2016 ANNUAL MEETING STUDENT AWARDS

BEST STUDENT PRESENTATION

Dorothy Horn, California State University, Channel Islands
PERVASIVE PLASTICS: A NEW CHALLENGE FOR CRABS AND OUR SANDY BEACH ECOSYSTEM.

BEST STUDENT PRESENTATION - HONORABLE MENTIONS

Carly Creley, California State University, Los Angeles
CHANGES IN THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE EASTERN GRAY SQUIRREL, SCIURUS CAROLINENSIS, IN CALIFORNIA FROM 1900-2014 WITH PROJECTIONS OF ITS FUTURE RANGE

Caitlin McGarigal, California State University, Long Beach
PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ANGLING AND HANDLING STRESS ON SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA KELP BASS, PARALABRAX CLATHRATUS.

Haley Gause, California State University, Long Beach
ASSESSING THE VIRULENCE POTENTIAL OF THE TACHYZOITE STAGE OF THE APICOMPLEXAN PARASITE, TOXOPLASMA GONDII, WHILE EXPOSED TO SEAWATER CONDITIONS

BEST STUDENT POSTER

Caitlin Sojka, California State University, Long Beach
PHENOTYPIC PLASTICITY IN FEEDING STRUCTURES IN PRE-FEEDING LARVAE OF ECHINOID AND ASTEROID ECHINODERMS.

BEST STUDENT POSTER - HONORABLE MENTIONS

Hannah Munkacsi, Occidental College
MOLECULAR ECOLOGY OF ASCAROPHIS (SIMILASCAROPHIS) SP. (NEMATODA: CYSTIDICOLIDAE) FROM FISH AND CRUSTACEAN HOSTS FROM SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, MEXICO AND CHILE.

Annie Jean Rendleman, California State University, Long Beach
ENERGETIC EFFICIENCY OF GROWTH IN MORPHOLOGICALLY DIFFERENT LARVAL SEA URCHINS.

Jessica Peria, California State University, Long Beach
SALINITY TOLERANCE OF LARVAE, JUVENILES, AND ADULTS OF THE NONINDIGENOUS ANNELID FICOPOMATUS ENIGMATICUS.