Program & Agenda

Agenda Detail

6/22/2016 | 13:45 - 15:45 | ORAL

05 - Acclimatization and adaptation in reef organisms

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 313 B | Abstract ID 27820

MAPK SIGNALING IN CORAL STRESS RESPONSE

COURTIAL, L., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco 98000, Principality of Monaco/ Laboratoire d’Excellence Corail, Monaco, lcourtial@centrescientifique.mc; PICCO, V., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco 98000, Principality of Monaco, Monaco, vpicco@centrescientifique.mc; GROVER, R., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco 98000, Principality of Monaco, Monaco, rgrover@centrescientifique.mc; ROTTIER, C., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco 98000, Principality of Monaco, Monaco, rottier@centrescientifique.mc; CORMERAIS, Y., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco 98000, Principality of Monaco, Monaco, ycormerais@centrescientifique.mc; PAGES, G., Institute for Research on Cancer and Aging, Nice (IRCAN), Nice University, CNRS UMR7284/INSERM U108 , France, Gilles.PAGES@unice.fr; FERRIER-PAGES, C., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ferrier@centrescientifique.mc;

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29794

DETECTION OF MOLECULAR STRESS RESPONSE IN CORALS EXPERIENCING CHRONIC CONTACT WITH INVASIVE ALGAE MATS

Sindorf, V. L., University of Hawaii, USA, vsindorf@hawaii.edu; Richmond, R. H., Kewalo Marine Lab, USA, richmond@hawaii.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29667

ANTIOXIDANT DEFENSE AND ACID-BASE REGULATION: PHYSIOLOGICAL TOLERANCE AND ACCLIMATIZATION TO OCEAN ACIDIFICATION AND WARMING IN POCILLOPORA DAMICORNIS

Rivest, E. B., Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, Davis, USA, ebrivest@ucdavis.edu; Chen, C. S., National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium, Taiwan, ROC, cchen@nmmba.gov.tw; Hancock, J. R., Sonoma State University, USA, hancockj@sonoma.edu; Mydlarz, L. D., University of Texas at Arlington, USA, mydlarz@uta.edu; Hofmann, G. E., University of California, Santa Barbara, USA, gretchen.hofmann@lifesci.ucsb.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28771

THE ROLE OF SOMATIC MUTATIONS IN THE ADAPTIVE EVOLUTION OF A SCLERACTINIAN CORAL IN RESPONSE TO ACIDIFICATION STRESS

Herrera, M., Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, marcela.herrerasarrias@kaust.edu.sa; Liew, Y. J., Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia, YiJin.Liew@kaust.edu.sa; Zoccola, D., Marine Biology Department, Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Tambutte, E., Marine Biology Department, Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Tambutte, S., Marine Biology Department, Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Aranda Lastra, M., Red Sea Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Monaco, manuel.aranda@kaust.edu.sa;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28407

POTENTIAL ROLE OF LARVAL CONNECTIVITY IN CORAL TEMPERATURE THRESHOLDS

Kleypas, J. A., National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, kleypas@ucar.edu; Thompson, D. M., Boston University, USA, thompsod@bu.edu; Castruccio, F. S., National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA, fredc@ucar.edu; Curchitser, E. N., Rutgers University, USA, enrique@esm.rutgers.edu; Pinsky, M., Rutgers University, USA, malin.pinsky@rutgers.edu; Watson, J. R., Stockholm University, Sweden, james.watson@stockholmresilience.su.edu;

http://www.cgd.ucar.edu

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29840

EVALUATING THE CONTRIBUTION OF HOST GENOTYPE, SYMBIODINIUM COMMUNITY, AND BLEACHING HISTORY IN REPEATEDLY BLEACHED ACROPORA CERVICORNIS NURSERIES

Merselis, D. G., Florida International University, USA, DanielMerselis@gmail.com; Drury, C. R., University of Miami Rosenstiel School, USA, ; Schopmeyer, S. A., University of Miami Rosenstiel School, USA, ; Lirman, D., University of Miami Rosenstiel School, USA, ; Rodriguez-Lanetty, M., Florida International University, USA, ;

http://imageslab.fiu.edu/

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 27937

FINE-SCALE TRANSCRIPTIONAL RESPONSES TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE ENDANGERED CARIBBEAN STAGHORN CORAL ACROPORA CERVICORNIS

Parkinson, J. E., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, jparkinson@psu.edu; Schopmeyer, S., Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, USA, sschopmeyer@rsmas.miami.edu; Nedimyer, K., Coral Restoration Foundation, USA, ken@coralrestoration.org; Bartels, E., MOTE Marine Laboratory, USA, ebartels@mote.org; Lustic, C., The Nature Conservancy, USA, clustic@tnc.org; Lirman, D., Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, USA, dlirman@rsmas.miami.edu; LaJeunesse, T. C., Pennsylvania State University, USA, tcl3@psu.edu; Baums, I. B., Pennsylvania State University, USA, ibb3@psu.edu;

07 - Biodiversity, biogeography and evolution of coral reef organisms

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 27957

REEF FISH SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION AND BENTHIC HABITAT ASSOCIATIONS ON THE NORTHERN FLORIDA REEF TRACT

Fisco, D. P., Nova Southeastern University, USA, df650@nova.edu; Kilfoyle, A. K., Nova Southeastern University, USA, kilfoyle@nova.edu; Smith, S. G., University of Miami, USA, steve.smith@rsmas.miami.edu; Spieler, R., Nova Southeastern University, USA, spieler@nova.edu; Walker, B. K., Nova Southeastern University, USA, walkerb@nova.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 29458

UNDERSTANDING PHILIPPINE REEF FISH DIVERSITY AMIDST RISING THREATS AND MANAGEMENT EFFORTS

Arceo, H. O., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, hoarceo@msi.upd.edu.ph; Nanola, C. L., University of the Philippines - Mindanao, Philippines, tingnanola@yahoo.com; Recamara, D. B., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, denrecamara@gmail.com; Alino, P. M., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 28096

ASSESSMENT OF CORAL REEF FISH BIODIVERSITY: HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT INDICES

Loiseau, N., UPF, French Polynesia, nicolas.loiseau1@gmail.com; Legras, G., UPF, French Polynesia, legras.gaelle@gmail.com; Mazouni, N., UPF, French Polynesia, nabila.gaertner-mazouni@upf.pf ; Gaernter, J. C., IRD, French Polynesia, jean-claude.gaertner@ird.fr ;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 29076

PHYLOGENETIC DIVERSITY OF CEPHALOPODA (ANIMALIA:MOLLUSCA) WITHIN THE RED SEA

Byron, G., King Adbullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, gordon.byron@kaust.edu.sa; Paulay, G., University of Florida, USA, paulay@flmnh.ufl.edu; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 28929

THE MAINTENANCE OF CORAL BIODIVERSITY VIA RELATIVE NONLINEARITY OF COMPETITION

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

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 28264

REVISITING DEPTH-DIVERSITY GRADIENTS IN REEF-BUILDING CORALS

Roberts, T. E., James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, thomas.roberts@my.jcu.edu.au; Bridge, T. C., James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, thomas.bridge@jcu.edu.au; Caley, M. J., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, j.caley@aims.gov.au; Baird, A. H., James Cook University, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, andrew.baird@jcu.edu.au;

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 29247

HIGH CRYPTIC DIVERSITY, TAXONOMIC UNCERTAINTY AND THE RISK OF SILENT EXTINCTIONS IN CORALS

Richards, Z. T., Western Australian Museum, Australia, zoe.richards@museum.wa.gov.au;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 29110

DIVERSITY OF THE INDO-PACIFIC NETWORK: INSIGHTS INTO LINKS BETWEEN GENETIC AND SPECIES DIVERSITY.

Crandall, E. D., CSU Monterey Bay, USA, ecrandall@csumb.edu; Riginos, C., University of Queensland, Australia, c.riginos@uq.edu.au; Gaither, M. R., Durham University, United Kingdom, ecrandall@csumb.edu; Liggins, L., Massey University, New Zealand, L.Liggins@massey.ac.nz; Thibaut, L., James Cook University, Australia, Loic.Thibaut@my.jcu.edu.au; Connolly, S. R., James Cook University, Australia, sean.connolly@jcu.edu.au; Beger, M., University of Queensland, Australia, m.beger@uq.edu.au; Treml, E. A., University of Melbourne, Australia, eric.treml@unimelb.edu.au; Bird, C. E., Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, USA, chris.bird@tamucc.edu; Toonen, R. J., University of Hawaii, USA, toonen@hawaii.edu;

http://indopacificnetwork.wikispaces.com/Home

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

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29405

SUPPORTING THE HOLOGENOME THEORY OF EVOLUTION: BROADCAST SPAWNER CORAL HAS DIFFERENT STRATEGIES TO TRANSFER THEIR BACTERIA AND ZOOXANTHELLAE

Leite, D. C., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, deborah.leite@gmail.com; Leão, P., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, pedroleao@micro.ufrj.br; Garrido, A. G., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, amana.garrido@gmail.com; Lins, U., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, ulins@micro.ufrj.br; Santos, H. F., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, henriquefrag@hotmail.com; Pires, D. O., Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MN/UFRJ), Brazil, debora.pires@coralvivo.org.br; Castro, C. B., Museu Nacional/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (MN/UFRJ), Brazil, clovis.castro@coralvivo.org.br; Zilberberg, C., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, carla.zilberberg@gmail.com; Rosado, A. S., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, asrosado@micro.ufrj.br; Peixoto, R. S., Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil, raquelpeixoto@micro.ufrj.br;

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28094

REEF-BUILDING CORALS AS A NATURAL MODEL FOR EVOLUTIONARY TRANSITIONS IN SYMBIONT TRANSMISSION MODE

Kenkel, C. D., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, c.kenkel@aims.gov.au; Bay, L. K., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, l.bay@aims.gov.au;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29009

EARLY SYMBIONT ACQUISITION WITHIN ACROPORA PALMATA AND ORBICELLA FAVEOLATA RECRUITS

Coffroth, M. A., University at Buffalo, USA, coffroth@buffalo.edu; Page, C. A., Mote Tropical Research Laboratory, USA, cpage@mote.org; McIlroy, S. E., University at Buffalo and Swire Institute of Marine Science University of Hong Kong, USA, smcilroy@buffalo.edu; Miller, M. W., NOAA/NMFS Southeast Fisheries Science Center, USA, margaret.w.miller@noaa.gov; Valint, D. J., Univerisity at Buffalo, USA, djvalint@buffalo.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29318

THE EFFECT OF SYMBIONT DIVERSITY ON INFECTION PATTERN, SYMBIONT CELL PROLIFERATION AND PHYSIOLOGICAL STATUS IN A MODEL CNIDARIAN-DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIOSIS

Gabay, Y., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, yasmin.gabay@vuw.ac.nz; Weis, V. M., Oregon State University, USA, weisv@science.oregonstate.edu; Davy, S. K., Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, Simon.Davy@vuw.ac.nz;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28776

THE EPIGENETIC REGULATION OF THE CNIDARIAN-DINOFLAGELLATE SYMBIOSIS

Li, Y., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Yong.Li@kaust.edu.sa; Liew, Y. J., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Yijin.Liew@kaust.edu.sa; Cui, G., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, Guoxin.Cui@kaust.edu.sa; Baumgarten, S., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, sebastian.baumgarten@kaust.edu.sa; Pringle, J., Stanford University, USA, jpringle@stanford.edu; Voolstra, C. R., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa; Aranda, M., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, manuel.aranda@kaust.edu.sa;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 313 C | Abstract ID 27840

MICRO-RNA MEDIATED HOST TRANSCRIPTOME MODULATION IN THE CNIDARIAN-DINOFLAGELLATE ENDOSYMBIOSIS OF AIPTASIA

Baumgarten, S., KAUST Red Sea Research Center, Saudi Arabia, ; Cziesielski, M. J., KAUST Red Sea Research Center, Saudi Arabia, ; Thomas, L., KAUST, Saudi Arabia, ; Michell, C., KAUST Red Sea Research Center, Saudi Arabia, ; Esherick, L., Stanford University, USA, ; Pringle, J. R., Stanford University, USA, ; Aranda, M., KAUST Red Sea Research Center, Saudi Arabia, ; Voolstra, C. R., KAUST Red Sea Research Center, Saudi Arabia, christian.voolstra@kaust.edu.sa;

http://reefgenomics.kaust.edu.sa

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28565

‘MASTER-SLAVE’ OSCILLATOR RELATIONSHIP IN SYMBIOTIC AIPTASIA

Levy, O., Bar-Ilan University, Israel, oren.levy@biu.ac.il; Sorek, M., Bar-Ilan University, Israel, sorekm@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29814

SYMBIOSIS AND NUTRITIONAL STATE ALTER THE CNIDARIAN CELL CYCLE IN THE SYMBIOTIC ANEMONE AIPTASIA SP.

Tivey, T. R., Oregon State University, USA, tiveyt@oregonstate.edu;

16 - Larval recruitment on coral reefs facing global change

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29685

VARIABILITY IN CORAL RECRUITMENT ALONG THE FLORIDA REEF TRACT

Gleason, D. F., Georgia Southern University, USA, dgleason@georgiasouthern.edu; Huebner, L., Corals Research Program, Fish and Wildlife Research Inst., USA, lindsay.huebner@myfwc.com; Ruzicka, R., Corals Research Program, Fish and Wildlife Research Inst., USA, rob.ruzicka@myfwc.com; Harper, L., Nova Southeastern University, USA, lh1185@nova.edu; O'Cain, E., Georgia Southern University, USA, eo00225@georgiasouthern.edu; Bartlett, L., Corals Research Program, Fish and Wildlife Research Inst., USA, lucy.bartlett@myfwc.com; Fogarty, N. D., Nova Southeastern University, USA, nf121@nova.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28687

CELL PROLIFERATION AND TURNOVER IN EARLY LIFE STAGES OF A SYMBIOTIC SCLERACTINIAN CORAL

Lecointe, A., EPFL, Switzerland, agathe.lecointe@epfl.ch; Domart-Coulon, I., MNHN, France, icoulon@mnhn.fr; Paris, A., MNHN, France, ; Meibom, A., EPFL, Switzerland, anders.meibom@epfl.ch;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28905

EFFECTS OF ALGAL OVERGROWTH ON WATER FLOW INTO AND OUT OF CORAL REEFS

Koehl, M., University of California, Berkeley, USA, cnidaria@berkeley.edu; Murphy, E., University of Virginia, USA, eakmurphy@gmail.com; Hadfield, M., University of Hawaii, USA, hadfield@hawaii.edu;

http://ib.berkeley.edu/labs/koehl

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 30009

LARVAL PERFORMANCE OF A CARIBBEAN BROODING CORAL UNDER HEAT STRESS DEPENDS ON THE THERMAL CONDITIONS EXPERIENCED BY THEIR ANCESTORS

