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Aronson, Richard B.
, Dauphin Island Sea Lab
BIOTIC TURNOVER ON REEFS OF THE CARIBBEAN AND EASTERN PACIFIC: HOLOCENE SURPRISES AND FUTURE PROJECTIONS
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Arthur, Karen, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
ECOLOGY OF THE TOXIC CYANOBACTERIA LYNGBYA SP. IN FLORIDA, USA
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Baeza, Juan Antonio, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF SHRIMPS: SEX, CONFLICT, AND SEXUAL SELECTION IN HERMAPHRODITES
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Bai, Xuemei, University of Southern California
INTERPLAY BETWEEN DINOFLAGELLATE TOXINS, MEMBRANE STEROL COMPOSITION, AND PARASITISM BY AMOEBOPHRYA
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Baldwin, Carole C., National Museum of Natural History
FROM LARVAE TO LINEAGES: INVESTIGATIONS OF SHOREFISH DIVERSITY IN THE TROPICAL ATLANTIC

THE OCEAN HALL: COMING SOON TO THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
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Bermingham, Eldredge, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
DOES COLOR PATTERN DRIVE SPECIATION IN HYPOPLECTRUS CORAL REEF FISHES?
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Breitburg, Denise, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
EUTROPHICATION AND FISHERIES: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

GELATINOUS ZOOPLANKTON IN A CHANGING CHESAPEAKE BAY – FOOD WEB AND LANDSCAPE STRUCTURE
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Buzas, Martin A., National Museum of Natural History
THE MARTYRDOM OF ST. LUCIE: DECIMATION OF A MEIOFAUNA
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Campbell, Inez, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
NATURE IS AMAZING
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Christy, John H., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
HOW YOU GET TO THE SEA DEPENDS ON WHERE YOU START YOUR JOURNEY: VARIATION IN FIDDLER CRAB LARVAL DISPERSAL MECHANISMS
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Cole, Kathleen S., University of Hawaii at Manoa
TAXONOMIC ABUNDANCE AND COMPOSITION OF THE LARVAL ICHTHYOFAUNA LOCATED AT THE NERITIC TRANSITION ON THE FOREREEF OF CARRIE BOW CAY, BELIZE
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Collin, Rachel, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
ALL BOCAS BARCODING ALLIANCE, PART 1: DNA BARCODING OF THE MARINE ORGANISMS OF BOCAS DEL TORO, PANAMA

TRAINING IN TROPICAL TAXONOMY: EFFECTIVE TRAINING FOR NEW INVESTIGATORS IN THE FIELD AND LAB
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Collins, Allen, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
NEW INSIGHTS INTO CNIDARIAN EVOLUTION
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D’Croz, Luis, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
NUTRIENT AND CHLOROPHYLL DYNAMICS IN RELATION TO THE HYDROLOGICAL PATTERN IN PACIFIC CENTRAL AMERICA (PANAMA)
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Diaz, M. Cristina, Museo Marino de Margarita, Venezuela
BIODIVERSITY AND ABUNDANCE OF SPONGES ON CARIBBEAN MANGROVE ROOTS
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Diederick, Laura, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
BRINGING THE OUTSIDE IN: UP-CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
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Duffy, J. Emmett, Virginia Institute of Marine Science
HISTORY OF THE SOCIAL SHRIMP DYNASTY: INSIGHTS FROM LONG-TERM RESEARCH AT THE SMITHSONIAN'S CARIBBEAN FIELD STATIONS
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Fauchald, Kristian, National Museum of Natural History
REVISION OF THE TAXONOMIC STATUS OF LYSIDICE AND NEMATONEREIS (POLYCHAETA, EUNICIDAE) IN THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN SEA WITH OBSERVATION OF REPRODUCTIVE FEATURES AND HABITAT PREFERENCE OF DIFFERENT SPECIES.
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Faust, Maria A., National Museum of Natural History
BIODIVERSITY OF DINOFLAGELLATE MICROALGAE IN CORAL-REEF MANGROVE ECOSYSTEMS
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Felder, Darryl L.,University of Louisiana at Lafayette
REGIONAL MARINE DECAPOD DIVERSITY: THE GULF OF MEXICO EFFORT

