Contributed Oral Session 98: Marine Ecology: Feeding Strategies and Food Webs
Wednesday, August 10, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 518 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Grégoire, Certain*,1, Vincent, Bretagnolle1, 1 Centre d'étude Biologique de Chizé - CNRS UPR 1934, Beauvoir sur Niort, France, Seabirds spatio-temporal distribution : monthly variations and pattern stability.
1:50 PM: Trzcinski, Kurtis*,1, Mohn, Robert1, Bowen, Don 1, 1 Population Ecology Division, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, Grey seal predation on the threatened Atlantic cod population on the Eastern Scotian Shelf.
2:10 PM: Fulford, Richard*,1, Breitburg, Denise*,1, 1 Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, Maryland, USA, Top-down, bottom-up and middle-out: Linking food web theory to resource management in estuarine ecosystems.
2:30 PM: GODHANTARAMAN, NALLAMUTHU*,, HOSHIKA, AKIRA , UYE, SHIN-ICHI, , Seasonal and geographical variations in abundance, biomass, production rate and grazing impact of microzooplankton in eutrophic northern Hiroshima Bay, the Inland Sea of Japan.
2:50 PM: Finlay, Kerri*,1, Roff, John2, 1 Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada2 Acadia University, Wolfville, NS, Canada, Paradigm busters: Copepods and the ghost of competition past.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Palardy, James*,1, 2, Rodrigues, Lisa2, Grottoli, Andréa2, 1 Brown Univeristy, Providence, RI, USA2 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Different feeding strategies in healthy and bleached reef-building Hawaiian corals.
3:40 PM: Freeman, Aaren*,1, 1 University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, USA, Inducible defenses of a marine mussel in response to multiple predators with different attack strategies.
4:00 PM: Desharnais, Robert*,1, Robles, Carlos1, Donahue, Megan1, Cao, Ling1, 1 California State University, Los Angeles, A spatially explicit model for the dynamics of predation in intertidal communities.
4:20 PM: Thornber, Carol*,1, 2, Jones, Emily1, 2, Stachowicz, John2, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Kingston, RI2 Center for Population Biology, Davis, CA, Herbivore preference and algal palatability across a vertical rocky intertidal gradient.
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