Mini-Symposium 24:
Reef Restoration

Poster Presentations: Tuesday, July 8, 2008 16:00 - 18:00 Exhibit Hall A-D (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
POSTER BOARD # TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author)
24.1043 Characteristics of Seagrass Beds in Coral Reef Area and their Restoration TAKAHIKO INOUE*, SAYUKO NINOMIYA, TAKASHI MASUMOTO, YOSHIKATSU NAKANO, MAKOTO TSUCHIYA
24.1044 Survival and growth of Acropora spp. in nursery and after transplantation at Phi Phi Island, Krabi, Thailand Lalita PUTCHIM*, Nalinee THONGTHAM, Hansa CHANSANG
24.1045 Optimizing ex situ nursery culturing conditions for Hawaiian coral Zac FORSMAN*, Cynthia HUNTER
24.1046 coral reef restoration through the two stepped coral gardening concept Gideon LEVY*
24.1047 In situ Breeding of Two Caribbean Coral Species : Acropora palmata and A. cervicornis Claude BOUCHON*, Marie CAFFIOT, Yolande BOUCHON-NAVARO
24.1048 Genetic diversity of Acropora intermedia in the Aquarium Naoko ISOMURA*, Hiromi Hannah YAMAMOTO
24.1049 Two deck nursery in nutrient enrich vs. nutrient poor area daniel YASHUNSKY*
24.1050 Establishment of Midwater Coral Nurseries in Discovery Bay, Jamaica Rachel D'SILVA*, Judith MENDES, Dale WEBBER, Baruch RINKEVITCH
24.1051 Mass Culture of Acropora Corals from Eggs and Larvae in the Republic of Palau Makoto OMORI*, Kenji IWAO, Minoru TAMURA, Hiroki TANIGUCHI, Tadashi KIMURA
24.1052 Coral Habitat Expansion Project around Okinotorishima Island, Japan Wataru ANDO*, Kouji WATANABE, Ryota NAKAMURA, Noboru ISHIOKA, Nobuo MIKAMI, Akito SATO
24.1053 Seed Production of Acropora Corals of Okinotorishima, Southernmost Island of Japan Ryota NAKAMURA, Akira WATANUKI*, Toru AOTA, Michio KITANO, Takayasu FUJITA
24.1054 Plug your Reef, Recovery of Porites after extraction of cores Eric MATSON*
24.1055 Reduced production of gametes in A.digitifera as a result of transplantation to a stressed reef Jay ANDREW*, Arius MEREP, Geory MEREB, Steven VICTOR
24.1056 Status of coral reef communities and reef restoration efforts at Dongsha Atoll, South China Sea Tung-Yung FAN*, Chieh WEI, Lee-Shing FANG
24.1057 Growth-rate and survivorship of Acropora formosa and Stylophora pistillata transplants in Tun Sakaran Marine Park (TSMP), Sabah, MALAYSIA. Azman B.A.R.*, Nasrulhakim M.