Chamberland, V. F., SECORE International/CARMABI Foundation/University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Antilles, chamberland.f.valerie@gmail.com; Muskat, A., University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, amuskat@me.com ; Hogenboom, R., Radboud University of Nijmegen, Netherlands, robijn@gmail.com ; Calixto Botia, I. F., Laboratorio de Biología Molecular Marina, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, if.calixto28@uniandes.edu.co ; Iñiguez, A. J., Laboratorio de Biología Molecular Marina, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, a.iniguez@uniandes.edu.co ; Sanchez, J. A., Laboratorio de Biología Molecular Marina, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia, juansanc@uniandes.edu.co ; Baums, I. B., Pennsylvania State University, USA, ibb3@psu.edu; Huisman, J., Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, j.huisman@uva.nl ; Petersen, D., SECORE International, Germany, d.petersen@secore.org; Vermeij, M. J., CARMABI Foundation/University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Antilles, carmabilog@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 30060

CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEM PROPAGULE RETENTION AND EXPORT UNDER SCENARIOS OF CLIMATE CHANGE (2006-2100)

Kobayashi, D. R., NOAA Fisheries Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, donald.kobayashi@noaa.gov;

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29266

VARYING LEVELS OF HERBIVORY AND NUTRIENT CONDITION MEDIATE CORAL SETTLEMENT SUCCESS

Quibilan, M. C., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines -Diliman, Philippines, mcquibilan@gmail.com; Doropoulos, C., CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, Australia, Christopher.Doropoulos@csiro.au; Martinez, R. S., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, renmar.martinez@gmail.com; Panga, F. M., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, fleurpanga@gmail.com; Deocadez, M. R., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, mrdeocadez@gmail.com; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.ay; Alino, P. M., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29992

HORMONAL TRIGGERING OF CORAL REEF FISH METAMORPHOSIS

Besson, M., CRIOBE USR3278 CNRS EPHE UPVD, French Polynesia, marc.besson@etu.ephe.fr; Holzer, G., Molecular Zoology Team, IGFL, ENS LYON, CNRS UMR 5242, France, guillaume.holzer@ens-lyon.fr; Laudet, V., Molecular Zoology Team, IGFL, ENS LYON, CNRS UMR 5242, France, laudet@obs-banyuls.fr; Lecchini, D., CRIOBE USR3278 CNRS EPHE UPVD, France, lecchini@univ-perp.fr;

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

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29618

TROPICAL DEAD ZONES AND THE COLLAPSE OF CORAL REEFS

Altieri, A. H., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, andrewaltieri808@gmail.com; Harrison, S. B., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, ; Seemann, J., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institutes, Panama, ; Collin, R., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panama, ; Diaz, R. J., Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, USA, ; Knowlton, N., National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, USA, ;

http://www.altierilab.org

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29755

OCEAN OASES: NEAR-ISLAND BIOLOGICAL HOTSPOTS IN BARREN OCEAN BASINS

Gove, J. M., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, jamison.gove@noaa.gov; McManus, M. A., University of Hawaii, USA, mamc@hawaii.edu ; Neuheimer, A. B., University of Hawaii , USA, annabn@hawaii.edu ; Polovina, J. J., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, jeffrey.polovina@noaa.gov; Drazen, J. C., University of Hawaii, USA, jdrazen@hawaii.edu ; Smith, C. R., University of Hawaii, USA, craigsmi@hawaii.edu ; Merrifield, M. A., University of Hawaii, USA, markm@soest.hawaii.edu; Friedlander, A. M., Pristine Seas, National Geographic Society, USA, friedlan@hawaii.edu; Ehses, J. S., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, Julia.Ehses@noaa.gov; Young, C. W., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, charles.young@noaa.gov; Dillon, A. K., NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, amanda.dillon@noaa.gov; Williams, G. J., Bangor Univeristy, United Kingdom, g.j.williams@bangor.ac.uk ;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 30044

COMPARATIVE EXPERIMENTS ON 8 NEARSHORE HAWAIIAN CORAL REEFS: SPATIAL VARIATION IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL DRIVERS OF REEF DEVELOPMENT

Lewis, L. S., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, lslewis@ucsd.edu; Smith, J. E., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, USA, smithj@ucsd.edu; Price, N. N., Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, USA, nprice@bigelow.org;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28936

THE EFFECT OF WAVE EXPOSURE AND COMPETITION FOR SPACE ON THE COMMUNITY COMPOSITION OF CORAL REEFS

Ortiz, J. C., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.ortiz@uq.edu.au; Kovacs, E., The University of Queensland, Australia, e.kovacs@uq.edu.au; Wolff, N., The University of Queensland, Australia, n.wolff1@uq.edu.au; Callaghan, D., The University of Queensland, Australia, dave.callaghan@uq.edu.au; Roelfsema, C., The University of Queensland, Australia, c.roelfsema@uq.edu.au; Mumby, P. J., The University of Queensland, , p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28030

IMPACTS & DYNAMICS OF AN OUTBREAK SPECIES OF CORAL ON A REMOTE ATOLL BEFORE AND AFTER A SUPER-TYPHOON

Paddack, M. J., One People One Reef;Santa Barbara City College, USA, michelle.paddack@gmail.com; Crane, N. L., One People One Reef; Cabrillo College, USA, nicrane@cabrillo.edu; Bernardi, G., One People One Reef; University of California Santa Cruz, USA, bernardi@ucsc.edu; Nelson, P., One People One Reef; HT Harvey & Associates, USA, p.nelson6@gmail.com;

http://ulithimarineconservation.ucsc.edu/

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29174

A ROBUST METHOD FOR PREDICTING WHERE TROPICAL CYCLONES DAMAGE REEFS

Puotinen, M. L., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, M.Puotinen@aims.gov.au; Maynard, J., SymbioSeas, USA, maynardmarine@gmail.com; Williams, G., Bangor University, United Kingdom, Gareth Williams ; Beeden, R., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Australia, roger.beeden@gbrmpa.gov.au; Radford, B., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, b.radford@aims.gov.au;

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28863

PRODUCTIVITY-DRIVEN SHIFTS IN CORAL REEF BENTHIC COMMUNITIES: WHEN IS THERE TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING?

Williams, G. J., Bangor University, School of Ocean Science, United Kingdom, g.j.williams@bangor.ac.uk; Gove, J. M., NOAA, Ecosystems and Oceanography Program, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, USA, jamison.gove@noaa.gov; Sandin, S. A., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, ssandin@ucsd.edu;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29479

TRACING CABON FLOW THROUGH CORAL REEF FOOD WEBS USING A COMPOUND-SPECIFIC STABLE ISOTOPE APPROACH

Thorrold, S. R., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, sthorrold@whoi.edu; McMahon, K. W., University of California - Santa Cruz, USA, kemcmaho@ucsc.edu; Houghton, L. A., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, lhoughton@whoi.edu; Sandin, S. A., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, sandin@ucsd.edu; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, USA, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

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

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 27887

BRIGHT SPOTS AMONG THE WORLD’S CORAL REEFS

Cinner, J. E., JCU, Australia, joshua.cinner@jcu.edu.au;

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28495

MODELLING AND MAPPING FISHING PRESSURE AND FISH STANDING STOCKS ACROSS MICRONESIA, AND ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Harborne, A. R., Florida International University, USA, alastair.harborne@fiu.edu; Green, A. L., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, agreen@TNC.ORG; Peterson, N., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, npeterson@tnc.org; Beger, M., The University of Queensland, Australia, m.beger@uq.edu.au; Game, E., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, egame@TNC.ORG; Golbuu, Y., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, ygolbuu@picrc.org; Houk, P., University of Guam, Guam, peterhouk@gmail.com; Leberer, T., The Nature Conservancy, Guam, tleberer@TNC.ORG; Spalding, M. D., The Nature Conservancy, Italy, mspalding@TNC.ORG; Taylor, B. M., NOAA, USA, brettmtaylor@gmail.com; Terk, E., The Nature Conservancy, Federal States of Micronesia, eterk@TNC.ORG; Treml, E. A., University of Melbourne, Australia, eric.treml@unimelb.edu.au; Victor, S., The Nature Conservancy, Palau, svictor@TNC.ORG; Vigliola, L., Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, New Caledonia, laurent.vigliola@ird.fr; Williams, I. D., NOAA, USA, ivor.williams@noaa.gov; Wolff, N. H., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, n.wolff1@uq.edu.au; zu Ermgassen, P., University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, pseZ2@cam.ac.uk; Possingham, H. P., The University of Queensland, Australia, h.possingham@uq.edu.au; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28968

WHEN MISMATCHES DON’T MATTER: THE EFFECTS OF DIVERGENT ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC SCALES IN COASTAL FISHERIES.

