Legal notice

Publié le 29 January 2020 — Modifié le 9 April 2020

Design and production

Editor's director

The publication is directed by:

French Agency of Biodiversity
12, cours Lumière
94300 Vincennes

Pierre Dubreuil, Director of the French Agency of Biodiversity

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The partners of the Marine Environment Information System (SIMM) are contributors to this site.

Ergonomic creation, technical development


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Technical development

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Site hosting

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Photos and illustrations

The photos come from the Ifremer photo library or the photo library and media library of the French Agency of Biodiversity

If you use these images, contact us .

Photos credits :

  • Home page: bench of black-headed sars(Diplodus vulgaris)swimming in the open water, Emmanuelle Rivas

Web services and data

Access to public informations made available and reuse are governed by the law n° 78-753 of 17 July 1978 on various measures to improve relations between the administration and the public and various administrative social and fiscal provisions, and by Chapter IV of Title II of Book I of the Environmental Code (clauses L. 124-1 to L. 124-8 and R. 124-1 to R. 124-5).

Data proposed for download on this site are available under open license. They are therefore freely usable and reusable, including for commercial purposes, free of charge. The user of this data should be careful to cite the SIMM as the author of this data, unless explicitly indicated.

Informational content

The informational content on this site, i.e. the site's presentation texts, and any other text, are works of the mind protected by the intellectual property code. This informational content is free to reuse, adapt or rebroadcast, on any medium, with no limit of duration or place under open license.

Personal Data Protection / GDPR

No personal information is collected without your knowledge.

No personal information is transferred to third parties.

In accordance with the provisions of Law 78-17 of January 6, 1978 modified relating to computers, files and freedoms, you have the right to access, modify, correct and delete the data that concerns you. This right is exercised, by justifying your identity, by mail addressed to the OFB. E-mail addresses collected as part of the mailing list are only used to provide answers to the questions you have asked, or to contact you for further clarification.

Under the new EU regulation, RGPD, which came into force on 25 May 2018, the OFB pays the utmost attention to the management of your personal data. In order to continue to send you the information and communication documents, news or forms that we have been sending to you until then, we invite you to send us by message your wishes to correct, refund or delete your personal data to our Data Protection Delegate (DPD):

SAR newsletter

The personal data collected to send the SAR newsletter is managed by Ifremer. In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations (RGPD 2016/679) of 27 April 2016 and of Law 78-17 of 6 January 1978 amended, you have the right to access, correct and delete personal data concerning you, as well as a right to limit the treatment. You can exercise your rights with the Ifremer data protection representative: either by mail: IFREMER - Data Protection Delegate - Centre Bretagne - ZI de la Pointe du Diable - CS 10070 - 29280 Plouzané or by email: