBEAN INCREASES COMMUNITY AWARENESS OF MARINE CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT

Cross, L. H., The Nature Conservancy, Grenada, lucienne.cross@tnc.org; Constantine, S. L., The Nature Conservancy, Grenada, sconstantine@tnc.org; Schmid, C., PCI Media Impact, USA, cschmid@mediaimpact.org; Southey, S., PCI Media Impact, USA, ssouthey@mediaimpact.org; Regis, A., PCI Media Impact, Saint Lucia, aregis@mediaimpact.org; Ashby, D., PCI Media Impact, USA, dashby@mediaimpact.org;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28152 | Poster ID 609

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT IN WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

Grass-Sessay, S. A., UNEP - Abidjan Convention Secretariat, Cote D, Abraham.Grass-Sessay@unep.org;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27882 | Poster ID 610

DEFINING ‘COMMUNITY’ FOR COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN MARINE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN HAWAI’I

Levine, A. S., San Diego State University / NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, USA, arielle.levine@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28417 | Poster ID 612

COMMUNITY-BASED CORAL AQUACULTURE AND REEF REHABILITATION PROGRAM: THIRTEEN YEARS OF LESSONS LEARNED OF CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT IN PUERTO RICO

Olivo-Maldonado, I., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, iolivo11@yahoo.com; Suleiman-Ramos, S., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, samuelsuleiman@gmail.com; Mercado-Molina, A. E., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, amolinapr@gmail.com; Hernandez-Delgado, E. A., University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, edwin.hernandezdelgado@gmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://sampr.org

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28366 | Poster ID 615

NO REEF LEFT BEHIND: USING AND INTERPRETING NOAA CORAL REEF WATCH’S 5-KM REGIONAL VIRTUAL STATIONS FOR MONITORING BLEACHING STRESS

Geiger, E. F., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, erick.geiger@noaa.gov; Eakin, C. M., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD 20740, USA, mark.eakin@noaa.gov; Liu, G., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, gang.liu@noaa.gov; De La Cour, J. L., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, jacqueline.shapo@noaa.gov; 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;

ePoster Link: http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov/vs/index.php

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28688 | Poster ID 616

USING BIOCRITERIA AND THE BIOLOGICAL CONDITION GRADIENT TO PROTECT CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS

Bradley, P., TetraTech, Inc., USA, patbradley@comcast.net; Santavy, D., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USA, santavy.debbie@epa.gov; Fisher, W., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, USA, fisher.william@epa.gov; Gerritsen, J., TetraTech, Inc., USA, jeroen.gerritsen@tetratech.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28144 | Poster ID 618

THE ICRI GLOBAL CORAL ECOLOGICAL SERVICES AND FUNCTIONS VALUATION TOOL

Gulko, D. A., ICRI Ad Hoc Committee on Enforcement & Investigation; Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, david.a.gulko@hawaii.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27989 | Poster ID 619

APPLICATION OF NOAA CORAL REEF WATCH’S NEAR-REAL-TIME SATELLITE AND MODEL-BASED DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM TO LOCAL CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT

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; Eakin, C. M., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD, USA, mark.eakin@noaa.gov; Liu, G., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, gang.liu@noaa.gov; Geiger, E. F., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, erick.geiger@noaa.gov; Heron, S. F., Coral Reef Watch-ReefSense, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Townsville, QLD ; Global Science & Technology, Inc., Australia, scott.heron@noaa.gov; Skirving, W. J., Coral Reef Watch-ReefSense, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, Townsville, QLD ; Global Science & Technology, Inc., Australia, william.skirving@noaa.gov; Tirak, K. V., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, kyle.tirak@noaa.gov; 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; Strong, A. E., Coral Reef Watch, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR, College Park, MD;Global Science & Technology Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA, alan.e.strong@noaa.gov;

ePoster Link: http://coralreefwatch.noaa.gov/satellite/index.php

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28078 | Poster ID 620

FISHERY MANAGEMENT IN A RISKY AND UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT: A SPATIAL MODELING APPROACH APPLIED TO THE GIANT CLAM TRIDACNA MAXIMA IN FRENCH POLYNESIA

Van Wynsberge, S., Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, French Polynesia, simon.vanwynsberge@gmail.com; Andréfouët, S., Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, New Caledonia, ; Gaertner-Mazouni, N., Université de la Polynésie française, French Polynesia, ; Wabnitz, C., SPC, New Caledonia, ; Remoissenet, G., Direction des Ressources Marines et Minières, French Polynesia, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28949 | Poster ID 621

