Mini-Symposium 24:
Reef Restoration

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 Fates of restored Acropora palmata fragments at the M/V Fortuna Reefer grounding site, Mona Island Puerto Rico: lessons learned over 10 years Andrew BRUCKNER, Ron HILL, Robin BRUCKNER* 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Gardening Coral Reefs – New insights for coral reef restoration by using branching corals as ecosystem engineering species Yael HOROSZOWSKI*, Jean-Claude BRETHES, Baruch RINKEVICH 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Coral Transplantation in a Degraded Lagoon Environment: Differential Results of Three Species Edgardo GOMEZ*, Patrick CABAITAN, Helen YAP 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Coral Transplants as Rubble Stabilizers: A Technique to Restore and Mitigate Damaged Reefs Pablo ROJAS*, Laurie RAYMUNDO, Roxanna MYERS 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 How Quickly Do Coral-Fragments of Different Species ‘Self-Attach’ After Transplantation? James GUEST*, Rommi DIZON, Chiara FRANCO, Alasdair EDWARDS, Edgardo GOMEZ 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Restoration of threatened Acropora cervicornis corals: Clone as a factor in mortality, growth, branching, and self-attachment Austin BOWDEN-KERBY* 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Survival, Growth, and Fecundity of Acropora muricata and Hydnophora rigida After Fragmentation and Transplantation Kareen VICENTUAN*, James GUEST, Porfirio ALIÑO, Andrew HEYWARD 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Use of a Mechanical Removal Device to Control Alien Algal Blooms on a Coral Reef in Kane‘ohe Bay, Hawai‘i Eric CONKLIN*, D. Eric CO, Brian HAUK, Cynthia HUNTER, Anthony MONTGOMERY, Brian PARSCAL, Celia SMITH 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Sponge-mediated Coral Reef Restoration: Efficiency, Sustainability and Relative Performance Brendan BIGGS* 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Species Specific Sensitivities of Transplanted Coral Fragments from Eleven Species to Predation and Bleaching Romeo DIZON*, James GUEST, Edgardo GOMEZ, Alasdair EDWARDS 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Assessment of gorgonian transplantation techniques offshore southeast Florida, USA Vanessa BRINKHUIS*, Alison MOULDING, Vladimir KOSMYNIN, David GILLIAM 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Staghorn Corals Transplantation, a Method to Increase Axial Polyps (AP) Quantities of Transplants Using Cicatrisation Tissues High AP Generation Potential. Applications on Acropora microphtalma, Acropora muricata and Acropora pulchra Cedric GUIGNARD*, Thomas LE BERRE 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 USING REEF RESILIENCE PRINCIPLES TO IMPROVE STAGHORN CORAL (ACROPORA CERVICORNIS) RESTORATION IN THE FLORIDA KEYS Meaghan JOHNSON*, Phil KRAMER, Ken NEDIMYER 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 Coral Recovery and Rehabilitation from Blast Fishing in Indonesian Rubble Fields Helen FOX*, Roy CALDWELL, Sangeeta MANGUBHAI 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Lessons for Minimizing Impacts to Coral Reef and Other Ecosystems from the 2004 Tsunami Dwayne MEADOWS* 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Sea Fan Recovery after the Tsunami 2004 at Mu Ko Similan National Park, Andaman Sea, Thailand Sakanan PLATHONG*, Charles BENZIES, Fumihito IWASE 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Coral Community Restorations Following Vessel Groundings in Broward County, Florida: A Review of Efforts and Future Needs Bruce GRAHAM, Erin HODEL*, Anne MCCARTHY 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 LARGE CORAL TRANSPLANTATION IN BAL HAF (YEMEN): AN OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE CORALS DURING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A LIQUIEFIED NATURAL GAS PLANT USING INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES Olivier LE BRUN*, Eric DUTRIEUX, Fannie SEGUIN, Robert HIRST, Ibrahim AL-THARY 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Coral Relocation for Impact Mitigation in Northern Qatar Deborah KILBANE*, Bruce GRAHAM, Robert MULCAHY, Dr. Ali ONDER, Mark PRATT 316
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Lessons learnt from applied restoration projects Sandrine JOB* 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Mass culture of reef building corals in open water at Akajima Marine Science Laboratory Makoto OMORI*, Kenji IWAO, Hiroki TANIGUCHI, Minoru TAMURA 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Mass culturing of corals using sexual reproduction technique in Thailand Suchana CHAVANICH*, Voranop VIYAKARN, Chalothon RAKSASAB, Pataporn KUANUI, Kenji IWAO, Makoto OMORI 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Implementing Acropora spp. Larval Settlement Techniques and a Coral Hatchery System to Gain Insights into the Survivorship of Juvenile Acropora spp. Polyps Charles BOCH*, Aileen MORSE 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Assessing the efficacy of in situ coral larval seeding under high rates of early post-settlement mortality Wade COOPER*, Diego LIRMAN, Megan PORTER, James HERLAN, John PARKINSON 