24.1058 The Growth Rate of Fragmented Acropora formosa, A. brueggemanni, and Euphylia ancora in Hurun Bay of Lampung Province- Indonesia Suryadi SAPUTRA*, Endang WIDIASTUTI
24.1059 Identifying Sediment-Tolerant Coral Taxa from LIT Data in Singapore to Aid Decision-Making in Reef Restoration Efforts Karenne TUN*, Eugene GOH, Loke Ming CHOU, Tom FOSTER
24.1060 Staghorn Coral (Acropora cervicornis)Restoration Offshore Southeast Florida using Resilience Principles Elizabeth GOERGEN*, Meaghan JOHNSON, David GILLIAM
24.1061 GROWTH AND SURVIVAL OF Pocillopora meandrina (ANTOZOA) FRAGMENTS FROM EXPERIMENTAL TRANSPLANTS, IN MEXICAN CORAL REEF COMMUNITY Juan Manuel OSEGUERA CRUZ*, Dení RODRÍGUEZ
24.1062 Fish Predation on Juvenile Stony Coral, Siderastrea siderea, Transplanted Offshore Southeast Florida, USA Allison BROWNLEE*, Vladimir N. KOSMYNIN, Alison MOULDING, Kenneth BANKS, Louis FISHER, David GILLIAM
24.1063 Successful Reef Rehabilitation through Coral Transplantation at Hikkaduwa Marine Park, Sri Lanka Suki EKARATNE, Sithara JINENDRADASA*
24.1064 Comparison of Fish Assemblages between Mitigation Boulder Reef and Neighboring Natural Hardbottom in Broward County, Florida, USA Jessica FREEMAN*, T. Patrick QUINN, Lance K. B. JORDAN, Kirk KILFOYLE, Richard SPIELER
24.1065 Differences in fish communities on artificial reefs of different age in the United Arab Emirates Paolo USSEGLIO*, Andrew BAUMAN, John BURT
24.1066 Effects of Status and Density of a Threatened Coral Species, Acropora cervicornis, on Coral Reef Fish Recruitment: Implications for Fisheries Management R. L. GONZALEZ-MARRERO*, P. M. YOSHIOKA
24.1067 GROWTH OF NEWLY SETTLED REEF CORALS AT THE MPA CORALS’ COAST- NORTHEASTERN BRAZIL. Barbara PINHEIRO*, Mauro MAIDA*
24.1068 Differential post-recruitment survival of corals on neighboring artificial and natural reefs: implications for reef restoration Shimrit PERKOL-FINKEL*, Yehuda BENAYAHU
24.1069 Settlement Behavior of Acropora palmata Planulae: Effects of Biofilm Age and Crustose Coralline Algal Cover Patrick ERWIN*, Alina SZMANT
24.1070 DOES SUBSTRATE CONDITIONING ENHANCE LARVAL SETTLEMENT IN CORALS? A CLOSER LOOK AT A SINGAPORE STUDY. Beverly GOH*, Co Sin LEE*
24.1071 Reef rehabilitation and natural recovery: Does transplantation of coral fragments increase natural recruitment? Sebastian FERSE*
24.1073 Post-settlement Development of the Scleractinian Corals Acropora palmata, Montastrea faveolata and Diploria strigosa Abel VALDIVIA*, Margaret W. MILLER, Benjamin MASON, Dana E. WILLIAMS, Lyza JOHNSTON
24.1074 CORAL RECRUITMENT IN SEDIMENT-STRESSED REEFS: EFFECT OF REEF ZONE AND SUBSTRATE INCLINATION Jani TANZIL*, Loke Ming CHOU, Peter TODD
24.1075 Distribution and Recruitment of the Black-lipped Pearl Oyster, Pinctada margaritifera, at Midway Atoll, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Kristin MCCULLY*, Donald POTTS
24.1076 Herbivore effects on coral and algal population dynamics Sarah DAVIES*, Peter VIZE
24.1077 Effect of herbivore exclusion on the survivorship of hatchery reared Acropora tenuis spats Maria Vanessa BARIA*, James GUEST, Porfirio ALIÑO, Andrew HEYWARD
24.1078 Considerations for Experimental Transplantations of Diadema antillarum Aaron ADAMS*, Erich BARTELS, Robert MILLER, John EBERSOLE, Cory WALTER, Ken LEBER
24.1079 The Effectiveness of Macroalgal Reduction and Diadema antillarum Addition in Maintaining Algal Turfs and Facilitating Coral Recovery David BURDICK*
24.1080 Herbivory to the rescue? Can Diadema stimulate grazing by reef fishes? Brad BALDWIN*, John WINKOWSKI, Gabe SATALOFF
