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Student award winners at 2002 Annual Meeting.

At the 2002 Annual Meeting, held June 7-8 at Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, California, the following student papers and posters won awards.

Awarded by the American Institute of Fishery Research Biologists

Best Paper

Daniel Cartamil and C. Lowe. California State University, Long Beach

DIEL MOVEMENT PATTERNS OF THE OCEAN SUNFISH, MOLA MOLA: A PRELIMINARY REPORT

1st Runner Up

Yannis P. Papastamatiou and Christopher G. Lowe, California State University Long Beach

IN SITU MONITORING OF GASTRIC pH CHANGES ASSOCIATED WITH FEEDING IN LEOPARD SHARKS

2nd Runner up

Matthew T. Craig, P. A. Hastings, and P. K. Dayton. Scripps Institution of Oceanography

THE NEARSHORE FISH ASSEMBLAGE OF THE SAN DIEGO/LA JOLLA ECOLOGICAL RESERVE

Honorable Mention

Ronit Lavie and C. Hogue, California State University Northridge

PARASITE-MEDIATED SEXUAL SELECTION OF GREEN SWORDTAILS, XIPHOPHORUS HELLERI

Awarded by the Southern California Academy of Sciences

Best Poster

Ronit Lavie and C. Hogue, California State University Northridge

PARASITE-MEDIATED SEXUAL SELECTION OF GREEN SWORDTAILS, XIPHOPHORUS HELLERI

Best Paper, Physiology

R.A. Cohen and P. Fong, University of California, Los Angeles

PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO VARIATIONS IN SALINITY AND NUTRIENTS BY THE BLOOM-FORMING MACROALGA ENTEROMORPHA INTESTINALIS: IMPLICATIONS FOR USE AS A BIOINDICATOR OF FRESHWATER AND NUTRIENT INFLUX TO ESTUARINE AND COASTAL AREAS

Best Paper, Ecology and Evolution

K.E. Drewe and M.H. Horn. California State University, Fullerton

ONTOGENETIC RESPONSES TO TERRESTRIAL DIETS IN A NEOTROPICAL FISH: GUT MORPHOLOGY AND DIGESTIVE ENZYME ACTIVITY IN BRYCON GUATEMALENSIS (CHARACIDAE) Southern California Academy of Sciences 2002 Session Schedule

Friday June 7

Location: Pickford Auditorium

Symposium: Large Scale Marine Monitoring in the Southern California Bight

Chair: Stephen B. Weisberg, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project.

1. 8:40 SEDIMENT TOXICITY IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIGHT: 1998 REGIONAL MONITORING. S. M. Bay *, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Westminster, CA, D. Lapota, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, CA, J. Anderson, Columbia Analytical Services, Vista, CA, T Mikel, Aquatic Bioassay and Consulting Laboratories, Inc., Ventura, CA, J. Armstrong, Orange County Sanitation District, Fountain Valley, CA.

2. 9:00 IDENTIFICATION OF CONTAMINATED SEDIMENTS IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIGHT USING A BIOMARKER ASSAY (RGS: EPA METHOD 4425). J. W. Anderson, J. M. Jones, D. McCoy, Columbia Analytical Services and E. Zeng, J. A. Noblet, So. Calif. Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP).

3. 9:20 THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF SEDIMENT CONTAMINATION IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIGHT. J. A. Noblet and Shelly L. Moore, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Westminster, CA, 92683-5218

4. 9:40 A HISTORICAL VIEW OF MARINE SEDIMENT CONTAMINATION SURVEYS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA FROM 1977 TO 1998. R. W. Gossett, CRG Marine Laboratories, Inc., Torrance, CA, 90501

5. 10:00 MUSSEL MANIA; LONG-TERM CONTAMINANT TRENDS IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIGHT. A. J. Mearns and T. P. O'Connor. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Seattle, WA and Silver Springs, MD.

6. 10:20 A REVIEW OF THE KELP BEDS OF ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTIES AND THEIR RESPONSE TO EL NINOS AND LA NINAS FROM 1967 TO 2001. M. D. Curtis (1) and W.J. North (2 1) MBC Applied environmental Sciences, Costa Mesa, CA. 92626 and (2) Caltech Kerchoff Marine Laboratory, Newport Beach, CA.

10:40 Break

11:00 Plenary Speaker: Walter Fitch, University of California, Irvine "Creation Science: an Oxymoron"

12:00 Lunch

7. 1:20 LARGE SCALE OCEANOGRAPHIC STUDIES OF THE CONTINENTAL SHELF OF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIGHT; THE EXAMPLE OF BIGHT 98 AND FUTURE APPROACHES. B. H. Jones, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0371.

