Marine & Environmental Sciences Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches, Lectures

Marine & Environmental Sciences Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches, Lectures

 

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Submissions from 2020

Pelagic Habitat Partitioning of Late-Larval and Juvenile Tunas in the Oceanic Gulf of Mexico, Nina Pruzinsky, Rosanna Milligan, and Tracey Sutton

Submissions from 2019

Age and Growth of Three Coastal Pelagic Tuna Species in the Florida Straits, J. L. Adams and David Kerstetter

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Options for Improving dFAD Recovery and Accountability to Minimize Marine Coastal Habitat Damage and Marine Litter, Adam Baske, M. Shiham Adam, and David W. Kerstetter

Parasites of Raptorial Birds of South Florida, Vanessa R. Blanchard, David Kerstetter, and Christopher A. Blanar

Parasites of Raptorial Birds of South Florida, Vanessa R. Blanchard, David W. Kerstetter, and Christopher A. Blanar

Biogeochemistry, Tyler Cyronak

Marine Larval Ecology and Recruitment, Joana Figueiredo

Fish Personality Variation Affects Migration and Dispersal in the Dynamic Wetlands of the Everglades, J. Matthew Hoch, Stacey Spadafore, and A. Cabanelas

Patterns of Foraging on Dead Birds in a Coastal Mangrove Environment, L. John and David Kerstetter

Distribution and Composition of Fish Aggregating Devices as Marine Debris, Erin Kimak, David Kerstetter, and Thomas D. Pitchford

A Metabolic View of Growth, Bleaching & Disease Using Temperature-Based Metabolic Budget Models of the Threatened Elkhorn Coral, Acropora cervicornis, Harmony Martell, Elizabeth Goergen, and David S. Gillaim

Deep-Sea Fishes as Agents of Connectivity, Rosanna Milligan

Diving into the Deep: Understanding the Largest Ecosystem on Earth, Rosanna Milligan

A Synthesis of Lanternfish Ecology in the Gulf of Mexico, Rosanna Milligan and Tracey Sutton

Rate of Orthophosphate Uptake by Periphyton in the Everglades, Kiersten Monahan and J. Matthew Hoch

Atlantic Spotted Dolphin (Stenella frontalis) and Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Nearshore Habitat Utilization, Bimini, the Bahamas, Skylar Muller, Kelly Melillo-Sweeting, Kathleen Dudzinski, and Amy Hirons

Vulnerability and Resilience of Species and Ecosystems to Large-Scale Contamination Events: Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon, S. Murawski, William Frank Patterson, Patrick T. Schwing, Paul A. Montagna, Rosanna Milligan, Tracey Sutton, Joshua Kilborn, and Sherryl Gilbert

Cradle to Grave: Active Responses to Florida's Coral Crisis, Karen L. Neely

Faunal Composition and Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Tuna (Family: Scombridae; Tribe: Thunnini) Early Life Stages in the Oceanic Gulf of Mexico, Nina Pruzinsky, Rosanna Milligan, and Tracey Sutton

Environmental Contaminant Impacts on Coral Reefs: Developing Tools for Evidence-Based Decision-Making, Dorothy-Ellen A. Renegar

NSU and Global Change, Bernhard Riegl

Ectosymbiotic Microbiomes of Parasitic Nematodes (Ozolaimus megatyphon) and Their Iguana Hosts, J. Santis, David Kerstetter, and Christopher A. Blanar

Ectosymbiotic Microbiomes of Parasitic Nematodes (Ozolaimus megatyphon) and Their Iguana Hosts, J. Santis, David Kerstetter, and Christopher A. Blanar

Using Subsistence-Harvested Bowhead Whale Baleen as a Multi-Decadal Contaminant Recorder, Samantha Shore, Amy Hirons, Dimitri Giarikos, and L. K. Duffy