Bode, M., University of Melbourne, Australia, mbode@unimelb.edu.au; Almany, G. R., Laboratoire d’Excellence ‘CORAIL’, USR 3278 CNRS-EPHE-UPVD CRIOBE, Perpignan, France, France, glenn.almany@univ-perp.fr; Hamilton, R. J., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, rhamilton@tnc.org; Waldie, P., James Cook University , Australia, peter.waldie@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28509

SYNERGISTIC EFFECTS OF RE-ZONING AND FISHERIES RESTRUCTURE ON CORAL TROUT ABUNDANCE AND CATCH DYNAMICS

Hopf, J. K., James Cook University, Australia, jessica.hopf@my.jcu.edu.au; Jones, G. P., James Cook University, Australia, geoffrey.jones@jcu.edu.au; Williamson, D. H., James Cook University, Australia, david.williamson@jcu.edu.au; Connolly, S. R., James Cook University, Australia, sean.connolly@jcu.edu.au;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28622

DIFFERENTIAL REEF FISH RECOVERY IN SELECTED MARINE PROTECTED AREAS IN THE PHILIPPINES AFTER SUPPLEMENTAL MANAGEMENT INTERVENTION

Martinez, R. S., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, renmar.martinez@gmail.com; Deocadez, M. R., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, meldeocadez@yahoo.com; Atrigenio, M. P., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, matrigenio@gmail.com; Aliño, P. M., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28689

BENEFITS AFFORDED TO REEF FISHES: GEAR RESTRICTIONS VERSUS REMOTENESS

Pardede, S. T., Wildlife Conservation Society, Indonesia, spardede@wcs.org; Tarigan, S. A., Wildlife Conservation Society, Indonesia, starigan@wcs.org; Setiawan, F., Wildlife Conservation Society, Indonesia, fsetiawan@wcs.org; Campbell, S. J., Wildlife Conservation Society, Indonesia, scampbell@wcs.org;

http://indonesia.wcs.org

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 27899

HOW TO HAVE YOUR FISH AND EAT THEM TOO: MANAGING PERIODICALLY HARVESTED CLOSURES FOR LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY

Jupiter, S. D., Wildlife Conservation Society, Fiji, sjupiter@wcs.org; Goetze, J. S., The UWA Oceans Institute, University of Western Australia, Australia, gertza@gmail.com; Carvalho, P., California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, USA, pgcarvalh@gmail.com; Claudet, J., National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France, joachim.claudet@gmail.com; Hamilton, R. J., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, rhamilton@tnc.org; Januchowski-Hartley, F. A., UMR Marbec, France, f.a.hartley@gmail.com; Langlois, T. J., The UWA Oceans Institute, University of Western Australia, Australia, timothy.langlois@uwa.edu.au; Weeks, R., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, rebecca.weeks@jcu.edu.au; White, C., California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, USA, cwhite31@calpoly.edu; Wilson, S. K., Marine Science Program, Department of Parks and Wildlife, Australia, Shaun.Wilson@dpaw.wa.gov.au; Almany, G. R., National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France, glenn.almany@univ-perp.fr;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28455

HYPERSTABILITY MASKS DECLINES IN BUMPHEAD PARROTFISH (BOLBOMETOPON MURICATUM) POPULATIONS

Hamilton, R. J., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, rhamilton@tnc.org; Almany, G. R., , , ; Stevens, D., Stevens Environmental Statistics, USA, dtstevens@mtaonline.net; Bode, M., University of Melbourne, Australia, bodem@unimelb.edu.au; Pita, J., The Nature Conservancy, Solomon Islands, jpita@tnc.org; Choat, J. H., James Cook University, Australia, john.choat@jcu.edu.au;

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

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29091

VERTICAL CONNECTIVITY ON ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC REEFS: A GENOME-WIDE ASSESSMENT OF SIX DEPTH-GENERALIST CORAL SPECIES

Bongaerts, P., The University of Queensland, Australia, pim@uq.edu.au; Riginos, C., The University of Queensland, Australia, c.riginos@uq.edu.au; van Oppen, M., The University of Melbourne, Australia, madeleine.van@unimelb.edu.au; Hoegh-Guldberg, O., The University of Queensland, Australia, oveh@uq.edu.au;

http://www.mesophotic.org

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29778

SEASONAL VARIABILITY OF MESOPHOTIC BENTHIC COMMUNITIES AT TWO SITES AND DEPTHS OFF LA PARGUERA, PUERTO RICO

Appeldoorn, R. S., University of Puerto Rico, USA, richard.appeldoorn@upr.edu; Ballantine, D. L., University of Puerto Rico, USA, dlballantine@gmail.com; Carlo, M., University of Puerto Rico, USA, milton.carlo@upr.edu; Nemeth, M. I., University of Puerto Rico, USA, michaelnemeth@hotmail.com; Ruiz, H. J., University of Puerto Rico, USA, astreoides@gmail.com; Sherman, C., University of Puerto Rico, USA, clark.sherman@upr.edu; Weil, E., University of Puerto Rico, USA, reefpal@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28834

PHYSICAL DRIVERS OF COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND GROWTH AMONG MESOPHOTIC CORAL ECOSYSTEMS IN ST. THOMAS, US VIRGIN ISLANDS

Groves, S. H., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, sarahhgroves@gmail.com; Brandt, M. E., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, mbrandt@uvi.edu; Enochs, I. C., UM/CIMAS, NOAA/AOML, USA, ian.enochs@noaa.gov; Holstein, D. M., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, daniel.holstein@uvi.edu; Manzello, D. P., NOAA/AOML, USA, derek.manzello@noaa.gov; Canals, M. F., University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, U.S. Virgin Isles, miguelf.canals@upr.edu; Smith, T. B., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, tsmith@uvi.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29268

PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE MESOPHOTIC REEF SHELF ACCRETION POTENTIAL: A CARBONATE BUDGET APPROACH

Weinstein, D. K., University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, USA, dweinstein@rsmas.miami.edu; Klaus, J. S., University of Miami, USA, jklaus@rsmas.miami.edu; Smith, T. B., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, tsmith@uvi.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 27802

MESOPHOTIC REEF SPONGES (PORIFERA) FROM PUERTO RICO AND THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS

Garcia-Hernandez, J. E., University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, USA, jaaziel.garcia@upr.edu; Schizas, N. V., University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, USA, nschizas@gmail.com; Alfaro, M. L., University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, USA, monicaalfarolozano@gmail.com; de Voogd, N. J., Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands, nicole.devoogd@naturalis.nl;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28599

FINDING A BIOLOGICAL UPPER LIMIT FOR THE MESOPHOTIC ZONE

Laverick, J. H., University of Oxford, United Kingdom, jack.laverick@env-res.ox.ac.uk; Rogers, A. D., University of Oxford, United Kingdom, alex.rogers@zoo.ox.ac.uk;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29419

EXPLORATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MESOPHOTIC REEFS OF THE FLOWER GARDEN BANKS NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY AND NEIGHBORING BANKS IN THE NORTHWEST GULF OF MEXICO

