Legal notice


This website is the property of the “Institut Océanographique – Fondation Albert Ier, Prince of Monaco”.

Users of the “Institut Océanographique – Fondation Albert I, Prince of Monaco” website acknowledge that they have the skills and means necessary to access and use this site. The user also acknowledges having checked that the computer configuration used does not contain any virus and that it is in perfect working order.

Finally, the user also acknowledges having read the legal notice, the section on confidentiality, the conditions of use and the credits and undertakes to respect them unconditionally.
The “Institut Océanographique – Fondation Albert I, Prince of Monaco” reserves the right to modify the present conditions of use at any time without notice.

Contact details and identification of the Publisher

Oceanographic Institute, Albert I Prince of Monaco Foundation
Foundation recognized as being of public utility
N° siret :784 260 119 00010
naf code: 804D
Intracommunity : FR 70 784 260 119

The copyright regime to be applied to the texts published on the site and is that of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoModification license.

Unless otherwise stated and for strictly non-commercial use, the texts on this site may be freely reproduced, provided that their authors are cited and the content is not altered. In all other cases, it is advisable to contact the authors who retain all their rights and in particular the right to publish their work in another context, commercial or not.

Copyright: © Oceanographic Institute, © Oceanographic Museum of Monaco. Documents written and illustrations worked by the collaborators of the Oceanographic Institute of Paris and the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.

All rights reserved, in Monaco and worldwide.

Director of the publication of the site:
Mr Robert Calcagno, Director General of the Oceanographic Institute – Fondation Albert I, Prince of Monaco

Site edited by :
Pix & Associates(

Hosting provider :
PG3, 3, place Masséna