USING POLICY AND CORAL RESTORATION ACTION TO MITIGATE AND PREVENT INVASIONS BY AQUATIC ALIENS ON HAWAI’I’S CORAL REEFS

Kuo, J. C., Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, USA, julie.c.kuo@hawaii.gov; Kuo, J. C., Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, julie.c.kuo@hawaii.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28893 | Poster ID 622

TOWARDS AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO CROWN-OF-THORNS STARFISH MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Westcott, D., CSIRO, Australia, david.westcott@csiro.au; Fletcher, C., CSIRO, Australia, cameron.fletcher@csiro.au; Plaganyi-Lloyd, E., CSIRO, Australia, eva.plaganyi-lloyd@csiro.au; Babcock, R., CSIRO, Australia, russ.babcock@csiro.au; CoTS Working Group, ., , Australia, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29638 | Poster ID 624

DESIGNING INTERVENTIONS TO IMPROVE MARINE AREA MANAGEMENT

Sherry, L., The Nature Conservancy, Grenada, sconstantine@tnc.org; Norville, J. J., OCES Commission, Saint Lucia, jjnorville@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29639 | Poster ID 625

INFORMING CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT DECISIONS AT FOUR U.S. NATIONAL PARKS IN THE PACIFIC USING DATA FROM A COMPREHENSIVE, LONG-TERM MONITORING PROGRAM

Brown, E. K., Kalaupapa National Historical Park, National Park Service, USA, eric_brown@nps.gov; McKenna, S. A., Pacific Island Network Inventory and Monitoring Program, National Park Service, USA, sheila_mckenna@nps.gov; Beavers, S., Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park, National Park Service, USA, sallie_beavers@nps.gov; Clark, T., National Park of American Samoa, National Park Service , American Samoa, tim_clark@nps.gov; Gawel, M., War in the Pacific National Historical Park, National Park Service , Guam, mike_gawel@nps.gov;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29616 | Poster ID 626

SHIPWRECKS, PHASE SHIFTS AND REEF RESTORATION: SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF THE PALMYRA UNIT OF THE PACIFIC REMOTE ISLANDS MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT

Pollock, A. L., United States Fish and Wildlife Service, USA, amanda_pollock@fws.gov; White, S., United States Fish and Wildlife Service, USA, susan_white@fws.gov; Williams, G. J., Bangor University, United Kingdom, g.j.williams@bangor.ac.uk; Smith, J., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, smithj@ucsd.edu; Aeby, G., University of Hawaii, USA, greta@hawaii.edu; Work, T., United States Geological Survey, USA, thierry_work@usgs.edu; Edwards, C., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, clint@ucsd.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29205 | Poster ID 627

CORAL DIVERSITY AND THREATS IN THE INTERTIDAL ZONE OF WATAMU MARINE NATIONAL PARK, KENYA

Musembi, P. M., A Rocha Kenya, Kenya, mussembip@gmail.com; Cowburn, B. D., University of Oxford, United Kingdom, benjamindcowburn@gmail.com; Katello, J., Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya, jikatello@gmail.com; Sluka, R. D., A Rocha International, United Kingdom, bob.sluka@arocha.org; Obura, D., CORDIO East Africa, Kenya, dobura@cordioea.net;

ePoster Link: http://kenya.arocha.org/

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29166 | Poster ID 628

SELF-REPORTED BEHAVIOR, INTENTIONS AND CONTROL MEASURES OF SNORKELERS IN THE MOMBASA MARINE PARK-DO SNORKELERS DO WHAT THEY INTEND TO DO, AND SAY THEY DO?

den Haring, S. D., James Cook University, Kenya, sander.denharing@my.jcu.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28020 | Poster ID 629

NO-TAKE MARINE PROTECTED AREAS ALTER BENTHIC COMMUNITIES WITH CASCADING POSITIVE EFFECTS ON CORAL SETTLEMENT AND LARVAL AND RECRUIT SURVIVORSHIP

Beatty, D. S., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, dbeatty3@gatech.edu; Clements, C. S., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, cclements9@gatech.edu; Stewart, F. J., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, frank.stewart@biology.gatech.edu; Hay, M. E., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, mark.hay@biology.gatech.edu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28515 | Poster ID 630

INCORPORATING THE MANAGEMENT OF CRITICAL ECOLOGICAL PROCESSES FROM SEAGRASS ECOSYSTEMS INTO THE SPATIAL MANAGEMENT IN A HIGHLY IMPACTED COASTAL SYSTEM

