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Saturday, 13 October 2018 (SCDNR MRRI Auditorium)

8:45 - 9:00 Introduction and Opening Remarks: Dr. Louis Burnett, Chair of the Colloquium Committee, College of Charleston
9:00 - 9:15 Zachary Proux
ASSESSING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GEOMORPHOLOGY AND DEEP-SEA MEGAFAUNAL COMMUNITIES ON THE WEST FLORIDA ESCARPMENT
9:15 - 9:30 Mary Ann Taylor
A LIFE HISTORY STUDY OF THE GOBIID FISH GOBIOSOMA BOSC IN SOUTH CAROLINA ESTUARIES
9:30 - 9:45 Emily Welling
METABOLIC RESPONSE TO HIGH WATER TEMPERATURES IN CULTURED JUVENILE RED DRUM, SCIAENOPS OCELLATUS
9:45 - 10:00 Meghan Reilly
LARVAL SURVIVAL AND SETTLEMENT IN THE COMMENSAL BARNACLE CHELONIBIA TESTUDINARIA UNDER DIFFERING SALINITY CONDITIONS
10:00 - 10:15 Teresa Popp
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TEMPERATURE TRENDS AND THE TEMPORAL CHANGES IN THE LARVAL RECRUITMENT OF A NON-NATIVE CRUSTACEAN ALONG THE LEADING EDGE OF ITS RANGE
10:15 - 10:30 Amanda Bayless
DETERMINING POTENTIAL WATER QUALITY THREATS TO ACROPORA PALMATA REPRODUCTION AT SALT RIVER BAY NATIONAL HISTORIC PARK AND ECOLOGICAL PRESERVE IN ST. CROIX, USVI
10:30 - 12:15 Poster Presentations: Presenters at odd-numbered posters
12:15 - 1:15 Lunch
1:30 - 1:45 Kevin Spanik
IMPROVING DIET RESOLUTION FOR LARGE REEF-ASSOCIATED PISCIVORES IN THE U.S. SOUTHEAST ATLANTIC USING MOLECULAR TOOLS
1:45 - 2:00 Megan Sporre
DETECTION OF MULTIPLE PATERNITY IN DIAMONDBACK TERRAPIN (MALACLEMYS TERRAPIN) EGG CLUTCHES FROM CHARLESTON, SC THROUGH THE USE OF NOVEL MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES
2:00 - 2:15 Sarah Kell
TIRE WEAR PARTICLES IN CHARLESTON HARBOR: ASSESSING THE FATE AND EFFECTS OF A STEALTHY SOURCE OF MICROPLASTICS
2:15 - 2:30 Graham Wagner
AGE, GROWTH, AND REPRODUCTIVE LIFE HISTORY OF TWO DATA-DEFICIENT PARROTFISH SPECIES IN THE CARIBBEAN
2:30 - 2:45 Alina Hall
A LIPIDOMIC APPROACH TO IDENTIFYING IMMUNE RESPONSE IN CETACEAN SKIN TO THE ATTACHMENT OF THE TASSEL BARNACLE, XENOBALANUS GLOBICIPTIS

2:45 - 3:00

Nick Weber
STRESS RESPONSE AND POST-RELEASE SURVIVAL OF BLACKTIP SHARKS (CARCHARHINUS LIMBATUS) CAPTURED IN SHORE-BASED AND CHARTER RECREATIONAL FISHERIES
3:00 - 4:30 Poster Presentations: Presenters at even-numbered posters
4:30 - 4:45 Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tracey Smart, Department of Natural Resources
4:45 - 5:45 Keynote Address: Dr. Sandra Brooke, Florida State University
ATLANTIC DEEPWATER CANYONS: EXPLORATION AND RESEARCH OF SUBMARINE CANYONS OF THE WESTERN ATLANTIC MARGIN
5:45 - 6:15 Closing Remarks and Award Presentation
6:15 Lowcountry Boil and Introduction of New Students

Poster Presentations:

Preview Poster links will be posted October 11, 2018.

EXAMINING THE IMPACTS OF ULTRAVIOLET (UV) LIGHT-ENHANCED TOXICITY OF SURFACE OIL SHEENS ON THE SURVIVAL, GROWTH, AND DEVELOPMENT OF LARVAL AND JUVENILE RED DRUM (SCIANEOPS OCELLATUS)
Beers, Danielle (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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CHARACTERIZATION OF THE CORAL METABOLOME UNDER DIFFERENT PH AND TEMPERATURE REGIMES, VIA 1H NMR
Loewenstein, Julie (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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CAPTIVE POPULATIONS AS A TOOL FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH: NON-INVASIVE METHODS ASSESS THE STRESS HORMONES AND CONDITION OF GENTOO PENGUINS IN VASTLY DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTS
Karan, Jessica (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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LINKING LAND USE TO PHYSICAL CHANGES IN CHARLESTON’S ESTUARIES AND TIDAL CREEKS
Hanson, Breanne (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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LONG-TERM PASSIVE ACOUSTICS AS A MEANS TO UNDERSTAND SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PATTERNS OF ATLANTIC BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS (TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS)
Marian, Alyssa (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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A BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN (TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS) POPULATION CHARACTERIZATION STUDY IN CAPTAIN SAM’S INLET, SC
Bayles, Courtney (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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PREDATOR AVOIDANCE COSTS OF EGG-CARRYING IN SNAPPING SHRIMP (DECAPODA: ALPHEIDAE)
Bergeson, Peter (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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ADDRESSING LIFE HISTORY INFORMATION GAPS IN TWO CARIBBEAN PARROTFISHES, SCARUS TAENIOPTERUS AND SCARUS VETULA
Jones, David (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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CHARACTERIZING MICROPLASTICS IN THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACTS OF BOTTLENOSE DOLPHINS (TURSIOPS TRUNCATUS) AND OTHER SMALL DELPHINIDS
Pfeifer, Tessa (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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RELATING SHRIMP BLACK GILL AND PARASITE INFECTIONS TO POPULATION ENERGETICS OF WHITE SHRIMP LITOPENAEUS SETIFERUS
Zuidema, Sarah (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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REEXAMINING THE TAXONOMIC PLACEMENT OF HYPNOGORGIA PENDULA USING MITOCHONDRIAL DNA AND MORPHOMETRICS
Vill, Caroline (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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TURTLE TRACKING TROUBLE: DO CARAPACE MORPHOLOGY AND COMPOSITION DICTATE SATELLITE TRACK DURATIONS FOR HARD-SHELLED SEA TURTLES?
Hoffman, Katie (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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IMPOSEX INDUCTION BY ENDOCRINE DISRUPTING CHEMICALS: EFFECTS OF TBT AND WASTEWATER EFFLUENT ON THE EASTERN MUD SNAIL
Mathis, Edwina (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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EVALUATING THE EFFICACY OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS FOR SNAPPER-GROUPER SPECIES IN THE US SOUTH ATLANTIC
Pickens, Chris (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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FROM THE SEAFLOOR TO ESTUARINE SHORES: ZETAPROTEOBACTERIA IN CHARLESTON, SC
Enriquez, Alejandra (GPMB, The University of Charleston, SC)
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