Sessions wise agenda


3rd December, 2015
Time (IST)
Session-09b (Ecosystem dynamics from microbes to fish)
Chair: Nick Hardman-Mountford
Vice-chair: Shubha Sathyendranath
11:00-11:15Nitrogen Transformation Rates in the Arabian Sea ODZ
- Bess B. Ward*, S. W. A. Naqvi, Allan H. Devol, Amal Jayakumar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0004)
11:15-11:30Nitrogen loss genes in the photic zone
- Eric J. Raes*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0014)
11:30-11:45Ecosystem research in the Indian Ocean in a fisheries perspective: better integration for better management
- Francis Marsac*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0003)
11:45-12:00Sea birds of South east Arabian Sea and the trophic links with pelagic fishery resources
- R. Jeyabaskaran*, Gishnu Mohan, Abbas A. Muhammed, K.S. Abhilash, P.G. Vishnu , L.R. Khambadkar, D. Prema, V. Kripa

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0046)
12:00-12:15Ecological dynamics of Paraviwella shallow reef, Tangalle Southern Sri Lanka.
- W. A. S. Chamika*, M. F. M. Fairoz, I. M. I. S. B. Gunathilake, I. P. S. Chandrasiri, M. B. M. Fayas, E. M. Gunasekara, D. E. Jayaneththi, J. D. Liyanage

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0037)
12:15-12:30Citizen Oceanography and Predictive Modeling of Environmental Health in the Indian Ocean.
- Federico Lauro*, Martin Ostrowski, Ian Paulsen, Thomas Jeffries, Caroline Chenard, Rachelle Jensen*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0006)
Timing
12:30-13:15
Poster presentations
Carbon uptake rates of coastal phytoplankton under varying temperature and salinity conditions: A mesocosm study
- Bhavya P. S.*, Sanjeev Kumar, R. Ramesh, Arvind Singh, G.V.M. Gupta

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-03-0005)
Oxidative stress tolerance in intertidal red seaweed Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) in relation to environmental components
- Mr.Priya Brata Das*, Dr.Dusmanta Maharana, Dr.Xivanand Narayan Verlecar, Dr.Navnath M Pise, Dr.Manguesh Gauns

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-03-0006)
Salinity acclimation of a coral holobiont (Fungia granulosa)
- Till Röthig*, Riaan van der Merwe, Michael A. Ochsenkühn, Anna Roik, Christian R. Voolstra

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-03-0010)
Ecology of soft bottom meiobenthic community from estuarine habitat of Indian Sundarbans: A case study
- Moumita Ghosh*, Sumit Mandal, Meenakshi Chatterjee

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-03-0014)
The food and feeding habits of of the Indian Mackerel, Rastrelliger kanagurta (Cuvier) at Ratnagiri.
- Dr.Madhura Mukadam*, Dr. Arvind Kulkarni, Dr. Kishor Sukhatankar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-04-0008)
Do small pelagic copepods reside in the NO2--maxima of OMZs?
- K. Banse *, J.A. Rudyakov , S.W.A. Naqvi, A. Vereshchaka, F. Pollehne, J.R.:Postel

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-07-0086)
Plankton metabolic rates in the Indian Ocean: Temporal and spatial patterns
- Lara S. Garcia-Corral*, Lorena Vigoya, Carlos M. Duarte, Susana Agusti

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0008)
Do we know well enough Cyclopoida in the Indian Ocean?
- Elena V. Anufriieva*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0009)
Total carotenoids in Antarctic Krill from the Indian Ocean Sector of the Antarctic Ocean.
- Jaime Färber Lorda*, Hubert Ceccaldi

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0010)
Some aspects of the bloom forming planktonic ciliate Mesodinium rubrum (Lohmann, 1908)
- Biraja Kumar Sahu*, P. Pati, R. C. Panigrahy

