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Research programmes at U3E




Data Collection Framework


  • 2017 - 2020
  • Funding: Europe FEAMP
  • Coordinator: Didier Azam
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources


Daphnia magna

Transgenerational Effects of methylisothiazolinone (MIT) in Aquatic Ecosystems


  • 2017 - 2020
  • Funding: ANSES
  • Coordinator: Scott Mac Cairns 
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Impact of human activity


Interreg SAMARCH

SAlmonid MAnagement Round the CHannel


  • 2017 - 2022
  • Funding: Europe interreg Manche
  • Coordinator: D. Roberts, GWCT, UK
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources



Contributing knowledge on elver repopulation operations

  • 2016 - 2018
  • Funding: Ministère de l’écologie et du développement durable
  • Coordinator: L. Beaulaton, Pôle Gest’Aqua
  • U3E contact:  D. AzamL. Beaulaton 
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources


LeRheu PEARL ponds

Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture For Effeciency and Environmental conservation


  • 2016 - 2018
  • Funding: Europe (H 2020)
  • Coordinator: J. Aubin, UMR SAS Rennes
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Impact of human activity

Eel inventory

Anguilla eel

Developing a protocol for estimating stocks of European eels in deep water 


  • 2016 - 2018
  • Funding: AFB
  • Coordinator: L. Beaulaton, pôle Gest'Aqua
  • U3E contactD. Azam, L. Beaulaton
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources



Phenotypic differentiation in dendritic networks: evolutionary causes and ecological consequences


  • 2015 - 2018
  • Funding: SEM 
  • Coordinator: Simon Blanchet, SEM CNRS
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources

Electric fishing devices

Electric fishing device

Development and use of electric fishing devices


  • 2016 - 2018
  • Funding: OFB
  • Coordinator: Frédéric Marchand, U3E
  • U3E contactF. Marchand
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources

Migratory fish monitoring


Monitoring and storage of national data on migratory fish populations (COLLECTIONS)


  • 2016 - 2018
  • Funding: OFB
  • Coordinator: Didier Azam, U3E
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources

OCDE test

Daphnia magna

Multigeneration ring tests on Daphnia magna


  • 2016 - 2017
  • Funding: OCDE
  • Coordinator: Carlos Barat, Department Environmental Chemistry, IDAEA-CSIC Barcelona, Spain.
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Impact of human activity

Dispersion et recolonisation

Electric fishing

Dispersal and (re)colonisation of the Sélune and its tributaries

  • 2015 - 2016
  • Funding: AESN 
  • Coordinator: E. Petit, UMR ESE
  • U3E contact: F. Marchand
  • Topic: Ecological restoration


Ouassou prawn

Dispersion and population dynamics of Macrobrachium spp. in the French West Indies

  • 2015 - 2016
  • Funding: OFB 
  • Coordinator: M-A. Coutellec, UMR ESE
  • U3E contact : D. Azam
  • Topic: Impact of human activity


Mollusc laying

Evolution of self-fertilisation in animal hermaphrodites

  • 2013 - 2016
  • Funding: ANR 
  • Coordinator: P. David, UMR CEFE, CNRS
  • U3E contact: D. Azam
  • Topic: Impact of human activity



Compromises between growth and survival in a changing climate: adaptation potential of wild Atlantic salmon

  • 2013 - 2016
  • Funding: INRA ACAF 
  • Coordinator: E. Prévost, UMR ECOBIOP
  • U3E contacts : F. Marchand, N. Jeannot
  • Topic: Impact of human activity


Macrobrachium prawn

Use of Macrobrachium spp. as a sentinel organism for surface water quality in Martinique and Guadeloupe

  • 2013 - 2015
  • Funding: OFB 
  • Coordinator:  Didier Azam U3E
  • U3E contact: D. Azam
  • Topic: Impact of human activity



Phylogeny and pollution sensitivity

  • 2012 - 2015
  • Funding: OFB 
  • Coordinator: A. Bouchez, UMR CARRTEL
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Impact of human activity


Interreg MORFISH

Migratory Fish monitoring

  • 2011 - 2015
  • Funding: UE Interreg Manche 
  • Coordinator: D. Roberts, GWCT, UK
  • U3E contactD. Azam
  • Topic: Biodiversity and natural resources
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