Deep-Ocean Stewardship in a Changing Ocean, Tracey Sutton

Systems Approach to Differential Coral Bleaching: Synthesis of Tools to Examine Phylogeny-Informed Emergent Properties and Hypothesis in Symbiotic Networks, Timothy D. Swain

The GIS and Spatial Ecology Lab: Feeding Applied Spatial Science to Reef Management, Brian K. Walker

Submissions from 2018

Parasitic Nematode Ozolaimus megatyphon in South Florida Iguanas: High Infection Rates and First Report of Possible Ectosymbionts, D. Barba, David Kerstetter, and Christopher Blanar

Surfing with Smartfin for Coastal Research and Science Communication, Philip Bresnahan, Tyler Cyronak, Robert J. W. Brewin, Todd R. Martz, Andreas J. Andersson, Andrew Stern, Jon Richard, Shannon Waters, Kat Hammond, Todd McGrain, Fola Akinola, and John Griffin

Behavior of Eastern Mosquitofish from Areas of Varying Hydroperiod in the Everglades Ecosystem, A. Cabanelas Bermudez and J. Matthew Hoch

Variability of Seawater Carbonate Chemistry Within Diverse Coastal Habitats Across Different Spatiotemporal Scales, Tyler Cyronak, Andreas J. Andersson, Travis A. Courtney, E. De Carlo, Bradley D. Eyre, David I. Kline, Todd R. Martz, Heather Page, Nichole Price, Jennifer Smith, Laura Stoltenberg, Yuichiro Takeshita, Martin Tresguerres, and Sam Kekuewa

Parasitological Study of South Florida Birds of the Nightjar Family, with First Record of the Nematode Sebulura suctorial in the USA, K. Dupiche, David Kerstetter, and Christopher Blanar

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DEEPEND: A Tool for Classification of Mesoscale Watermass Structure for Pelagic Community Analyses, Matthew Johnston, Rosanna Milligan, Cole Easson, Sergio DeRada, Bradley Penta, and Tracey Sutton

Billfishes in a Changing World, David Kerstetter and Jason Schratwieser

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Collaboration, Creativity, Compromise, and Conclusion: U.S. Coast Guard Modifies the Port of Miami Anchorage Area, Paul D. Lehmann

Determination of Shark and Ray DNA Nucleotide Excision Repair Gene Homology and Gene Expression Compared with Humans, Lucia Llorente, S. L. Grant, Jean Johanna Latimer, and David Kerstetter

How Do Warm-Core Eddies Structure the Deep-Pelagic Fish Fauna of the Gulf of Mexico?, Rosanna Milligan and Tracey Sutton

How Do Warm-Core Eddies Structure the Deep-Pelagic Fish Fauna of the Gulf of Mexico?, Rosanna Milligan and Tracey Sutton

How Fishes Create Connections in Pelagic Ecosystems: Lanternfishes (Myctophidae) in the Gulf of Mexico, Rosanna Milligan and Tracey Sutton

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Adding a New Audience to Deep-Sea Research: Making a Splash with Elementary School Children, Ruth A. Musgrave, Tamara Frank, Heather Judkins, and Tracey Sutton

Assessment of Mercury in Tissues of Marine-Associated Birds in South Florida, Caitlyn A. Nay, James Gelsleichter, and David Kerstetter

Treatment of Coral Diseases: Historical Perspectives, Modern Efforts, and Future Directions, Karen L. Neely

DEEPEND: The Impact of In Situ Data Assimilation in a Numerical Model on the Characterization of the Biophysical Habitat, Brad Penta, Sergio DeRada, Tracey Sutton, Matthew Johnston, Rosanna Milligan, Cole Easson, April Cook, Kevin M. Boswell, Chad Lembke, and David English

Freshwater Lenses in the Near-Surface Layer of the Ocean Laterally Spreading as Gravity Currents, Alexander Soloviev and Cayla W. Dean

The Air-Sea Interface as a Factor in Rapid Intensification of Tropical Cyclones, Alexander Soloviev, Michael G. McGauley, and Cayla W. Dean