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0013)
Quantitative Proteomics of Sinking Particles in the Arabian Sea
- Richard Keil*, Jaqui Neibauer, Kelsey van der Elst, Christina Biladeau, Allan Devol

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0015)
Development of a model for the estimation of zooplankton biomass using remote sensing
- Priyaja P*, N Ramaiah, V Fernandes

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0017)
From plankton to fish: a perspective of ecosystem dynamics in the Eastern Arabian Sea
- A C Anil*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0018)
Dynamics of microbial population in temperature fronts in the northeastern Arabian Sea
- Dr. Lidita D S Khandeparker*, Mr. Ranjith E, Ms. Niyati Hede, Dr. A C Anil

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0019)
ICHTHYOPLANKTON IN OPEN AND COASTAL WATERS OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
- I.V. Vdodovich*, T.N. Klimova, F. Y. al Yamani

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0020)
Impact of river discharge on bacterial respiration and CO2 flux in the coastal Bay of Bengal
- Lata Gawade*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0021)
Distribution and Diversity of genes responsible for Nitrogen Transformations in the Arabian Sea
- Amal Jayakumar*, S.W.A.Naqvi, Bess B Ward

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0022)
Biological response in the temperature fronts in the northeastern Arabian Sea
- H.B. Dalabehera*, V.V.S.S. Sarma, P. Sudharani, D. Desai, J.S. Patil, A.C. Anil

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0023)
Zooplankton community structure in a temperature front in the northeastern Arabian Sea
- Dattesh V Desai*, Dayakaran Prathap, A C Anil

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0024)
Variations in heterotrophic, indicator and pathogenic bacteria in the coastal Bay of Bengal: Influence of physical processes
- Sudharani, P*, Srinivas, T. N. R, Sarma, V. V. S. S.

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0027)
THE STATUS OF SCLERACTINIAN CORAL HEALTH ON THE PADANG SHELF REEF SYSTEM, WEST SUMATERA, INDONESIA
- Ofri Johan*, Amran R Syam, Norman J. Quinn

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0029)
Variations in food web dynamics in the thermal frontal zone in the Arabian Sea
- J. Mukherjee*, V. V. S. S. Sarma

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0031)
The conservation benefits to fish of the Chagos Marine Reserve
- Andrew Brierley*, Roland Proud, Tom Letessier

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0032)
A reduction in marine primary productivity driven by rapid warming over the tropical Indian Ocean
- M K Roxy*, Aditi Modi, Raghu Murtugudde, Vinu Valsala, Swapna Panickal, S Prasanna Kumar, M Ravichandran

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0033)
Phytoplankton physiological status associated with temperature fronts in the northeastern Arabian Sea during winter
- Jagadish S. Patil*, Arga Chandrashekar Anil, D.V. Desai, Smita Mitbavkar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0034)
Physico-chemical and biological dimensions of coral reefs in the central Red Sea
- Anna Roik*, Till Röthig, Cornelia Roder, Maren Ziegler, Stephan Kremb, Christian Voolstra

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0036)
Application of MaxEnt model for exploring Indian mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) species distribution in the Northwestern Arabian Sea.
- Dhyey Bhatpuria*, H.U. Solanki, Prakash Chauhan

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0038)
Influence of fresh water advection on the picophytoplankton community structure in the northern Bay of Bengal during the summer monsoon
- Smita Mitbavkar*, Arga Chandrashekar Anil, D. Narale, R. Chitari, S.A. Rao, K. Mapari

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0041)
RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE DISTRIBUTIONS OF THE INDIAN OIL SARDINE (Sardinella longiceps) AND CHLOROPHYLL CONCENTRATION IN THE NORTHERN INDIAN OCEAN
- Maria Paul Thottan*, Muhammad Shafeeque, Trevor Platt, Shubha Sathyendranath, Grinson George

