COS 59
Food Webs I

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100G, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 The persistence of Caribbean-reef-fish communities
Luis J. Gilarranz, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC; Camilo Mora, University of Hawaii; Jordi Bascompte, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC
8:20 AM
 Trophic hierarchies revealed via amino acid isotopic analysis
Shawn A. Steffan, USDA-ARS; Yoshito Chikaraishi, Japan Agency of Marine-Earth Science & Technology; David R. Horton, USDA-ARS; Naohiko Ohkouchi, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
8:40 AM
 Grazing food web view from compound-specific stable isotope analysis of amino acids
Yoshito Chikaraishi, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology; Shawn A. Steffan, USDA-ARS; Naohiko Ohkouchi, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
9:00 AM
 Ontogenetic patterns in isotopic composition of northern fishes
Thomas A. Johnston, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Peter A. Cott, Fisheries and Oceans Canada; Heidi K. Swanson, University of Waterloo; Ashley D. Stasko, Laurentian University; Rex W.-K. Tang, Laurentian University; John M. Gunn, Laurentian University
9:20 AM
 Do generalists always like edges? Habitat structure influences generalist predator responses to habitat edges in a salt marsh system
Gina Marie Wimp, Georgetown University; Shannon M. Murphy, University of Denver; Danny Lewis, Georgetown University; Leslie Ries, University of Maryland
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Consumer biomass and production in five detritus-based stream ecosystems: Response to xperimental gradients in dissolved N:P ratios
Lee M. Demi, University of Alabama; Jonathan P. Benstead, University of Alabama; Amy D. Rosemond, University of Georgia; John C. Maerz, The University of Georgia
10:10 AM
 You are what you eat: Mapping gray wolf diet and parasites across three regions in Manitoba, Canada
Danielle M. Mocker, University of Manitoba; Olwyn C. Friesen, University of Manitoba; James D. Roth, University of Manitoba
10:30 AM
 The effect of chronic seaweed subsidies on herbivory: plant-mediated fertilization pathway overshadows lizard-mediated predator pathways
Jonah Piovia-Scott, University of California, Davis; David A. Spiller, University of California, Davis; Gaku Takimoto, Toho University; Louie H. Yang, University of California, Davis; Amber N. Wright, University of California, Davis; Thomas W. Schoener, University of California, Davis
10:50 AM
 Mercury and calcium in forest food webs: Potential for synergistic effects on avian reproduction
Sarah E. Pabian, Colorado State University; Colin M. Beier, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Colleen T. Webb, Colorado State University; Charles T. Driscoll, Syracuse University
11:10 AM
 Microcystin in the southern San Francisco Bay-Delta Estuary and possible negative impact on the food web
Chelsea Spier, University of the Pacific; William T. Stringfellow, University of the Pacific; Jeremy Hanlon, University of the Pacific; Mark S. Brunell, University of the Pacific; Monica Estiandan, University of the Pacific; Teemu Koski, Turku University of Applied Sciences; Juha Kääriä, Turku University of Applied Sciences