Jellyfish Blooms: Causes, Consequences, and Recent Advances

Proceedings of the Second International Jellyfish Blooms Symposium, held at the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 24–27 June, 2007

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-9748-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-9749-2 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-5

  2. Obituary: Francesc Pagès (1962–2007)

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      Pages 7-10

      Obituary: Francesc Pagès (1962–2007)

  3. Large Scale Approaches

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      Pages 11-21

      The growth of jellyfishes

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      Pages 23-50

      Extension of methods for jellyfish and ctenophore trophic ecology to large-scale research

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      Pages 51-65

      Patterns of jellyfish abundance in the North Atlantic

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      Pages 67-85

      Jellyfish in ecosystems, online databases, and ecosystem models

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      Pages 87-97

      Quantifying movement of the tropical Australian cubozoan Chironex fleckeri using acoustic telemetry

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      Pages 99-111

      Acoustic survey of a jellyfish- dominated ecosystem (Mljet Island, Croatia)

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      Pages 113-118

      Stock enhancement of the edible jellyfish (Rhopilema esculentum Kishinouye) in Liaodong Bay, China: a review

  4. Trophic Ecology and Nutrient Dynamics

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      Pages 119-132

      Stable isotope and fatty acid tracers in energy and nutrient studies of jellyfish: a review

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      Pages 133-149

      Influence of jellyfish blooms on carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus cycling and plankton production

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      Pages 151-160

      Influence of decomposing jellyfish on the sediment oxygen demand and nutrient dynamics

  5. Evolution and Molecular Approaches

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      Pages 161-191

      A review and synthesis on the systematics and evolution of jellyfish blooms: advantageous aggregations and adaptive assemblages

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      Pages 193-215

      A character-based analysis of the evolution of jellyfish blooms: adaptation and exaptation

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      Pages 217-228

      A new Taqman© PCR-based method for the detection and identification of scyphozoan jellyfish polyps

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      Pages 229-239

      Comparative analysis of nuclear ribosomal DNA from the moon jelly Aurelia sp.1 (Cnidaria: Scyphozoa) with characterizations of the 18S, 28S genes, and the intergenic spacer (IGS)

  6. Benthic Stages of the Life History

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      Pages 241-246

      The potential importance of podocysts to the formation of scyphozoan blooms: a review

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      Pages 247-258

      Effects of temperature and light intensity on asexual reproduction of the scyphozoan, Aurelia aurita (L.) in Taiwan

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      Pages 259-267

      Substrate preferences of scyphozoan Aurelia labiata polyps among common dock-building materials

  7. General Biology and Ecology

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      Pages 269-277

      Ontogenetic changes in the ecological function of the association behavior between jack mackerel Trachurus japonicus and jellyfish

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      Pages 279-289

      Kinematic properties of the jellyfish Aurelia sp