Oral Session 101: Marine Ecology II: Communities.
Presiding: H Leslie
Thursday, August 5, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Meeting Room C 124.
8:00 AM Healey, Danielle*,1, Hovel, Kevin1, 1 San Diego State University, San Diego, CA Eelgrass cover and configuration influence movement and survival of the speckled scallop, Aequipecten aequisulcatus in San Diego Bay.
8:20 AM Leslie, Heather*,1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR An experimental field test of the influence of food resource variability on barnacle fitness.
8:40 AM Michaels, Rachel*,1, Zieman, Joseph1, 1 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA Effects of individual fiddler crab (Uca spp.) burrows on the surrounding pore water biogeochemistry.
9:00 AM Pfister, Catherine*,1, 1 University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA Recruitment patterns of intertidal fishes: Concordance between short-term experiments and long-term censusing.
9:20 AM Ritter, Amy*,1, 1 University of California, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, USA The assemblage structure and population dynamics of intertidal fishes in relation to contrasting oceanographic conditions.
9:40 AM Break.
9:50 AM Harley, Christopher*,1, Denny, Mark2, 1 Bodega Marine Laboratory, Davis, CA, USA2 Hopkins Marine Station, Pacific Grove, CA, USA Thermal impacts on a dominant grazer will determine intertidal community response to climate change.
10:10 AM Nutter, Douglas*,1, 1 University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Disturbance regime interacts with patch size to influence community structure.
10:30 AM Bone, Elisa*,1, Keough, Michael1, 1 Department of Zoology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Competition mediates damage recovery in an encrusting bryozoan.
10:50 AM Greenberg, David*,1, Kerr, Alexander2, Connell, Joseph1, 1 University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA2 James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia Competition for space between coral colonies at Heron Island, Australia.
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