The Pr. Alexandre Meinesz of the ECOSEAS laboratory commissioned THALASSA Marine research to update the information of the 36 Natura 2000 sites located along the French Mediterranean coast for 2020 edition of the report published in 2017 entitled “Mediterranean French coast: observatory of marine reserves and marine protected areas” “.
The MEDAMP database is an observatory for the protection of coastal biodiversity on the French Mediterranean coast. It gives an exhaustive inventory of the characteristics of 45 “marine protected areas” so called by law and also 20 fisheries reserves.
2017 report can be downloaded here : REPORT (french version only)
MEDAMP website : MEDAMP
MEDAM website : MEDAM