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CRIOBE is a Research Support Unit affiliated to École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE), University of Perpignan Via Domitia (UPVD), and the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). It is located in Perpignan and French Polynesia and also has a representative office in Paris. Its members are committed to promote research, education, and services related to the ecological, biological, chemical, physiological, genetic, social, and cultural dimensions of coral reefs.

Understanding coral reefs'

Strategic research programs

Celebrating 50 years of Coral Reef Studies!

Learn about the first French research center of excellence focusing on coral reefs, and discover the many conferences and exhibitions organised in the research station all year round.