Research Director of EPHE, University of Perpignan, Cedex, France. Responsible for teaching and training course of CRIOBE. Expert in marine ecology, coral reef ecosystem, recruitment, sensory abilities, and evolutionary biology. Member of the evaluation committee in 3 PhD and reviewer in numerous journals (5 -8 articles / yr). Supervisor of 1 PhD (ongoing) and 24 MSc (7 ongoing). Participation in 17 seminars and oral presentations in international workshop. 40 articles.