Contributed Oral Session 74: Biodiversity: Aquatic Systems
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 513 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Declerck, Steven*,1, Jeppesen, Erik2, 6, Vyverman, Wim3, Conde Porcuna, José Maria4, Zwart, Gabriel5, De Meester, Luc1, 1 Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, KULeuven, 3000 Leuven, Belgium2 National Environmental Research Institute, 8600 Silkeborg, Denmark6 Dept. of Plant Biology, University of Aarhus, 8230 Riskov, Denmark3 Section of Protistology and Aquatic Ecology, Ugent, 9000 Gent, Belgium4 Institute of Water Research, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain5 Centre for Limnology, NIOO-KNAW, 3631 Nieuwersluis, The Netherlands, Community structure in multiple aquatic organism groups: Patterns of concordance along gradients of water plant cover, total phosphorus, connectedness and lake size.
8:20 AM: Brown, Meghan*,1, 1 University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN, USA, Defining the role of cumulative environmental stressors in the dormancy of Bythotrephes longimanus diapause eggs.
8:40 AM: Dornelas, Maria*,1, Connolly, Sean, Hughes, Terry1, 1 Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, Community similarity, neutral dynamics, and coral reef biodiversity.
9:00 AM: France, Kristin1, Duffy, J. Emmett1, 1 College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA, Effects of regional species pool size and dispersal on the variability of ecosystem functions in experimental seagrass metacommunities.
9:20 AM: Fuller, Susanna*,, , Faunal associates of colonial marine invertebrates: An examination of broad scale patterns.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: McCabe, Shelley*,1, Cyr, Hélène1, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Is there a relationship between environmental variability and benthic diatom community composition?
10:10 AM: Pauly, Lynette*,1, Fields, Matthew2, Keonig, Carrie 2, Hwang, Chiachi2, Nowlin, Weston2, 1 College of Saint Mary, Omaha, NE2 Miami University, Oxford, OH, Allochthonous input effects on the bacterial community of an aquatic mesocosm.
10:30 AM: Soto-Santiago, Francisco*,1, Colón-Rivera, Ricardo1, Medina-Hernández, Javier1, García-Ríos, Cedar1, 1 University of Puerto Rico at, Humacao, Puerto Rico, Gastropod communities associated to the green calcareous alga Halimeda opuntia.
10:50 AM: Guerry, Anne, , Grazing, productivity, and diversity: The importance of context.
11:10 AM: O'Connor, Mary*,1, Bruno, John2, 1 University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina2 University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Cascading diversity effects of omnivorous and carnivorous predators on plant diversity and biomass.
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