Program & Agenda

Agenda Detail

6/23/2016 | 09:30 - 11:30 | ORAL

05 - Acclimatization and adaptation in reef organisms

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29955

ENVIRONMENTAL DRIVERS OF ACCLIMATIZATION: EFFECTS OF GRADUAL WARMING VS. REPEATED THERMAL STRESS ON SYMBIONT COMMUNITY STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN REEF CORALS

Winter, R. N., University of Miami, USA, rwinter@rsmas.miami.edu; Kushlan, P. F., University of Miami, USA, pkushlan@rsmas.miami.edu; Baker, A. C., University of Miami, USA, abaker@rsmas.miami.edu;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28400

VARIATION OF SYMBIONT DENSITY OR CELL PIGMENTATION OF SYMBIODINIUM CAUSES DIFFERENT EFFECT ON HOLOBIONT PRODUCTIVITY AND ON ITS SENSITIVITY TO CORAL BLEACHING

Scheufen, T., Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, tim.scheufen@gmail.com; Enríquez, S., Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, susana.enriquezdominguez@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28307

TISSUE LIGHT GRADIENTS SHAPE PHOTOSYNTHETIC ACCLIMATION IN CORAL SYMBIONTS

Lichtenberg, M., Marine Biological Section, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, mads.lichtenberg@bio.ku.dk; Larkum, A. W., Plant Functional Biology and Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, a.larkum@sydney.edu.au; Kühl, M., Marine Biological Section, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, mkuhl@bio.ku.dk;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28068

DYNAMIC CHANGES IN THE CORAL MICROBIOME WITH COLONY AGE: IMPLICATIONS FOR ACCLIMATISATION AND ADAPTATION

Sweet, M., University of Derby, United Kingdom, m.sweet@derby.ac.uk; Brown, B., School of Biology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom, profbarbaraebrown@gmail.com; Williams, A., University of Derby, United Kingdom, A.Williams19@unimail.derby.ac.uk; Putchim, L., Phuket Marine Biological Center, Phuket, 83000, Thailand, ;

http://www.derby.ac.uk/staff/michael-sweet/

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 313 B | Abstract ID 30023

MANIPULATION, INTRODUCTION, AND FATE OF THERMOTOLERANT ALGAL SYMBIONTS IN REEF-BUILDING CORALS

Baker, A. C., University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, USA, abaker@rsmas.miami.edu; Jones, P. R., NOAA, Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, USA, paul.r.jones@noaa.gov; Winter, R. N., University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, USA, rwinter@rsmas.miami.edu; Silverstein, R. N., Miami Waterkeeper, USA, rachel@miamiwaterkeeper.org; Cunning, R., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, University of Hawaii, USA, ross.cunning@gmail.com;

http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/people/faculty-index/?p=andrew-c-baker

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29607

MANIPULATING CORAL-ALGAL SYMBIOSES TO ASSESS THE RELATIVE CONTRIBUTION OF SYMBIONT IDENTITY VS. HOST ACCLIMATIZATION IN DETERMINING HOLOBIONT THERMOTOLERANCE.

Kushlan, P. F., University of Miami, USA, pkushlan@rsmas.miami.edu; Baker, A. C., University of Miami, USA, abaker@rsmas.miami.edu;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 313 B | Abstract ID 29841

GENETIC VARIATION IN TRAITS OF SYMBIODINIUM: POTENTIAL FOR EVOLUTIONARY RESCUE VIA SYMBIONT ADAPTATION

terHorst, C. P., Biology Department, California State University, Northridge, USA, casey.terhorst@csun.edu; Bayliss, S. L., Biology Department, California State University, Northridge, USA, shannon.bayliss.527@my.csun.edu; Fowler, M. D., Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology & Behavior, University at Buffalo, USA, mdfowler@buffalo.edu; Coffroth, M. A., Graduate Program in Evolution, Ecology & Behavior and Department of Geology, University at Buffalo, USA, coffroth@buffalo.edu;

http://www.ecoevolab.com

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 313 B | Abstract ID 28516

LABORATORY TEMPERATURE SELECTION IN SYMBIODINIUM CAN ENHANCE CORAL THERMAL RESILIENCE

Chakravarti, L. J., James Cook University/Australian Institute of Marine Science/ARC CoE for Coral reef studies, Australia, leelajchakravarti@gmail.com; Willis, B. L., James Cook University/ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, Bette.willis@jcu.edu.au; Leggat, B., James Cook University/ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, B.Leggat@jcu.edu.au; van Oppen, M., University of Melbourne/Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia, madeleine.van@unimelb.edu.au;

08 - Incorporating mechanistic processes in spatial decision science: dispersal, movement, functional groups, evolution and range shifts

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 29086

INTEGRATING TELEMETRY-DERIVED DATA INTO SPATIAL DECISION-MAKING AND PRIORITIZATION FRAMEWORKS

McGowan, J. A., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.mcgowan@uq.edu.au; Beger, M., The University of Queensland, Australia, m.beger@uq.edu.au; Possingham, H. P., The University of Queensland, Australia, h.possingham@uq.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 28607

MARINE PROTECTED AREA PRIORITY SITES FOR FISHERIES AND BIODIVERSITY OBJECTIVES IN THE CENTRAL SAUDI ARABIAN RED SEA

Khalil, M. T., King abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, maha.khalil@kaust.edu.sa; Beger, M., University of Queensland, Australia, m.beger@uq.edu.au; Berumen, M. L., King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, michael.berumen@kaust.edu.sa;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 28499

GAPS BETWEEN FUTURE DISTRIBUTION OF CORALS AND MARINE USE/ SPATIAL PLANNING AROUND JAPANESE ARCHIPELAGO.

Yamakita, T., JAMSTEC, Japan, yamakitat@jamstec.go.jp; Yasuda, N., Miyazaki University, Japan, ; Tsujino, M., Ecosystem Conservation Society Japan, Japan, ; Kumagai, N. H., National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, ; Yamano, H., National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, ;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 27828

DISPERSION OF SEAGRASS PROPAGULES AND CONNECTIVITY AMONG MEADOWS IN THE GREAT BARRIER REEF WORLD HERITAGE AREA, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA.

