4 - 6 NOVEMBER 2019



Monday, 4 November 2019
08:00 – 09:00 Welcome desk
09:00 – 09:15 Welcome talk + CEO IZIKO
09:15 – 10:40 Session IJBS6-00
Conveners: Verena Ras, Zafrir Kuplik
Author Abstract title
Riyas Abdul Jellyfish blooms along the southwest coast of India: Current status and trends.
Clarissa Garbi Molinari Phylogenetic relationships within the order Coronatae (Coronatae; Scyphozoa), with emphasis on genus Nausithoe Kölliker, 1853
Aino Hosia Hydrozoan pelagic diversity in Norway (HYPNO) – project summary and selected results
Brian Hunt Mega-swarm of northern sea nettles (Chrysaora melanaster) in the Gulf of Alaska in the winter of 2019
Maciej Manko Long-term changes in gelatinous zooplankton diversity and distribution in the Atlantic Gateway to the Arctic
Gisele R. Tiseo Sexual reproduction in Acraspeda (Medusozoa, Cnidaria): a morpho-evolutionary approach
Heidi Skrypzeck Chrysaora fulgida: adaptations to life in an upwelling system
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 11:40
Gerlien Verhaegen Three-dimensional ecological niche modelling of midwater jellyfish: project outlook
Amanda Wiesenthal The effect of temperature and food availability on the asexual reproduction of Aurelia aurita and Cyanea capillata
Sheldon Rey Boco Coastal acidification does not exacerbate effects of hypoxia on the settlement and swimming behaviour of creeping polyps of the Irukandji jellyfish, Alatina alata
11:40 – 12:40 Poster speed presentations  #1
12:40 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 14:55
Götz-Bodo Reinicke Transparent world: Siphonophores made of glass
Ilka Straehler-Pohl Ernst Haeckel’s mysterious cubomedusan species
Hila Dror Jellyfish mucus as a means to combat plastic pollution?
Phuping Sucharitakul Limited impacts of microbeads to Aurelia aurita medusae
14:55 – 15:40 Poster speed presentations #2
15:40 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 16:40
Chaolun Li A project of jellyfish disaster prevention for the nuclear power plant in China
Alorah Bliese Comparative transcriptomic identification of venom proteins in the clinging jellyfish Gonionemus vertens
Jing Dong Spatiotemporal distributional pattern of Nemopilema nomurai monitored using sighting, trawl net and plankton net in Yellow Sea and Liaodong Bay of Bohai Sea during 2017-2019
Mohamed Najib Daly Yahia Recent changes in the phenology of Scyphozoans in the southwestern Mediterranean Sea
Hounaida Farah Idrissi What drives massive apparition of the gelatinous plankton on the Moroccan Atlantic continental shelf?
17:00 – 18:00 Poster speed presentations #3
18:00 – 19:30 POSTERS SESSION



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