24.1081 Effects of Herbivorous Sea Urchins on Reef Algae: Algal Biomass Responses to Caging Experiments Lindsey PRECHT*
24.1082 LONGTERM MONITORING AND OVERVIEW OF CORAL PROPAGATION IN INDONESIA Ofri JOHAN*, Dr. SUHARSONO, Dedi SOEDHARMA
24.1083 Coral transplantation at Pari Island, Indonesia: A case study for biodiversity protection and reef conservation combined with higher education Harry PALM, Hawis MADDUPPA*, Beginer SUBHAN, Meutia SAMIRA ISMET, Dolorosa BRIA
24.1084 Coral Reefs Conservation Program Of Puhawang Island of Lampung Province Indonesia. Was there any community benefit? Endang WIDIASTUTI*, Pamuji LESTARI
24.1085 Vieques Island Coral Reef Restoration Demonstration Project, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico Diane E. WEHNER*, William F. PRECHT, R. Steve DIAL, Lisamarie CARRUBBA, Kevin D. KIRSCH
24.1086 The coral transplantation experiment contributes a tool for rehabilitation of degraded coral reefs in Ha Long Bay Natural World Heritage Site, Vietnam Nguyen QUAN*
24.1087 The Accidental Reef – Creative Reef Restoration in Land Scarce Singapore Eugene GOH*, Loke Ming CHOU, Karenne TUN, Tom FOSTER
24.1088 Promoting Eco-Friendly Port Construction way in Japan Norikazu MAEKOUCHI, Shunpei IWAMURA*, Takashi ANO, Megumi OOGI, Syuichi TSUDA, Kazuki KURITA, Yasuo SHIMAKURA
24.1089 Determining Thermal Stress to Hindcast Coral Bleaching Risk at a Restored Reef. Zaidy KHAN*
24.1090 Benefits of reef rehabilitation – Experiences from the Gulf of Mannar, Southeastern India Edward JK PATTERSON*, G. MATHEWS, Jamila PATTERSON, Dan WILHELMSSON, Jerker TAMELANDER, Olof LINDEN
24.1091 The role of resorts on coral reef restoration and monitoring in the Maldives Robert J. TOMASETTI*, Abdul Azeez A. HAKEEM
24.1092 Lessons Learned on Demonstration Sites for Coral Reef Restoration in Thailand Thamasak YEEMIN*, Makamas SUTTHACHEEP, Nipat SOMKLEEB, Chaiyaporn LOCHAYA, Nisit RUENGSAWANG
24.1093 REHABILITATION REEF HABITAT WITH CORAL TRANSPLANTATION TO INCREASE RESILIENCE OF REEF HABITAT AND COMMUNITY ECONOMIC Hery YUSAMANDRA, Hery YUSAMANDRA*, Hery YUSAMANDRA
24.1094 Reef Restoration at Laughing Bird Caye National Park, Belize, Central America Lisa CARNE*
24.1095 Characteristics of Seagrass Beds in Coral Reef Area and their Restoration TAKAHIKO INOUE*, SAYUKO NINOMIYA, TAKASHI MASUMOTO, YOSHIKATSU NAKANO, MAKOTO TSUCHIYA
24.1096 Changes in Fish Assemblages at a Ship Grounding Site Following Restoration in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary: the Wellwood coral restoration project Christy PATTENGILL-SEMMENS*, Joseph CAVANAUGH
24.1097 MONITORING THE RECOVERY OF A CORAL REEF FOLLOWING RESTORATION AFTER A LARGE VESSEL GROUNDING Joe SCHITTONE*
24.1098 Unreported Small Vessel Grounding Damage to Corals threatens Reef Resilience, a case study from the Florida Keys and addressed in current U.S. legislation Steven LUTZ*
24.1099 Growth rates and natural recovery of injured giant barrel sponges, Xestospongia muta. Brian K. WALKER*, David S. GILLIAM, Stephanie SAELENS, Daniel P. FAHY
24.1100 Proceedings in Shipgroundings Impact Events at Coral Reefs in the National Park Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano, Veracruz, Mexico Gabriela NAVA MARTÍNEZ, Miguel GARCIA*
24.1101 The impact of biorock to growth rate and survival rate of coal transplant in Tanjung Lesung, West Java, Indonesia Neviaty ZAMANI*, Ramadian BACHTIAR, Hawis MADDUPA
24.1102 Biological Consequences of Quick Fixes in Reef Restoration Andrew TAYLOR*
