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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 […]
Since 2019, THALASSA Marine research has been tasked by the Monegasque Association for the Protection of Nature (AMPN) with carrying out the biannual monitoring of fish populations on 3D reefs submerged since 2017 in the Marine Protected Area (MPA) of Larvotto. The design of these reefs […]
For the third year in a row, the Association Monégasque pour la Protection de la Nature (AMPN) chose THALASSA Marine research to carry on the field work to assess the effectiveness of the Marine Protected Area (MPA) of Larvotto in Monaco and integrate the monitoring of […]
The objectives of this project, led by Prof. Gérard Pergent from GIS Posidonie and the University of Corsica Pasquale Paoli, are to test at a single location different conservation strategies and restoration methods (management of the substrate, cuttings) of degraded Posidonia meadows, and to assess their […]

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