OBVIOUS INVADERS AND OVERLOOKED INFAUNA: UNEXPECTED CONSTITUENTS OF THE DECAPOD CRUSTACEAN ASSEMBLAGE AT TWIN CAYS, BELIZE
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Feller, Ilka C., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
NUTRIENT OVER-ENRICHMENT DIFFERENTIALLY AFFECTS GROWTH AND HERBIVORY IN MANGROVE FORESTS ALONG LATITUDINAL AND TIDAL GRADIENTS
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Fogarty, Nicole D., Florida State University
HYBRIDIZATION DYNAMICS IN THE THREATENED CARIBBEAN CORAL GENUS, ACROPORA
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Frazier, John G., National Zoological Park
THE TURTLES’ TALE: FLAGSHIPS AND INSTRUMENTS FOR MARINE RESEARCH, EDUCATION, AND CONSERVATION
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Freestone, Amy L., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
LATITUDINAL DIVERSITY GRADIENT DRIVES COMMUNITY RESPONSE TO HETEROGENEITY AND SHAPES MARINE BIODIVERSITY AT SMALL SCALES
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Gallegos, Charles L.
, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
UNDERWATER SPECTRAL ENERGY DISTRIBUTION AND SEAGRASS DEPTH LIMITS ALONG AN OPTICAL WATER QUALITY GRADIENT
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Guzman, Hector M., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
LAS PERLAS, PANAMA MARINE PROTECTED AREA
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Haddon, A. Mark, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
SCIENCE EDUCATION AT THE SMITHSONIAN ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH CENTER: HANDS-ON AND DISTANCE LEARNING FOR COASTAL ECOSYSTEMS ON CHESAPEAKE BAY
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Hagedorn, Mary, National Zoological Park
PRESERVING ENDANGERED CORAL
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Hines, Anson H., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
ECOLOGY OF THE BLUE CRAB (CALLINECTES SAPIDUS) LIFE HISTORY
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Hirons, Amy C., Nova Southeastern University
STABLE ISOTOPE RATIOS OF STELLER SEA LIONS AS EVIDENCE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
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Iliffe, Thomas M., Texas A&M University at Galveston
UNDERWORLD EVOLUTION: DIVING DISCOVERIES OF RELICT CRUSTACEANS IN MARINE CAVES
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Keller, Jason K., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
EFFECTS OF ELEVATED CO2 ON ANAEROBIC HETEROTROPHIC METABOLISM IN A CHESAPEAKE BAY TIDAL WETLAND
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Koltes, Karen H., Department of the Interior
PATTERNS OF WATER MOVEMENT OVER THE FOREREEF AT CARRIE BOW CAY, BELIZE
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Lang, Michael A., Smithsonian Office of the Under Secretary for Science
INTRODUCTION TO THE SMITHSONIAN MARINE SCIENCE NETWORK
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Langley, Adam, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
PLANT RESPONSE TO ELEVATED CO2 AND NITROGEN DRIVES SOIL ACCRETION IN A HIGH SALT MARSH
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Lessios, Harilaos A., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
SPECIATION ON A ROUND PLANET: PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF THE GOATFISH MULLOIDICHTHYS
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Litaker, R. Wayne, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
MOLECULAR ECOLOGY OF CIGUATERA CAUSING DINOFLAGELLATES IN THE CARIBBEAN
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Littler, Mark M., National Museum of Natural History
ASSESSMENT OF CORAL REEFS USING HERBIVORY/NUTRIENT ASSAYS AND INDICATOR GROUPS OF BENTHIC PRIMARY PRODUCERS
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Macintyre, Ian G.
, National Museum of Natural History
DECIMATING MANGROVE FORESTS FOR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE PELICAN CAYS, BELIZE: LONG-TERM ECOLOGICAL LOSS FOR SHORT-TERM GAIN?
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McField, Melanie, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
THE HEALTHY MESOAMERICAN REEF ECOSYSTEM INITIATIVE: AN OPPORTUNITY TO ENHANCE COLLABORATION AND APPLICATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
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McIvor, Carole C., U.S. Geological Survey
THE RICH ICHTHYOFAUNAL DIVERSITY WITHIN THE MANGAL OF THE BELIZE OFFSHORE CAYS
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McKee, Karen L., U.S. Geological Survey
BIOPHYSICAL CONTROLS ON HABITAT STABILITY OF CARIBBEAN MANGROVE ECOSYSTEMS
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Mead, James G., National Museum of Natural History
THE MARINE MAMMAL PROGRAM AT THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION
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Megonigal, J. Patrick, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
RISING CO2, RISING SEA LEVEL AND RISING (OR SINKING?) COASTAL WETLANDS
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Miglietta, Maria P., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
HYDROZOAN SPECIES ACROSS THE ISTHMUS OF PANAMA: GENERAL TRENDS AND THE SPECIFIC CASES OF THE IMMORTAL MEDUSA TURRITOPSIS AND BOUGAINVILLIA
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Norenburg, Jon L., National Museum of Natural History
PHYLOGENETIC STUDIES OF CARCINONEMERTES (NEMERTEA), EGG PREDATORS OF DECAPOD CRUSTACEANS

PHYLOGENETIC STUDIES OF OTOTYPHLONEMERTES, MARINE INTERSTITIAL NEMERTEANS
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Opishinski, Thomas B.
, Interactive Oceanographics
CARRIE BOW CAY AUTOMATED MET-OCEAN MONITORING: A DECADE OF SUCCESS SUPPORTING SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH ON THE MESOAMERICAN BARRIER REEF
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Osman, Richard W., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
BIOGEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN THE RECRUITMENT OF NATIVE AND INVASIVE MARINE SESSILE INVERTEBRATE SPECIES
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Paul, Valerie J.
, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
COMPARISONS OF CHEMICALLY MEDIATED MARINE PLANT-HERBIVORE INTERACTIONS ON FLORIDA, CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC REEFS AND CONSEQUENCES FOR REEF COMMUNITIES

