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BP 30

98713 Papeete

Tahiti – French Polynesia

Phone: (+689) 40 41 64 65

Fax: (+689) 40 43 15 90



  • Director of publication: ILM’s Laboratory of Toxic Micro-algae (LMT)
  • Editorial Manager: ILM’s Laboratory of Toxic Micro-algae (LMT)


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ILM’s Laboratory of Toxic Micro-algae (LMT) (www.ilm.pf)

ILM’s computer service (www.ilm.pf)

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Reproduction of texts is authorised for personal use, provided the source is acknowledged (© Institut Louis Malardé). For any other uses, prior permission must be obtained from ILM’s Laboratory of Toxic Micro-algae.

Intellectual property rights also protect photos or images contained on this website. Therefore, reproduction or use without permission of ILM’s Laboratory of Toxic microalgae is prohibited.

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We would like to thank G. Boissy, J.Randall, P. Bacchet as well as catlinseaviewsurvey.com website managers for letting us use their photos.


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