Coles, R. G., James cook University, Australia, rob.coles@jcu.edu.au; Grech, A., Macquarie University, Australia, alana.grech@mq.edu.au; Rasheed, M., James Cook University, Australia, michael.rasheed@jcu.edu.au; McKenzie, L., James Cook University, Australia, len.mckenzie@jcu.edu.au; Tol, S., James Cook University, Australia, samantha.tol@jcu.edu.au; Congdon, B., James Cook University, Australia, brad.congdon@jcu.edu.au; Jarvis, J., University of North Carolina Wilmington USA, USA, jessiecjarvis@gmail.com; Wolter, J., Earth and Life Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, jolan.wolter@uclouvain.be; Hanert, E., Earth and Life Institute, Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, emmanuel.hanert@uclouvain.be;

https://research.jcu.edu.au/tropwater

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 311 | Abstract ID 29568

GLOBAL BIOGEOGRAPHY OF MARINE ALGAE WITH APPLICATIONS FOR CORAL REEF CONNECTIVITY

Etti, R. T., Mote Marine Laboratory - Tropical Research Laboratory, USA, retti@mote.org;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 311 | Abstract ID 28423

RETENTION MECHANISMS AND SELF-RECRUITMENT IN A CORAL REEF FISH

Beldade, R., USR3278 CNRS, France, rbeldade@gmail.com; Holbrook, S. J., UC Santa Barbara, USA, ; Schmitt, R. J., UC Santa Barbara, USA, ; Planes, S., USR3278 CNRS EPHE, France, ; Bernardi, G., UC Santa Cruz, USA, ;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 311 | Abstract ID 29127

OPERATIONALISING THE MANAGEMENT OF CORAL REEF RESILIENCE

Beger, M., The University of Queensland, Australia, m.beger@uq.edu.au; Maureaud, A., Agrocampus Ouest, France, aurore.maureaud@gmail.com; Maina, J., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.mbui@uq.edu.au; Possingham, H. P., The University of Queensland, Australia, h.possingham@uq.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 311 | Abstract ID 28434

INCORPORATING CATASTROPHES AND PROBABILITY OF SUCCESS IN SPATIAL PLANNING OF MARINE CONSERVATION ACTIONS

Possingham, H., The University of Queensland, Australia, h.possingham@uq.edu.au; Watts, M., The University of Queensland, Australia, m.watts@uq.edu.au; Klein, C., The University of Queensland, Australia, c.klein@uq.edu.au; Tulloch, V., The University of Queensland, Australia, v.tulloch@uq.edu.au; Tulloch, A., Australian National University, Australia, Ayesha.Tulloch@anu.edu.au; Harris, L., Nelson Mandela Metroplitan University, South Africa, harris.linda.r@gmail.com; McGowan, J., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.mcgowan@uq.edu.au; Game, E., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, e.game@tnc.org; Beger, M., The University of Queensland, Australia, m.beger@uq.edu.au;

http://www.possinghamlab.org/

13 - Diseases on the reef: presence, persistence and responses

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28997

BASELINES AND DRIVERS OF CORAL DISEASE IN THE WORLD'S OLDEST MARINE PARK

Willis, B. L., ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Australia, Bette.Willis@jcu.edu.au; MacNeil, M. A., Australian Institute of Marine Science, Towsville, Australia, macneil@glau.ca; Page, C. A., ARC CoE for Coral Reef Studies, College of Marine and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Australia, cathiepage@iinet.net.au; Lamb, J. B., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, USA, joleah.lamb@cornell.edu; Heron, S. F., NOAA Coral ReefWatch, NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research, USA, scott.heron@NOAA.gov; Maynard, J., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, USA, maynardmarine@gmail.com; Puotinen, M., Australian Institute of Marine Science, WA, Australia, marjettalp@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28531

COMPARING DIFFERENTIAL DISEASE AND BLEACHING RESPONSES OF PACIFIC CORALS FROM LELEUVIA, FIJI AND MOOREA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

Nand, Y. R., University of the South Pacific/Wilidlife Conservation Society Fiji Program, Fiji, ynand@wcs.org; Jupiter, S. J., Wildlife Conservation Society - Melanesia Program, Fiji, sjupiter@wcs.org; Bythell, J. C., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, john.bythell@ncl.ac.uk;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28805

CORAL DISEASE ETIOLOGIES AS MOVING TARGETS: A 20-YEAR CASE STUDY OF WHITE POX DISEASE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS, 1994-2014

Sutherland, K. P., Rollins College, USA, kpsutherland@rollins.edu; Berry, B., University of Georgia, USA, brett.stephen.berry@gmail.com; Park, A., University of Georgia, USA, awpark@uga.edu; Kemp, D. W., University of Georgia, USA, dkemp1@uga.edu; Kemp, K. M., University of Georgia, USA, kerimkemp@uga.edu; Joyner, J. L., City University of New York, USA, jjoyner07@gmail.com; Lipp, E. K., University of Georgia, USA, elipp@uga.edu; Porter, J. W., University of Georgia, USA, jporter@uga.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28935

ECOLOGY OF A TISSUE LOSS DISEASE OUTBREAK IN ACROPORIDS ON THE REEFS OF PALMYRA ATOLL, LINE ISLANDS

Aeby, G. S., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, greta@hawaii.edu; Shore-Maggio, A., University of Hawaii, USA, ashore@hawaii.edu; Ushijima, B., University of Hawaii, USA, blakeu@hawaii.edu; Cox, E. F., University of West Oahu, USA, fcox@hawaii.edu; Beurmann, S., University of Hawaii, USA, silviab@hawaii.edu; Minton, D., The Nature Conservancy, USA, dminton@tnc.org; Poscablo, D., University of Hawaii, USA, donnaposcablo@gmail.com; Runyon, C., University of Hawaii, USA, runyon@hawaii.edu; Videau, P., University of Hawaii, USA, videau@hawaii.edu; Work, T. M., US Geological Survey, USA, thierry_work@usgs.gov; Callahan, S., University of Hawaii, USA, scallaha@hawaii.edu; Conklin, E., The Nature Conservancy, USA, econklin@tnc.org;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28021

DISEASE ECOLOGY AND TRANSMISSION PATTERN: A CASE STUDY OF BROWN BAND AND BLACK BAND DISEASE ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Nicolet, K. J., James Cook University, Australia, katia.nicolet@my.jcu.edu.au; Hoogenboom, M. O., James Cook University, Australia, mia.hoogenboom1@jcu.edu.au; Pratchett, M. S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, morgan.pratchett@jcu.edu.au; Willis, B. L., James Cook University, Australia, bette.willis@jcu.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28496

RESPONSE OF FISH AND SNAIL CORALLIVORES TO AN OUTBREAK OF ACUTE TISSUE LOSS DISEASE ON THE REEFS OF VAAN ISLAND IN THE GULF OF MANNAR, INDIA

Diraviya Raj, K., Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute, India, diraviyam_raj@yahoo.co.in; Aeby, G. S., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, greta@hawaii.edu; Mathews, G., Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute, India, mathews.gilbert@gmail.com; Selva Bharath, M., Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute, India, selva0424@gmail.com; Laju R, L., , , lajurl@yahoo.co.in; Rajesh, S., Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute, India, rajesh_sthevan2007@yahoo.co.in; Edward J K, P., Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute, India, edwardjkpatterson@yahoo.co.in;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 313 C | Abstract ID 29823

LOW SCLERACTINIAN CORAL DENSITY IS ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED DENSITY OF A COMMON REEF FISH PARASITE

Artim, J. M., Arkansas State University, USA, john.artim@smail.astate.edu; Santos, T., Silliman University Marine Laboratory, Philippines, tina.santos29@gmail.com; Sikkel, P. C., Arkansas State University, USA, psikkel@astate.edu;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 313 C | Abstract ID 28967

SOURCES OF VIBRIO CORALLIILYTICUS STRAIN OCN008 IN KANEOHE BAY, HAWAII AND THE EFFECT OF DECREASED SALINITY ON INFECTION OF THE CORAL, MONTIPORA CAPITATA

Shore-Maggio, A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ashore@hawaii.edu; Aeby, G. S., Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology, USA, greta@hawaii.edu; Callahan, S. M., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, scallaha@hawaii.edu;

