Mini-Symposium 22:
Coral Reef Associated Fisheries

Oral Presentations (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
DATE TIME TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author) ROOM
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Complex ecological effects of fishing revealed using a new assemblage assessment tool that relies on a large unfished reference area Alan FRIEDLANDER*, Joshua SLADEK NOWLIS, Edward DEMARTINI, Eric BROWN Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Current and Future Sustainability of Island Coral Reef Fisheries Katie NEWTON* Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Coupled changes in structure and function in reef fish assemblages: how predators increase fisheries production Stuart SANDIN* Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 FISHING PRESSURE, PRODUCTIVITY, AND COMPETITION FOR RESOURCES: MALTHUSIAN OVEREXPLOITATON AND EFFORTS TO OVERCOME IT ON KENYAN CORAL REEFS Tim MCCLANAHAN, Christina HICKS*, Emily DARLING Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Demographic shifts in coral reef fish communities across a gradient of human disturbance Benjamin RUTTENBERG*, Stuart SANDIN, Sheila WALSH, Scott HAMILTON, Mary DONOVAN Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Distribution Pattern, Habitat Overlap and Trophic Interaction of Trawl Catches within the Ragay Gulf, Philippines Coastal Fisheries Ecosystem Lualhati LACHICA-ALIÑO*, Laura DAVID, Matthias WOLFF, Porfirio ALIÑO, Catalina RAÑOLA Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Impacts of Non-Professional Fisheries on Reef Fish Communities. A Case Study in New Caledonia (Western Pacific) Nicolas GUILLEMOT*, Pascale CHABANET, Marc LEOPOLD, Olivier LE PAPE, Marion CUIF Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Comparative evaluation of reef fish resources adjacent to densely-populated south Florida, USA: anthropogenic impacts and implications for management Todd KELLISON*, Vanessa MCDONOUGH, Doug HARPER, James TILMANT Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Revealing patterns of impact of fishing on fish resources from a large scale regional program silvia PINCA*, ribanatake AWIRA, pierre BOBLIN, melba WHITE Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Where Have All the Big Fish Gone? Distribution of Remaining Large Reef Fishes in the Hawaiian Archipelago Benjamin RICHARDS*, Emily LUNDBLAD, Brian ZGLICZYNSKI, Marc NADON, Robert SCHROEDER, Russell BRAINARD Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Historical Photos Document Changing Reef Fish Communities Loren MCCLENACHAN* Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 An Appraisal of Marine Resource Use in the Far North of Madagascar: Challenges and Opportunities for Marine Conservation in Antsiranana Rachel LENANE* Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 Observations of Antillean fish trap contents in southwest Puerto Rico: ways to reduce coral reef habitat damage and improve catch quality Anthony MARSHAK*, Ronald HILL, Peter SHERIDAN, Richard APPELDOORN Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Parrotfish Densities Across a Fishing Intensity Gradient in the Caribbean Denise DEBROT*, J. Howard CHOAT, Juan M. POSADA, D. Ross ROBERTSON Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 The Effects of Fishing and Harmful Algal Blooms on Sponge Ecology in the Florida Keys USA Donald BEHRINGER*, Mark BUTLER IV Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Managing fishing gear to encourage ecosystem-based management of coral reefs fisheries Tim MCCLANAHAN*, Josh CINNER, Joseph MAINA, Carlos RUIZ SEBASTIAN, Shaun WILSON, Nick GRAHAM Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Evaluation of Alternative Management Strategies for the Eastern Torres Strait Reef Line Fishery Ashley WILLIAMS*, Rich LITTLE, Gavin BEGG Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 The Status of the Artisanal Seine Net Fishery in Rodrigues Over a 5-year Period Emily HARDMAN*, Alasdair EDWARDS, Jovani RAFFIN Palm A
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Coral reef fisheries for the future? Know the historic baseline Dirk ZELLER*, Shawn BOOTH, Roxanne DICKINSON, Lou FROTTÉ Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Applying an optimal resource space concept to small scale reef fisheries management Lydia TEH*, Louise TEH Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Improving Management of Coral Reef Fisheries in Data Limited Situations: Experiences from the ParFish Methodology Robert WAKEFORD*, Suzannah WALMSLEY, Robert TRUMBLE, Paul MEDLEY Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Effectiveness of minimum legal size as a fisheries management tool in a multi-sectoral reef fishery Sara BUSILACCHI*, Gavin BEGG, Ashley WILLIAMS Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Bias of CPUE Revealed by Considering Fisheries as Predator Prey Systems Meaghan C. DARCY*, Steven JD MARTELL Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Estimating harvest pressure on Bahamian coral reefs through seafood consumption Liana TALAUE-MCMANUS*, Joy HAZELL Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Flawed data, reef fisheries, and food security: A close inspection of marine fisheries catches in Mozambique, Tanzania, Fiji, and the Solomon Islands Jennifer JACQUET*, Dirk ZELLER Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 No-take