8. 1:40 A HALF CENTURY OF PHYSICAL AND BIOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY IN THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIGHT WITH EMPHASIS ON FISH SPECIES TEMPERATURE AYD ZOOPLANKTON. P. E. Smith and H. G. Moser, Southwest Fisheries Science Center [NOAA/NMFS], 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla CA 92038.

9. 2:00 ASSESSMENT OF DEMERSAL FISH AND INVERTEBRATE ASSEMBLAGES ON THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SHELF IN 1998. M. J. Allen (1), A. K. Groce (2), D. Diener (3), V. Raco-Rands (1), Christina Thomas (4), and Yvette Ralph (4) (1)Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Westminster, CA 92683; (2) City of San Diego, Metropolitan Wastewater Department, San Diego, CA; (3) MEC Analytical Systems, Inc., Carlsbad, CA 92008; (4) Orange County Sanitation District, Fountain Valley, CA 92008.

10. 2:20 PAH EXPOSURE AND DNA DAMAGE IN FLATFISH FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BAYS AND HARBORS AND CHANNEL ISLANDS. J. S. Brown, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Westminster, CA, 92683, and S.A. Steinert, Computer Science Corporation, San Diego, CA, 92110

11. 2:40 PORTS OF LONG BEACH AND LOS ANGELES BIOLOGICAL MONITORING OF SAN PEDRO BAY. K. Green, MEC Analytical Systems, Inc. 2433 Impala Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008 3:00 Break

12. 3:20 SOFT-BOTTOM BENTHIC INVERTEBRATE ASSEMBLAGES OF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIGHT.

J. A. Ranasinghe (1)

D.E. Montagne (2)

D.B. Cadien (2)

R.G. Velarde (3)

T. K. Mikel (4)

R.W. Smith (5)

S.B. Weisberg (1)

A. Dalkey (6)

(1.) Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, 7171 Fenwick Lane, Westminster, CA, 92683.

(2.) County Sanitation District of Los Angeles County, P.O. Box 4998, Whittier, CA, 90607.

(3.) City of San Diego, 4918 N. Harbor Dr., Ste 101, San Diego, CA, 92106.

(4.) Aquatic Bioassay and Consulting Laboratories, Inc., 29 North Olive Street, Ventura, CA, 93001.

(5.) P.O. Box 1537, Ojai, CA 93024-1537.

(6.) City of Los Angeles, Environmental Monitoring Division, 12000 Vista del Mar, Playa del Rey, CA 90293.

13. 3:40 DIVERSITY-ABUNDANCE RELATIONSHIPS IN BENTHIC HABITATS OF THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BIGHT Tim Mikel. Aquatic Bioassay and Consulting Laboratories, Inc., 29 North Olive Street, Ventura, CA, 93001

14. 4:00 HOW IMPORTANT ARE NONINDIGENOUS SPECIES TO THE BENTHOS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EMBAYMENTS? R. G. Velarde, City of San Diego, 4918 N. Harbor Dr., Ste 101, San Diego, CA, 92106, J.A. Ranasinghe, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, 7171 Fenwick Lane, Westminster, CA, 92683 and D.B. Cadien, County Sanitation District of Los Angeles County, P.O. Box 4998, Whittier, CA, 90607.

15. 4:20 MARINE: THE MULTI-AGENCY ROCKY INTERTIDAL NETWORK. M. E. Dunaway, Minerals Management Service, Camarillo 93010.

16. 4:40 POST-RESTORATION LONG-TERM MONITORJNG FOR THE BATIQUITOS LAGOON ENHANCEMENT PROJECT.

K. Merkel (1)

H. D. Henderson(1)

R. A. Woodfield (1)

M. Carpenter (2)

(1.) Merkel & Associates, Inc., San Diego, CA 92123.

(2.) KTU+A, San Diego, CA 92103

Friday June 7

Location: Bauer Forum

Contributed Papers

Chairs: Ralph Appy, Port of Los Angeles, Judith Lemus, Sea Grant Program, U.S.C., and John Dorsey, City of Los Angeles.

17. 8:40 ATMOSPHERIC DEPOSITION OF TRACE METALS TO SANTA MONICA BAY. K. Schiff, L. Tiefenthaler, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Westminster, CA, and K. Stolzenbach, R. Lu, R. Turco, S. Friedlander, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

18. 9:00 CHARACTERISTICS, FORMATION MECHANISMS AND CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF ULTRAFINE PARTICLES IN VARIOUS LOCATIONS OF THE LOS ANGELES BASIN. Constantinos Sioutas, Si Shen, Michael D. Geller, Chandan Misra and Seongheon Kim, University of Southern California, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, 3620 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089

19. 9:20 AUTOTOMY: NOVEL PROTECTION FROM MERCURY TOXICITY IN AQUATIC OLIGOCHAETE WORMS. Doris Vidal. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Toxicology Department. Westminster CA 92683-5218

20. 9:40 EQUAL LOADS OF NUTRIENTS ADMINISTERED TO MACROALGAE VIA PULSES OF DIFFERENG FREQUENCY AND MAGNITUDE AFFECT GROWTH AND TISSUE NUTRIENTS OF ENTEROMORPHA INTESTINALIS AND ULVA EXPANSA.

