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The present website is the property of “Oceanographic Institute – Prince Albert I Foundation”. 

The user of the “Oceanographic Institute – Prince Albert I Foundation” website acknowledges having the necessary skills and means to access and use this website. He/she also acknowledges having checked that the computer system used does not contain any viruses and is in perfect working order.

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“Oceanographic Institute – Prince Albert I Foundation” reserves the right to modify the present terms and conditions of use at any moment and without prior notice.


Contact details and identification of the Publisher

Oceanographic Institute, Prince Albert I Foundation 
Public-interest organisation
Siret identification number:784 260 119 00010
NAF code: 804D
Intra-community: FR 70 784 260 119


Copyright regulations to be applied to the content published on the website and are those in accordance with Creative Commons Attribution license – No Commercial Use – No modification.

Unless there is a restrictive notice and for strictly non-commercial use, the text on this website can be freely reproduced as long as the authors are quoted and the content is not altered in any way. In any other case, it is necessary to contact the authors who hold the rights, namely the right to publish their work in a different context, commercial or otherwise.

Copyright: © Oceanographic Institute, © Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Documents and illustrations drawn up by partners of the Oceanographic Institute of Paris and the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.

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Publication director of the website:
Mr. Robert Calcagno, General Manager of the Oceanographic Institute – Prince Albert I Foundation

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