Voss, J. D., Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch, USA, jvoss2@fau.edu; Studivan, M. S., Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch, USA, mstudiva@fau.edu; Williams, M. A., Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, fightingirish25@gmail.com; Clark, R., NOAA NCCOS, USA, randy.clark@noaa.gov; Horn, L., University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA, hornl@uncw.edu; Hickerson, E., NOAA Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, USA, Emma.Hickerson@noaa.gov; Nutall, M., NOAA Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, USA, marissa.nuttall@noaa.gov; Reed, J. K., Florida Atlantic University, Harbor Branch, USA, jreed12@fau.edu; Schmahl, G. P., NOAA Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, USA, George.Schmahl@noaa.gov;

32 - Ocean acidification: Measuring and scaling impacts across multiple scales

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 29429

OCEAN ACIDIFICATION AND ITS IMPACT ON ECOSYSTEM PRODUCTION IN LAGOON AND OFFSHORE WATERS OF PALAU

Watanabe, A., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, watanabe.a.ah@m.titech.ac.jp; Kurihara, H., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, harukoku@sci.u-ryukyu.ac.jp; Mimura, I., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Kawai, T., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Hongo, C., University of the Ryukyus, Japan, ; Golbuu, Y., Palau International Coral Reef Center, Palau, ;

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 28963

REEF CARBONATE BUDGET RESPONSES TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE USE OF CORALLINE ALGAE AS A RESILIENCE INDICATOR FOR OCEAN ACIDIFICATION

Kennedy, E. V., Griffith University (Australian Rivers Institute), Australia, emma.kennedy@griffith.edu.au; Perry, C. T., University of Exeter, United Kingdom, C.Perry@exeter.ac.uk; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au; Diaz-Pulido, G., Griffith University (School of Environment and Australian Rivers Institute), Australia, g.diaz-pulido@griffith.edu.au;

http://coralreefalgaelab.org/people/emma-kennedy/

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 28930

INTERACTION BETWEEN COMMUNITY METABOLISM AND REEF WATER PH ON A CORAL ATOLL IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA

DeCarlo, T. M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program, USA, tdecarlo@whoi.edu; Cohen, A. L., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, acohen@whoi.edu; Wong, G. T., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, gtfwong@gate.sinica.edu.tw; Shiah, F. K., Academia Sinica, Taiwan, ROC, fkshiah@rcec.sinica.edu.tw; Lentz, S. J., Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA, slentz@whoi.edu; Shamberger, K. E., Texas A&M University, USA, katie.shamberger@geos.tamu.edu; Davis, K. A., University of California, Irvine, USA, davis@uci.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 314 | Abstract ID 28568

EFFECTS OF CARBONATE CHEMISTRY ON METABOLISM OF AN EXPERIMENTAL CORAL REEF COMMUNITY

Shaw, E., California State University Northridge, USA, emily.shaw@csun.edu; Edmunds, P., California State University Northridge, USA, ; Lantz, C., California State University Northridge, USA, ; Carpenter, R., California State University Northridge, USA, ;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 28827

CO2 SEEPS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA AS A NATURAL LABORATORY TO INVESTIGATE THE EFFECTS OF OCEAN ACIDIFICATION ON CORAL RECRUITMENT

Fabricius, K., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, k.fabricius@aims.gov.au; Abrego, D., Zayed University, United Arab Emirates, David.Abrego@zu.ac.ae; Noonan, S., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, s.noonan@aims.gov.au; De'ath, G., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, g.death@aims.gov.au;

http://http://www.aims.gov.au/research/climate-change/ocean-acidification/co2-seeps

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 27953

MICRO-CT ANALYSIS REVEALS DEPRESSED NET CALCIFICATION DUE TO ENHANCED BIOEROSION AND REDUCED ACCRETION OF REEF SUBSTRATA AT CO2 SEEPS

Enochs, I. C., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, ian.enochs@noaa.gov; Manzello, D. P., NOAA, USA, derek.manzello@noaa.gov; Kolodziej, G., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, graham.kolodziej@noaa.gov; Noonan, S., AIMS, Australia, s.noonan@aims.gov.au; Valentino, L., University of Miami/NOAA, USA, lauren.valentino@noaa.gov; Fabricius, K., AIMS, Australia, k.fabricius@aims.gov.au;

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 28486

OCEAN ACIDIFICATION CAUSES ABUNDANCE LOSS OF ZOOPLANKTON LIVING RESIDENTIAL TO CORAL REEFS

Smith, J. N., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, JZ.Smith@aims.gov.au; Glenn, D., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, g.death@aims.gov.au; Cornils, A., Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany, Astrid.Cornils@awi.de; Richter, C., Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research, Germany, Claudio.Richter@awi.de; Fabricius, K. E., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, k.fabricius@aims.gov.au;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 314 | Abstract ID 28856

CORAL REEF ASSOCIATED CRYTPOFAUNA DIVERSITY PATTERNS ALONG A NATURAL PH GRADIENT

Plaisance, L., Smithsonian Institution, USA, plaisancel@si.edu; Fabricius, K., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, K.Fabricius@aims.gov.au; Ransome, E., Smithsonian Institution, USA, RansomeE@si.edu; Knowlton, N., Smithsonian Institution, USA, KNOWLTON@si.edu;

39 - Ridge to reef management approaches

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29609

DEVELOPMENT OF A SUBTROPICAL, VOLCANIC GEOLOGY-SPECIFIC MODEL FOR SEDIMENT DELIVERY IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS

Falinski, K. A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, kimfalinski@gmail.com; Oleson, K. L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ; Lecky, J., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ; Hamel, P., Stanford University, USA, ; Yost, R. S., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ; Sutherland, R., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ;

http://www2.hawaii.edu/~falinski

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29256

INTEGRATING WATERSHED AND HYDRODYNAMIC MODELS TO QUANTIFY LAND-DERIVED SEDIMENTATION ON REEFS

Carino-Valdez, B. B., Institute of Envi Sci and Meteorology and Marine Science Inst, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, aya.carino@gmail.com; Villanoy, C. L., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, cesarv@msi.upd.edu.ph; Horigue, V., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, vera.horigue@my.jcu.edu.au; Gammaru, A. A., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, anabelgammaru@gmail.com; Solera, L. A., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, leilani.solera@gmail.com; Alino, P. M., Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, alinoperry018@gmail.com; Rollon, R. N., Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology, University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines, renerollon@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29829

HISTORICAL RUNOFF SOURCES TO PELEKANE BAY, SOUTH KOHALA, HAWAI'I: IMPLICATIONS FOR REEF HEALTH

Takesue, R. K., U.S. Geological Survey, USA, rtakesue@usgs.gov; Swarzenski, P. W., U.S. Geological Survey, USA, pswarzen@usgs.gov; Stender, Y., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ystender@hawaii.edu; Storlazzi, C. D., U.S. Geological Survey, USA, cstorlazzi@usgs.gov;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28376

ASSESSING MITIGATION EFFORTS TO REDUCE SEDIMENT RUNOFF ON CORAL REEFS IN ST. JOHN, USVI USING CORAL GEOCHEMICAL PROXIES

Carilli, J. E., University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, jessica.carilli@umb.edu; McNally, S. P., University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, Sean.McNally001@umb.edu; Gray, S. C., University of San Diego, USA, sgray@sandiego.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29014

SEABIRD NUTRIENTS PROMOTE GROWTH AND RESILIENCE OF CORALS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT

Savage, C., University of Otago, New Zealand, candida.savage@otago.ac.nz; Miller, E., University of Otago, New Zealand, ; Rundgren, C. D., Re-CORAL, Fiji, ;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29440

