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FRANCE

Scientific Party

Mr. Laurent Albenga, is a technician at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris (MNHN). In the Panglao Project, he is part of the crustacean group and is tasked to sort light fractions. albenga@mnhn.fr

Dr. Patrice Bail, is the President of the French Conchological Association and an expert on the Family Volutidae. In the Panglao Project, he joins Alain Robin to deploy traps and survey local markets for edible shells. pat.bail@wanadoo.fr

Dr. Philippe Bouchet, is a Senior Professor at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris (MNHN) and Head of the Taxonomy-Collections Unit. The overall coordinator of the Panglao Marine Biodiversity Project 2004 and was responsible for selecting the site and the participants and developing partnerships with local institutions and administrations. pbouchet@mnhn.fr

Ms. Delphine Brabant, is a technician of the Collection of Malacology at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris (MNHN). In the Panglao Project, she is is tasked at sorting. dbrabant@mnhn.fr

Dr. Jacques Dumas, is a diving instructor of the French Association of Underwater Activities. In the Panglao Project, he is tasked to document subtidal habitats by underwater photography and is resposible for the diving security. Jacques.Dumas@aventis.co

Ms. Virginie Heros, is the assistant curator of Molluscs at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris (MNHN) and an experienced member of these collecting expeditions. In the Panglao Proejct, she coordinates the sorting team. malaco@mnhn.fr

Dr. Pierre Lozouet, is a molluscan systematist at the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris (MNHN) and a specialist of Tertiary tropical faunas. In the Panglao Project, he is photograpically documenting the living animals before they are fixed in alcohol or formalin. lozouet@mnhn.fr

Mr. Philippe Maestrati, is a technician at the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris (MNHN). He has also been participating in many French expeditions and belongs to the core group who prepared for the Panglao Project 2004. He was in Cebu and Panglao twice in 2003 for the arrangements and logistics. In the Panglao Project, he coordinates the sieving process and prepares the set-up of the indoor laboratory. maestrat@mnhn.fr

Dr. Maria Lourdes Palomares, is a FishBase Consortium member and a visiting associate of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris (MNHN). She coordinates the domestic logistics for transport and accomodations of the participants. m.palomares@fisheries.ubc.ca

Mr. Jacques Pelorce, is an amateur conchologist and an associate of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle of Paris (MNHN). A skilled diver with expertise in collecting micromolluscs. In the Panglao Project, he is tasked in the brushing and trapping methods. pelorce@free.fr

Mr. Patrice Petit de Voize, is a dive master and President of the Biology group of the French Federation of Underwater Activities. In Panglao Project, he coordinates the group diving and takes charge in overseeing safetiness and diving security. Pdevoize@aol.com

Dr. Jean-Claude Plaziat, is a lecturer at the University of Paris-Sud, (ORSAY). His speciality is on mangrove ecology, both recent and fossil. In Panglao Project, he will study mangrove sites with a special focus on the mangroves at the mouth of the Abatan River in Cortez.

Ms. Marina Poddubetskaia, is a telecom engineer by profession, a sea slug enthusiast by hobby and an associate of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris (MNHN). In Panglao Project, she is teaming up with Jose Templado, Manuel Malaquias and Yolanda Camacho to document the diversity of the opisthobranch fauna. nembro@nembro.info http://www.nembro.info

Mr. Alain Robin, is an amateur conchologist, editor of Xenophora, the magazine of the French Conchological Association and an associate of the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN). In Panglao Project, he joins Patrice Bail to deploy traps and survey local markets for edible shells. alain.robin78@wanadoo.fr

Dr. Patrick Scaps, is a lecturer in Marine Biology at the University of Lille and a dive master. In the Panglao Project, he is involve with the security and coordination of the diving team with Patrice Petit de Voize. Patrick.Scaps@univ-lille1.fr

Dr. Rudo Von Cosel, is a Bivalve specialist at the Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle (MNHN). In the Panglao Project, he is particularly doing the dredging and trawling operations. cosel@mnhn.fr