15 - Connectivity, recruitment and isolation among coral reef populations

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27987

SPATIAL PATTERNS OF SYMBIONTS AND CORALS ARISING FROM PROPAGULE REDIRECTION

Osenberg, C. W., University of Georgia, USA, osenberg@uga.edu; Hamman, E. A., University of Georgia, USA, hamman@uga.edu; McKinley, S. A., Tulane University, USA, smckinl3@tulane.edu; Stier, A. C., University of Washington, USA, adrian.stier@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27863

LARVAL BEHAVIOR AND LONGEVITY OF FISHES INFLUENCES THE GENETIC RESILIENCE OF REEF-BASED POPULATIONS

Kingsford, M. J., James Cook University, Australia, michael.kingsford@jcu.edu.au; Gerlach, G., Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Germany, gabriele.gerl;ach@uni-oldenberg.de; Atema, J., Boston University, , atema@bu.edu; Wolanski, E., James Cook University, Australia, eric.wolanski@jcu.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29852

LARVAL DISPERSAL AS A MECHANISM FOR CORAL PERSISTENCE ON REEF COMMUNITIES

McManus, L. C., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, USA, lisa.c.mcmanus@gmail.com; Watson, J. R., Stockholm Resilience Center, Stockholm University, Sweden, james.watson@su.se; Vasconcelos, V. V., ATP-Group, CMAF, Instituto para a Investigação Interdisciplinar, Portugal, vvvasconcelos@fc.ul.pt; Levin, S. A., Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, USA, slevin@princeton.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 29530

ISLANDS OF SEA: THE ROLE OF ISOLATION IN SPATIAL PATTERNS OF MARINE BIODIVERSITY

Becking, L. E., Marine Animal Ecology group, Wageningen University & Research centre, Netherlands, lisa.becking@wur.nl; Bi, K., University of California Berkeley, USA, kebi@berkeley.edu; Toha, A. H., Universitas papua, Indonesia, hamid.toha@yahoo.co.id; Maas, D., Marine Animal Ecology, Wageningen University & Research centre, Netherlands, diedemaas@gmail.com; Gillespie, R., University of California Berkeley, USA, gillespie@berkeley.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28937

THE DNA OF BIODIVERSITY – PREDICTING AND PROTECTING GENETIC DIVERSITY OF REEF COMMUNITIES

Selkoe, K. A., UC Santa Barbara, USA, selkoe@nceas.ucsb.edu; Beger, M., University of Queensland, Australia, m.beger@uq.edu.au; Gaggiotti, O. E., University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom, oeg@st-andrews.ac.uk; Toonen, R. J., University of Hawaii, USA, toonen@hawaii.edu;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 27896

PATTERNS, CAUSES, AND CONSEQUENCES OF MARINE LARVAL DISPERSAL

D'Aloia, C. C., University of Toronto, Canada, cassidy.daloia@gmail.com; Bogdanowicz, S. M., Cornell University, USA, smb31@cornell.edu; Francis, R. K., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, robinfrancis.ucsb@gmail.com; Majoris, J. E., Boston University, USA, jmajoris@bu.edu; Harrison, R. G., Cornell University, USA, rgh4@cornell.edu; Buston, P. M., Boston University, USA, buston@bu.edu;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 317 A/B | Abstract ID 28317

THE EVOLUTION OF MARINE LARVAL DISPERSAL KERNELS IN SPATIALLY STRUCTURED HABITATS

Shaw, A. K., University of Minnesota, USA, ashaw@umn.edu; D'Aloia, C. C., University of Toronto, Canada, cassidy.daloia@gmail.com; Buston, P. M., Boston University, USA, buston@bu.edu;

http://people.bu.edu/buston/lab/Welcome.html

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

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 30033

SWELL AS A HIGH FREQUENCY DRIVER OF MACROALGAL COVER AND CORAL-MACROALGAL INTERACTIONS ON CARIBBEAN CORAL REEFS

Brewer, R. S., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, robert.brewer@cune.org; Ramseyer, T., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, trams005@gmail.com; Canals, M. F., University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, miguelf.canals@upr.edu; Jossart, J. A., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, jossart1@gmail.com; Smith, T. B., University of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Isles, tsmith@uvi.edu;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28869

CORAL REEF GEOMETRY WARS: USING CORAL GEOMETRY TO UNDERSTAND CORAL-ALGAL INTERACTIONS

George, E. E., San Diego State University, USA, 3mma6eorg3@gmail.com; Hartmann, A. C., Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, USA, aaron.hartmann@gmail.com; Mullinix, J., San Diego State University, USA, jmullinix@mail.sdsu.edu; Luque, A., San Diego State University, USA, aluque@mail.sdsu.edu; Rohwer, F. L., San Diego State University, USA, frohwer@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28969

USE OF ANCIENT DNA TO UNDERSTAND CORAL-MACROALGAE INTERACTIONS AT MILLENNIAL SCALES

Gomez Cabrera, M. C., The University of Queensland, Australia, klegomez@uq.edu.au; Young, J., The University of Adelaide, Australia, jennifer.young@adelaide.edu.au; Roff, G., The University of Queensland, Australia, g.roff@uq.edu.au; Cooper, A., The University of Adelaide, Australia, alan.cooper@adelaide.edu.au; Pandolfi, J. M., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.pandolfi@uq.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 29037

MACROALGAL-HERBIVORE FEEDBACKS AND THE DYNAMICS OF CORAL REEFS

Hoey, A. S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, andrew.hoey1@jcu.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 313 A | Abstract ID 28942

THE HOLDFAST IS KEY: SARGASSUM REGROWTH FROM HOLDFASTS RAPID UNLESS REMOVED BY HERBIVORES

Loffler, Z., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, zoe.loffler@my.jcu.edu.au; Pratchett, M. S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, morgan.pratchett@jcu.edu.au; Hoey, A. S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, andrew.hoey1@jcu.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 313 A | Abstract ID 27910

DIFFERENCE OF CALCIFICATION RATE IN THE CORAL PORITES LOBATA FROM THE EASTERN TROPICAL PACIFIC: THE EFFECT OF THE MORPHOTYPE AND THE GENDER

Tortolero-Langarica, J. J., Universidad de Guadalajara / Instituto Tecnológico de Bahía de Banderas, Mexico, adolfotortolero@hotmail.com; Cupul-Magaña, A. L., Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, amilcar.cupul@gmail.com; Carricart-Ganivet, J. P., Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, carricart@cmarl.unam.mx; Mayfield, A. B., Living Oceans Foundation, USA, andersonblairmayfiel@gmail.com; Rodríguez-Troncoso, A. P., Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico, pao.rodriguezt@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 313 A | Abstract ID 27905

AN EXPERIMENTAL APPROACH TO ASSESSING REEF RESILIENCE: PREDICTING THE LIKELIHOOD AND REVERSIBILITY OF ABRUPT CORAL-TO-MACROALGAE STATE TRANSITIONS

Schmitt, R. J., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, schmitt@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Holbrook, S. J., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, holbrook@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Brooks, A. J., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, ajbrooks@ucsb.edu; Adam, T. C., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, thomascadam@gmail.com; Davis, S. L., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, samantha.davis@lifesci.ucsb.edu;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 313 A | Abstract ID 27913