Henderson, C. J., Griffith University, Australia, christopher.henderson@griffithuni.edu.au; Stevens, T. F., Griffith University, Australia, t.stevens@griffith.edu.au; Gilby, B. L., University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, bgilby@usc.edu.au; Olds, A. D., University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia, ; Lee, S. Y., Griffith University, Australia, joe.lee@griffith.edu.au;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28359 | Poster ID 631

CONDITION ASSESSMENT OF CORAL REEFS OF TWO MARINE PROTECTED AREAS UNDER DIFFERENT REGIMES OF USE IN THE NORTH-WESTERN CARIBBEAN

Perera, S., National Center of Protected Areas, Cuba, susana.perera@gmail.com; Arana, H. A., El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico, hernan@ecosur.mx; Ruiz, M. A., El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico, migue_ruiz_zarate@yahoo.com; Alcolado, J., Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas, Mexico, jagoz06@gmail.com; Alcolado, P. M., Instituto de Oceanología, Cuba, alcolado@ama.cu; Caballero, H., Acuario Nacional de Cuba, Cuba, hanselc@acuarionacional.cu; Vega, A., El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico, avz73@yahoo.com; Cobián, D., Parque Nacional Guanahacabibes, Cuba, dorkacobianrojas79@gmail.com; Hernández, Z., Flora y Fauna, Cuba, florapr@enet.cu;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28418 | Poster ID 632

SCIENCE-INFORMED CONSULTATION, PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT, AND MANAGEMENT DECISIONS:PLANNING A MARINE RESERVE IN BISCAYNE NATIONAL PARK, USA

Alvear Rodríguez, E. M., National Park Service, USA, elsa_alvear@nps.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28409 | Poster ID 633

IMPACT OF THE LIONFISH (PTEROIS VOLITANS) IN THE REEF FISHES ASSOCIATIONS IN TWO CARIBBEAN MARINE PROTECTED AREAS (CUBA AND MEXICO).

Cobián, D., Parque Nacional Guanahacabibes, Cuba, dorkacobianrojas79@gmail.com; Chevalier, P. P., Acuario Nacional de Cuba, Cuba, pedroc@acuarionacional.cu; Schmitter-Soto, J. J., El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico, juan.schmitter-soto@fulbrightmail.org; Aguilar, A., Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico, alfonso.aguilar@uady.mx; Aguilar, C., Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, coquiaguilar06@yahoo.com; Ruiz, M. A., El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Mexico, maruizzar@ecosur.mx; Corrada, R. I., Acuario Nacional de Cuba, Cuba, raulc@acuarionacional.cu; Cabrera, D., Acuario Nacional de Cuba, Cuba, delmisc@acuarionacional.cu; Caballero, H., Acuario Nacional de Cuba, Cuba, hanselc@acuarionacional.cu; Perera, S., Centro Nacional de Áreas Protegidas, Cuba, susana.perera@gmail.com;

70 - Design of MPA networks for fisheries and ecosystem management

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30119 | Poster ID 645

BRIDGING THE DIVIDE BETWEEN SYSTEMATIC CONSERVATION PLANNING AND COMMUNITY-BASED CONSERVATION: A PHILIPPINES CASE STUDY

Kockel, A., University of Victoria, Canada, akockel@uvic.ca; Dearden, P., University of Victoria, Canada, pdearden@office.geog.uvic.ca;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29264 | Poster ID 646

TOWARDS NETWORKING OF NATIONAL PROTECTED AREAS FOR THE CONSERVATION OF CRITICAL HABITATS OF GREEN SEA TURTLE POPULATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Lim, M. S., Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Bureau of Biodiversity Management, Philippines, munditalim@yahoo.com; Mendoza, M. M., Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Bureau of Biodiversity Management, Philippines, mmmendozapawb@yahoo.com; Baling, N. S., Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Bureau of Biodiversity Management, Philippines, nildasbaling@gmail.com; Daclan, M. A., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Philippines, marion.daclan@giz.de; Miclat, E. B., Conservation International Philippines Foundation, Inc., Philippines, emiclat@conservation.org; Kern, L. K., Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Germany, lkern@giz.de;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29571 | Poster ID 647

FIVE MPAS, ONE NETWORK: DESIGNING PUERTO RICO’S NORTHEAST MARINE CORRIDOR

Ramos Álvarez, A., NOAA & TBG, USA, antares.ramos@noaa.gov; Jeffrey, C. F., NOAA, USA, chris.jeffrey@noaa.gov; Pittman, S. J., NOAA, United Kingdom, simon.pittman@noaa.gov;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28923 | Poster ID 649