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0042)
Status of coral reefs in Sri Lanka: A microbial perspective
- Fairoz MFM*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0043)
Role of symbiotic microorganisms of marine sponges in marine drug discovery
- Dr. Pramod B. Shinde*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0044)
Biogeography of Scleractinian coral from Indian reefs
- Kalyan De*, Sanitha K. Sivadas, Afreen Hussain, Baban Ingole

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0045)
Next-generation sequencing approach: An insight into the spatial variation of ciliate diversity in the Arabian Sea
- Mr.Priya Brata Das*, Dr.Manguesh Gauns, Dr.Alexandra Stock, Dr.Thorsten stoeck, Dr.SWA Naqvi

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0048)
Megabenthic community structure from two different ecosystems (seamounts and mid oceanic ridge) in deep Indian Ocean
- Sabyasachi Sautya*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0049)
Geographic variation of bacteria associated with sponge, Sigmadocia fibulata from the coral reefs of Indian Ocean
- Subina N. S,*, Annie Feby, Maria-Judith Gonsalves, Shanta Nair

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0052)
Bacterial diversity and bioprospecting in unfathomed deep-sea sediments of Bay of Bengal and Barren Island in Andaman Sea
- Pankaj Verma*, Padmanaban Vishnu Priya, Rangamaran Vijaya Raghavan, Gopal Dharani, Ramalingam Kirubagaran

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0053)
On the potential for anaerobic nitrogen transformations in the Bay of Bengal
- Bo Thamdrup*, Laura A. Bristow

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0055)
Pumping rate of the sponge Cinacyrella cavernosa with reference to the individual size and diurnal variation
- Azraj Dahihande , Narsinh L. Thakur*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0057)
The grazing impact of Noctiluca and copepods on the phytoplankton community in the nutrient enriched mud bank waters off Alappuzha, southwest coast of India.
- Arunpandi. N*, Jyothibabu. R, Jagadeesan. L, Madhu, N.V. , Karnan. C

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0058)
An integrative approach to unravel free-living marine nematode community structure from the Central West coast of India
- Punyasloke Bhadury*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0059)
Species composition anddepth wise distribution of deep sea fauna around Indian EEZ of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
- S. Venu*, Ravi Ranjan Kumar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0060)
Phytoplankton size distribution and composition in the southeastern Arabian Sea: CHEMTAX analyses
- Keerthi Suman*, G.V.M.Gupta, D.V.Subba Rao, Anilkumar Vijayan, M.Sudhakar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0061)
Prediction of Indian Mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta) distribution in the Arabian Sea using GAM (Generalized Additive Model)
- H. U. Solanki*, Dhyey Bhatpuria, Mini Raman, Prakash Chauhan, A Tiburtius, Premchand

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0063)
Hilsa Shad, Tenualosa ilisha (Clupeiformes, Clupeidae) Habitat Modeling in the Northern Bay of Bengal
- M. Shahadat Hossain*, S.M. Sharifuzzaman, Sayedur Rahman Chowdhury, Subrata Sarker

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0064)
Species composition, distribution pattern and resource characteristics of deep sea fishes from south west coast of India
- S. Venu*, B.Madhusoodana Kurup

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0066)
BENTHIC EPIFAUNAL COMMUNTIES FEATURING THE OMZ OFF NORTH EAST INDIAN COAST, BAY OF BENGAL
- Akkur v Raman*, Thiruchitrambalam Ganesh, Y.K.V. Rao, Sateesh Nanduri, Rakhesh Madhusoodhanan

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0067)
Allometric relationships in two rock crabs (Family Oziidae and Pilumnidae) from Goa, west coast of India
- Deepeeka Kaullysing*, Vinay P Padate, Chandrashekher U Rivonker