A BRAVE NEW WORLD FOR CARIBBEAN REEFS

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

21 - Achieving sustainable coral reef fisheries: policy development, implementation, management and enforcement

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28223

EXPORTING FIJI’S NATURAL CAPITAL: CHALLENGES FOR THE SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE OF INSHORE RESOURCES IN THE PACIFIC

Sadovy de Mitcheson, Y., University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong PRC, yjsadovy@hku.hk; Fox, M. I., Wildlife Conservation Society, Fiji, mfox@wcs.org; Batibasaga, A., Department of Fisheries, Fiji, abatibasaga@gmail.com; Jupiter, S., Wildlife Conservation Society, Fiji, sjupiter@wcs.org;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28240

INEQUITY IN CO-MANAGEMENT OF CORAL REEFS

Barnes, M. L., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, michele.barnes@jcu.edu.au; Cinner, J. E., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia, joshua.cinner@jcu.edu.au;

http://

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28249

FROM REEF TO TABLE: SOCIAL AND ECOLOGICAL FACTORS AFFECTING CORAL REEF FISHERIES, ARTISANAL SEAFOOD SUPPLY CHAINS, AND SEAFOOD SECURITY

Kittinger, J. N., Conservation International, USA, jkittinger@conservation.org; Teneva, L. T., Conservation International Hawai‘i, USA, lteneva@conservation.org; Koike, H., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, hkoike.hawaii@gmail.com; Stamoulis, K. A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, kostanti@hawaii.edu; Oleson, K. L., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, koleson@hawaii.edu; Conklin, E., The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, USA, econklin@tnc.org ; Gomes, M., Hui Aloha Kiholo, USA, alakaiconsult@yahoo.com; Wilcox, B., Hui Aloha Kiholo, USA, wilcox_bart@yahoo.com; Friedlander, A. M., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, friedlan@hawaii.edu;

http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0123856

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 29698

MODEL FOR SUSTAINABLE HARVEST TO ASSIST COMMUNITY-BASED RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Bennett, B. S., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, USA, bbennett3@islander.tamucc.edu; Bird, C. E., Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, USA, chris.bird@tamucc.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 28228

THE BENEFITS OF LONG TERM COMMUNITY-BASED CATCH MONITORING PROGRAM FOR ADAPTIVE AND SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES DEVELOPMENT

Rojas, P. T., Rare, Philippines, projas@rare.org; Mancao, R. H., Rare, Philippines, rmancao@rare.org; Apistar, D. H., Rare, Philippines, dapistar@rare.org;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 30131

ENHANCING MULTI-STAKEHOLDER FISHERIES MANAGEMENT IN POHNPEI, FSM

Jonathan, A., Conservation Society of Pohnpei , Federal States of Micronesia, angejonathan@gmail.com;

http://www.serehd.org/

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 30030

REEF FISHERIES MAY NOT ALWAYS BENEFIT FROM TRANSITION OF LOCAL FISHERS INTO TOURISM: A SIMULATION STUDY

Claydon, J. A., Department of Environment and Maritime Affairs, Turks & Caicos Islands Government, Turks and Caicos Islands, john.claydon@gmail.com; Calosso, M. C., Department of Environment and Maritime Affairs, Turks & Caicos Islands Government, Turks and Caicos Islands, marta.calosso@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 310 THEATER | Abstract ID 30149

MULTI-FACTOR VARIATION IN ARTISANAL SEA CUCUMBER FISHERIES IN OCEANIA

Purcell, S. W., National Marine Science Centre, Southern Cross University, Australia, steven.w.purcell@gmail.com; Ngaluafe, P., Ministry of Agriculture & Food, Forests and Fisheries, Tonga, ; Tamuera Aram, K., Ministry of Fisheries & Marine Resources Development, Kiribati, ; Lalavanua, W., Partners in Community Development Fiji, Fiji, ;

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

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 314 | Abstract ID 28014

CORAL REGULATION OF THE CALCIFYING FLUID IS AFFECTED BY SEAWATER DISSOLVED INORGANIC CARBON CONCENTRATION

Comeau, S., The University of Western Australia, Australia, steeve.comeau@uwa.edu.au; Tambutté, E., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Carpenter, R. C., California State University Northridge, USA, ; Evensen, N., California State University Northridge, USA, ; Allemand, D., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Ferrier-Pagès, C., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; Tambutté, S., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ; McCulloch, M. T., The University of Western Australia, Australia, ; Venn, A., Centre Scientifique de Monaco, Monaco, ;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 29534

THE INFLUENCE OF CO2 ON CALCIFICATION IN CORAL CELL CULTURES

Drake, J. L., University of California, Los Angeles, USA, jeanadrake@epss.ucla.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 28522

VERTICAL PROFILES OF CALCIUM AND PH IN THE CORAL GASTRIC CAVITY: IMPLICATIONS FOR OCEAN ACIDIFICATION

Yuan, X. C., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, China, xcyuan@scsio.ac.cn;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 29362

ALTERING THE CALCIFYING FLUID STOICHIOMETRY INFLUENCES THE RATE AND MORPHOLOGY OF CALCIUM CARBONATE PRODUCTION

Reymond, C. E., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany, claire.reymond@leibniz-zmt.de; Hohn, S., Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT), Germany, soenke.hohn@leibniz-zmt.de;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 314 | Abstract ID 28076

CORAL INTERIOR CARBONATE CHEMISTRY MEASURED WITH PH AND CARBONATE MICROELECTRODES SUGGESTS THAT THE CHEMISTRY OF THE CALCIFYING FLUID AFFECTS RESILIENCE TO OA

Cai, W. J., University of Delaware, USA, wcai@udel.edu; Ma, Y., University of Delaware, USA, yuening@udel.edu; Hopkinson, B. M., University of Georgia, USA, bmhopkin@uga.edu; Grottoli, A. G., Ohio State University, USA, grottoli.1@osu.edu; Warner, M. E., University of Delaware, USA, mwarner@udel.edu; Ding, Q., University of Georgia, USA, ; Hu, X., Texas A&M Corpus Christi, USA, xinping.hu@tamucc.edu; Yuan, X., South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, China, ; Schoepf, V., Ohio State University, USA, verena.schoepf@uwa.edu.au; Xu, H., Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, USA, ; Han, C., Second Institute of Oceanography, China, China, ; Melman, T. F., Reef Systems Coral Farm, USA, ; Hoadley, K. D., University of Delaware, USA, ; Pettay, D. T., University of Delaware, USA, ; Matsui, Y., Ohio State University, , ; Baumann, J. H., Ohio State University, USA, ; Levas, S., Ohio State University, USA, ; Ying, Y., Zhejiang University, China, ; Wang, Y., University of Georgia, USA, ;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 314 | Abstract ID 28269

PH HOMEOSTASIS DURING CORAL CALCIFICATION IN A FREE OCEAN CO2 ENRICHMENT (FOCE) EXPERIMENT, HERON ISLAND REEF FLAT, GREAT BARRIER REEF