IMPROVING THE FISH-BE MODEL TO INFORM MARINE PROTECTED AREA NETWORK DESIGN

Villanoy, C. L., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, cesarv@msi.upd.edu.ph; Horigue, V., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, vera.horigue@googlemail.com; Licuanan, W. Y., De La Salle University, Philippines, licuananw@gmail.com; Aiino, P. M., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, pmalino@msi.upd.edu.ph; Solera, L. A., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, leilani.solera@gmail.com; Rogers, A., University of Queensland, Australia, a.rogers2@uq.edu.au; Quibilan, M., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, mcquibilan@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28056 | Poster ID 651

SIMPLE RULES FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF EFFECTIVE MARINE RESERVES

Takashina, N., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, nao.takashina@gmail.com;

71 - Designing Marine Managed Areas for fisheries management and biodiversity conservation: Bridging science and policy

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27853 | Poster ID 653

WHAT IS THE BEST SCIENTIFIC JUSTIFICATION FOR MPAS ON CARIBBEAN REEFS?

Pawlik, J. R., UNC Wilmington, USA, pawlikj@uncw.edu;

ePoster Link: http://people.uncw.edu/pawlikj/index.html

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28912 | Poster ID 654

MANAGEMENT IN SAN FELIPE KEY, A CUBAN NATIONAL PARK, BASED ON ASSESSING CORAL REEF CONDITION AND FISHERIES.

de la Guardia, E., CINVESTAV-Mérida, Mexico, elenadelaguardia@yahoo.com; Hernández, Z., Parque Nacional Cayos de San Felipe, Pinar del Rio, Cuba, florafpr@enet.cu; Espinosa, L., Parque Nacional Cayos de San Felipe, Pinar del Rio, Cuba, florafpr@enet.cu; González-Días, P., Centro de Investigaciones Marinas, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba, patricia@cim.uh.cu; Angulo, J., Centro de Investigaciones Marinas, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba, jorge@cim.uh.cu; Arias-González, J. E., CINVESTAV-Mérida, , earias@mda.cinvestav.mx;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29730 | Poster ID 656

LINKING MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE TO POSITIVE ECOLOGICAL OUTCOMES IN THE RAJA AMPAT MARINE PROTECTED AREAS, INDONESIA

Iwanicki, L. S., Yale University, USA, lara.iwanicki@yale.edu; Hidayat, N. I., Conservation International, Indonesia, nhidayat@conservation.org; Purwanto, P., The Nature Conservancy, Indonesia, ; Pada, D., Conservation International, Indonesia, dpada@conservation.org; Ahmadia, G. N., World Wildlife Fund, USA, Gabby.Ahmadia@wwfus.org; Decker, M. B., Yale University, USA, marybeth.decker@yale.edu;

72 - Marine resource sustainability, conservation and management in the Coral Triangle & Southeast Asia

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29869 | Poster ID 657

SIZE FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION OF PORITES CYLINDRICA IN AN OFF-SHORE PHILIPPINE REEF

Valino, D. M., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines- Diliman, Philippines, valino.darryl@gmail.com; Arceo, H. O., The Marine Science Institute, Univeristy of the Philippines-Diliman, Philippines, hoarceo@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 30158 | Poster ID 658

MARINE HABITAT CONSERVATION THROUGH SOCIAL MARKETING CAMPAIGN IN INDONESIA

Afianto, M. Y., Rare Conservation Indonesia, Indonesia, yafianto@rare.org;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28966 | Poster ID 659

THE STATUS OF REEF FISH ASSEMBLAGES AROUND THE URBANIZED, SMALL ISLANDS AT THE CENTER OF THE CORAL TRIANGLE (SPERMONDE ARCHIPELAGO, SE SULAWESI, INDONESIA)

Gardiner, N. M., James Cook University, Australia, naomi.gardiner@jcu.edu.au; Husain, A. A., Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, a3husain@gmail.com; Made, S., Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, smade_icmi@yahoo.co.id;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29431 | Poster ID 661

VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION OF MEIOFAUNA IN THE NEARSHORE NON-REEF INTERSTITIAL ENVIRONMENT GULF OF KACHCHH GUJARAT INDIA

Santoshkumar Singh, S. K., Adani Power Ltd, Department of Environmnet, India, Santosh.Singh1@adani.com; Sanagoudra, S. N., Adani Power Ltd, Department of Environmnet, India, shivanagoudan.sanagoudra@adani.com;

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

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29302 | Poster ID 662

MANAGING RECREATIONAL DIVING IN TEMPORARY CLOSURES FOLLOWING THE 2010 CORAL BLEACHING EVENT IN THE ANDAMAN SEA

Pengsakun, P., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, marine_ru@hotmail.com; Yeemin, T., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, thamasakyeemin@hotmail.com; Klinthong, W., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, klinthong_fai@hotmail.com; Sangmanee, K., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, kanwara_naka@hotmail.com; Samsuvan, W., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, samsuvan@hotmail.com; Sutthacheep, M., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, msutthacheep@yahoo.com; Lawang, B., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, twister_afunde@hotmail.co.th; Hamanee, S., Sripatum University, Thailand, supawadee.ha@spu.ac.th;

ePoster Link: http://www.thaicoralreef.in.th

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29249 | Poster ID 663

CORAL TRANSPLANTATION ON REEF BALLS AT PUTUS-PUTUS ISLAND COASTAL ZONE, NORTH SULAWESI, INDONESIA

Lalamentik, L. T., Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia, jercogorango@gmail.com; Sompie, D. E., PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya, Indonesia, david.sompie@newmont.com; Kojansow, J. W., PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya, Indonesia, jerry.kojansow@newmont.com; Rondonuwu, A. B., Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia, arron68@yahoo.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29363 | Poster ID 664

CONTRASTING ABUNDANCE OF JUVENILE CORALS AT TWO NATIONAL PARKS IN THE ANDAMAN SEA

Chamchoy, C., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Thailand, Charernmee14@hotmail.com; Yeemin, T., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Thailand, thamasakyeemin@yahoo.com; Sutthacheep, M., Marine Diversity Research Group, Thailand, msuttacheep@yahoo.com; Klinthong, W., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Thailand, klinthong_fai@hotmail.com; Niamsiri, R., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Thailand, r_niamsiri@hotmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27874 | Poster ID 665

COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN THE MARINE PROTECTED AREA (MPA) ESTABLISHMENT PROCESS IN INDONESIA: ITS OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

Baitoningsih, W., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany, asti.wb@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28051 | Poster ID 667

THE BUTTERFLYFISHES (CHAETODONTIDAE) CONDITIONS IN RATATOTOK PENINSULA REEF, NORTH SULAWESI PROVINCE, INDONESIA (A MONITORING STUDY: 1996-2012)

Kojansow, J. W., PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya, Indonesia, jerry.kojansow@newmont.com; Rondonuwu, A. B., Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia, arron68@yahoo.com; Lalamentik, L. T., Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia, jercogorango@gmail.com; Sompie, D. E., PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya, Indonesia, david.sompie@newmont.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27981 | Poster ID 668

CORAL COLONIZATION ON REEF BALLS AT RATATOTOK COASTAL ZONE IN NORTH SULAWESI PROVINCE OF INDONESIA

Lalamentik, L. T., Sam Ratulangi University, Indonesia, jercogorango@gmail.com; Sompie, D. E., PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya, Indonesia, david.sompie@newmont.com; Kojansow, J. W., PT. Newmont Minahasa Raya, Indonesia, jerry.kojansow@newmont.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 27977 | Poster ID 669

THE HERBIVORE-ALGAE-CORAL INTERACTION AND RESILIENCE OF CORAL REEFS: DIADEMA FACILITATE REEF RECOVERY IN TAIWAN

Nozawa, Y., Academia Sinica, Chinese Taiwan, nozaway@gate.sinica.edu.tw; Lin, C. H., Academia Sinica, Chinese Taiwan, ; Meng, P. J., National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Chinese Taiwan, ;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28650 | Poster ID 671

DIVE INDUSTRY’S CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES TO COPE WITH CORAL BLEACHING IN INDONESIA. A RAPID ANALYSIS ON DIVER PERCEPTION IN BUNAKEN, BALI, AND GILI.