DEEPEND: Evidence of Dramatic and Persistent Declines in Deep-Pelagic Fish Abundances in the Oceanic Gulf After Deepwater Horizon, Tracey Sutton, Rosanna Milligan, April Cook, J. Moore, Kevin M. Boswell, and I. C. Romero

Evidence of Dramatic and Persistent Declines in Meso- and Bathypelagic Fish Abundances in the Gulf of Mexico After the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Tracey Sutton, Rosanna Milligan, April Cook, Jon Moore, and Kevin M. Boswell

Phylogenetic Analysis of Symbiodinium Transmission Modes Reveal Evolutionary Patterns in Thermotolerance and Host Specificity That May Contribute to Coral Bleaching Resistance, Timothy D. Swain, Vadim Backman, and Luisa A. Marcelino

Comparison of Gradient Flux and Eddy Covariance Approaches, Yuichiro Takeshita, Wade R. McGillis, Andreas J. Andersson, Ellen Briggs, Tyler Cyronak, Todd R. Martz, Nichole Price, and Jennifer Smith

Age and Growth of Hogfish (Lachnolaimus maximus) in Southeast Florida, Ian A. Towne, Angela Collins, David Kerstetter, and Paul T. Arena

Submissions from 2017

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Deep-Sea Fish Species Diversity in the Northern Gulf of Mexico - a DNA Barcode View, Andrea M. Bernard, Kimberly A. Finnegan, Tracey Sutton, J. Moore, Robert H. Hanner, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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Examining Complex Vertical Movements of Mesopelagic Scattering Layers: From Taxonomic-Based Migration Decisions to Global Biological Fluxes, Kevin M. Boswell, G. Rieucau, Marta D'Elia, J. D. Warren, and Tracey Sutton

Heavy Metal Contamination at Unregulated Target Shooting Sites in the Everglades, M. Bruce, Stacey Spadafore, and J. Matthew Hoch

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Savor the Cryosphere, Patrick A. Burkhart, Richard B. Alley, Lonnie G. Thompson, James D. Balog, Paul Baldauf, and Gregory S. Baker

Surveying the Distribution and Abundance of Flying Fishes and Other Epipelagics in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Using Airborne Lidar, James H. Churnside, RJ David Wells, Kevin M. Boswell, John A. Quinlan, Richard D. Marchbanks, Brandi J. McCarty, and Tracey Sutton

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Larger Predatory Fishes of the Meso- and Bathypelagic Domains: Linking the Planktivores and Top Predators, April B. Cook and Tracey Sutton

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Larger Predatory Fishes of the Meso- and Bathypelagic Domains: Linking the Planktivores and Top Predators, April Cook and Tracey Sutton

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Intensive Sampling of the Gulf of Mexico Reveals a Global Hotspot of Meso- and Bathypelagic Fish Biodiversity, April Cook, Tracey Sutton, and Jon Moore

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Physical-Bio-Optical Modeling in the Gulf of Mexico: Analysis of Water Mass Relationships to Pelagic Habitat, Sergio DeRada, Brad Penta, Tracey Sutton, Matthew Johnston, Rosanna Milligan, Cole Easson, April Cook, Kevin M. Boswell, Chad Lembke, David English, and C. Hu

Ocean STEM: Plugging the Leaks in the Pipeline, Melissa L. Dore

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Peruvian Pinnipeds as Archivist of ENSO Effects off the Coast of Peru, Mickie Edwards, Michael Adkesson, Susana Cardenas-Alayza, and Amy Hirons

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DEEPEND: Once Bitten, Twice Shy: A Cryptic Species of Sloane's Viperfish (Chauliodus sloani) Discovered in the Mesopelagic Waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Ron Eytan, E. Paulus, M. Weber, and Tracey Sutton