Georgiou, L., ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, Australia, lucy.georgiou@research.uwa.edu.au; Falter, J., ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, Australia, jim.falter@uwa.edu.au; Trotter, J., University of Western Australia, Australia, julie.trotter@uwa.edu.au; Kline, D. I., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, dkline@ucsd.edu ; Holcomb, M., University of Western Australia, Australia, ; Dove, S. G., ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, Australia, ; Hoegh-Guldberg, O., ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, , ; D'Olivo Cordero, J. P., ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, Australia, juan.dolivocordero@uwa.edu.au; McCulloch, M., ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies, Australia, malcolm.mcculloch@uwa.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 314 | Abstract ID 29293

UP-REGULATION OF CALCIFICATION FLUID PH IN MASSIVE PORITES SPP. CORALS: A RESPONSE TO COMPENSATE FOR OCEAN ACIDIFICATION EFFECTS

Allison, N., University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom, na9@st-andrews.ac.uk;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 314 | Abstract ID 29470

SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE AT CO2 VENT AFFECT SPERMATOGENESIS IN A TEMPERATE NON-ZOOXANTHELLATE CORAL

Gizzi, F., University of Bologna, Italy, francesca@marinesciencegroup.org; de Mas, L., University of Bologna, Italy, ludovicademas@gmail.com; Airi, V., University of Bologna, Italy, valentina@marinesciencegroup.org; Caroselli, E., University of Bologna, Italy, erik@marinesciencegroup.org; Prada, F., University of Bologna, Italy, fiorella@marinesciencegroup.org; Capaccioni, B., University of Bologna, Italy, bruno.capaccioni@unibo.it; Levy, O., Bar-Ilan University, Israel, levyor@mail.biu.ac.il; Falini, G., University of Bologna, Italy, giuseppe.falini@unibo.it; Dubinsky, Z., Bar-Ilan University, Israel, dubinz@mail.biu.ac.il; Goffredo, S., University of Bologna, Italy, s.goffredo@unibo.it;

36 - Assessing and addressing the effects of multiple stressors on coral reefs towards developing effective management and policy responses

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 27789

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HETEROTROPHY AND INORGANIC NUTRIENT AVAILABILITY IN THE SCLERACTINIAN CORAL T. RENIFORMIS UNDER SHORT-TERM TEMPERATURE INCREASE

Towle, E. K., University of Miami RSMAS, USA, etowle@rsmas.miami.edu; Ezzat, L., Centre Scientifique de Monaco , Monaco, leila@centrescientifique.mc; Irisson, J., Laboratoire d'oceanographie de Villefranche, France, jo.irisson@gmail.com; Langdon, C., University of Miami RSMAS, USA, clangdon@rsmas.miami.edu; Ferrier-Pages, C., Centre Scientifique de Monaco , Monaco, ferrier@centrescientifique.mc;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 27792

PREDATION AND NUTRIENTS AFFECT THE SUCCESS AND MICROBIOME OF A FOUNDATIONAL CORAL

Schrack, E. C., Duke University, USA, elizabeth.schrack@duke.edu; Shantz, A. A., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, shantz.a@gmail.com; McMinds, R., Oregon State University, USA, Ryan.McMinds@oregonstate.edu; Burkepile, D. E., University of California Santa Barbara, USA, deron.burkepile@lifesci.ucsb.edu; Vega-Thurber, R. L., Oregon State University, USA, Rebecca.Vega-Thurber@oregonstate.edu; Silliman, B. R., Duke University, USA, brian.silliman@duke.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 28685

BACKGROUND RATES OF MORTALITY AND INJURY FOR COMMON CORAL TAXA ON AUSTRALIA’S GREAT BARRIER REEF

Pisapia, C., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, chiara.pisapia@my.jcu.edu.au; Pratchett, M. S., ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia, morgan.pratchett@jcu.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29620

PHOTO-PHYSIOLOGY OF IN HOSPITE ZOOXANTHELLAE IN DISEASED AND HEALTHY SCLERACTINIAN CORALS FROM MAURITIUS

MATTAN-MOORGAWA, S., UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS, Mauritius, s.moorgawa@uom.ac.mu; BHAGOOLI, R., UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS, Mauritius, r.bhagooli@uom.ac.mu; RUGHOOPUTH, S., UNIVERSITY OF MAURITIUS, Mauritius, soonil@uom.ac.mu; Kaullysing, D., University of Mauritius, Mauritius, ;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29993

EFFECT OF BALANCED AND IMBALANCED NUTRIENT ENRICHMENT ON THE BLEACHING RESPONSE OF TWO CARIBBEAN CORALS DURING HEAT STRESS

Palacio-Castro, A. M., University of Miami, USA, apalacio@rsmas.miami.edu; Snyder, G. A., University of Miami, USA, g.snyder2@umiami.edu ; Baker, A. C., University of Miami, USA, abaker@rsmas.miami.edu ;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 306 A/B | Abstract ID 29413

COAST-REEF SCALE PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES OF ACROPORA MURICATA HARBORING SIMILAR SYMBIODINIUM GENOTYPES

Louis, Y. D., University of Mauritius, Mauritius, yohan.louis1@umail.uom.ac.mu; Dyall, S. D., University of Mauritius, Mauritius, s.dyall@uom.ac.mu; Bhagooli, R., University of Mauritus, Mauritius, r.bhagooli@uom.ac.mu;

42B - Propagation and active reef restoration - distribution, transplantation, monitoring and evaluation of restoration activities

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28268

CHARACTERISING CORAL RESTORATION EFFECTIVENESS: A REVIEW OF CURRENT LIMITATIONS AND CHALLENGES AT A SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL SCALE

Hein, M. Y., James Cook University, Australia, margaux.hein@my.jcu.edu.au; Willis, B. L., James Cook University, Australia, bette.willis@jcu.edu.au; Birtles, R. A., James Cook University, Australia, alastair.birtles@jcu.edu.au; Beeden, R., Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Australia, roger.beeden@gbrmpa.gov.au;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28916

IMPORTANCE OF SYMBIONT GENETIC STRUCTURE IN RESTORATION OF CORAL POPULATIONS

Banaszak, A. T., Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, anastaziabanaszak@gmail.com; Gomez Campo, K. J., Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, kellygomezcampo@gmail.com; Baums, I. B., Pennsylvania State University, USA, baums@psu.edu;

http://www.icmyl.unam.mx/arrecifes/-banaszak.html

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 27914

CONSERVATION GENETICS APPROACHES TO ASEXUAL CORAL RESTORATION ACTIVITIES

Zayasu, Y., OIST, Japan, yuna.zayasu@oist.jp; Nakajima, Y., OIST, Japan, yuichi.nakajima@oist.jp; Satoh, N., OIST, Japan, norisky@oist.jp; Shinzato, C., OIST, Japan, c.shinzato@oist.jp;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 27909

DEFINING SUCCESS IN ACTIVE CARIBBEAN ACROPORID POPULATION REPLENISHMENT EFFORTS: RESULTS FROM OVER NINE YEARS OF WORK IN SOUTHERN BELIZE

Carne, L. B., Fragments of Hope, Ltd., Belize, lisasinbelize@gmail.com; Kaufman, L., Boston University Marine Program, USA, lesk@bu.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28395