THE SMITHSONIAN MARINE STATION: 35 YEARS OF MARINE RESEARCH IN FLORIDA
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Peters, Alan M., National Zoological Park
GOOD SCIENCE NEEDS GREAT STORY TELLERS
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Potter, Charles W., National Museum of Natural History
CONTRIBUTION OF COMMERCIAL FISHING TO THE DECLINE IN HAWAIIAN MONK SEALS
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Rawlinson, Katharine A., Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
POLYCLAD FLATWORM DIVERSITY OF THE WIDER CARIBBEAN
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Richardson, Susan L., Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
AN OVERVIEW OF SYMBIONT-BLEACHING IN EPIPHYTIC FORAMINIFERANS
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Ritson-Williams, Raphael, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
CELLULAR BIOMARKERS AS A MEASURE OF SUB-LETHAL STRESS IN CORAL LARVAE

CORAL RECRUITMENT IN THE GARDENS OF GOOD AND EVIL
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Robertson, D. Ross, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
BIOGEOGRAPHIC SUBDIVISIONING OF THE TROPICAL EASTERN PACIFIC: A SHORE-FISH PERSPECTIVE
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Rocha, Luiz A., University of Hawaii
SYMPATRIC SPECIATION BY HYBRIDIZATION IN A MARINE FISH
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Rubinoff, Ira, Smithsonian Office of the Under Secretary for Science
SYMPOSIUM WELCOMING REMARKS
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Ruetzler, Klaus, National Museum of Natural History
CARIBBEAN CORAL REEF ECOSYSTEMS: 35-YEARS OF SMITHSONIAN MARINE SCIENCE IN BELIZE
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Ruiz, Gregory M., Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
BIOGEOGRAPHY OF MARINE INVASIONS: CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE PREDICTIONS
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Ryan, Cristin, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
BUILDING BONDS AND BREAKING BARRIERS: TEACHING WITH MODEL ECOSYSTEMS
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Sánchez, Juan A.
, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
MODULAR VARIATION AND PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY IN THE GORGONIAN CORAL PSEUDOPTEROGORGIA BIPINNATA ALONG THE WESTERN CARIBBEAN
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Schulze, Anja, Texas A&M University at Galveston
DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION OF THE MUSCULATURE IN SIPUNCULAN WORMS
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Sharp, Koty, Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
MICROBIAL ECOLOGY OF CORALS: INVESTIGATING BACTERIAL COMMUNITIES IN EARLY LIFE STAGES OF CARIBBEAN CORALS
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Signorovitch, Ana Y., Harvard University
THE LIFE CYCLE, PHYLOGEOGRAPHY, AND COMPARATIVE MITOCHONDRIAL GENOMICS OF PLACOZOANS FROM TWIN CAYS, BELIZE
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Tester, Patricia
, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
CIGUATERA FISH POISONING IN THE CARIBBEAN
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Torchin, Mark E., Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
PAST, CURRENT AND FUTURE ROLE OF THE PANAMA CANAL IN REGIONAL AND GLOBAL COASTAL INVASIONS
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Tunberg, Bjorn G., Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce
DO THE INDIAN RIVER LAGOON WETLAND IMPOUNDMENTS (EASTERN FLORIDA) POSE A THREAT TO THE FIDDLER CRAB (GENUS UCA) POPULATIONS?
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Urish, Daniel W., University of Rhode Island, Kingston
THE DYNAMIC HYDROLOGY OF AN OVERWASHED MANGROVE ISLAND
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Weigt, Lee A., National Museum of Natural History
DNA BARCODING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY RESOURCES AT MSN SITES
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West, Kristi L., Hawaii Pacific University
THE NUTRITIONAL CONTENT OF BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN PREY FROM THE SHALLOW WATERS OF BELIZE
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Whigham, Dennis F.,Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS LIMITATION TO THE GROWTH AND CLONAL REPRODUCTION OF BATIS MARITIMA, A DOMINANT UNDERSTORY PLANT IN FLORIDA AND BELIZE MANGROVES

LINKAGES BETWEEN SURFACE HYDROLOGY AND ECOLOGICAL FUNCTIONING OF MANGROVE ECOSYSTEMS IN FORT PIERCE, FLORIDA
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Winston, Judith E., Virginia Museum of Natural History
STABILITY AND CHANGE IN THE INDIAN RIVER AREA BRYOZOAN FAUNA OVER A 24- YEAR PERIOD
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Wulff, Janie L. , Florida State University
LIFE HISTORY AND MORPHOLOGICAL STRATEGIES OF SPONGES DRIVE COMMUNITY DYNAMICS ON MANGROVE ROOTS, WITH HELP FROM PREDATORS, COMPETITORS, AND PATHOGENS
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