COS 34 - Aquatic Ecology II

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Ballroom B, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Out in the cold: Effects of differing host temperatures on sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) growth
Eric K. Moody, Arizona State University; Brian C. Weidel, US Geological Survey; Tyler D. Ahrenstorff, University of Minnesota-Duluth; William P. Mattes, Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission; James Kitchell, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
1:50 PM
Body size as an adaptation for drought survival in stochastic aquatic environments
Thomas M. Luhring, University of Missouri; Ricardo M. Holdo, University of Missouri
2:10 PM
Ecological consequences of rapid life-history evolution in rainbow trout
Corey C. Phillis, Simon Fraser University; Devon E. Pearse, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service; Jonathan W. Moore, Simon Fraser University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Evidence of local thermal adaptation in a reef-building coral
Carly D. Kenkel, The University of Texas at Austin; Gretchen E. Goodbody-Gringley, Mote Marine Laboratory; Erich Bartels, Mote Marine Laboratory; Mikhail V. Matz, The University of Texas at Austin
3:40 PM
CANCELLED - Dynamics in competitive metacommunities: Fitness inequality and niche differentiation
Michael T. Pedruski, McGill University; Gregor F. Fussmann, McGill University; Andrew Gonzalez, McGill University
4:00 PM
CANCELLED - Assessing the utility of drift-feeding behavior to reduce the uncertainty of habitat suitability analyses using a virtual species
Bertrand H. Lemasson, U.S. Army Engineer R & D Center; David Smith, University of Essex; R. Andrew Goodwin, U. S. Army Engineer R&D Center
4:20 PM
The influence of terrestrial resource subsidies on the top-down effects of multiple predators in a freshwater community
William I. Atlas, Simon Fraser University; Wendy J. Palen, Simon Fraser University
4:40 PM
Habitat fragmentation in desert streams drives population structure of an aquatic insect
Ivan C. Phillipsen, Oregon State University; David A. Lytle, Oregon State University
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