Tuesday, August 8, 5:00-6:30 pm
Poster Session 8 - Aquatic ecology
Exhibit Hall, Ballroom Level, Cook Convention Center
Poster # 1. Craig, Laura*,1, Palmer, Margaret1, 2, 1 University of Maryland, College Park, MD2 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science-Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD, Nutrient processing in urbanizing watersheds: can the latest developments in stormwater management improve nutrient uptake?
Poster # 2. Benzing, Paul*,1, O'Brien, William2, Italo, Daniela1, 1 Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ2 Triassic Technology, Hopewell, NJ, Dynamics of dissolved reactive phosphorus loads in Loantaka Brook.
Poster # 3. Richardson, David*,1, 2, Kaplan, Louis2, Newbold, J2, 1 University of Maryland, College Park, College Park, MD2 Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, PA, Understanding sources and dynamics of seston in a stream ecosystem: recurring nighttime peaks of seston transport.
Poster # 4. Schuett, Elissa*,1, Hilderbrand, Robert 1, 1 Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Frostburg, MD, Confluence effects on benthic macroinvertebrate communities.
Poster # 5. Griswold, Marcus*,1, Crisman, Thomas1, 1 Howard T. Odum Center for Wetlands, Gainesville, FL, Effects of patch size and type on invertebrate communities in managed headwater streams.
Poster # 6. Burks, Shelby*,1, Paul, Michael2, 1 Howard University, Washington, DC2 Tetra Tech Inc, Owings Mills, MD, Decomposition rates in Baisman and Dead Run stream systems.
Poster # 7. Baer, Nicholas*,1, Weathers, Kathleen2, 1 Colby-Sawyer College, New London, NH2 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY, Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and foodweb dynamics: tea for two?
Poster # 8. Breen, Matthew*,1, Ruetz, Carl1, 1 Annis Water Resources Institute, Grand Valley State University, Muskegon, MI, Consumption of leaf litter by stream invertebrates: evaluating the effects of leaf size.
Poster # 9. Wu, Wei*,1, Driscoll, Charles1, 1 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, Application of PnET-BGC -- an integrated biogeochemical model to assess the stream ANC recovery rates at Adirondacks under three multi-pollutant proposals.
Poster # 10. Thomas, Steven*,1, Webster, Jackson2, Newbold, Denis3, Valett, Maurice2, Mulholland, Patrick4, 1 School of Natural Resources, Lincoln, NE2 Department of Biological Sciences, Blacksburg, VA3 Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, PA4 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, A stoichiometric approach to modeling coupled N and P cycling in stream ecosystems.
Poster # 11. Cromartie, William*,1, Keltos, Lauren1, Dwyer, Amy1, Mott, Karl1, Akers, Fred2, Chirenje, Tait1, 1 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ2 Great Egg Harbor Watershed Association, Newtonville, NJ, Reference site characterization for ecological monitoring in the Great Egg Harbor River, New Jersey.
Poster # 12. Martin, Holly *,1, Harris, John1, Christian, Alan1, 1 Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR, Richness, densities, population and community numerical standing crop, and habitat characterization of Spring River drainage freshwater mussels.
Poster # 13. McChesney, Lauren*,1, Engelhardt, Katharina1, 1 University of MD, Center for Environmental Science, Frostburg, MD, USA, Fluctuating trends in Hydrilla verticillata abundance at Otter Point Creek, MD.
Poster # 14. Brugam, Richard *,1, Ryan, Steven1, Retzlaff, William1, 1 Box 1651 Biology, Edwardsville, IL, Tracing nutrient exchange between the Illinois River and its floodplain using stable isotopes.
Poster # 15. Ortega, Claudia*,1, Lougheed, Vanessa 1, Johnson, Jerry 1, 1 University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, USA, Assessment of macroinvertebrate community structure following a major flood in a Chihuahuan desert spring.
Poster # 16. Lawson, Raven*,1, Matthews, Mickey1, Usrey, Faron2, Hodges, Shawn2, Christian, Alan1, 1 Arkansas State University, State University, AR, US2 Buffalo National River, Harrison, AR, US, Predation on freshwater mussels: species and size selection.
Poster # 17. Hopfensperger, Kristine*,1, Engelhardt, Katharina1, Kaushal, Sujay1, 1 Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Frostburg, MD, USA, Effects of functional plant groups on nitrogen cycling in a tidal freshwater marsh.
Poster # 18. Walsh, Elizabeth1, Schroeder, Thomas1, Ramirez, Claudia1, De La Cerda, Fernanda1, 1 University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, Impacts of arsenic on life history characteristics of rotifers from an urban river.
Poster # 19. Munyon, Jay*,1, Brugam, Richard 1, Retzlaff, William1, 1 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, Analysis of the Cougar Lake, Illinois, food chain using stable isotopes of nitrogen and carbon.
Poster # 20. Otsuki, Maki*,1, Koike, Fumito2, 1 Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan, Yokohama, Japan2 Graduate School of Environment and Information Sciences Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan, Yokohama, Japan, Aquatic submerged vegetation in suburban streams contributed to aquatic animal communities.
Poster # 21. Woods, Lauren*,1, Downing, Amy1, Leibold, Mathew2, 1 Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH2 University of Texas-Austin, Austin, TX, Disentangling the components of temporal stability in natural pond communities and ecosystems.
Poster # 22. Schoen, Erik*,1, Beauchamp, David1, Overman, Nathanael1, Sergeant, Christopher1, 1 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, What factors mediate the impacts of introduced species? Investigating the success of kokanee since establishment of lake trout and Mysis relicta in a large, oligotrophic lake.