ACROPORA CERVICORNIS SEXUAL CORAL REPRODUCTION TO COMPLEMENT THE RESTORATION PROGRAM IN NURSERIES IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Calle-Triviño, J., CINVESTAV, Mexico, arondas_box@hotmail.com; Arias-González, J. E., CINVESTAV, Mexico, jeariasg@icloud.com; Sellares, R. I., FUNDEMAR, Dominican Republic, rsellares@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28710

MICROFRAGMENTING FOR THE SUCCESSFUL PROPAGATION AND RESTORATION OF SLOW GROWING BOULDER CORALS

Page, C. A., Mote Marine Laboratory, USA, cpage@mote.org; Muller, E. M., Mote Marine Laboratory, USA, emuller@mote.org; Vaughan, D. E., Mote Marine Laboratory, USA, dvaughan@mote.org;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 301 B | Abstract ID 28205

THE FAST-GROWTH PROTOCOL: ACCELERATING CORAL GROWTH FOR REEF RESTORATION IN THE HAWAIIAN ARCHIPELAGO

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

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 301 B | Abstract ID 30075

IMPROVING CORAL PROPAGATIONS IN THE HATCHERY THROUGH FEEDING AND LIGHT CONTROLS BEFORE TRANPLANTATION TO NATURAL REEFS

Chavanich, S., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, suchana.c@chula.ac.th; Kuanui, P., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, tonguy324@hotmail.com; Songploy, S., Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, sesongploy@hotmail.com;

45 - Fluorescence on Coral Reefs: From Biology to Technology

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 30135

FLUORESCENT PATTERNS IN CORALS FUNCTION IN SOLAR ENERGY MODULATION.

Salih, A., Western Sydney University, Australia, a.salih@uws.edu.au; Digman, M. A., University California Irvine, USA, mdigman@uci.edu; Cutrale, F., University of Southern California / University California Irvine, USA, francesco.cutrale@usc.edu; Geny, D., Centre de Psychiatrie et Neurosciences, France, david.geny@inserm.fr; Nedbal, L., Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany, l.nedbal@fz-juelich.de; Gratton, E., University California Irvine, USA, egratton22@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28591

PHOTOCONVERTIBLE CORAL FLUORESCENT PROTEINS: AN ADAPTATION TO THE LIGHT CLIMATE AT MESOPHOTIC DEPTHS?

Bollati, E., The Coral Reef Laboratory, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, e.bollati@soton.ac.uk; D'Angelo, C., The Coral Reef Laboratory, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, C.Dangelo@soton.ac.uk; Eyal, G., Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Israel, gal4596@gmail.com; Wiedenmann, J., The Coral Reef Laboratory, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, joerg.wiedenmann@noc.soton.ac.uk;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28654

THE EFFECT OF FLUORESCENT PIGMENTS DIVERSITY ON UV INDUCED DAMAGES IN HERMATYPIC CORALS

Ben-Zvi, O., Tel-Aviv University, Israel, orbzvi@gmail.com; Eyal, G., Tel-Aviv University and The Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, Israel, gal4596@gmail.com; Loya, Y., Tel-Aviv University, Israel, yosiloya@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29338

“SUPER-QUENCHING” STATE PROTECTS SYMBIODINIUM FROM THERMAL STRESS: IMPLICATIONS FOR CORAL BLEACHING.

Slavov, C., University of Frankfurt, Germany, Chavdar Slavov ; Schrameyer, V., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, v.schrameyer@gmail.com; Reus, M., Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Germany, michael.reus@cec.mpg.de; Hill, R., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, ross.hill@mq.edu.au; Buechel, C., University of Frankfurt, Germany, C.Buechel@bio.uni-frankfurt.de; Ralph, P. J., Plant Functional Biology (C3), Australia, peter.ralph@uts.edu.au; Holzwarth, A., Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Germany, holzwarth@mpi-muelheim.mpg.de; Larkum, A. W., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, a.larkum@sydney.edu.au;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28151

ANALYZING DISTRIBUTION OF CORAL RECRUITS USING FLUORESCENCE IMAGING

Zweifler, A., University of Haifa, Israel, adizweifler@gmail.com; Treibitz, T., University of Haifa, Israel, ttreibitz@univ.haifa.ac.il; Mass, T., University of Haifa, Israel, tmass@univ.haifa.ac.il;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29855

SURVIVAL OF THE SMALLEST: CRYPTIC CELLS LIVING IN DEAD CORAL SKELETON

Furby, K. A., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, USA, kfurby@ucsd.edu; Rohwer, F., San Diego State University, USA, frohwer@gmail.com; Deheyn, D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, USA, ddeheyn@gmail.com; Sandin, S. A., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, USA, ssandin@ucsd.edu;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 29320

CORAL OPTICS AND THE USE OF PULSE AMPLITUDE MODULATED (PAM) FLUOROMETRY

Wangpraseurt, D., University of Copenhagen, Denmark, wangpraseurt@gmail.com; Lichtenberg, M., University of Copenhagen, Denmark, ; Jacques, S. L., Oregon Health and Science University, USA, ; Kuhl, M., University of Copenhagen, Denmark, ; Larkum, A. W., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, ;

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Daniel_Wangpraseurt

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 308 A/B | Abstract ID 28231

NON-INTRUSIVE P700 REDOX KINETICS PROBE TO DETERMINE THE FUNCTIONALITY OF BOTH PHOTOSYSTEM II AND PHOTOSYSTEM I IN WHOLE CORAL TISSUES

Szabo, M., The Australian National University, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, milan.szabo@anu.edu.au; Larkum, A. W., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, ; Suggett, D. J., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, ; Vass, I., Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary, ; Ralph, P. J., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, ; Chow, W. S., The Australian National University, Australia, ;

52 - Big Data: Using open access, evolving platforms and the emerging field of data science to improve resource management

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 28341

FOCUSING ON THE FOUNDATION: EARLY STAGES OF DATA GENERATION AND MANAGEMENT

Hile, S. D., CSS-Dynamac at NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, USA, sarah.hile@noaa.gov; Clark, R., NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, USA, randy.clark@noaa.gov; Beck, B., NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program, USA, brian.beck@noaa.gov; Edwards, K., CSS-Dynamac at NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, USA, kimberly.edwards@noaa.gov;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 28748

WILL YOUR DATA BE USEFUL AFTER YOU ARE GONE? U.S. FEDERAL DATA MANAGEMENT POLICIES AS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR ALL SCIENTISTS

Beck, B., NOAA, USA, brian.beck@noaa.gov; O'Connor, S., NOAA, USA, sarah.oconnor@noaa.gov;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 29910

CORALSPEQ AND PHOTOSYNQ: AN OPEN, FIELD-DISTRIBUTABLE PLATFORM FOR PROBING CORAL HEALTH ON LOCAL AND GLOBAL SCALES

Kanazawa, A., Michigan State University, USA, kanazawa@msu.edu; Ralph, P., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Peter.Ralph@uts.edu.au; Szabo, M., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Milan.Szabo@uts.edu.au; Crosswell, J., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Joseph.Crosswell@uts.edu.au; Suggett, D., University of Technology Sydney, Australia, David.Suggett@uts.edu.au; Gates, R. D., Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, rgates@hawaii.edu; Lenz, E. A., Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, ealenz@hawaii.edu; Davidson, J. M., Hawai'i Institute of Marine Biology, USA, jen.davidson@gmail.com; Kramer, D. M., Michigan State University, USA, kramerd8@msu.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 312 | Abstract ID 28730

