4 - 6 NOVEMBER 2019



Wednesday, 6 November 2019
08:00 – 08:30 Welcome desk
08:30 – 10:40 Session IJBS6-03
The Human-Jellyfish Nexus
Conveners: Rachel Tiller, Angel Yanagihara, Jamileh Javidpour, Angus Bloomfield, Lucas Brotz
Rachel Tiller Pest and plague or valuable resource and opportunities: Stakeholder perceptions of Jellyfish across Europe
Ainara Ballesteros The cnidome of Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) and why you should not use vinegar in case of its sting
Euikyung Kim Protective effect of epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) on toxic metalloproteinases-mediated skin damage induced by Scyphozoan jellyfish envenomation
Jamie Seymour Jellyfish venom extraction and delivery in animal models; do we have it right?
Angel Yanagihara Preliminary studies to improve outcomes of box jellyfish sting injuries in the Indo-Pacific
Biju Kumar Appukuttannair Jellyfish blooms in India: Ecosystem implications and socio-economic concerns
Lucas Brotz The race for jellyfish: winners and losers in Mexico’s Gulf of California
Damien Haberlin Interactions between between jellyfish and finfish aquaculture: current mitigation strategies
Cesar Bordehore MedusApp, a citizen science tool for monitoring jellyfish populations and stings
Angus Bloomfield Towards an Early Warning System for Jellyfish Blooms
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:40 Macarena Marambio Campos More than 10 years dealing with jellyfish blooms: the Jellyfish Observation Network in the NW Mediterranean
Zhang Fang Progress on the disaster prevention & mitigation strategy, equipment development for emergency disposal of Jellyfish Bloom in China coastal waters
Sunwoo Kim Precautionary management of jellyfish bloom by polyp elimination
Mathias Clausen The microstructure of jellyfish mesoglea and jellyfish chips
Tjaša Kogovšek Are farmed fish hungry for jellyfish? – The potential of jellyfish as alternative source of proteins in fish feed
Isabella D’Ambra Biotechnological applications of scyphomedusae
Kylie Pitt Sea Jellies Illuminated:  Partnering with Sea World to deliver a state-of-the-art jellyfish research laboratory that engages the public in jellyfish science
12:40 – 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 – 15:40 Session IJBS6-04
Novel techniques for understanding the ecology of gelatinous zooplankton blooms
Conveners: Dror Angel, Natasha Henschke, Mary Beth Decker, Evgeny A. Pakhomov, Cornelia Jaspers
Opening talk
Dror Angel How do we quantify the abundances of something as elusive as jellyfish?
Mary Beth Decker Chrysaora melanaster spatial and seasonal dynamics detected by Adaptive Resolution Imaging Sonar (ARIS) in the eastern Bering Sea
Brett Bolte Detection of the cubozoan, Copula sivickisi, using environmental DNA (eDNA)
Aidan Long A novel platform for monitoring small gelatinous zooplankton: the high-speed Gulf VII plankton sampler captures gelatinous meso-zooplankton as effectively as a traditional ring net
Ben Mcilwaine Combining UAVs and AI: producing an early warning system for coastal industries
Laura Prieto State-of-the-art technologies to study Pelagia noctiluca in the Balearic Sea (Mediterranean Sea)
Evgeny Pakhomov Spatial shifts of major gelatinous and crustacean metazoans in response to projected climate change scenarios
15:40 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:40 Mayara de Almeida Jordano Is phenotypic plasticity determined by temperature and fluid regime in scyphomedusae ?
Marine Pastor Pelagia noctiluca ephyrae from NW Mediterranean Sea: where are they before becoming medusae?
Michael Kingsford Ecology and population connectivity of the cubozoan Copula sivickisi in northern Australia
Verena Ras Population structuring of Chrysaora africana and Chrysaora fulgida across the west coast of Africa
Richard Brodeur Causes and consequences of the great pyrosome bloom in the Northern California Current
Léo Berline Modeling Pelagia noctiluca dynamics in the Mediterranean Sea
Jasmine L. Headlam Using citizen science, at-sea observations and a Lagrangian particle-tracking model to determine the source of a Portuguese Man O’War Physalia physalis (Hydrozoa: Siphonophorae) mass stranding event
Joan Josep Soto Angel Quorum sensing and abiotic factors underlying bloom potential in Mnemiopsis: new evidence from laboratory culture
Concluding remarks
19:00 – 23:00 Awards and farewell at the Two Oceans Aquarium