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Development of a coral nursery program for the threatened coral Acropora cervicornis in Florida James HERLAN*, Diego LIRMAN 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Comparisons between Directly Transplanted and Nursery-reared Coral Fragments in Bolinao, Northwestern Philippines Dexter DELA CRUZ*, Baruch RINKEVICH, Edgardo GOMEZ, Helen YAP 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Use of Aquacultured Coral Fragments for Restoration Activities in the Florida Keys: Culture Techniques and Health Certification Ilze BERZINS*, Craig WATSON, Roy YANONG, Kathy KILGORE, Casey COY, Ryan CZAJA, Lauri MACLAUGHLIN, Billy CAUSEY 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Genet Considerations in Acropora cervicornis Propagation in Restoration Andrew ROSS* 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 A Land-Based Resource for Ecologically-Important Western Atlantic Corals Thomas CAPO*, Phillip GILLETTE, Daniel DIRESTA, Richard CURRY, Chris LANGDON, Andrew BAKER, Diego LIRMAN, Iliana BAUMS 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Spatial and temporal patterns in the recruitment and settlement behaviour of scleractinian coral larvae on artificial substrata: applicability and implications for coral reef restoration Cristiana DAMIANO*, Peter HARRISON 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Reef Restoration—The Good and the Bad Jere LIPPS* 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Reef Rehabilitation at Maiton Island: The Prototype of Rehabilitation by Using Artificial Substrate in Thailand Hansa CHANSANG*, Nalinee THONGTHAM, Ukkrit SATAPOOMIN, Niphon PHONGSUWAN, Pitul PANCHAIYAPHUM, Vipoosit MANTACHITRA 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Transplantation of Porites lutea to Rehabilitate Degraded Coral Reef at Maiton Island, Phuket, Thailand Nalinee THONGTHAM* 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 The Population of Hard Coral Colonies Growing on EcoReefs® Artificial Modules on Manado Tua Island, Bunaken National Park, North Sulawesi, Indonesia Tries RAZAK* 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Eco-Block as a Coral-Friendly Contrivance in Port Construction Hidekazu YAMAMOTO*, Norikazu MAEKOUCHI, Takashi ANO, Megumi OOGI, Syuichi TSUDA, Kazuo KURITA 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Benthic and Fish Community Succession after the 2005 Red Tide Disturbance in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico: Are Artificial Reefs Effective Mitigation Tools? Jennifer DUPONT*, Pamela HALLOCK, Walter JAAP 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Restoration of Acropora cervicornis at the site of the M/T Margara Grounding Tom MOORE*, Bruce GRAHAM*, Sean GRIFFIN*, Kevin KIRSCH, Craig LILYESTROM, Michael NEMETH* 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Survival of coral recruits in relation to substrate stability within ship grounding sites. Stuart FIELD* 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration in the National Park Service: Coral Reef Vessel Grounding Case Studies in Biscayne National Park Amanda BOURQUE* 316
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Coral reef metrics and habitat equivalency analysis Shay VIEHMAN*, Steven THUR, Greg PINIAK 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Scleractinian Coral Relocation from a Coastal Seawall to a Nearshore Hardbottom Habitat in the Northern Florida Keys. Jeff ANDERSON*, J. Harold HUDSON, PH.D., Bill GOODWIN, John ILIFF, Tom MOORE 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Coral Restoration is Not Merely About Corals: Reef Fish Habitat Use Measures Coral Reef Restoration Success at the Fortuna Reefer Grounding Site, Mona Island, Puerto Rico Ron HILL*, Michelle SCHÄRER, Michael NEMETH, Andy BRUCKNER 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Multivariate responses of the coral reef fish community to artificial structures and coral transplants Sebastian FERSE* 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Effects of Coral Transplantation and Giant Clam Restocking on the Functional Groups of Fish on Degraded Patch Reefs Patrick CABAITAN*, Edgardo GOMEZ, Porfirio ALIÑO 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Alternate Benthic Assemblages on Artificial Reef Restoration Structures and Their Effects on Coral Larval Settlement Margaret MILLER*, Abel VALDIVIA, K. Lindsey KRAMER, Benjamin MASON, Dana WILLIAMS, Lyza JOHNSTON 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Natural and Enhanced Coral Reef Recovery after Injury Alison MOULDING*, David GILLIAM, Vladimir KOSMYNIN, Richard DODGE 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Recruitment of the Temperate Scleractinian Coral, Oculina arbuscula, to Natural and Artificial Substrata on Reefs of the South Atlantic Bight, U.S.A. Daniel GLEASON*, Leslie SUTTON 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Brazilian corals early growth and survival Clovis CASTRO*, Bruna CASTRO 316
Friday
July 11, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Gametogenesis in cultured versus wild Acropora intermedia colonies: fertilization, survival, and oxygen consumption 10 years after fragmentation Nami OKUBO*, Hiromi YAMAMOTO, Fumio NAKAYA, Ken OKAJI 316