Marine megafauna

Together with turtles, marine mammals and birds are marine megafauna, i.e. the largest marine species, which are often apex predators. The Éolien en Mer SIG studies also include some bat species, which travel at sea during their migrations.

The studies

Study of bat transits at sea

The Eolien en Mer SIG is launching the first study of bat transits at sea prior to the construction of an offshore wind farm. During…


Partnership within the OWFSOMM project

The Éolien en Mer SIG is a partner in the OWFSOMM project led by France Energies Marines. OWFSOMM is the abbreviation for “Offshore Wind Farm…


Testing the use of molecular analysis to study the diet of seals

This study will assess the contribution of molecular tools (environmental DNA) to seal diet monitoring. These new analyses will complement the traditional method of studying…


Survey of five gull breeding sites

The Eolien en Mer SIG initiated its first study in 2021. The project involved multi-year monitoring of five natural gull nesting sites. The aim is…