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The Deep Mediterranean Benthos
The Mediterranean Sea, where the religions, sciences and arts of the Western Europe were born, was also the site of the first explorations of the deep sea. Several historical syntheses have beenExpand
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Biology and ecology of the “Pompeii worm” (Alvinella pompejana Desbruyères and Laubier), a normal dweller of an extreme deep-sea environment: A synthesis of current knowledge and recent developments
Abstract Alvinella pompejana, the “Pompeii worm” lives on active hydrothermal edifices at deep-sea vents of the East Pacific Rise. The physical and chemical patterns of its microhabitat wereExpand
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The ANTARES optical module
The ANTARES collaboration is building a deep sea neutrino telescope in the Mediterranean Sea. This detector will cover a sensitive area of typically 0.1 km-squared and will be equipped with aboutExpand
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Les Alvinellidae, une famille nouvelle d'annélides polychètes inféodées aux sources hydrothermales sous-marines: systématique, biologie et écologie
Examination of all the specimens collected from deep hydrothermal vents in the eastern Pacific allowed us to describe two new species and one new subspecies belonging to the genus ParalvinellaExpand
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Mediterranean Sea and Humans: Improving a Conflictual Partnership
Intense human activities in regions surrounding enclosed and semi-enclosed seas such as the Mediterranean produce, in the long range, a strong environmental impact. The Mediterranean Sea was selectedExpand
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Alvinella pompejana gen. sp. nov., Ampharetidae aberrant des sources hydrothermales de la ride Est-Pacifique
A proximite immediate des sources hydrothermales chaudes decouvertes dans l'est du Pacifique, ont ete recoltees diverses formes animales souvent inconnues, et constituant une communaute exuberante.Expand
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