DEVELOPING COST EFFECTIVE METHODS FOR QUANTIFYING THE HABITAT BENEFIT OF WATERSHED RESTORATION

Vandiver, L., NOAA Restoration Center, USA, lisa.vandiver@noaa.gov; Moore, T. D., NOAA Restoration Center, USA, tom.moore@noaa.gov; Sturm, P., Ridge to Reefs, USA, paul@ridgetoreefs.org ; Ortiz, S., University of Puerto Rico, USA, suhey.ortiz.pr@gmail.com ;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28087

LOCAL VS GLOBAL STRESSORS: THE CASE OF CUBAN CORAL REEF

González, P., Centro de Investigaciones Marinas, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba, patricia@cim.uh.cu; Angulo Valdes, J. A., Centro de Investigaciones Marinas, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba, jorgeangulo45@yahoo.com; González Sansón, G., Universidad de Guadalajara, México, , gaspargonzalez2001@yahoo.es; Hernández Fernández, L., Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros, Cuba, leslie@ciec.cu; Pina Amargós, F., Centro de Investigaciones de Ecosistemas Costeros, Cuba, fabian@ciec.cu;

42A - Propagation and active reef restoration – techniques and considerations for the production of corals and propagules and transplantation onto degraded reefs

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28842

THE EFFICACY OF NURSERY HEAD-STARTING IN THE CULTURE AND RESTORATION OF ACROPORA CERVICORNIS

Ross, A. M., Seascape Caribbean, Jamaica, ross.andrew@mac.com;

http://www.seascapecarib.com

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28802

THE UNLIKELY PERSISTENCE OF RESTORED STAGHORN CORAL (ACROPORA CERVICORNIS) POPULATIONS IN A WARMING WORLD: LESSONS LEARNED FROM A MODELLING APPROACH

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

http://upr.academia.edu/EdwinHernandez

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 30097

RAMIFICATION PATTERNS OF THE THREATENED CORAL ACROPORA CERVICORNIS: IMPLICATIONS FOR RESTORATION ACTIVITIES

Mercado-Molina, A. E., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, amolinapr@gmail.com; Ruiz-Diaz, C. P., Sociedad Ambiente Marino, Puerto Rico, claudiapatriciaruiz@gmail.com; Sabat, A. M., University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico, amsabat@gmail.com;

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alex_Mercado-Molina

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28398

VARIATION IN GROWTH, BRANCHING, AND BLEACHING AMONG NURSERY-REARED STAGHORN CORAL ACROPORA CERVICORNIS GENOTYPES

Lohr, K. E., University of Florida-IFAS, USA, kelohr@ufl.edu; Patterson, J. T., University of Florida-IFAS/The Florida Aquarium, USA, joshpatterson@ufl.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28404

OPTIMIZING OUTPLANT SUCCESS FOR ACROPORA CERVICORNIS: AN ASSESSMENT OF VARYING COLONY DENSITY, SIZE AND ATTACHMENT TECHNIQUES

Goergen, E. A., Nova Southeastern University, USA, goergen@nova.edu; Gilliam, D. S., Nova Southeastern University, USA, gilliam@nova.edu;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29027

A COMPARISON OF DISEASE PREVALENCE IN WILD AND OUTPLANTED ACROPORA CERVICORNIS COLONIES ALONG THE FLORIDA REEF TRACT

Goergen, E. A., Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sci. and Oceanography, USA, goergen@nova.edu; Gilliam, D. S., Nova Southeastern University Halmos College of Natural Sci. and Oceanography, USA, gilliam@nova.edu;

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29006

USING TIME LAPSE PHOTOMOSAICS TO MONITOR GROWTH AND EXPANSION OF ACROPORA CERVICORNIS THICKETS CREATED BY OUTPLANTING NURSERY GROWN CORALS

Griffin, S. P., NOAA Restoration Center, Puerto Rico, sean.griffin@noaa.gov; Moore, T. D., NOAA Restoration Center, Puerto Rico, tom.moore@noaa.gov; Nemeth, M. I., NOAA Restoration Center, Puerto Rico, michael.nemeth@noaa.gov; Gleason, A., Univeristy of Miami, USA, art.gleason@miami.edu; Gintert, B., University of Miami, USA, bgintert@rsmas.miami.edu;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 29957

CORAL RESTORATION FOUNDATION: A 15 YEAR STUDY IN BUILDING A LARGE SCALE, REPLICABLE RESTORATION MODEL

NEDIMYER, K. N., Coral Restoration Foundation, Inc, USA, Ken@coralrestoration.org; Levy, J., Coral Restoration Foundation, Inc, USA, Jessica@coralrestoration.org; Ripple, K., Coral Restoration Foundation, Inc, USA, Kayla@coralrestoration.org;

http:// www.coralrestoration.org

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

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 28749

SEEING THE REEF FOR THE CORALS: A QUANTITATIVE CASE FOR REMOTE SENSING

Hochberg, E. J., Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda, eric.hochberg@bios.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 29460

PRELIMINARY RESULTS FROM SENTINEL 2 MSI IMAGERY FOR CORAL REEF MAPPING APPLICATIONS

Brando, V. E., CNR-ISAC, Italy, vittorio.brando@artov.isac.cnr.it; Bresciani, M., CNR-IREA, Italy, bresciani.m@irea.cnr.it; Giardino, C., CNR-IREA, Italy, giardino.c@irea.cnr.it; Hedley, J. D., Environmental Computer Science , United Kingdom, j.d.hedley@envirocs.com; Koetz, B., ESA, Italy, Benjamin.Koetz@esa.int; Kutser, T., Estonian Marine Institut, Estonia, tiit.kutser@sea.ee; Laporte, J., ARGANS, United Kingdom, JLaporte@argans.co.uk; Mumby, P. J., University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au; Phinn, S. R., University of Queensland, , s.phinn@uq.edu.au; Roelfsema, C. M., University of Queensland, , c.roelfsema@uq.edu.au;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 312 | Abstract ID 29697

CORALME: A MODERN SYSTEM FOR TIME-EFFICIENT DETAILED ANNOTATION OF LARGE CORAL REEF IMAGE DATASETS IN AN OPERATIONAL SETTING

Blanchet, J. N., École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada, jean-nicola.blanchet.1@ens.etsmtl.ca; Déry, S., McGill University, Canada, sebastien.dery@mail.mcgill.ca; Landry, J. A., École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada, Jacques-Andre.Landry@etsmtl.ca;

https://github.com/jnblanchet/CoralMe

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 27958

SPECTRAL REFLECTANCE OF PALAUAN REEF-BUILDING CORAL WITH DIFFERENT SYMBIONTS IN RESPONSE TO ELEVATED TEMPERATURE

Russell, B. J., University of Connecticut, USA, brandon.russell@uconn.edu; Dierssen, H. M., University of COnnecticut, USA, ; LaJeunesse, T. C., Pennsylvania State University, USA, ; Hoadley, K. D., University of Delaware, USA, ; Warner, M. E., University of Delaware, USA, ; Kemp, D. W., University of Georgia, USA, ; Bateman, T. G., University of Connecticut, USA, ;

http://colors.uconn.edu/

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 28080

QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF NOISE IN A SPACEBORNE HYPERSPECTRAL SENSOR ON THE REMOTE DETECTION OF CORAL REEF HEALTH REGIMES

Moses, W. J., U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, USA, wesley.moses@nrl.navy.mil; Ackleson, S. G., U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, USA, steve.ackleson@nrl.navy.mil; Mazel, C. H., NIGHTSEA LLC, USA, Nightsea@Nightsea.com; Freeman, L. A., National Research Council/Naval Research Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellow, USA, lauren.freeman.ctr@nrl.navy.mil;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 28081

