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Researcher from the Institut Océanographique Paul Ricard inserting a tissue sample from a large Pen Shelll (Pinna nobilis) into a test tube in the Diana pond (Aléria, Haute-Corse). The Pen shell is a species classified as critically endangered following the epizootic (linked to a Haplosporidium parasite) which has affected the entire Mediterranean region since 2016.

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Shooting date : 2021-05-28

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Wild animal / Mollusk / Bivalve / Lamellibranche / Pen shell (Pinna nobilis)

Wild animal / Mollusk / Shell (Mollusca)


Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Threatened endangered species / Critically Endangered (IUCN) CR

Flora / Najadales order / Cymodoceaceae family / Slender Seagrass (Cymodocea nodosa)

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC


Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Saltwater species

Leisure / Sport / Diving / Snorkeling

Science / Scientific research / molecular biology

Matter (substance) / Water (matter) / Water surface

World sea and ocean / Mediterranean Sea / Tyrrhenian Sea

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic plant

Environment / Hazard / Climate change

Eukaryota / Rhizaria / Cercozoa / Ascetosporea / Haplosporidia / Haplosporidium

Environment / Biodiversity

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom / Seagrass

Area / Strand / Seaside

Leisure / Sport / Diving / Diver

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Area / Brackish water / Lacuna

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Science / Scientific research

Science / Scientific research / Analysis / Sample

Science / Scientific research / Genetic research

Science / Scientific research / Scientist / Researcher

Species / Relation between species / Parasitism / Parasite

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Individual / Person

Organism / Dna

Protection / Combination

Shot / Front shot

Shot / Overview

Shot / Underwater shot

Light effect / Reflection

Europe / European Union / France / Corse / Corse (Haute) 2B

Microorganism / Protist / Protozoa / Rhizaria / Haplosporidium (Haplosporidium sp)

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Monocotyledoneae / Najadales / Cymodoceaceae / Cymodocea

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Inarticulata / Mollusca / Conchifera / Bivalvia / Lamellibranchia / Pinnidae / Pinna

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