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Mollusques Marins de Polyesie Francaise = Marine Molluscs of French Polynesia

Author :  Michel Boutet, Robert Gourguet & Jean Letourneux with Nabila Gaertner-Mazouni

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  • Country Tahiti
  • Publisher Editions Au vent des Iles, Pirae, Tahiti.
  • ISBN9782367342467
  • FormatHardBound
  • LanguageEnglish, French
  • Year of Publication2020
  • Bib. Info768p. Includes Bibliography
  • Product Weight3390 gms.
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Cet ouvrage bilingue francais/anglais de 768 pages est le fruit de plusieurs annees de prospection et de recherches pour les auteurs. Avec plus de 3 000 especes recensees, dont 2 540 figurees, il presente la plus grande partie des mollusques marins observes a ce jour dans cette immense region du Pacifique sud central dont la surface maritime est aussi vaste que l’Europe. Il a ete rendu possible grace au reseau que les auteurs ont tisse au fil des ans avec des scientifiques et malacologues du monde entier et au soutien continu du Museum national d’Histoire naturelle de Paris (MNHN). Nabila Gaertner-Mazouni, professeure en ecologie marine et vice-presidente de l’universite de Polynesie francaise (UPF) en charge de la recherche, a egalement apporte son expertise ainsi que d’autres scientifiques reconnus ; B. Salvat , L. Montaggioni, J.-C. Gaertner et enfin Philippe Bouchet, professeur au MNHN et responsable du programme d’expeditions « La Planete revisitee ». *** This 768-page bilingual French/English work is the result of several years of surveying and research by the authors. With more than 3,000 named species listed, of which 2,540 are illustrated, it presents most marine molluscs observed to date in the immense region of the central South Pacific, an area is as large as Europe. All of this has been made possible thanks to the network that the authors have built up over the years with scientists and malacologists from all over the world and the continued support of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris (NMNH). Nabila Gaertner-Mazouni, Professor of Marine Ecology and Vice-President of the University of French Polynesia (UPF) in charge of research, also contributed her expertise along with other scientists, namely B. Salvat, L. Montaggioni, J.-C. Gaertner and Philippe Bouchet, professor at the NMNH and head of the « La Planete revisitee » expedition programme.

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