ATMOSPHERIC CORRECTION OF PRISM AIRBORNE IMAGING SPECTROMETER DATA FOR SUPPORTING CORAL REEF RESEARCH

Gao, B., Naval Research Lab, USA, gao@nrl.navy.mil; Li, R., Naval Research Lab, USA, rong-rong.li@nrl.navy.mil;

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 312 | Abstract ID 29261

EXPLORING THE ISSUE OF BOTTOM REFLECTANCE PARAMETERISATION IN SHALLOW WATER INVERSION MODELS

Garcia, R. A., University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, rodrigo.garcia@umb.edu; Lee, Z., University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, Zhongping.Lee@umb.edu;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 29573

REMOTE SPECTROSCOPIC RETRIEVAL OF APPARENT OPTICAL PROPERTIES AND BOTTOM REFLECTANCE IN SHALLOW CORAL ECOSYSTEMS

Thompson, D. R., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA, David.R.Thompson@jpl.nasa.gov; Hochberg, E., Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Bermuda, Eric.Hochberg@bios.edu; Dierssen, H., University of Connecticut , USA, heidi.dierssen@uconn.edu; Garcia, R., University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, rodrigo.garcia@postgrad.curtin.edu.au; Gierach, M., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA, Michelle.Gierach@jpl.nasa.gov; Lee, Z. P., University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, ZhongPing.Lee@umb.edu; Green, R., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA, robert.o.green@jpl.nasa.gov; Maritorena, S., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, stephane@eri.ucsb.edu; Mouroulis, P., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA, pantazis.mouroulis@jpl.nasa.gov; McCubbin, I., Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA, Ian.B.Mccubbin@jpl.nasa.gov;

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

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 27911

ASSESSING RELATIVE RESILIENCE POTENTIAL OF CORAL REEFS TO INFORM MANAGEMENT

McKagan, S., NOAA Fisheries, Habitat Conservation Division, Pacific Island Region, Saipan Field Office, Northern Mariana Isles, steven.mckagan@noaa.gov; Maynard, J., Marine Applied Research Center, Laboratoire d’Excellence , USA, maynardmarine@gmail.com; Raymundo, L., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, ljraymundo@gmail.com; Johnson, S., Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Mariana Isles, steven.johnson670@gmail.com ; Ahmadia, G., Oceans Team, World Wildlife Fund, USA, Gabby.Ahmadia@gmail.com ; Johnston, L., Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Mariana Isles, lyzajohnston@becq.gov.mp ; Houk, P., University of Guam Marine Laboratory, Guam, peterhouk@gmail.com ; Williams, G., Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, g1williams@ucsd.edu ; Kendall, M., NOAA/NOS/NCCOS Biogeography Branch, USA, matt.kendall@noaa.gov ; Heron, S., NOAA Coral Reef Watch, NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research, Austria, scott.heron@noaa.gov ; van Hooidonk, R., NOAA Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, USA, Ruben.van.Hooidonk@noaa.gov ; Mcleod, E., The Nature Conservancy, USA, emcleod@tnc.org ;

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320715300926

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29152

ECOSYSTEM REGIMES AND RESILIENCE OF HAWAIIAN CORAL REEFS

Donovan, M. K., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, mdono@hawaii.edu; Friedlander, A. M., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, alan.friedlander@hawaii.edu; Jouffray, J. B., Stockholm University, Sweden, jbaptiste.jouffray@yahoo.fr; Lecky, J., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, jlecky@hawaii.edu; Crowder, L. B., Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University, USA, larry.crowder@stanford.edu; Graham, N. A., Lancaster University, United Kingdom, nick.graham@jcu.edu.au; Gove, J. M., National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, USA, jamison.gove@noaa.gov; Kappel, C. V., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, kappel@nceas.ucsb.edu; Kittinger, J. N., Conservation International Hawaii, USA, jkittinger@conservation.org; Norstrom, A. V., Stockholm University, Sweden, albert.norstrom@stockholmresilience.su.se; Nystrom, M., Stockholm University, Sweden, magnus.nystrom@stockholmresilience.su.se; Oleson, K. L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, koleson@hawaii.edu; Stamoulis, K. A., Curtin University, Australia, kostanti@hawaii.edu; Wedding, L. M., Center for Ocean Solutions, Stanford University, USA, lwedding@stanford.edu; White, C., California Polytechnic State University, USA, cwhite31@calpoly.edu; Williams, G. J., Bangor University, United Kingdom, g.j.williams@bangor.ac.uk; Williams, I. D., National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, USA, ivor.williams@noaa.gov; Selkoe, K. A., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, selkoe@nceas.ucsb.edu;

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29402

A DECISION SUPPORT FRAMEWORK TO PRIORITIZE CORAL REEFS FOR CONSERVATION IN THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS

Pittman, S. J., Biogeography Branch, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, simon.pittman@noaa.gov; Poti, M., Biogeography Branch, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, Matthew.Poti@noaa.gov; Jeffrey, C., Biogeography Branch, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, chris.jeffrey@noaa.gov ; Geodeke, T., Biogeography Branch, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, Theresa.Goedeke@noaa.gov ; Dillard, M., Hollings Marine Laboratory, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, maria.dillard@noaa.gov; Loerzel, J., Hollings Marine Laboratory, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, jarrod.loerzel@noaa.gov ; Kracker, L., Biogeography Branch, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, USA, laura.kracker@noaa.gov;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29211

TOWARDS DEVELOPING A FRAMEWORK FOR REEF RESILIENCE: A GREAT BARRIER REEF CASE STUDY

Abal, E., Great Barrier Reef Foundation, Australia, Mrodgers@barrierreef.org; Rodgers, M., Great Barrier Reef Foundation, Australia, Mrodgers@barrierreef.org;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29176

SHIFTING THE MANAGEMENT PARADIGM AT RAINE ISLAND, THE WORLD’S LARGEST GREEN TURTLE ROOKERY – TO INTERVENE OR NOT TO INTERVENE?

Read, M. A., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, mark.read@gbrmpa.gov.au; Beeden, R., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, roger.beeden@gbrmpa.gov.au; Dunstan, A., Threatened Species Unit, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, Australia, andrew.dunstan@ehp.qld.gov.au; Schaper, D., Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, Queensland, Australia, dan.schaper@npsr.qld.gov.au; Quincey, R., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, richard.quincey@gbrmpa.gov.au; Head, D., Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, Queensland, Australia, damien.head@npsr.qld.gov.au; Limpus, C. J., Threatened Species Unit, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, Australia, col.limpus@ehp.qld.gov.au; Bell, I., Threatened Species Unit, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, Australia, ian.bell@ehp.qld.gov.au; Mattocks, N., Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, Queensland, Australia, neil.mattocks@npsr.qld.gov.au; Limpus, D. J., Threatened Species Unit, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Queensland, Australia, duncan.limpus@ehp.qld.gov.au; Wachenfeld, D., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, david.wachenfeld@gbrmpa.gov.au;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29349

INCORPORATING ECOSYSTEM SERVICES VALUES IN RESILIENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT: THE CASE STUDY OF A REMOTE INDIAN OCEAN ATOLL

Agardy, T., Forest Trends, USA, tundiagardy@earthlink.net; Hicks, F., Forest Trends, Costa Rica, fhicks@forest-trends.org; Grimsditch, G., IUCN, Maldives, gabriel.grimsditch@iucn.org; Abdulla, A., IUCN, Maldives, ameer.abdulla@iucn.org; Nistharan, F., IUCN, Maldives, fathimath.nistharan@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28204

CORALS & CLIMATE ADAPTATION PLANNING: APPLYING CLIMATE-SMART PRINCIPLES FOR RESILIENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT

West, J. M., US Environmental Protection Agency, USA, west.jordan@epa.gov; Courtney, K., Tetra Tech, USA, kitty.courtney@tetratech.com; Hamilton, A. T., Tetra Tech, USA, ; Parker, B. A., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, britt.parker@noaa.gov;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29107