Krista Kamer (1)

Rachel L. Kennison (2)

Peggy Fong (2)

(1.) Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, Westminster CA 92683.

(2.) University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Los Angeles CA 90095.

21. 10:00 MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION AND PATTERNS OF REPRODUCTION AND RECRUITMENT IN LOWER INTERTIDAL POPULATIONS OF THE KELP EGREGIA MENZIESII (TURNER) ARESCHOUG. Henkel, Sarah K. and Murray, Steven N. Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, PO Box 6850, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850

22. 10:20 HABITAT ASSOCIATIONS OF STEELHEAD TROUT IN A SMALL STREAM NEAR THE SOUTHERN EXTENT OF THEIR RANGE. A. P. Spina. National Marine Fisheries Service, Southwest Region, Long Beach, CA 90802.

10:40 Break

11:00 Plenary Speaker: Walter Fitch, University of California, Irvine "Creation Science: an Oxymoron"

12:00 Lunch

23. 1:20 IN SITU MONITORING OF GASTRIC pH CHANGES ASSOCIATED WITH FEEDING IN LEOPARD SHARKS. Yannis P. Papastamatiou and Christopher G. Lowe, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University Long Beach, 1250 Bellflower Blvd., Long Beach CA 90840.

24. 1:40 ONTOGENETIC RESPONSES TO TERRESTRIAL DIETS IN A NEOTROPICAL FISH: GUT MORPHOLOGY AND DIGESTIVE ENZYME ACTIVITY IN BRYCON GUATEMALENSIS (CHARACIDAE). K.E. Drewe and M.H. Horn. California State University, Fullerton, Department of Biology, Fullerton, CA 92834

25. 2:00 DIEL MOVEMENT PATTERNS OF THE OCEAN SUNFISH, MOLA MOLA: A PRELIMINARY REPORT. D. Cartamil and C. Lowe. California State University, Long Beach, Department of Biological Sciences, Long Beach, California, 90840.

26. 2:20 INCIDENCE OF SALMONELLA IN FREE RANGING IGUANID LIZARDS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Jeffery Burkhart, Ron Fauntleroy, and Kelly Spencer, Department of Biology, University of La Verne, La Verne, CA. 91750

27. 2:40 OIL IMPACT ON GROWTH OF SALICORNIA VIRGINIA UNDER CONTROLLED TIDAL CONDITIONS. C.Y. Chen, D. D. Portugal, T Zuniga and A.H.B.M. Wijte. California State University, Long Beach, Department of Biology, Long Beach, CA, 90840.

3:00 Break

28. 3:20 EXAMINATION OF RECRUITMENT PATTERNS IN KELP BASS, PARALABRA CLATHRATUS BY THE ANALYSIS OF MITOCHONDRIAL DNA CONTROL REGION SEQUENCES. Christina W. Luzier and Raymond R. Wilson, Jr., California State University, Long Beach, Department of Biological Sciences, Long Beach, CA 90840

29. 3:40 BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES OF SCALLOPED HAMMERHEAD SHARKS, SPHYRNA LEWINI, AND LEOPARD SHARKS, TRIAKIS SEMIFASCIATA, TO PULSED, DIRECT CURRENT ELECTRICAL FIELDS. M.M. Marcotte. California State University, Long Beach, Department of Biological Sciences, Long Beach, CA, 90840.

31. 4:00 FISH SPECIES COMPOSITION FROM THE SEAFOOD MARKET OF ENSENADA, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO (2000-2001). Hernandez-Hernandez, Alej andra y Jorge A. Rosales-Casian, Departamento de Ecologia, Grupo de Ecologia Pesquera Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y Educacion Superior de Ensenada (CICESE) Km 107 carretera Tijuana-Ensenada, Ensenada Baja California, Mexico. U.S. Mailing: P.O. Box 434844, San Diego California 92143-4844 U.S.A.

Friday June 7 5-7 p.m.