24.1103 Effects of an electrical field on growth, chlorophyll and Zooxanthellae of transplanted Acropora yongei and A. pulchra fragments Sascha B.C. ROMATZKI*, Neviaty P. ZAMANI, Esther M. BORELL
24.1104 Biorock corals – backtracking the notion of enhanced growth and prosperity Esther M. BORELL*, Sascha B.C. ROMATZKI, Sebastian FERSE
24.1105 Electrical Enhancement of Coral Growth in Tobago Lee Ann BEDDOE*, John AGARD, Dawn PHILLIP
24.1106 The Influence of Substrates on the Settlement, Survival, and Growth Rates of Juvenile Coral of Acropora humilis Siriwan USSAVAUSCHARIYAKUL*, Suchana CHAVANICH, Voranop VIYAKARN
24.1107 Artificial Reef Materials as Mitigation for Natural Reef Impacts: Comparison of Benthic and Fish Assemblages on Artificial and Adjacent Natural Reefs in Miami-Dade County, Florida Sara THANNER*, Stephen BLAIR
24.1108 Restoring an Artificial Enhancement: Baseline Data to Assess Strategy Effectiveness and Future Mitigation Danielle MORLEY*, Robin SHERMAN, Lance JORDAN, Richard SPIELER
24.1109 Comparison of the Benthic and Fish Assemblages on Three Types of Artificial Reef Modules Sara THANNER*, Stephen BLAIR, Timothy MCINTOSH
24.1110 Effects of a Novel Invertebrate Substrate on Fish Assemblages Associated with Concrete Modules Judy ROBINSON*, Lance ROBINSON, Brian BUSKIRK, Richard SPIELER
24.1111 A pre-designed Artificial Reef planted with corlas as a tool to attract fish & Relieve Diving Pressure off Natural Reef Omer POLAK*, Fuad AL-HORANI, Yaron PITKOVSKI, Nadav SHASHAR
24.1112 CORAL RECRUITMENT ON REEF BALL STRUCTURES AT THE BENETE BAY, SUMBAWA ISLAND, INDONESIA Imam BACHTIAR*, Windy PRAYOGO
24.1113 A step-by-step guide for grassroots efforts to reef rehabilitation Todd BARBER*, Jason KRUMHOLZ, John C. WALCH, Catherine JADOT, PHD, Lee E. HARRIS, PH.D., P.E., Tom MAHER
24.1114 Coral Reef Restoration: Standardized Module Intervention and Monitoring Program in Mexico, Preliminary Results Kirk KILFOYLE*, Marcos A. RANGEL, Richard E. DODGE, Richard E. SPIELER
24.1115 Distress on hard coral communities on artificial reefs: A case-study from EcoReefs rehabilitation site at Bunaken National Park, Indonesia Estradivari ESTRADIVARI*, Tries Blandine RAZAK
24.1116 A Newly Established Coral Reef Ecosystem at the Northern Tip of the Gulf of Aqaba - Jordan Salim AL-MOGHRABI*, Khaled SOKHNY
24.1117 The Coral Trays, a Simple Method to Create Large Sustainable Artificial Reefs Thomas LE BERRE*, Cedric GUIGNARD
24.1118 Reef Ball Pilot Project in Hastings, Barbados Andre MILLER*, David GILL, James BLADES
24.1119 Benthic colonization and ecological successional patterns on a planned nearshore artificial reef (AR) system in Broward County, SE Florida Adrienne CARTER*, Stacy PREKEL
24.1120 Coral Resistance to Hurricane Impacts on the Erojacks Artificial Reef, Dania Beach, Florida Deron BAUER*, Joshua FEINGOLD
24.1121 Recruitment of corals on standardized artificial substrata at two Indo-West Pacific locations Iris Salud BOLLOZOS*, Ronald VILLANUEVA, Alasdair EDWARDS
24.1122 Coral recruitment and community development: The Broward County artificial reef compared to adjacent hardbottom areas, four years post-deployment. Andrew HANNES*, Lauren FLOYD*
24.1123 Macrobenthic Epifauna Related to Some Artificial Reef Environments from the Pernambuco Littoral, Brazil Simone LIRA, Fernanda AMARAL*, Cristiane FARRAPEIRA, Carla RAMOS, Kyllderes LIMA
24.1124 Is the scale of your coral problem resulting in project paralysis? Unusual partners may be the solution William NUCKOLS III*