A programme of naturalist observations in the overseas territories
Launched in 2008, REMMOA (REcensement des Mammifères marins et autre Mégafaune pélagique par Observation Aérienne – Census of Marine Mammals and other Pelagic Megafauna by Aerial Observation) is a national programme that aims to improve knowledge of the populations of marine mammals and birds, rays, sharks and marine turtles in the oceans of the French overseas territories.
Atlantic : EEZs of the French Antilles and Guyana
South-West Indien Ocean :EEZ of Reunion, Mayotte
Mayotte, the Eparses Islands and the countries of the
Commission countries (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius and
South Pacific : EEZ of French Polynesia
South-West Pacific : EEZ of New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna
Wallis and Futuna
Overview and observations
An aerial survey is an activity that requires intense concentration. Surveying marine mammals requires naturalist knowledge and a sharp eye.