Setiasih, N., Reef Check Foundation Indonesia, Indonesia, nsetiasih@reefcheck.org; Thomas, C. R., CSIRO, Australia, Colette.Thomas@csiro.au; Heron, S. F., NOAA, Australia, Scott.Heron@noaa.gov; Schuttenberg, H., USAID, , heidi.schuttenberg@gmail.com; Calgaro, E., University of Sydney, Thailand, emma.calgaro@sydney.edu.au; Doshi, A., Queensland University of Technology, Australia, amar.doshi21@gmail.com; Tan, J. C., University of Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia, chtan.james@gmail.com; Pascoe, S., CSIRO, Australia, Sean.Pascoe@csiro.au; Julian, H., Reef Check Malaysia, Malaysia, julian@reefcheck.org.my; James, T., Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, jaydeetee1@gmail.com; Derta, P., Reef Check Foundation Indonesia, Indonesia, derta@reefcheck.org;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28608 | Poster ID 672

THE STATUS OF REEF BENTHOS IN MARINE PROTECTED AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Panga, F. M., UP Marine Science Institute, Philippines, fleurpanga@yahoo.com; Atrigenio, M. P., UP Marine Science Institute, Philippines, matrigenio@gmail.com; Quibilan, M. C., UP Marine Science Institute, Philippines, mcquibilan@gmail.com; Anticamara, J. A., UP Institute of Biology, Philippines, jonathan.anticamara@gmail.com; Alino, P. M., UP Marine Science Institute, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 29042 | Poster ID 673

IUU FISHING HAMPERED NO-TAKE MARINE RESERVE PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY FROM SIMCA, SABAH, MALAYSIA.

Chung, F. C., Reef Guardian Sdn Bhd, Malaysia, achier300@yahoo.com;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28626 | Poster ID 674

GULF OF MANNAR MARINE NATIONAL PARK: MEASURES NEEDED FOR STRENGTHENING EFFECTIVE CONSERVATION

Padelkar, A. A., National Institute of Oceanography, India, apadelkar7@gmail.com; Ravindran, J., National Institute of Oceanography, India, jravi@nio.org; Manikandan, B., National Institute of Oceanography, India, manikandanb@nio.org;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28684 | Poster ID 675

PRECAUTIONARY APPROACH FOR CORAL REEF CONSERVATION IN A RAMSAR SITE IN THE GULF OF THAILAND

Sutthacheep, M., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, msutthacheep@yahoo.com; Ruangthong, C., Department of National Parks Wildlife and Conservation, Thailand, chai_forestry28@hotmail.com; Yeemin, T., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, thamasakyeemin@hotmail.com; Samsuvan, W., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, samsuvan@hotmail.com; Pengsakun, S., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, marine_ru@hotmail.com; Chamchoy, C., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, jajaja_glass@hotmail.com;

ePoster Link: http://www.thaicoralreef.in.th

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28669 | Poster ID 676

POPULATION DENSITY OF CROWN OF THORNS STARFISH IN DIVE SITES OF THAILAND

Thummasan, M., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, thummasan_sasiwimon@hotmail.com; Yeemin, T., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, thamasakyeemin@yahoo.com; Samsuvan, W., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, samsuvan@hotmail.com; Sangmanee, K., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, kanwara_naka@hotmail.com; Putthayakool, J., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, j.putthayakool@gmail.com; Sutthacheep, M., Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, msutthacheep@yahoo.com; Yeemin, P., Sakon Nakhon Rajabhat University, Thailand, -;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28665 | Poster ID 677

CONSERVING THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT OF MALUKU BARAT DAYA: A SCENARIO ANALYSIS OF PAST AND FUTURE TRENDS

Estradivari, E., WWF Indonesia, Indonesia, estradivari@wwf.id; Wisesa, N., WWF Indonesia, Indonesia, nwisesa@wwf,id; Damora, A., WWF Indonesia, Indonesia, adamora@wwf.id; Handayani, C., WWF Indonesia, Indonesia, chandayani@wwf.id; Amkieltiela, A., WWF Indonesia, Indonesia, amkieltiela@wwf.id; Glew, L., WWF-US, USA, louise.glew@wwfus.org; Ahmadia, G., WWF-US, USA, gabby.ahmadia@wwfus.org;

06/21/2016 | | Kamehameha Exhibit Hall 1 | Abstract ID 28667 | Poster ID 678

LONG-TERM CHANGES AND RESTORATION MEASURES OF SOFT CORALS (DENDRONEPHTHYA SPP.) AT MU KO SIMILAN NATIONAL PARK, THE ANDAMAN SEA

Putthayakool, J., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, j.putthayakool@gmail.com; Plangngan, P., Department of National Parks Wildlife and Conservation, Phuket Province, Thailand, Thailand, praropforestry@gmail.com ; Yeemin, T., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, thamasakyeemin@yahoo.com ; Klinthong, W., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, klinthong_fai@hotmail.com ; Sutthacheep, M., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, msutthacheep@yahoo.com ;