4 - 6 NOVEMBER 2019



Time Presenting Author Poster title
Poster speed presentation #1
11:40 – 12:40 IJBS6-01
The Cryptic and Integrative Ecology of Medusae and Polyps.
Brown What is the Aurelia from Mozambique?
Chi Rethinking environmental factors in determining moon jelly’s life history: the importance of food quality
Schiariti Effects of temperature shifts on strobilation
Kienberger Environmental forcing in early life stages of the scyphozoan jellyfish Rhizostoma luteum (Quoy and Gaimard 1827)
Loveridge Duration and magnitude of winter cold period determines strobilation success in Aurelia aurita in southern England
Morandini Identification of colonial species of coronate scyphozoans (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa: Coronatae): emphasis on the genus Linuche Eschscholtz, 1829.
Seymour A needle in a haystack: An integrative approach for identifying the ecology of the Irukandji
Higgins The genomic and transcriptomic basis of behavior in a cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis: Mastigias and Cladocopium of Palau
Role of jellyfish in ecosystem structure and function.
Ottman Vertical and spatial distribution of different life stages of Pelagia noctiluca ephyrae in the Western Mediterranean Sea
Gómez Physiological and enzymatic respiration in Aurelia aurita and Pelagia noctiluca
Bernard Implications of Pyrosoma atlanticum grazing on phytoplankton standing stocks in the Northern California Current
Merquiol Trophic interactions between Pelagia noctiluca and plankton in the Gulf of Naples (Tyrrhenian Sea, Central Mediterranean).
Sweetman Influence of jelly-falls and aquaculture organic discharges on benthic ecosystem processes
Pitt Prevalence, abundance and intensity of infection of a new species of parasitic sea anemone from Chrysaora kynthia (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa)
Stoltenberg Jellyfish-fish interactions in changing oceans
Brodeur Identification of pelagic and demersal fish predators on gelatinous zooplankton in the Northeast Pacifc Ocean
The Human-Jellyfish Nexus.
Morandini Cnidabase Acraspeda: A database on meduzoan cnidome
R. Tiseo Cnidome throughout the life cycle of scyphozoan species (Cnidaria, Scyphozoa)
Yu Metalloproteinases in nematocyst venom from jellyfish Nemopilema nomurai are responsible for inflammation
Abdul Venom proteome of three blooming jellyfishes Chrysaora caliparea, Cyanea nozakii and Lychnorhiza malayensis (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) from the coastal waters of India
Poster speed presentation #2
14:55 – 15:40 IJBS6-04
Novel techniques for understanding the ecology of gelatinous zooplankton blooms.
Adongo Studies on abundance of jellyfish along the coast of Greater Accra Region of Ghana.
Bordehore Modelling of the effect of breakwaters on jellyfish distribution: the Carybdea marsupialis example
Jasper Ocean current modelling: The importance of ocean currents for range expansion of invasive jellyfish and comb jelly species
Helm Mapping the global distribution of floating hydrozoans velella and Porpita
Packard How to better calculate physiological respiration in jellyfish from enzymatic assays and enzyme kinetics
Holst Potential of MALDI−TOF MS-based proteomic fingerprinting for species identification of gelatinous zooplankton
Djeghri Predation or photosynthesis? Nutritional variability of Mastigias papua using stable isotopes and fatty acids
Govuza Observations on population connectivity amongst holopelagic and mesopelagic Scyphozoa around Africa
Mungunda Hydro-acoustic discrimination, and biomass estimation, of jellyfish along the Namibian coast
Schaub Using unmanned aerial vehicles to measure jellyfish aggregations
Verhaegen The Arctic Jellies (ARJEL) project: Investigating the impact of gelatinous zooplankton communities on changing Arctic ecosystems
de Almeida Jordano Patterns of morphological development in Scyphozoa ephyrae (Cnidaria, Medusozoa)
Gamero-Mora The reliability of morphological features to distinguish species within the upside-down jellyfish cryptic complex (Rhizostomeae: Cassiopeidae: Cassiopea)
Garbi Molinari Morphological review of the genus Nausithoe (Nausithoideae, Coronatae, Scyphozoa, Cnidaria) and description of Nausithoe silveira n. sp. from South Atlantic
Garcia-Rodriguez Histology of female gonads and oogenesis in Chiropsalmus quadrumanus (Cubozoa, Cnidaria)
Lawley What makes blue jellyfish, blue? Searching for homologs of the new class of animal pigments from Rhizostoma pulmo
Ras Barcoding West African jellyfish – preliminary insights into species diversity off the west coast of Africa
Enrique-Navarro The symbiotic case study of zooxantheae living inside the jellyfish Cotylorhiza tuberculata
Poster speed presentation #3
11:40 – 12:40
McGuinness The fatty acid profile of Aurelia aurita: significant differences between the bell and gonad tissues
Brownlow The relative importance of gelatinous to crustacean zooplankton determined using six abundance and biomass methodologies
Moodaley An unusual new jellyfish from estuaries along the south and east coasts of South Africa
Morandini World Atlas of Jellyfish: a new source of taxonomic data about cubomedusae and scyphomedusae
Prieto First record of Phyllorhiza punctata (Cnidaria: Rhizostomae: Mastigiidae) in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean
Faye Inventory, bio-ecology and potential impact of the main jellyfish species off the Senegalese coast
Fonfría A new species of box jellyfish (Cnidaria: Cubozoa: Carybdeida, Copula) from Western Mediterranean Sea
Gueroun Patterns and trends in jellyfish diversity in the Macaronesia region
Kim New records of Brooksia rostrata and Thetys vagina (Class Thaliacea: Order Salpida) with introduction tunicate in Korean waters
Kogovšek Mnemiopsis leidyi – a successful invader in the northern Adriatic Sea
Leoni Biogeography and phenology of Rhizostoma pulmo in the Mediterranean Sea
Lewis The growing pains that turned out to be Chrysaora fulgida and Chrysaora agulhensis
Reinicke Legacy of Max Egon Thiel: An unpublished manuscript and a review about four decades of Rhizostomeae research since 1979
Silva do Nascimento Planktonic hydrozoans variability in the subtropical estuarine system of Paranagua bay, Brazil
Stucki A long way from home: Invasion of the Pacific Hydrozoan, Aequorea australis, into coastal New Jersey waters
Wang Monitoring of Scyphozoan jellyfish species in the adjacent waters of a power plant, Liaodong Bay, China
Bologna Rise and demise of Gonionemus vertens blooms
dos Santos GelAvista: Citizen Science for the monitoring of Jellyfish in Portugal
Gómez Impact of microplastics in jellyfish
Henschke Current trends in jellyfish blooms: Investigating the impact of climate change through population modeling
Manko Effects of climate change on the distribution and diversity of gelatinous zooplankton in the Fram Strait (Arctic Ocean)
Youbouni Ghepdeu A preview of jellyfish diversity and ecology at the Kribi Coastal zone of Cameroon, South-East Atlantic
Gómez Microplastic ingestion in Pelagia noctiluca
Idrissi What drives massive apparition of the gelatinous plankton on the Moroccan Atlantic continental shelf?
Dong Dietary analysis of polyps and ephyrae of the moon jellyfish Aurelia coerulea based on high-throughput sequencing