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THALASSA Marine Research has been commissioned by the municipality of Cannes to conduct an ecological monitoring of the Cannes Underwater Ecomuseum. This ecomuseum comprises six art installations created by the English artist Jason deCaires Taylor, each weighing 10 tons and standing nearly 2 meters tall, inspired […]
Looking back on the mission conducted at the end of February on the “Posidonium” in the waters of the Port-Cros National Park with the dream team Dr. Heike Molenaar, Stéphane Jamme, and Jean-Michel Cottalorda. This “Posidonium” has an unusual history. From 1988 to 1995, over 300 […]
The RECIF project aims to evaluate the effectiveness of 8 Special Conservation Zones (SCZ) located in Alpes-Maritimes (06) and Var (83), France. Studies evaluating the diversity of ichthyological fauna, fish density and biomass distribution, and small-scale fishing catches will be conducted using two methodological approaches and […]
The collective article recently published in Mediterranean Marine Science reports the rare species or first time identification in the Mediterranean Sea. THALASSA Marine research participated in this article with the observation of a Kyphosus sp. specimen captured in Villefranche-sur-Mer bay in June 2021. Morphometric and meristic […]
The month of May was an opportunity for THALASSA Marine research to continue phase 2 of the RENFORC project. With Dr. Heike Molenaar, we carried out the follow-up of some 1000 Posidonia cuttings that we had transplanted in the spring of 2021 on nearly 20m2 in […]
ÉCoMéd -Study of the Posidonia oceanica-benches system for a natural solution against coastal erosion in the Mediterranean The posidonia benches are a barrier against the waves, promote the deposit of sand, are a habitat and food feeding the food web of the beach and the shallow […]

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