Areas, Uncertainty and Coral Reef Fisheries Management Richard APPELDOORN*, Susan SINGH-RENTON, Mauro GONGORA Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Determining the appropriate size of closed areas for protecting spawning aggregations of large groupers using hydro-acoustics Richard S. NEMETH*, Elizabeth KADISON, Jeremiah BLONDEAU Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Alternance of Opening and Closing Times to Fishing of a No-Take Zone in Martinique (Lesser Antilles) Géraldine CRIQUET* Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Are no-take marine reserves helping to sustain fish stocks? Tracking larval dispersal and connectivity of fish populations within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. David WILLIAMSON*, Richard EVANS, Geoff JONES, Garry RUSS, Simon THORROLD Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Temporal Effects of Marine Reserves on Target Fishery Species on Near-shore Reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia Richard EVANS*, David WILLIAMSON, Garry RUSS Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Science to Support Coral Reef Fisheries Management: Lessons from the U.S. Coral Reef Conservation Program Thomas HOURIGAN*, James BOHNSACK, Robert SCHROEDER Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Are the Coral Reef Finfish Fisheries of South Florida Sustainable? Jerald S. AULT*, Steven G. SMITH, James T. TILMANT Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 The Relevance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge for Modern Management of Coral Reef Fisheries in the South Pacific Marc LÉOPOLD*, Jean-Brice HERRENSCHMIDT, Randy THAMAN Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 A Method for Assessing the Catch Sustainability of Ornamental Fish Bycatch, with an Emphasis on Families Pomacanthidae and Chaetodontidae Caroline FEITOSA*, Maria Elizabeth ARAÚJO, Beatrice FERREIRA Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Ornamental fisheries as an option to commercial fisheries: would fishermen make the switch? Antares RAMOS-ALVAREZ* Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Pacific-Wide Reduction of Reef Fish Biomass Near Human Population Centers Robert SCHROEDER*, Benjamin RICHARDS, Marc NADON, Brian ZGLICZYNSKI, Russell BRAINARD Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Spatio-temporal patterns of abundance, size frequency distribution and biomass of groupers in the Philippines Samuel MAMAUAG*, Cleto NAÑOLA, JR., Porfirio ALIÑO, Melchor DEOCADEZ Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Red hind (Epinephelus guttatus) spawning aggregations in the U.S. Virgin Islands: movement and migratory patterns Elizabeth KADISON*, Richard NEMETH, Jeremiah BLONDEAU Palm A
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Effects of MPA status on the population structure and age-based demography of a heavily exploited reef fish, Lethrinus harak Brett TAYLOR* Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Using length-frequency data to identify management options: a case-study based on five years monitoring of the large seine net fishery of Rodrigues Island, Indian Ocean Alasdair EDWARDS*, Emily HARDMAN, Jovani RAFFIN Palm A
Friday
July 10, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Abundance of Economically Important Fish Species Inhabiting Patch Reefs in Shallow Water near South Eleuthera, The Bahamas: Implications for MPA Development Annabelle ORONTI*, Christina ELMORE, Jill HARRIS, Aaron SHULTZ, Andrew FIELD, Andy DANYLCHUK Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Patterns in a Catch-and-release Sport Fishery Targeting a Pristine Stock of Caranx ignobilis at Midway Atoll Raymond BOLAND*, Frank PARRISH Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Behavioral Effects of Fishing on Coral Reefs Elizabeth MADIN*, Steven GAINES, Robert WARNER Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Reproduction, Habitat Utilization, and Movements of Hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus) in the Florida Keys: a Comparison from Fished Versus Unfished Habitats Roldan MUNOZ*, Michael BURTON, Kenneth BRENNAN, R. O. PARKER, JR. Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Population Genetic Structure of a Coral Reef Ecosystem Apex Predator, the Gray Reef Shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) Rebekah HORN*, William ROBBINS, Douglas MCCAULEY, Philip LOBEL, Mahmood SHIVJI Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Population genetic structure of the parrotfish Scarus ghobban in the Western Indian Ocean and its implication for fish stock management Oskar HENRIKSSON*, Shakil VISRAM, Ruby MOOTHIEN PILLAY, Sadri SAID, Mats GRAHN Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Central Pacific survey reveals lower reef shark density near human population centers Marc NADON*, Benjamin RICHARD, Brian ZGLICZYNSKI, Robert SCHROEDER, Russell BRAINARD Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 From Depensation to Compensation: Processes that Drive the Recovery of a Depleted Population Robert GLAZER*, Gabriel DELGADO, Lonny ANDERSON, David HAWTOF, Paul KUBILIS Palm A
Friday
July 11, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Changes in Ecosystem Structure Induce Trade-offs in Storage and Reproduction across Fishes from Multiple Trophic Levels Sheila WALSH*, Benjamin RUTTENBURG, Scott HAMILTON, Mary DONOVAN, Stuart SANDIN Palm A