Mini-Symposium 9:
Chemical Ecology On Coral Reefs

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)
9.244 Coral recruitment at sites with and without cyanobacteria blooms on Midway Atoll, NW Hawaiian Islands Wendy A. COVER*, Donald C. POTTS
9.245 A comparison of defensive metabolite production in healthy and diseased sponges Deborah GOCHFELD*, Haidy KAMEL
9.246 Taxonomy and distribution of some sponges of Cebu, Philippines with notes on their biomedical properties Ma. Belinda LONGAKIT*, Michelle KELLY, Filipina SOTTO
9.247 Is there a trade-off between chemical defense and reproduction in reef sponges? Wai LEONG*, Joseph PAWLIK
9.248 Chemistry and ecology of a coral encrusting marine sponge, Terpios spp., from Guam Ingeborg IPING PETTERSON*
9.249 Feeding preference, growth rate, and secondary chemical substance of the nudibranch, Jorunna funebris, associated with the blue sponge, Xestospongia sp. Voranop VIYAKARN*, Nalinee RASSAMETHUMMATHIKUL, Udomsak DARUMAS, Suchana CHAVANICH
9.250 Implications of inter- and intra- species variation in secondary metabolite chemistry of the genus Pseudopterogorgia Maia MUKHERJEE*, Lyndon WEST, Howard LASKER
9.251 Metabolic Response to Nutrient Enrichment in a Brazilian Coastal Benthic Community Beatriz FLEURY*, Elaine PETRONILHO, Flávia COSTA, Renata PEDERNEIRAS, Angelo PINTO, Friedrich HERMS, Joel CREED
9.252 Antifouling herbicides (Diuron and Irgarol 1051) contamination on coral reefs and adjacent environments around the Ryukyu Archipelago, Southwestern Japan Sheikh ALI*, Taema IMO, Tomihiko HIGUCHI, Alrum ARMID, Hiroyuki FUJIMURA, Tanri FAHMIATI, Yuushi SHINODA, Akamatsu AYA, Toshihiko MIYAGI, Yasuharu UECHI, Tohru YOKOTA, Shigeki YASUMURA, Tamotsu OOMORI
9.254 The effects of dispersant (Corexit 9500), physically and chemically dispersed oil on the symbiotic soft coral Xenia elongata Carys MITCHELMORE*, Michael TEASDALE, Denise YOST, Eileen BEARD, Joel BAKER, Walter HATCH
9.255 Analysis of the zoanthid Palythoa caribaeorum (Cnidaria, Anthozoa) as a bioaccumulator of heavy metals Diego COSTA*, Carlos PEREZ