PRINCIPLES FOR IMPROVING KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE AMONG SCIENTISTS AND DECISION-MAKERS TO FACILITATE THE RESILIENCE-BASED MANAGEMENT OF CORAL REEFS

Cvitanovic, C., Centre for Marine Socioecology, University of Tasmania, Australia, christopher.cvitanovic@utas.edu.au; Hobday, A., Oceans and Atmosphere, CSIRO, Australia, Alistair.hobday@csiro.au; McDonald, J., Faculty of Law, University of Tasmania, Australia, Jan.McDonald@utas.edu.au; Waples, K., Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife, Australia, Kelly.Waples@dpaw.wa.gov.au; Barnes, P., Western Australian Department of Parks and Wildlife, Australia, Peter.Barnes@dpaw.wa.gov.au;

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

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28133

CORAL TRIANGLE INITIATIVE ON CORAL REEFS, FISHERIES, AND FOOD SECURITY MARITIME LOCAL GOVERNMENT NETWORK: TO IMPROVE COASTAL AND MARINE RESOURCE GOVERNANCE

Hugua, H., Wakatobi Regency & CTI-CFF Maritime LGN, Indonesia, hugua2001@hotmail.com; Subijanto, J., Coral Triangle Center, Indonesia, jsubijanto@coraltrianglecenter.org; Budiastuti, T. I., Indonesia National Coordinating Committee - CTI-CFF, Indonesia, iswari0123@gmail.com; Yunita, R., CTI-CFF Maritime LGN, Indonesia, reniyunita@yahoo.com;

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28141

STRENGTHENING THE MARITIME LOCAL GOVERNMENT NETWORK: TOWARD A SELF-RELIANT MARITIME LOCAL GOVERNMENT NETWORK TO SUPPORT CTI-CFF RPOA AND NPOA IMPLEMENTATION

Subijanto, J., Coral Triangle Center, Indonesia, jsubijanto@coraltrianglecenter.org; Hugua, H., Mayor of Wakatobi, Province of Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia and Chair of CTI-CFF Maritime Local, Indonesia, hugua2001@hotmail.com; Budiastuti, T. I., Indonesia National Coordinating Committee – CTI-CFF, Indonesia, iswari0123@gmail.com; Yunita, R., CTI-CFF Maritime LGN, Indonesia, reniyunita@yahoo.com; Amin, M. I., The Nature Conservancy – Indonesia Program, Indonesia, miamin@tnc.org; Santiadji, V., World Wild Fund For Nature – Indonesia Program, Indonesia, vsantiadji@wwf.or.id;

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28567

SUSTAINING STAKEHOLDER PARTICIPATION IN MARINE PROTECTED AREA NETWORKS IN LANUZA BAY, SOUTHEASTERN PHILIPPINES

dela Rosa, G. E., Haribon Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources, Inc., Philippines, wildlife@haribon.org.ph; Pajaro, M. G., Daluhay, Inc., Philippines, marivic.pajaro@gmail.com; Lavides, M. N., Haribon Foundation for the Conservation of Natural Resources, Inc., Philippines, research@haribon.org.ph;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28621

EFFORTS OF SMALL-SCALE FISHERS IN CORAL REEF CONSERVATION: CASE ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THAILAND

Yeemin, T., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, thamasakyeemin@hotmail.com; Suebpala, W., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, wichin.s@gmail.com; Sutthacheep, M., Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand, smakamas@hotmail.com;

http://www.thaicoralreef.in.th

73A - Co-management: partnerships for achieving effective resource outcomes on coral reefs - Partnerships across agencies and organizations

06/22/2016 | 13:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29807

COOPERATIVE PARTNERSHIP FOR CORAL REEF CONSERVATION

MacGowan, P. M., The Nature Conservancy, USA, pmacgowan@tnc.org; Waddell, J., NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, USA, jenny.waddell@noaa.gov;

06/22/2016 | 14:00 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29858

THE FLORIDA REEF RESILIENCE PROGRAM, 10 YEARS OF A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ON THE FLORIDA REEF TRACT

Byrne, J., The Nature Conservancy, USA, jbyrne@tnc.org;

http://frrp.org

06/22/2016 | 14:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29673

THE VIRGIN ISLANDS REEF RESILIENCE PLAN: A MULTI-FACETED APPROACH TO CORAL REEF CONSERVATION IN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS.

Lewis, K., The Nature Conservancy, USA, klewis@tnc.org;

06/22/2016 | 14:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 30016

EMPOWERING CORAL REEF MANAGERS TO ENHANCE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT THROUGH CONSERVATION ACTION PLANNING

Fielding, E. J., The Nature Conservancy, USA, efielding@tnc.org; Mejia, M., The Nature Conservancy, USA, mmejia@tnc.org; Wiggins, C., The Nature Conservancy, USA, cwiggins@tnc.org; Sylva, R., The Nature Conservancy, USA, rsylva@tnc.org; Conklin, E., The Nature Conservancy, USA, econklin@tnc.org; Stubbs, B., The Nature Conservancy, USA, bstubbs@tnc.org; Quiocho, K., The Nature Conservancy, USA, kquiocho@tnc.org; Fujitani, K., The Nature Conservancy, USA, kfujitani@tnc.org; Osuga, K., The Nature Conservancy, USA, kosuga@tnc.org;

06/22/2016 | 14:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29886

FROM MONITORING TO COMMUNITY-BASED MANAGEMENT: RESULTS FROM THE ‘OPIHI PARTNERSHIP

Bird, C., Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, USA, chris.bird@tamucc.edu; Fielding, E., The Nature Conservancy, USA, efielding@tnc.org; Eharis, L., Na Mamo O Muolea, USA, koali63@yahoo.com; Johnson, H., NOAA, USA, hoku.johnson@noaa.gov; Springer, K., Conservation International, USA, kspringer@conservation.org; Crawford, S., Kipahulu Ohana, USA, scott@aloha.net; Sylva, R., The Nature Conservancy, USA, rsylva@tnc.org; Brown, T., NOAA, USA, tia.brown@noaa.gov; Morishige, K., University of Hawaii, USA, kanoeulalani@gmail.com;

06/22/2016 | 15:00 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29016

A DECADE OF SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIPS THROUGH NOAA’S CORAL REEF CONSERVATION PROGRAM FISHERY LIAISONS IN THE US PACIFIC ISLANDS REGION

Schroeder, R. E., NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), USA, robert.schroeder@noaa.gov; Brown, V. A., NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), Guam Field Office, Guam, valerie.brown@noaa.gov; Davis, G. W., NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), USA, gerry.davis@noaa.gov; Lameier, M. J., NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), USA, michael.lameier@noaa.gov; McKagan, S. C., NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), CNMI Field Office, US Minor Outlying Isles, steven.mckagan@noaa.gov; Sauafea-Leau, F., NOAA Fisheries, Pacific Islands Regional Office (PIRO), American Samoa Field Office, , fatima.sauafea-leau@noaa.gov;

http://www.fpir.noaa.gov/

06/22/2016 | 15:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29379

SUSTAINABLE FINANCING FOR THE BIRD'S HEAD SEASCAPE AREA IN WEST PAPUA

Widayanti, H., Conservation International, Indonesia, hwidayanti@conservation.org;

06/22/2016 | 15:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29626

FORGING PARTNERSHIPS TO LAY A FOUNDATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUCCESS

Constantine, S. L., The Nature Conservancy, Grenada, sconstantine@tnc.org; Cross, L. H., The Nature Conservancy, Grenada, lucienne.cross@TNC.ORG; Knowles, J., The Nature Conservancy, Dominican Republic, jknowles@tnc.org;