Almost Angels? The Critically Endangered Angelshark (Squatina squatina) in its Last Refuge, the Canary Islands, Cristin Keelin Fitzpatrick, Kimberly A. Finnegan, Andrea M. Bernard, Filip Osaer, Krupskaya Narvaez, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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Geographic Distributions and Reproductive Seasonality of Oplophorid and Euphausiid Crustaceans in the Vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Tamara Frank, Charles Douglas Fine, Eric A. Burdett, April Cook, and Tracey Sutton

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Anglerfish Bacterial Symbionts and Seawater from the Northern Gulf of Mexico, L. Freed, D. Fenolio, Cole Easson, T. Hendry, Tracey Sutton, and Jose V. Lopez

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High-Resolution Marine Connectivity Modelling in the Florida Coral Reef Tract, Charles Frys, Matthieu Le Henaff, Joana Figueiredo, Jonathan Lambrechts, Antoine Saint-Amand, Valentin Vallaeys, and Emmanuel Hanert

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Assessment of Heavy Metals in Subsistence-Harvested Alaskan Pinniped Vibrissae, Chitra Gotluru, Tanya Juneja, Kevin Cash, Karanja Sekou, Amy Hirons, and Dimitri Giarikos

International Management of Atlantic Istiophorid Billfishes: Progress and Challenges, John E. Graves, Rachel O'Malley, Kim M. Blankenbeker, and David Kerstetter

Parasitic Indicators of Foraging Strategies in Wading BIrds, Sarah Gumbleton, David Kerstetter, Christopher Blanar, and Amy Hirons

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Taxonomic and Distributional Appraisal of Deep-Sea Sergestid Crustaceans in the Northern Gulf of Mexico after Deepwater Horizon, Richard Hartland, Eric A. Burdett, Charles Douglas Fine, Tracey Sutton, April Cook, and Tamara Frank

Ecophysiology of Lionfish (Pterois Spp.) Visual Systems: A Preliminary Analysis Using Standard Electroretinography, Aaron Hasenei, Richard Brill, Andrij Horodysky, and David Kerstetter

Environmental Physiology of Lionfish (Pterois volitans and Pterois miles) Metabolic Systems: Are There Physiological Limits to Inshore Invasion?, Aaron Hasenei, Richard Brill, Andrij Horodysky, and David Kerstetter

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Behavioral Response of Small Everglades Fish to Hydrological Variation, Predator Cues and Parasites, J. Matthew Hoch, Stacey Spadafore, Dominique Olesen, and Christopher A. Blanar

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Behavioral Response of Small Everglades Fish to Hydrological Variation, Predator Cues and Parasites, J. Matthew Hoch, Stacey Spadafore, Dominique Olesen, and Christopher A. Blanar

Forecasting Lionfish Sources and Sinks in the Atlantic Using Biophysical Modeling, Matthew Johnston, Andrea M. Bernard, and Mahmood S. Shivji

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DEEPEND: Characterizing Pelagic Habitats in the Gulf of Mexico Using Model, Empirical, and Remotely-Sensed Data, Matthew Johnston, Rosanna Milligan, Cole Easson, Sergio DeRada, Brad Penta, and Tracey Sutton

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Modeling Suggests Hurricanes Accelerated the Florida–Bahamas Lionfish Invasion, Matthew Johnston and Samuel J. Purkis

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DEEPEND: Diving into Education at All Depths, Heather Judkins, Tamara Frank, R. Musgrave, M. Myers, N. Sandoval, D. Fenolio, April B. Cook, and Tracey Sutton

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DEEPEND: Preliminary Results of Cephalopod Vertical Migration Patterns in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Heather Judkins, Michael Vecchione, April Cook, and Tracey Sutton

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Vertical Migration Patterns of Cephalopods in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Heather Judkins, Michael Vecchione, April Cook, and Tracey Sutton

Assessment of Trophic Positions for the Seabirds of South Florida Using Stable Isotopes, David Kerstetter

Frontline Experiences from Changing Fisheries Bycatch Paradigms, David Kerstetter

