Philippe Laval

logo observatoiredessin Phronima curvipes

From 1962 to 2004 I worked at the

Observatoire océanologique de Villefranche-sur-Mer
Station zoologique B.P.28
06234 Villefranche-sur-Mer CEDEX

I am retired from the CNRS since July 3, 2004.

You may still e-mail me a message
my e-mail address: phlaval1 at

World list of hyperiid references

The RTS3 page:      Ada logo

- Salps and Vibilia

- Software specifications

                                      The RTS3 program is currently undergoing a major restructuration.

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- Code overview

- Implementation

- Ada source code

- User's guide + Executable

- Simulation parameters (RTS3-XP.CFG)


Previous work

Personal views

List of papers

English translation and personal comments on my paper Un modèle mathématique de l'évitement d'un filet à plancton, son application pratique, et sa vérification indirecte en recourant au parasitisme de l'amphipode hypéride Vibilia armata Bovallius ( J. exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol.,1974, Vol. 14, pp.57- 87)

Current work

Some photos of live hyperiids I took ca. 1964

Last updated 2012-09-25