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0069)
Spatial distribution of phytoplankton and zooplankton in coastal waters of Bay of Bengal
- K. C. Sahu *, S.K. Baliarsingh, Aneesh A. Lotliker, T. Srinivasa Kumar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0070)
Variation of phytoplankton biomass and production in the Southwestern Tropical Indian Ocean during monsoon 2014
- Sarat Chandra Tripathy*, S. Patra, P. Sabu, R. K. Naik, A. Sarkar, V. Venkataramana, N. Anilkumar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0071)
Diel variation in surface zooplankton abundance, biomass and community structure in the South Western tropical Indian Ocean during June 2014
- V. Venkataramana*, S. C. Tripathy, N. Anilkumar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0072)
Free-living marine nematodes ¿ a comparison between two extreme ecosystems
- Kapuli Gani Mohamed Thameemul Ansari*, Punyasloke Bhadury

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0073)
Benthic foraminiferal assemblages from Sundarbans: an assessment of threats to mangroves of Indian Ocean with respect to rise in sea-level
- Areen Sen*, Punyasloke Bhadury

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0074)
Study on sulfur oxidizing bacteria in the North Indian Ocean
- Larissa Menezes*, Genevieve Fernandes, Samir Damare

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0075)
Bacterial diversity from Oxygen Depleted Environments (ODEs) of the Northern Indian Ocean, unravelled using Next Generation Sequencing Technique.
- Jovitha, V.J.*, Manohar, C.S.

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0076)
Net Primary Production as an ecological indicator: Application and efficacy of a marine ecosystem model.
- Syam Sankar*, Stefano Ciavatta, Luca Polimene, Lorenzo Marin, Nandini Menon, Roberto Pastres, Annette Samuelsen, Lasse Pettersson

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0077)
Space based observation of chlorophyll, sea surface temperature, nitrate and sea surface height anomaly over the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea
- Dr.R.K.Sarangi*, Dr.K.Nanthini Devi

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0078)
Seasonality of nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes in copepods along the western continental shelf of India
- Analiza D'Souza*, Manguesh U Gauns, Siby Kurian, Chandrasekhar Rao

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-09-0079)
Mapping marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium in the coastal waters of west coast of India using Aqua-MODIS data
- R. Dwivedi*, S.G.P. Matondkar, Aneesh Lotlikar, Srinivasa Kumar, M. Sudhakar, S.S.C. Shenoi

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-10-0006)
A survey of jellyfish swarming in the marine ecosystem along Ratnagiri coast, Maharashtra
- Purushottama, G. B*, Swapnil S. Tandel, Katkar, B. N., Chavan, B. B., Ramkumar, S., Saravanan, R., Muktha, M. , Singh, V. V.

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-10-0009)
Seasonal Occurrence of Phytoplankton Blooms along the East Coast of India
- T Preethi Latha*, P V Nagamani, K Hanumantha Rao, Joaquim I Goes, S B Choudhury, E Amminedu, C B S Dutt, V K Dadhwal

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-10-0011)
LONG TERM IMPACTS OF CORAL BLEACHING AND RED TIDE ON CORALS IN WEST SUMATERA, INDONESIA
- Ofri Johan*, Andreas Kunzmann, Norman J. Quinn*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-10-0015)
Health and disease status of coral reefs in India
- Diksha Sharma*, Chinnarajan Ravindran*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-10-0016)
Ecological consequences of red tide event in coastal Bay of Bengal
- S. K. Baliarsingh*, Aneesh A. Lotliker, Mark Wells, Chandanlal Parida, K. C. Sahu, T. Sinivasa Kumar

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-10-0037)
PRESENT STATUS OF REEF FISH DIVERSITY IN SOME SELECTED CORAL REEFS OF SOUTH ANDAMAN, FIVE YEARS AFTER THE MASS BLEACHING IN 2010
- Bitopan Malakar*, Divya Singh, Ravi Ranjan Kumar, S. Venu*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-10-0040)
Indian Ocean Ecosystem investigation in China
- Jun SUN*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-13-0003)
Marine Research Centre (Maldives) takes lead in the pole and line tuna fishery in the Indian Ocean
- Ahmed Riyaz Jauharee*

Abstract Submission No: (IO50-13-0010)