Mini-Symposium 11:
From Molecules to Moonbeams: How is Reproductive Timing Regulated in Coral Reef Organisms?

Oral Presentations (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
DATE TIME TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author) ROOM
Monday
July 7, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Sex change in fungiid corals Yossi LOYA*, Kazuhiko SAKAI 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Behavioural endocrinology of bi-directional sex change in coral-dwelling gobies Frederieke KROON*, Philip MUNDAY, David WESTCOTT, Luke GARDNER, Abigail ELIZUR 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Light sensing and the coordination of coral broadcast spawning behavior Dan HILTON, Peter VIZE* 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Light-Responsive Cryptochromes from a Simple Multicellular Animal, the Coral Acropora millepora Oren LEVY*, Lior APPELBAUM, William LEGGAT, Yoav GOTHILF, David HAYWARD, David MILLER, Ove HOEGH-GULDBERG 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Evidence for Opsin-Regulated Long-Wavelength Photosensitivity in Coral Larvae Benjamin MASON*, Matthew BEARD, Margaret MILLER, Jonathan COHEN, Valery SHESTOPALOV, Vladlen SLEPAK 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Bleaching Has No Short-term Effect on Reproduction in the Scleractinian Coral Montipora capitata Evelyn COX* 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Reproduction in the coral reef herbivore Scarus ferrugineus (Scaridae): its timing and seasonality Yohannes AFEWORKI*, John VIDELER, Henrich BRUGGEMANN 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Reproductive Pattern of the Polychaete Sabellastarte spectabilis in Hawaii. David R. BYBEE*, Julie H. BAILEY-BROCK, Clyde S. TAMARU 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 The Effects Of Temperature And Light On The Gametogenesis And Spawning Of Four Sea Urchin And Five Sea Cucumber Species On Coral Reefs In Kenya And La Reunion Nyawira MUTHIGA*, Chantal CONAND, Joan KAWAKA, Sophie KOHLER 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Gametogenic and reproductive cycles of a sea anemone that provides essential habitat for anemonefish Anna SCOTT*, Peter HARRISON 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Mass Coral Spawning Events at Reunion Island (21°S) from 1991 to 2007 Mireille M.M. GUILLAUME*, Maurice PARMANTIER, J. Henrich BRUGGEMANN 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Biannual Multi-specific Coral Spawning on North-west Australian Reefs Natalie ROSSER*, James GILMOUR, Andrew BAIRD 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Sexual reproduction of hermatypic corals along the Mexican Pacific Coast Eugenio CARPIZO-ITUARTE*, Hector REYES-BONILLA, Amilcar CUPUL MAGAÑA, Andrés LÓPEZ-PÉREZ, Pedro MEDINA-ROSAS, Hector Efraïn CHÁVEZ-ROMO, Paola RODRÍGUEZ-TRONCOSO, Verónica VIZCAINO-OCHOA, Miriam MORA-PÉREZ, Gerardo LEYTE-MORALES, Luis E. CALDERÓN-AGUILERA, Guillermina C 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Reproduction of Reef Corals from the Southwestern Atlantic (Brazil) Débora PIRES*, Clovis CASTRO 316
Monday
July 7, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Planulation Near Dawn Results in Increased Survivability of Favia fragum Gretchen GOODBODY-GRINGLEY* 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 The annual timing of coral spawning: A role for rainfall? Judith MENDES* 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Global patterns and environmental controls of sexual reproduction in scleractinian reef corals Peter HARRISON* 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Solar insolation drives reproductive schedules of reef corals: a long road in the search for proximate and ultimate cues Robert VAN WOESIK* 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Predicting patterns of coral spawning at multiple scales Andrew BAIRD*, James GUEST 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Spatial patterns of reproductive synchrony by four genera of tropical green seaweed across a latitudinal gradient in the Caribbean. Kenneth CLIFTON* 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Genetic, spatial and temporal patterns of spawning in the Caribbean Montastraea annularis species complex Don LEVITAN*, Nancy KNOWLTON 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Correlated Evolution of Life-History Traits in Scleractinian Corals Alexander KERR*, Andrew BAIRD, Terry HUGHES 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 The Reproductive Biology of Pacific Island Corals: Patterns and Permutations Robert RICHMOND* 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Survival of Brooding and Broadcasting Reef Corals Following Large-Scale Disturbances: Is There Any Hope for Broadcasting Species During Global Warming? Peter GLYNN*, Susan COLLEY 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 To Eat or Not To Eat? Trophic Biology of Stylophora pistillata Larvae - A Stable Isotope Approach Ada ALAMARU*, Ruth YAM, Aldo SHEMESH, Yossi LOYA 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Sexual reproduction and early life history of Acropora reef corals at Moorea, French Polynesia Andrew CARROLL*, Peter HARRISON, Mehdi ADJEROUD 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Reproductive Biology, Embryogenesis and Larval Development of the Gorgonian Calicogorgia granulosa (Gorgonacea: Plexauridae) In-Young CHO*, Jun-Im SONG 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 The Reproductive Biology and Recruitment Ecology of Porites bernardi Jonathan MARTINEZ*, Robert RICHMOND, Jorg ANSON, Sean MCDUFF 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 A review of sexual reproduction in Octocorallia Samuel KAHNG*, Yehuda BENAYAHU, Howard LASKER 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 SEXUAL REPRODUCTION IN THE SOFT CORAL LOBOPHYTUM SP. IN TUNG PING CHAU MARINE PARK, HONG KONG SAR, CHINA Chung Wing YEUNG*, Put ANG 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Reproductive Biology of Temperate Soft Corals (Alyonacea: Nephtheidae) in Korean Waters Sung-Jin HWANG*, Jun-Im SONG 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Reproductive cycle of the deep-sea coral, Drifa glomerata (Octocorallia: Alcyonacea), in the NW Atlantic ZHAO SUN*, JEAN-FRANÇOIS HAMEL, ANNIE MERCIER 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 The Influence of Size, Morphology and Parental Conditions on Coral Reproductive Outputs Jacqueline PADILLA-GAMINO*, Ruth GATES 316
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 DENSITY AND SIZE OF Aaptos aaptos SPONGE GAMETES Mujizat KAWAROE, Mujizat KAWAROE* 316