Entries by sherve@univ-brest.fr

Farewell anne

It is with great sorrow that we have learned, on Tuesday April 27, 2021, the sudden death of Anne Rognant, curator in charge of scientific and cultural mediation at Océanopolis. More than a collaborator, Anne was a friend for many of us at LEMAR and more widely at IUEM. Passionate, bubbly and never short of […]

Biodiversity Day | LEMAR#ForNature

The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity has announced the slogan for Biodiversity Day 2021 (May 22): “We are part of the solution”. This slogan was chosen as a continuation of the momentum created last year under the overall theme “Our solutions are in nature”, which served as a reminder that biodiversity remains the […]


Sound detection by the American lobster (Homarus americanus)

Abstract Although many crustaceans produce sounds, their hearing abilities and mechanisms are poorly understood, leaving uncertainties regarding whether or how these animals use sound for acoustic communication. Marine invertebrates lack gas-filled organs required for sound pressure detection, but some of them are known to be sensitive to particle motion. Here, we examined whether the American […]

PPP, january 2021 news

Léna Thomas was hired (PPP funding, September 2020) to monitor the floating microplastics contamination in local coastal areas. In 2020, two campaigns were carried out in the bay of Brest, in the Bay of Douarnenez and in the Iroise Sea (in collaboration with the PNMI) on a total of 18 sampling sites using a Manta […]