Lessons from two high CO2 worlds


Tuesday 10 April 2018
Wednesday 11 April 2018
Thursday 12 April 2018

10 April 2018

Delegates picked up from Ponta Delgada (Meeting point: Portas da Cidade)
09:25 FRCT Welcome
09:35 Welcome
Rod Wilson and Rob Ellis (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
09:45 Chris Harley (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Ocean acidification impacts: confronting complexity and context-dependence
Sjannie Lefevre (University of Oslo, Norway)
Are there CO2 effects on oxygen uptake as predicted by the OCLTT hypothesis?
10:30 Timothy Ravasi (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
Genetic variation and phenotypic plasticity in the response to ocean acidification
10:45 Bayden Russell (The Swire Institute of Marine Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Is elevated carbon dioxide the biggest concern for future aquaculture? Facing the temperature challenge
11:00 Refreshment break/posters
11:30 Sam Dupont (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
From local adaptation to resilience– how to predict (and be prepared) for future global change
12:00 Ana Faria (MARE-ISPA, Portugal)
Reproductive trade-offs in the two-spotted goby under high pCO2 levels
12:15 Kathryn Smith (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
Individuals matter: Male-dependent shifts in sperm swimming and fertilisation success in response to high CO2
12:30 Catriona Clemmesen (GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany)
The complexity of ocean acidification effects on larval cod (Gadus morhua)
12:45 Lunch/Posters
14:00 Philip Munday (James Cook University, Australia)
Ocean acidification and marine fishes: the current state of knowledge, uncertainties, and future perspectives
14:30 Alison Monroe (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia)
Parental effects on heritability of high CO2 tolerance in a coral reef fish
14:45 Blake Spady (James Cook University, Australia)
The effects of elevated CO2 on the predatory behaviours of two species of tropical cephalopod
15:00 Michael Jarrold (James Cook University, Australia)
Diel CO2 cycles reduce severity of behavioural abnormalities in coral reef fish under ocean acidification
15:15 Refreshment break/posters
15:45 Göran Nilsson (University of Oslo, Norway)
Neurophysiological mechanisms linking high-CO2 with altered behaviour
16:15 José Ricardo Paula (MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Portugal)
Cognitive and neurobiological disruption of cleaning mutualisms under ocean acidification and warming
16:30 Fredrik Jutfelt (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
Temperate and coral reef fishes show negligible physiological and behavioural responses to elevated CO2
16:45 Elliot Scanes (University of Sydney, Australia)
Intertidal oysters reach their physiological limit in a future high-CO2 world
17:00 Jodie Rummer (James Cook University ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, Australia)
Physiological performance in a high CO2 world – the role of maintaining oxygen transport in fish
17:15 End of Day 1
17:30 Poster session
19:00 Delegates transferred to Ponta Delgada

11 April 2018

08:30 Delegates picked up from Ponta Delgada (Meeting point: Portas da Cidade)
09:00 Registration
09:15 Christopher Good (The Conservation Fund’s Freshwater Institute, United States)
Consequences and control of dissolved carbon dioxide in intensive aquaculture systems
09:45 Tom Nilsen (Uni Research Environment, Norway)
Effects of high environmental CO2 levels on Atlantic salmon post-smolts
10:00 Kevin Stiller (Nofima AS, Norway)
The effect of carbon dioxide on fish growth performance in recirculating aquaculture systems
10:15 Sveinung Fivelstad (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway)
Long term carbon dioxide experiments with salmonids – during 25 years
10:30 Refreshment break/posters
11:00 Rod Wilson (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
Using fundamental physiology to tackle high CO2 associated problems in aquaculture
Colin Brauner (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Mechanisms and patterns of acid-base regulation in fish exposed to high environmental CO2
11:45 Mark Bayley (Zoophysiology Aarhus University, Denmark)
The effects of hypercapnia on intensively farmed air-breathing fish
12:00 Chris Wood (University of British Columbia, Canada)
What about the other high PCO2 world – inside your fish?
12:15 Lunch/posters
13:30 Cory Suski (Univeristy of Illinois, United States)
Carbon dioxide and freshwater fish: Insights from barrier applications
14:00 Cosima Porteus (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
The effects of water chemistry in recirculated aquaculture systems on the olfaction of European sea bass
14:15 Christina Roggatz (University of Hull, United Kingdom)
Modelling behaviour mediating cues in high CO2 conditions
14:30 Alice Mirasole (University of Palermo, Italy)
Slight differences in community structure and biodiversity of fish associated to a Cymodocea nodosa meadow in a shallow CO2 vent
14:45 Refreshment break/posters
15:15 David Bass (Cefas and Natural History Museum, United Kingdom)
Disease as the major barrier to sustainable aquaculture production to 2050
15:45 Matthew Sanders (Cefas, United Kingdom)
Effect of ocean acidification on white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) replication in juvenile European lobster (Homarus gammarus)
Robert Ellis (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
Elevated and variable CO2 - a concern isolated to RAS or synonomus with intensive aquaculture globally?
16:15 Nia Whiteley (Bangor University, United Kingdom)
Energy budgets in edible crabs struggling to compensate for exposure to elevated CO2 and reduced salinity
16:30 Will Davison (University of Exeter, United Kingdom)
Cumulative impacts of high CO2 and low salinity on the behaviour and physiology of shore crabs, Carcinus maenas
16:45 End of Day 2
17:00 Delegates transferred to Ponta Delgada
18:45 Delegates picked up for conference dinner (Meeting point: Portas da Cidade)
19:30 Conference Dinner (location: Restaurante Associação Agrícola)

12 April 2018

08:30 Delegates picked up from Ponta Delgada (Meeting point: Portas da Cidade)
09:00 Registration
09:15 Carol Turley (Plymouth Marine Laboratory, United Kingdom)
CO2 and the Ocean: an increasingly important issue on global to local scales for governments and society
09:45 Silvana Birchenough (Cefas, United Kingdom)
Translating ocean acidification into practical applications to support aquaculture and food sustainability
Antonio Giacoletti (University of Palermo, Italy)
The effect of climate change on a mussel-based Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture (IMTA): insights from a mechanistic approach
10:15 Rita Patarra (CE3c - Centre for Ecology Evolution and Environmental Changes, University of Azores, Portugal)
Effects of stocking density and water flow on the growth and bioremediation efficiency of the seaweed Halopteris scoparia (Ochrophyta)
10:30 Refreshment break/posters
11:00 Bill Dewey (Taylor Shellfish Farms, United States)
Impacts of ocean acidification on United States west coast shellfish aquaculture
11:30 Susan Fitzer (University of Stirling, United Kingdom)
Climate change driven sulphate soil acidification impacts oyster shell mineral structure
11:45 Nicola Allison (University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom)
Understanding the response of biomineralisation to rising seawater pCO2
12:00 Benjamin Mos (National Marine Science Centre, Southern Cross University, Australia)
Biogenic acidification reduces sea urchin gonad growth and increases the susceptibility of aquaculture to ocean acidification
12:15 Stéphanie Auzoux-Bordenave (Sorbonne Université, France)
Impact of ocean acidification on the early life-history stages of the European abalone (Haliotis tuberculata
12:30 Discussion, knowledge gaps and conclusions
13:00 Delegates transferred back to Ponta Delgada
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