Poster # 23. Marsh-Matthews, Edie1, 2, Deaton, Raelynn1, 2, 1 Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, Norman, OK, USA2 Department of Zoology, Norman, OK, USA, Resources and offspring provisioning: a test of the Trexler and DeAngelis model for the evolution of matrotrophy.
Poster # 24. Davis, John*,1, Rosemond, Amy1, Cross, Wyatt1, Eggert, Sue 1, Wallace, J. Bruce1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Life-history traits determine long-term impacts of nutrient enrichment on macroinvertebrate community dynamics in a detrital-based system.
Poster # 25. Theel, Heather*,1, Dibble, Eric1, 1 Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, Habitat alteration by an invasive aquatic plant and its impact on fish foraging and macroinvertebrate colonization.
Poster # 26. Dibble, Eric *,1, Thomaz, Sidinei2, Higuti, Janet2, Padial, Andre2, Evangelista, Luiz2, 1 Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS, USA2 Universidade Estadual de Maringa, Maringa, Parana, Brazil, Scale effect on available complexity and influence of complexity as a fractal dimension on invertebrate richness in aquatic plants.
Poster # 27. Stamberger, Jamie*,1, Kershner, Mark1, Montemarano, Justin1, 1 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, United States, Indirect effects of green frog tadpoles (Rana clamitans) on the growth of Elodea canadensis.
Poster # 28. Allen, Michael*,1, 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, The influences of local and regional dynamics on investment in prolonged dormancy by Daphnia.
Poster # 29. Babler, Allison*,1, Solomon, Christopher1, Vander Zanden, Jake1, Schilke, Paul1, 1 University of Wisconsin Center for Limnology, Madison, WI, Benthic secondary production in a north-temperate lake.
Poster # 30. Gray, Sarah *,1, Padilla, Dianna1, 1 Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, Invasive ecosystem engineers: the effect of oysters on rocky intertidal habitat.
Poster # 31. Slone, Daniel*,1, Stith, Bradley1, Reid, James1, 1 USGS Florida Integrated Science Center, Gainesville, FL, Spatial and seasonal habitat use by manatees in the Everglades National Park region of Florida.
Poster # 32. Bright, Gerald*,1, Johnson, Eric2, Hines, Anson2, 1 Howard University, Washington, DC2 Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, Comparison of habitat utilization between juvenile hatchery-reared and wild blue crabs.
Poster # 33. Van Hook, Lucy*,1, Reblin, Jaret 1, Lichter, John1, 1 Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME, The demography, nesting status, and movement patterns of snapping turtles, (Chelydra serpentina) in Merrymeeting Bay.
Poster # 34. Priest, Brant*,1, Humston, Robert1, Bugas, Paul2, 1 Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, USA2 Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Verona, VA, USA, Dispersal of age-1 smallmouth bass determined from elemental chemistry of otoliths.
Poster # 35. Fortner, Allison*,1, 1 University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Density-dependent effects on growth and reproduction of the orangethroat darter, Etheostoma spectabile (Pisces: Percidae).
Poster # 36. Smith, Allison*,1, Loutsch, Jeannette 1, Monroe, Emy 2, Christian, Alan 1, 1 Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR2 Miami University, Oxford, OH, Who's your daddy: the use of micro-satellite analysis to determine paternity in freshwater mussels.
Poster # 37. Matthews, Mickey*,1, Usrey, Faron2, Seagraves, Sara1, Hodges, Shawn2, Christian, Alan1, 1 Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR, USA2 National Park Service, Harrison, AR, USA, Unionid (Mollusca: Bivalvia) assemblage structure of an Ozark river.
Poster # 38. Brunkow, Paul*,1, Sporleder, Kristen1, 1 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, Effects of epibiotic algae on drag resistance in a stream-dwelling snail.
Poster # 39. Ferrer Montano, Orlando*,1, 1 Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Zulia, Venezuela, Early growth, reproductive biology, and feeding of white mullet Mugil curema from Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Poster # 40. Blackford, Christina*,1, Brunkow, Paul1, 1 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, Effects of trematode infection on foot morphology of a physid snail.
Poster # 41. Fuller, Rhys*,1, Brunkow, Paul1, 1 University of Southern Illinois Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, The effect of snail shell orientation on the forces experienced during a simulated fish feeding strike.
Poster # 42. Kesler, David*,1, van Tol, Naomi 2, Manning, Donald3, Hubbs, Donald4, 1 Rhodes College, Memphis, TN2 Hatchie Project, Memphis, TN3 Hatchie Project, Henry, TN4 Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Nashville, TN, Freshwater mussels of the Hatchie River in west Tennessee.
Poster # 43. Levine, Todd*,1, Lang, Brian2, Berg, David3, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH2 Department of Game and Fish, Santa Fe, NM3 Miami University, Hamilton, OH, Habitats and hosts: critical factors in conservation of an endangered mussel.
Poster # 44. Rinne, Debra*,1, Jenkins, David 1, 1 University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, The peninsula effect: a dead, red herring or alive and camouflaged?
Poster # 45. Peck, Andrew*,1, Harris, John 1, Christian, Alan 1, 2, 1 Arkansas State University, State University, AR, USA2 Arkansas State University, State University, AR, USA, Movement patterns of Potamilus capax and Quadrula quadrula following relocation.
Poster # 46. Smith, Sigrid*,1, 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, Existence of alternative producer states in temporary wetlands.
Poster # 47. Heery, Eliza*,1, Berkson, Jim1, 1 Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, The impact of biased length frequency data on marine population models.
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