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Recipient Name

Project Funded

Grant Amount


Dr. Richard Harris, BMBS, DA (UK), FANZCA

Adelaide, South Australia

The Influence of Inspired Oxygen and Nitrogen Fraction on Fatigue Following Diving



Meaghan Darcy, M.S. Candidate

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina

Habitat Corridors: Influence on Dispersal and Colonization of Species with Varying Dispersal Capabilities Within a Fragmented, Estuarine Landscape



San Diego Oceans Foundation

San Diego, California

Artificial Reef Monitoring Project



Anneliese Hettinger

Dalhousie University

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Distribution and Correlation of Scleractinian Coral Disease



Mia S. Adreani

California State University, Northridge

Northridge, California

The Reproductive Behavior and Mating System of the Temperate Wrasse, Halichoeres semicinctus (Family Labridae)



Chad King

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Carmel, California

Can Zooxanthella Diversity Influence Fission Rates of a Subtropical Anemone and Trigger Coral Bleaching?



Martha O. Burford, Ph.D. Candidate

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

Genetic Population Structure and Year-Class Formation in Two Nearshore Species of Rockfish (Sebastes)



Darren Johnson

University of California, Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, California

Evaluating the Role of Predators and Habitat in Generating Density-Dependent Mortality of Juvenile Kelp Rockfish (Sebastes atrovirens)



John F. Bruno, Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Environmental Control and Demographic Effects of Coral Disease Epidemics



Suchana Chavanich, Ph.D.

Chulalongkorn University

Bangkok, Thailand

Potential Invasion of Marine Invertebrates and Marine Microorganisms Through Ballast Waters in the Coastal Water of Thailand



Savannah Science Museum

Savannah, Georgia

Caretta Research Project



Centro de Conservación Cetacea

Santiago, Chile

CITES Chile 2002, Our Opportunity to Preserve Life



Wildlife Conservation Society

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Abundance, Distribution and Conservation of Coastal Cetaceans and Dugong in Cambodia



Pamela A. Weiant

Santa Barbara, California

The Role of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Providing Livelihoods and Food Security in the Pacific Rim Region. Case Study: Marovo and Roviana Lagoons, New Georgia, Solomon Islands



Suzanne VanParreren

University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Beaufort, South Carolina

The Terrapin Project -- A Community- Based Educational Project That Looks at the Impact of Turtle Excluder Devices on Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin) and Blue Crab (Callinectes sapidus) Capture



Coastal Dynamics Foundation, Inc.

Buyong Beach, Maribago

Mactan Island, Lapu-Lapu City

Cebu, Philippines

Follow-Up Measurest to Establish and Manage the "Urban" Maribago Marine Park in Lapu-Lapu City (Cebu, Philippines) to Improve Management and Economic Benefits of Critical Reef Resources



Stephen L. Estabrooks, Ph.D.

Nantucket, Massachusetts

The Function of the Osphradium in the Bay Scallop, Argopecten irradians (Lamarck)



Amber H. Himes

Beaufort, North Carolina

The Egadi Islands Marine Reserve: A Socio-Economic Impact Assessment



Nancy F. Smith, Ph.D.

Galbraith Marine Science Laboratory

Eckerd College

St. Petersburg, Florida

Invasion of Tampa Bay by the Non-Indigenous Asian Green Mussel



Andreas Heyland

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida

Can Thyroid Hormones Shorten the Larval Period of Diadema antillarum? A New Approach to Reverse Decline in Coral Reefs



Louise B. Brooks

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Moss Landing, California

Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles in Estero Banderitas, BCS, Mexico



Alaska Marine Conservation Council

Anchorage, Alaska

Opening Eyes: Educating Alaskans About Marine Habitats and Bycatch



Albatross Foundation

High Peak, United Kingdom

Fundación Albatros Galápagos, San Cristóbal Marine Educational Center Training Project in Partnership with the Schools of San Cristóbal



Toata Molea, Ph.D. Candidate

James Cook University

Queensland, Australia

Determining the Biology and Life Histories of Three Grouper (Serranidae) Species (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus, Epinephelus polyphekadion and Plectropomus areolatus) That Are Heavily Targeted by the Live Reef Fish Trade (LRFT) in Solomon Islands



Michelle Lemon, Ph.D. Student

Macquarie University

Sydney, Australia

The Acoustic Behaviour of Free-Ranging Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops aduncus) in Southeastern Australia and the Effects of Anthropogenic Noise




Monifa Fiu, Coordinator

LäjeRotuma Initiative

Suva, Fiji

LäjeRotuma Initiative 2002




Matthew T. Craig, M.A.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

La Jolla, California

Characterizing the Near-Shore, Marine Fish Assemblage of the Scripps Coastal Reserve



Dr. Márcia Regina Denadai

Universidade Estadual de Campinas

Campinas, Brazil

Population Study for the Sustainable Use of the Pismo Claim Tivela mactroides by Local Fisherman at Southeastern Brazil



Michael P. Robinson, Ph.D. Candidate

Hofstra University Marine Lab

St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica

Effect of the Parasite Anilocra partiti on Mate Choice and Mating Success in Bicolor Damselfish, Stegastes partitus



Heather R. Lohr, M.S. Candidate

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Moss Landing, California

Genetic Diversity of Geographically Isolated Populations of the Commercially Important Sea Cucumber Isostichopus fuscus in the Eastern Pacific



Pusat Pendidikan Lingkungan Hidup-Bali

Bali, Indonesia

Materials Support for Marine Education



Jacqueline A. Wilson, Ph.D. Candidate

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida

Effects of Stage-Structured Interactions and Variation in Habitat Quality on Reef Fish Dynamics



Turtle Protection Program

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Protection of Nesting Beaches of Marine Turtles on the Mexican Caribbean



David R. Bybee

Laie, Hawaii

Conservation of Hawaiian Coral Reefs Through Reproductive Studies of the Feather Duster Worm Sabellastarte spectabilis



Coastal Pursuits


Thailand's Outreach Program Involving Local Communities in the Conversation of the Marine Environment