Location: McKenna Auditorium

Poster Session: and Wine and Cheese Social

32. POLYCHAETOUS ANNELID ASSEMBLAGES ASSOCIATED WITH SEDIMENTS NEAR SEVEN SHALLOW WASTEWATER OUTFALLS ALONG THE TIJUANA-ENSENADA COSTAL CORRIDOR IN NORTHERN BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO. V. Rodrfguez-Villanueva (1), R. Martinez-Lara (2) and V. Macfas-Zamora (1).

(1.) I.I.O. Universidad Autonoma de Baja California. Km 107 Carretera Tijuana-Ensenada. Apartado Postal 453. Ensenada, B.C. Mexico

(2.) Marine Biology Laboratory, City of San Diego Ocean Monitoring Program. 4918 North Harbor Drive, Suite # 101, San Diego, CA 92106. U.S.A.

33. POPULATION SYSTEMATICS OF THE CAROLINA ANOLE, ANOLIS CAROLINENSIS VOIGT (SQUAMATA: IGUANIA: POLYCHROTIDAE): GEOGRAPHIC VARIATION IN MORPHOLOGY.

W.C.H. Chun (1)

J.W. Archie (2)

(1.) University of California, Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Los Angeles, CA, 90095

(2.) California State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Long Beach, CA, 90840.

34. SALT TOLERANCE AND REMEDIATION POTENTIAL OF SALIX LASIOLEPIS: A NATIVE CALIFORNIA WILLOW. A. Ferrus-Garcia, C.M Vadheim, J. Roberts. Department of Biology, CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson CA 90747

35. NORTHERN ORANGE COUNTY FALL 2001 WEATHER SUMMARY G.P Hannes, California State University, Fullerton, Department of Geogrpahy, Fullerton, CA 92634.

36. TROPHIC LEVELS AND HEAVY METAL CONCENTRATIONS OF TERNS AT TWO CALIFORNIA NESTING COLONIES.

M.H. Horn (1)

A.Z. Mason (2)

D.R. Smith (1)

E.A. Logothetis (3)

C.T. Collins (2)

(1.) Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA 92834

(2.) Department of Biological Science, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA 90840

(3.) 1810 Perry Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403.

37. ACANTHOCHONDRIA SP. A, A NEW SPECIES OF PARASITIC COPEPOD POECILOSTOMATOIDA: CHONDRACANTHIDAE) ON THE CALIFORNIA HALIBUT, PARALICHTHYS CALIFORIVICUS, FROM SANTA MONICA BAY, CALIFORNIA. Julianne Kalmnan. Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, CA 90095-1606

38. PARASITE-MEDIATED SEXUAL SELECTION OF GREEN SWORDTAILS, XIPHOPHORUS HELLERI. R. Lavie and C. Hogue, California State University, Northridge, Department of Biology, Northridge, CA, 91330

39. THE BENTHIC COMMUNITY OF SAN DIEGO BAY. E.C. Nestler, D. Pasko, and T D. Stebbins. Marine Biology Laboratory, City of San Diego Ocean Monitoring Program, 4918 N. Harbor Drive, Suite #101, San Diego, CA 92106, USA.

40. PROBABLE LATERITE IN THE PALEOCENE LAS VIRGENES SANDSTONE, SOLSTICE CANYON, SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS, CALIFORNIA. G.R. Noriega, HO. Hernandez, Dr. P. Ramirez, California State University Los Angeles, Department of Geological Sciences, Los Angeles, CA, 90032

41. ASSESSMENT OF THE HEALTH OF KELP HABITATS ALONG THE NORTH COAST OF SANTA MONICA BAY.

B. Reed (1)

P. Fong (2)

J.R. Smith (2)

(1.) Santa Monica BayKeeper

(2.) University of California, Los Angeles (Funded by the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Foundation).

42. SOIL MICROBIAL ACTIVITY AND MYCORRHIZAL ASSOCIATION IN A SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAN SALT MARSH. Matthew W. Vandersande and Dr. Richard F. Ambrose Environmental Science and Engineering Program, UCLA

43. OCCURRENCE OF Gyrodactylus perforatus (MONOGENEA) ON ITS FISH HOST Clevelandia ios (Gobiidae) FROM BODEGA BAY AND TOMALES BAY, CALIFORNIA. M. P. Walberg, E. Diamant, and K. Wong. University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Los Angeles, CA, 90095.

100. A COMPARISON OF THE VOCALIZATIONS OF TWO SPECIES OF FYLING FOXES IN THE SAMOAN ARCHIPELAGO, Eiler. K; J. Newmark; B. Drummond; C. Stewart; and S. Banack, California State University, Department of Biological Science, Fullerton, CA. 92831.

Saturday June 8

Location: Bauer Forum

Symposium: Conservation Management

Chair: Brad Blood, Sapphos Environmental.

44. 9:00 MANAGEMENT OF THE CALIFORNIA LEAST TERN BREEDING POPULATION. Kathy Keane, Keane Biological Consulting, 5546 Parkcrest Street, Long Beach CA 90808 USA, keanebio@cs.com

45. 9:20 CONSERVATION OF THE ENDANGERED SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA STEELHEAD IN THE VENTURA RIVER: AN UPDATE ON THE PROPOSED REMOVAL OF MATILIJA DAM. Sabrina L. Drill. University of California Cooperative Extension, 2 Coral Circle, Monterey Park, CA 91755.

46. 9:40 CONSERVATION DILEMMAS INVOLVING ENDANGERED SPECIES IN THREE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HABITATS; SAN MIGUEL ISLAND, BOLSA CHICA WETLANDS AND RIPARIAN WOODLANDS. Daniel A. Guthrie, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, Ca. 91711

47. 10:00 THE IMPORTANCE OF MANAGEMENT OF THE NATIVE PARASITIC PLANT CUSCUTA SALINA IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SALT MARSH HABITAT. Christina Simokat. Department of Biology, California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA 92096.

48. 10:20 AVIAN POPULATIONS IN DIMINISHING OPEN SPACE: A SURVEY OF THE BIRDS OF SIGNAL HILL, CA. V. Anne Short, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Long Beach, California.

10:40 Break

11:00 Plenary Speaker: Gregor Hodgson, U.C.L.A. on "John Q. Public Saves Coral Reefs." Pickford Auditorium

12:00 Lunch

Symposium: Exotic Species

Chair: Dan Guthrie, Claremont Colleges

49. 1:40 ARE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S CHANGING COASTAL WATERS AND NEARSHORE BIOLOGICAL COMMUNITIES BECOMING MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO INVASION BY EXOTIC SEAWEEDS? S. N. Murray. Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850

50. 2:00 WHAT IS NONINDIGENOUS AND IS IT ALL BAD? J. N. Baskin and T. R. Haglund, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, Biological Sciences Department, Pomona, CA 91768.

51. 2:20 THE MARINE INVADERS OF CALIFORNIA: LESSONS FROM SAN FRANCISCO AND SAN DIEGO. Jeffrey A. Crooks. Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, Imperial Beach, CA. 91933

52. 2:40 U.S. RESPONSE TO POTENTIAL ECOLOGICAL THREAT TO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ECOSYSTEMS BY THE INTRODUCED MARINE CHLOROPHYTE CAULERPA TAXIFOLIA. R.A. Woodfield and K.W. Merkel, Merkel & Associates, Inc., 5434 Ruffin Rd., San Diego, CA, 92123

3:00 Break

53. 3:20 EXOTIC AQUATIC TURTLES ON THE WEST COAST: CONSIDERATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS. Mark R. Jennings (1), Dan C. Holland (2) and Robert H. Goodman, Jr. (3). (1) Rana Resources, 39913 Sharon Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 (2) 334A East Fallbrook Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028 (3) Citrus Community College, 1000 W. Foothill Blvd., Glendora, CA 91741

54. 3:40 EXOTIC FISH SPECIES AND THEIR IMPACTS ON SMALL COASTAL LAGOONS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Camm C. Swift (1) and Dan C. Holland (2). Emeritus, Section of Fishes, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, CA 91007; and 334A East Falbrook, Fallbrook, CA 92028

55. 4:00 INVADER IN THE OPEN SEA! THE NEW ZEALAND MARINE SNAIL PHILINE AURIFORMIS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATERS. D. B. Cadien, Marine Biology Lab, County Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, 24501 S. Figueroa St., Carson, CA, 90745

56. 4:20 INTERACTION BETWEEN NATIVE FISH, HABITAT, AND EXOTIC FISH SPECIES IN THE MEDDLE SANTA ANA RIVER, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Camm C. Swift, Emeritus. Section of Fishes, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Mailing address: 346 West Le Roy Avenue, Arcadia, CA 91007

Saturday June 8

Location: Pickford Auditorium

Symposium: Rocky Reef Monitoring

Chair: Dan Pondella, Vantuna Research Group, Occidental College and Robert Grove, Southern California Edison.

8:45 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION.

D Pondella and R. Grove

57. 9:00 MONITORING OF NEARSHORE MARINE HABITATS FOLLOWING BEACH REPLENISHMENT ACTIVITIES.

L. Honma (1)

R. Rundle (2)

(1.) AMEC Earth & Environmental, 5510 Morehouse Dr., San Diego, CA 92121.

(2.) San Diego Association of Governments, 401 B Street Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101.