DEEP LEARNING IN THE SHALLOW SEAS: USING COLLABORATIVE PLATFORMS AND DEEP NEURAL NETWORKS TO GREATLY ADVANCE AUTOMATED ANALYSIS OF CORAL REEF SURVEY IMAGERY

Beijbom, O., University of California, Berkeley, USA, obeijbom@eecs.berkeley.edu; Kriegman, D., University of California, San Diego, USA, kriegman@cs.ucsd.edu; Kline, D. I., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, dkline@ucsd.edu; Mitchell, B. G., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, gmitchell@ucsd.edu; Darrell, T., University of California, Berkeley, USA, trevor@eecs.berkeley.edu; Hoegh-Guldberg, O., University of Queensland, Australia, oveh@uq.edu.au;

http://eecs.berkeley.edu/~obeijbom/

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 312 | Abstract ID 28768

PROVIDING ACCESS TO A DISTRIBUTED NETWORK OF RESOURCES: NOAA’S CORAL REEF INFORMATION SYSTEM

O'Connor, S. A., ADNET Systems, USA, sarah.oconnor@noaa.gov;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 312 | Abstract ID 29071

GEOMORPHIC ZONATION AND CORAL TYPE MAPS FOR THE GREAT BARRIER REEF (GBR): A MAPPING AND MODELLING APPROACH APPLIED IN THE CAPRICORN BUNKER GROUP

Roelfsema, C., The University of Queensland, Australia, c.roelfsema@uq.edu.au; Kovacs, E. M., The University of Queensland, Australia, e.kovacs@uq.edu.au; Phinn, S. R., The University of Queensland, Australia, s.phinn@uq.edu.au; Ortiz, J. C., The University of Queensland, Australia, j.ortiz@uq.edu.au; Mumby, P. J., The University of Queensland, Australia, p.j.mumby@uq.edu.au; Callaghan, D. P., The University of Queensland, Australia, dave.callaghan@uq.edu.au; Ronan, M., 4. Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, Australia, Mike.Ronan@ehp.qld.gov.au; Hamylton, S. M., The University of Wollongong, Australia, shamylto@uow.edu.au; Wettle, M., EOMAP, Germany, wettle@eomap.com;

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 312 | Abstract ID 29134

ONLINE FRAMEWORK FOR COLLABORATIVE ANNOTATION OF UNDERWATER IMAGERY & VIDEO

Friedman, A. L., Greybits Engineering, Australia, ariell@greybits.com.au; Pizarro, O. R., Australian Centre for Field Robotics, Australia, o.pizarro@acfr.usyd.edu.au; Williams, S. B., Australian Centre for Field Robotics, Australia, stefanw@acfr.usyd.edu.au;

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

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28085

THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF SOCIOECONOMIC MONITORING FOR CORAL REEF CONSERVATION IN THE US

Dillard, M. K., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, maria.dillard@noaa.gov; Edwards, P. E., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/The Baldwin Group, Inc., USA, peter.edwards@noaa.gov; Levine, A., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/The Baldwin Group, Inc., USA, arielle.levine@noaa.gov; Loerzel, J., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/JHT, Inc., USA, jarrod.loerzel@noaa.gov;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29061

INVESTIGATING SOCIAL DRIVERS OF FISHING AND MARKET INFLUENCES ON INCREASINGLY EXPLOITED SMALL-SCALE CORAL REEF FISHERIES

Dacks, R., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, rdacks@hawaii.edu; Jupiter, S., Wildlife Conservation Society, Fiji, sjupiter@wcs.org ; Ticktin, T., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, ticktin@hawaii.edu; Hunter, C., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, cindyh@hawaii.edu ; Friedlander, A., University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, friedlan@hawaii.edu ;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 28060

RESPONDING TO FISH EXTIRPATIONS IN THE GLOBAL MARINE BIODIVERSITY EPICENTRE

Skinner, C., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, christina.skinner@live.com; Polunin, N. V., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, nick.polunin@ncl.ac.uk; Lavides, M. N., Haribon Foundation, Philippines, marine@haribon.org.ph; Molina, E. P., Haribon Foundation, Philippines, yna_molina@yahoo.com; de la Rosa Jr, G. E., Haribon Foundation, Philippines, wildlife@haribon.org.ph; Prince, K. R., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, kayleeriaprince@gmail.com; Mill, A. C., Newcastle University, United Kingdom, aileen.mill@newcastle.ac.uk;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29940

DO CONSERVATION-FOCUSED DIVE BRIEFINGS REDUCE DIVER DAMAGE TO CORALS?

Williams, A. N., University of Guam, Guam, ashton.n.williams@gmail.com; Raymundo, L. J., University of Guam, Guam, ljraymundo@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 305 A/B | Abstract ID 29585

PROFESSIONAL SCUBA DIVERS ABOVE THE WATERLINE: USING EXPERT ASSESSMENT TO INFORM CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT

Loerzel, J. L., NCCOS/NOS/NOAA/JHT, Inc., USA, jarrod.loerzel@noaa.gov; Goedeke, T. L., NCCOS/NOS/NOAA, USA, theresa.goedeke@noaa.gov; Dillard, M. K., NCCOS/NOS/NOAA, USA, maria.dillard@noaa.gov; Brown, G., University of Queensland, Australia, greg.brown@uq.edu.au;

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

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29408

PRELIMINARY REA OF MYEIK (MERGUI) ARCHIPELAGO, MYANMAR

True, J. D., Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand, jaydeetee1@gmail.com; Piromvaragorn, S., Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand, spsrisakul@gmail.com; Manopawitr, P., IUCN Asia Regional Office, Thailand, Petch.Manopawitr@iucn.org; Howard, R., Fauna & Flora International, Myanmar, roberthoward.ffi@gmail.com ; Lunn, Z., Fauna & Flora International, Myanmar, zaulunn.ffi@gmail.com; Chanmethakul, T., Rajaphat University, Phuket, Thailand, chanmethakul@gmail.com; Duangdee, T., Kasetsart University, Thailand, t.duangdee@gmail.com; Sanpanich, K., Kasetsart University, Thailand, kitithor@buu.ac.th; Putchakarn, S., Burapha University, Chonburi, Thailand, sumaitt@buu.ac.th; Jeewarongkakul, J., Reef Management Co., Ltd., Thailand, aindicus@yahoo.com;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 27856

MARINE CONSERVATION & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT YOUTH EDUCATION - A MISSING STRATEGY IN FUTURE CORAL REEF RESILIENCE IN THE CORAL TRIANGLE?