Reproductive Ecology of Top Mesopelagic Predators in the Gulf of Mexico, Alex Marks, David Wyanski, David W. Kerstetter, and Tracey Sutton

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High Occurrence of Mesopelagic Fish Larvae in Epipelagic Waters Demonstrates Importance of Vertical Connectivity between Photic and Aphotic Biomes (E), C. R. Meinert, RJ David Wells, Tracey Sutton, K. Clausen, and Jay R. Rooker

Quantifying Pelagic Habitat Use By Lanternfishes in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Rosanna Milligan and Tracey Sutton

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Quantifying Pelagic Habitat Use by Myctophid Fishes in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Rosanna Milligan and Tracey Sutton

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Quantifying Pelagic Habitat Use by Myctophid Fishes in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Rosanna Milligan and Tracey Sutton

Quantifying Pelagic Habitat Use by Myctophids in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Rosanna Milligan and Tracey Sutton

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DEEPEND: Matching Unidentified Larvae to Adults Using Molecular Methods, J. A. Moore, Andrea M. Bernard, Kimberly A. Finnegan, and Mahmood S. Shivji

Assemblage Structure and Trophic Ecology of the Bathypelagic Fish Family Platytroctidae in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, Mike Novotny and Tracey Sutton

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Faunal Composition and Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Tuna (Family: Scombridae) Early Life Stages in the Oceanic Gulf of Mexico, Nina Pruzinsky and Tracey Sutton

Faunal Composition and Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Tuna (Family: Scombridae) Early Life Stages in the Oceanic Gulf of Mexico, Nina Pruzinsky and Tracey Sutton

Coral Toxicity Research for Determining Thresholds for Dispersant Use NEBA Calculations, Dorothy-Ellen A. Renegar, Paul Schuler, and Nicholas Turner

TROPICS Field Study (Panama), 32-Year Site Visit: Observations and Conclusions for Near Shore Dispersant Use NEBA and Tradeoffs, Dorothy-Ellen A. Renegar, Paul Schuler, Nick Turner, Richard E. Dodge, Bernhard Riegl, Anthony H. Knap, Gopal Bera, Ronan Jezequel, and Bradford Benggio

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Trophic Structure of Mesopelagic and Bathypelagic Micronekton in Relation to Mesoscale Oceanographic Features in the Northern Gulf of Mexico, T. Richards, Tracey Sutton, and D. Wells

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DEEPEND: Complex Vertical Movements of Mesopelagic Scattering Layers: From Taxonomic-Based Migration Decisions to Global Biological Fluxes, G. Rieucau, Marta D'Elia, J. D. Warren, Tracey Sutton, and Kevin M. Boswell

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Long-Term Study of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Deep-Water Fish Species in the Northern Gulf of Mexico Reveals Exposure to Deepwater Horizon Oil, Isabel C. Romero, Tracey Sutton, Q. C. Quintana-Rizzo, S. Ross, Joseph J. Torres, and D. Hollander

Sustainable Whale-Watching for the Philippines: A Bioeconomic Model of the Spinner Dolphin (Stenella longirostris)., Allison Santos, Bernhard Riegl, David Kerstetter, M. H. Horn, and L. V. Aragones

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A Comparison of the Rate of Oxygen Store Development in Phocid Sealsq, Rachael Stevenson, Tamara Frank, and Amy Hirons

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Deep-Pelagic Research in the Gulf of Mexico: The DEEPEND Consortium, Tracey Sutton, April Cook, Kevin M. Boswell, Heather D. Bracken-Grissom, Sergio DeRada, David English, Ron Eytan, C. Hu, Matthew Johnston, Heather Judkins, Chad Lembke, Jose V. Lopez, J. Moore, M. Nizinski, Brad Penta, Isabel C. Romero, Jay R. Rooker, Mahmood S. Shivji, Michael Vecchione, D. Wells, Marsh Youngbluth, D. Fenolio, and Tamara Frank