58. 9:20 ANALYSIS OF AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHS TO DETERMINE THE EFFECTS OF THE DIABLO CANYON POWER PLANT THERMAL DISCHARGE ON KELP CANOPIES.

Scott Kimura and James Strampe (TENERA Environmental, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401)

59. 9:40 INTERPRETING HISTORICAL RECORDS OF SIZES OF KELP BEDS (PART 1).

W. J. North., W.M. Keck Engineering Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91125

10:00 INTERPRETING HISTORICAL RECORDS OF SIZES OF KELP BEDS (PART 2).

W. J. North., W.M. Keck Engineering Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 91125

60. 10:20 UPDATE ON THE SAN CLEMENTE ARTIFICIAL REEF PROGRAM.

R. Grove, Southern California Edison; S. Schroeter, UCSB.

10:40 Break

11:00 Plenary Speaker: Gregor Hodgson, U.C.L.A. on "John Q. Public Saves Coral Reefs." Pickford Auditorium

12:00 LUNCH

61. 1:20 REEF--A VOLUNTEER-FISH MONITORING PROGRAM IN CALIFORNIA.

C.V. Pattengill-Semmens. Reef Environmental Education Foundation, P.O. Box 246, Key Largo, FL 33037, 206-529-1240, christy@reef.org

62. 1:40 LONG-TERM CHANGES IN FISH POPULATIONS IN THE VICINITY OF DIABLO CANYON POWER PLANT, CENTRAL CALIFORNIA.

J.C. Carroll and J.R. Steinbeck. Tenera Environmental, 225 Prado Rd., Suite D, San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401.

63. 2:00 DECLINES IN ROCKY REEF FISH POPULATIONS: HAVE DIFFERENT SPECIES RESPONDED SIMILARLY TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE?

A. Brooks, R. Schmitt, & S. Holbrook. Marine Science Institute, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, 93106 USA

64. 2:20 LONGTERM DECLINE OF ICHTHYOPLANKTON ABUNDANCE IN SANTA MONICA BAY.

D.J. Pondella, II. Vantuna Research Group, Occidental College, Department of Biology, Los Angeles, CA, 90041.

65. 2:40 REGIME SHIFTS IN CALIFORNIA CURRENT ZOOPLANKTON ASSEMBLAGES.

M.D. Ohman (1)

B.E. Lavaniegos (1,2)

(1.) Integrative Oceanography Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA 92093-0218

(2.) CICESE, Ensenada, Mexico

3:00 BREAK

66. 3:20 MONITORING SUBTIDAL COMMUNITY CHANGES AT SURVEY ROCK, ANACAPA ISLAND: FORTY YEARS AND STILL COUNTING.

J. Engle (1)

J. Altstatt (2)

R. Ambrose (3)

J. Carroll (4)

J.A. Coyer (5)

(1.) Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106

(2.) Santa Barbara ChannelKeeper, 120 W. Mission St., Santa Barbara, CA 93101

(3.) Department of Environmental Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024

(4.) Tenera Environmental, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(5.) Dept. of Marine Biol. University of Groningen, The Netherlands

67. 3:40 THE NEARSHORE FISH ASSEMBLAGE OF THE SAN DIEGO/LA JOLLA ECOLOGICAL RESERVE.

Craig, M. T., P. A. Hastings, And P. K. Dayton. Scripps Institution Of Oceanography, 9500 Gilman Dr. Mail Code 0208, La Jolla, Ca 92093-0208.

68. 4:00 REMOTE TRACKING OF GIANT SEA BASS (Stereolepis gigas) USING AN ACOUSTIC SENSORY ARRAY AROUND ANACAPA ISLAND.

Michael L. Domejer. Pfleger Institute of Environmental Research, 901-B PIER View Way, Oceanside, CA 92054

69. 4:20 SEXUAL DICHROMATISM AND SPAWNING BEHAVIOR OF THE KELP BASS, PARALABRAX CLATHRATUS, FROM SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIA.

B.E. Erisman. Nearshore Marine Fish Research Program, Department of Biology, California State University, Northridge, CA, 91330-8303

70. 4:40 REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOR AND MATING SYSTEM OF THE TEMPERATE WRASSE, HALICHOERES SEMICINCTUS.

M.S. Adreani. Nearshore Marine Fish Research Program, Department of Biology, California State University, Northridge, CA, 91330.

Saturday June 8

Location: Bauer 35

Contributed Papers

Chair: Dr Raymond Wilson and Dr. David Huckaby, CSU Long Beach

71. 9:00 PUTATIVE FUNCTION OF TYROSINE D OF PHOTOSYSTEM II PROBED BY FLUORESCENCE AND OPTICAL ABSORBANCE SPECTROSCOPY.