Benjamin, C. C., Mahonia Na Dari Research and Conservation Centre , Papua New Guinea, ceciliebenjamin@gmail.com;

http://www.mahonianadari.org

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29233

STRENGTHENING LOCAL LINKS BETWEEN SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT. BUILDING LOCAL STAKEHOLDERS INVOLVEMENT IN SCIENCE FOR CORAL REEF MANAGEMENT IN INDONESIA

Napitupulu, L., Department of Economics, University of Indonesia, Indonesia, lnapitupulu@hotmail.com; Setiasih, N., Reef Check Foundation Indonesia, Indonesia, nsetiasih@reefcheck.org; Ahmadia, G., WWF US, USA, gabby.ahmadia@wwfus.org; Mangunsong, F., Department of Economics, University of Indonesia, Indonesia, farma.mangunsong@lpem-feui.org; Estradivari, E., WWF Indonesia, Indonesia, estradivari@wwf.or.id; Ratha, I. M., Coral Reef Alliance, Indonesia, iratha@coral.org;

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 27997

POTENTIAL SYNERGIES OF THE CORAL TRIANGLE MARINE PROTECTED AREA SYSTEM AND MARINE TOURISM

White, A. T., The Nature Conservancy, USA, alan_white@tnc.org; Alino, P. M., University of the Philippines, Philippines, pmalino2002@yahoo.com; Laroya, L., Asian Development Bank, Philippines, laroyalynette@gmail.com; Walton, A. H., Private consultant, USA, annehugginswalton@gmail.com; Djohani, R., Coral Triangle Center, Indonesia, rdjohani@coraltrianglecenter.org; Lowe, J., University of Townsville, Australia, judilowe@gmail.com; Whitford, L., The Nature Conservancy, Australia, lwhitford@tnc.org; Zuccarino-Crowe, C., National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, USA, chiara.zuccarino-crowe@noaa.gov; Pedju, M., The Nature Conservancy, Indonesia, mpedju@gmail.com; Tighe, S., USAID SEA Project, USA, stacey.tighe@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28485

LARGE-SCALE MOVEMENT AND HABITAT RANGE OF REEF MANTA (MANTA ALFREDI) IN NORTHERN RAJA AMPAT WATERS, WEST PAPUA, INDONESIA

Setyawan, E., University of Tasmania, Australia, edys@utas.edu.au; Beale, C., Misool Eco Resort, Indonesia, calvin@misoolecoresort.com; Erdmann, M. V., Conservation International, New Zealand, mverdmann@gmail.com; Fischer, A. M., University of Tasmania, Australia, andy.fischer@utas.edu.au; Haddy, J., University of Tasmania, Australia, james.haddy@utas.edu.au; Lewis, S., Manta Trust, Indonesia, sarah@mantatrust.org; Mambrasar, R., Conservation International, Indonesia, rmambrasar@conservation.org; Sianipar, A. B., Conservation International, Indonesia, asianipar@conservation.org;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28651

STUDY OF CORAL REEF ASSOCIATED MARINE BENTHIC POLYCHAETES IN THE MARINE NATIONAL PARK IN THE GULF OF KUTCH, GUJARAT, INDIA.

SANAGOUDRA, S. N., KARNATAKA UNIVERSITY DHARWAD DEPARTMENT OF MARINE BIOLOGY, India, sanagoudra23@gmail.com; BHAT, U. G., KARANATAKA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF MARINE BIOLOGY, India, ugbhat1@yahoo.com;

http://www.kud.ac.in

06/23/2016 | 11:00 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 29129

FISHING WHAT’S LEFT: IMPACTS OF FISHING ON TROPHIC STRUCTURE OF REEF FISHES

Recamara, D. B., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, denrecamara@gmail.com; Velos, M. P., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, joy8ce@gmail.com; Mamauag, A. S., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, samuel.mamauag@gmail.com; Arceo, H. O., The Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines - Diliman, Philippines, hoarceo@gmail.com;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 302 A/B | Abstract ID 28032

COMPARATIVE STUDY ON CORAL REEF RELATED FISHERY RESOURCES AT THE AREAS OF VIETNAM REPRESENTATIVE FOR WESTERN SOUTH CHINA SEA AND THE EASTERN GULF OF THAILAND

Vo, S. T., Institute of Oceanography, Vietnam Academy of Science & Technology, Viet Nam, vosituan@gmail.com; Nguyen, V. L., Institute of Oceanography, Viet Nam, longhdh@gmail.com;

http://www.vnio.org.vn

77 - Corals and the U.S. Endangered Species Act: Bridging the gap between science, management, and conservation action

06/23/2016 | 09:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28940

PROTECTING CORALS UNDER THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT CAN PROMOTE CORAL REEF RECOVERY

Valdivia, A., Center for Biological Diversity, USA, avaldivia@biologicaldiversity.org; Wolf, S., Center for Biological Diversity, USA, swolf@biologicaldiversity.org; Sakashita, M., Center for Biological Diversity, USA, miyoko@biologicaldiversity.org;

06/23/2016 | 09:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29378

USING THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT TO ACHIEVE CORAL CONSERVATION

Moore, J. A., NOAA Fisheries Service, USA, jennifer.moore@noaa.gov; Moulding, A. L., NOAA Fisheries, USA, alison.moulding@noaa.gov;

06/23/2016 | 10:00 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29718

ESA-LISTED INDO-PACIFIC CORALS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

Smith, L. W., US NOAA/NMFS, USA, lance.smith@noaa.gov;

http://www.fpir.noaa.gov/PRD/prd_coral.html

06/23/2016 | 10:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28161

RECOVERY PLAN FOR ACROPORA PALMATA AND ACROPORA CERVICORNIS

Moulding, A. L., NOAA, USA, Alison.Moulding@noaa.gov; Moore, J. A., NOAA, USA, Jennifer.Moore@noaa.gov;

06/23/2016 | 10:30 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 29569

REGIONAL ANALYSIS OF ACROPORA PALMATA POPULATION AND RESILIENCE DYNAMICS USING STOCHASTIC MATRIX MODELING

Vardi, T., NOAA Fisheries, USA, tali.vardi@noaa.gov; Williams, D. E., University of Miami / CIMAS / NOAA, USA, dana.williams@noaa.gov; Sandin, S. A., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA, ssandin@ucsd.edu;

06/23/2016 | 10:45 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28841

QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF ESA CORAL POPULATIONS AND THE APPLICATION OF RESOURCE SELECTION THEORY

Swanson, D. W., NMFS/PIFSC/ESD/CREP, USA, dione.swanson@noaa.gov; Samson, J. C., NMFS/PIFSC/ESD/CREP, USA, jennifer.samson@noaa.gov;

06/23/2016 | 11:15 | 303 A/B | Abstract ID 28926

COMMUNITY AND ECOSYSTEM ASPECTS OF THE RECOVERY OF ATLANTIC ACROPORID CORALS: SCIENCE IN SUPPORT OF STEPWISE STEWARDSHIP GOALS

Kaufman, L., Boston University, USA, lesk@bu.edu; Carne, L., Fragments of Hope, Belize, lisasinbelize@gmail.com; Miller, S., Nova Southeastern University, USA, smiller@nova.edu; Precht, W., Dial Cordy and Associates, USA, william.precht@gmail.com; Lesneski, K., Boston University, USA, Lesneski@bu.edu; Scavo, K., Boston University, , kscavo@bu.edu; Nedimyer, K., Coral Restoration Foundation, , coralrestoration@gmail.com;

http://www.bu.edu/biology/people/profiles/les-kaufman/