Jennifer H. Jones and Richard J. Debus. Department of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521.

72. 9:20 FIELD VALIDATION OF CHRONIC SUBLETHAL DREDGED MATERIAL LABORATORY BIOASSAYS: PROGRAM DESIGN.

M.A. Irwin, D.W. Moore. MEC Analytical Systems Inc. 2433 Impala Drive Carlsbad, CA 92008. T.S. Bridges. Waterways Experiment Station, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 3909 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg, MS, 39180

73. 9:40 FLOWER DENSITY EFFECTS ON POLLINATION OF ARTICHOKE THISTLE (Cynara cardunculus L. Asteraccae).

L. Clarke and S. Banack, California State University, Fullerton, Department of Biological Sciences, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850

74. 10:00 COPPER TOLERANCE AND REMEDIATION POTENTIAL OF SALIX LASIOLEPIS: A NATIVE CALIFORNIA WILLOW.

CM Vadheim, K Williams, J. Roberts. Department of Biology, CSU Dominguez Hills, Carson CA 90747.

75. 10:20 WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A HERBIVORE?--GUT STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN THREE SPECIES OF NEW WORLD SILVERSIDE FISHES (TELOSTEI: ATHERINOPSIDAE) WITH DIFFERENT DIETS.

M.H. Horn, A. Gawlicka, E.A. Logothetis, A.M. Jones, J.W Cavanagh, D.P. German and C.T. Freeman. Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, CA, 92834.

10:40 Break

11:00 Plenary Speaker: Gregor Hodgson, U.C.L.A. on "John Q. Public Saves Coral Reefs." Pickford Auditorium

12:00 LUNCH

30. 1:20 PHYLOGENY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF THE SERANNID FISH GENUS EPINEPHELUS.

M. T. Craig. Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 9500 Gilman Dr. Mail Code 0208, La Jolla, CA 92093-0208.

76. 1:40 FEEDING PREFERENCES AND ASSIMILATION EFFICIENCIES IN THE HERBIVOROUS MARINE SNAIL LITHOPOMA UNDOSUM (TURBINIDAE).

Erin Cox and Steve Murray, 800 N. State College, California State University, Fullerton, CA, 92834-6850

77. 2:00 WHENCE HAVE THEY COME, THE ABYSSAL GRENADIERS?

Raymond R. Wilson. Jr. and Phoebe Attia, California State University, Long Beach, Department of Biological Sciences, Long Beach, CA 90840

78. 2:20 PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO VARIATIONS IN SALINITY AND NUTRIENTS BY THE BLOOM-FORMING MAGROALGA Enteromorpha intestinalis: IMPLICATIONS FOR USE AS A BIOINDICATOR OF FRESHWATER AND NUTRIENT INFLUX TO ESTUARINE AND COASTAL AREAS.

R. A. Cohen and P. Fong. University of California, Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1606.

79. 2:40 THE USE OF AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES TO IDENTIFY ECOLOGICAL TRENDS IN URBAN FRESHWATER STREAMS. W.H. Isham. MEC Analytical Systems, Inc. Carlsbad, CA, 92008.

3:00 BREAK

80. 3:20 COMPARISON OF FEEDING GUILD STRUCTURES OF INTERTIDAL FISHES FROM CALIFORNIA AND CHILE: A MEASURE OF COMMUNITY CONVERGENCE. K. S. Boyle and M. H. Horn. Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850

81. 3:40 DIGESTIVE ENZYME ACTIVITY IN HERBIVOROUS AND CARNIVOROUS PRICKLEBACK FISHES (Stichaeidae): ONTOGENETIC AND PHYLOGENETIC EFFECTS. D.P. German, M.H. Horn, and A. Gawlicka. Department of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834

99. 4:00 INFLUENCES ON THE SELECTION OF SCIENCE AS A STUDY AND CAREER. Lisa Marin-Burkhart, Claremont Graduate University

SATURDAY June 8

Location: Burns Lecture Hall

Symposium: Research Training Program Presentations

Chair: Richard and Martha Schwartz, Torrance High School and L.A. County Schools

8:30 Welcome and Introduction. Gloria Takahashi

82. 8:45 ANALYSIS OF PROTEOLYTIC ACTIVITY OF THE CARNIVOROUS PLANT NEPENTHES. Jason Bae. California State University, Fullerton, Department of Biological Science, Fullerton, CA 92831-3599

83. 9:00 EFFECTS OF IN-UTERO COCAINE EXPOSURE ON THE DEVELOPING BRAIN. Amruta Kulkarny and Dr. Lynne Smith, Harbor UCLA REI 30427 Via Rivera, Ranch Palos Verdes, CA 90275

84. 9:15 NEUROANATOMIC OBSERVATIONS OF THE BRAIN IN AUTISM: NEUROIMAGING STUDIES USING THE TECHNIQUE OF COREGISTRATION. C.K. Chen. Research and Education Institute, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Department of Radiology, Torrance, CA 90502.

85. 9:30 ON THE EFFECT OF LIGHT INTENSITY ON THE ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY OF FILAMENTOUS FUNGI. A.G. Craig. SCJAC Research Training Program.

86. 9:45 INTERNUCLEOSOMAL DNA CLEAVAGE DETECTED IN MK-801 INDUCED RATS BUT SHOW NO SIGN OF CASPASE-3 ACTIVATION IN CELL DEATH.

R. Deniskin *

D. Fujikawa * //

* Experimental Neurology Laboratory, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center and Nursing Home Unit, Sepulveda, CA 91343, U.S.A.

// Department of Neurology and Brain Research Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, U.S.A.

87. 10:00 URBANIZATION OF COASTAL WATERS B CONCOCTING HORMONAL CHAOS. L.R. Patel and S.M. Bay, Southern California California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP), Westminster, CA 92683.

88. 10:15 CORRELATION DYNAMICS IN "CIRCUIT MOLECULES" WITH CHAOTIC LINKS. J. Manasson and V. A. Manasson. WaveBand Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, 90501.

10:30 Break

11:00 Plenary Speaker: Gregor Hodgson, U.C.L.A. on "John Q. Public Saves Coral Reefs." Pickford Auditorium

12:00 Lunch Break

1:00 INSIGHT INTO THE INTEL SCIENCE TALENT COMPETITION. Student applicants from past year.

1:15 REPORT ON THE AJAS MEETING IN BOSTON, FEB. 2002.

Student participants from this year.

89. 1:30 DISTRIBUTION OF OXIDATIVE AND GLYCOLYTIC ENZYMES IN ELECTROCYTES OF PHYLOGENTICALL DIVERSE SPECIES OF FISH. Edward Smetak, Jr., La Habra High, SCJAS RTP, and Dr. Glenn Kageyama, Mentor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Department of Biological Sciences, Pomona, CA, 91768

90. 1:45 THE EFFECT OF LIGHT ON THE ACCUMULATION OF THE NUCLEAR-ENCODED psbA BINDING PROTEINS IN VASCULAR PLANTS. Monica Singh, Maya E. Mazon, Laura Arce and Amybeth Cohen, Dept. of Biological Science, California State University, Fullerton, CA 92834-6850

92. 2:15 THE EFFECTS OF ENDOTHELIAL POLARITY AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ON MONOCYTE MIGRATION IN THE HUMAN BRAIN. Wei Liang. Alhambra High School, Alhambra, CA, 91801; University of Southern California, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Los Angeles, CA

93. 2:30 DNA STRUCTURE AFFECTS SODIUM BISULFITE CONVERSION OF NUCLEOTIDES. D.M. Chen and C.L. Hsieh. University of Southern California/Norris Cancer Center, Department of Urology, Los Angeles, CA, 90033-0804.

94. 2:45 THE EFFECTS OF UROKINASE-TYPE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR (uPA) INHIBITION ON CRANIAL NEURAL CREST MIGRATION. H.L. Marr and M.A.J. Selleck. University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Department of Cell and Neurobiology, Los Angeles, CA, 90089. 3:00 Break

95. 3:30 GENETICS OF DAUER LARVAE FORMATION IN CAENORHABDITIS BRIGGSAE. P. Shirley and I. Takao, California Institute of Technology, Department of Biology, Pasadena, CA, 91125.

96. 3:45 RETROVIRAL-MEDIATED TRANSFER AND EXPRESSION OF THE NEOMYCIN AND HYGROMYCIN B DRUG RESISTANCE GENES. Annie Li and Vicky Sung, Dr. Michael Lai Research Group, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Department of Molecular Biology and Immunology, Los Angeles, CA, 90033

97. 4:00 BROCA'S AREA'S CRITICAL ROLE IN IMITATION. Jake Marcus, Crossroads School, Santa Monica, CA, 90404, Marc Heiser, UCSF, San Francisco, CA, 94143, Fumiko Maeda, Marco Iacoboni, Ahmanson Lovelace Brain Mapping Center, Los Angeles, CA, 90095

98. 4:15 OXIDATION OF SUBSTIUTED PHOSPHINES WITH SINGLET OXYGEN: INTRA- VS. INTER- MOLECULAR PATHWAYS. Timothy Dong, Dr. Matthias Selke, California State University, Los Angeles, Dept. of Chemistry, Los Angeles, CA 90032
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