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Équipe Biologie de la Mangrove

Laboratoire de Biologie Marine
Responsable : GROS Olivier
UFR Sciences Exactes et Naturelles (SEN), Département de Biologie
BP 592, F-97159 Pointe-à-Pitre cedex, Guadeloupe, France
Tél.: 05 90 48 30 06 ; Fax : 05 90 48 32 81, email :

Licence BGS
Master Ecotrop



Les publications de l'équipe Biologie de la Mangrove depuis 2006.


Boisnoir A., Pascal P-Y., Cordonnier S., and lemée R. (2019). Spatio-temporal dynamics and biotic substrate preferences of benthic dinoflagelates in the Lesser Antilles Caribbean sea. Harmful algae. 81: 18-29. pdf
Goudou F., Al-Mourabit A., Moriou C., Dumesnil P., Gros O., and Petit P. (2019). Uridine and thymidine derivatives isolated for the first time from the gills of the shallow-water marine mollusk Codakia orbicularis (Lucinidae). Records of Natural Products. Sous presse.


Boisnoir A., Pascal P-Y., Cordonnier S., and lemée R. (2018). Depth distribution of benthic dinoflagelates in the Caribbean sea. Journal of Sea Research. 135: 74-83.
Luyckx A., Lechaudel M., Hubert O., Gros O., Bugaud C., Benoit S., Leclerc N., Salmon F., and Brat P. (2018). Management of post-harvest fruit quality for ecologically intensified banana cropping systems. Acta Horticulturae 1196: 79-86.
Nguyen H.T., Dupuy C., Jourde J., Lefrançois C., Pascal P-Y, Carpentier A., Chevalier J., and Bocher P. (2018).
Persistent benthic communities in the extreme dynamic intertidal mudflats of Amazonian coast: An overview of the Tanaidacea (Crustacea, Peracarida). Marine Biodiversity. 48: 1841-853. pdf.
Gros O., Bisqué L., Sadjan M., Azede C., Jean-Louis P., and Guidi-Rontani C. (2018).
First description of a new uncultured purple sulfur bacterium colonizing marine edge of the mangrove sediment in the Caribbean: Halochromatium-like PSB from Guadeloupe. CRAS Biologies. 341: 387-397. pdf
Volland J-M, Bustamante P., Aldana-Aranda D., and Gros O. (2018).
The potential role of spherocrystals in the detoxification of essential trace metals following exposure to Cu and Zn in the fighting conch Strombus (Lobatus) pugilis. Biometals. 31: 627-637. pdf. .
Grimonprez A
., Laurent M.C.Z., Molza A., Mansot J-L., and Gros O. (2018).
Thioautotrophic ectosymbiosis in Pseudovorticella sp., a Peritrich ciliate species colonizing wood falls in marine mangrove. European Journal of Protistology. 62: 43-5-65. pdf
Gigault J., ter Halle A., Baudrimont M., Pascal P-Y., Gauffre F., Linh Phi T., El Hadri H., Grassl B., and Reynaud S. (2018).
Current opinion: what is a nanoplastic? Environmental Pollution. 235: 1030-1034. pdf


Crémière A., Strauss H., Sebilo M., Hong W-L., Gros O., Schmidt S., Tocny J., Henry F., Gontharet S., and Laverman A. (2017). Sulfur diagenesis under rapid accumulation of organic-rich sediments in a marine mangrove from Guadeloupe (French West Indies). Chemical Geology 454: 67-79. pdf
Goudou F., Petit P., Moriou C., Bogdan I., Gros O., and Al-Mourabit A. (2017). Orbicularisine: a new spiro-indolo-thiazine skeleton isolated from gills of the tropical bivalve Codakia orbicularis. Journal of Natural Products. 80(5): 1693-1696. pdf
Gros O. (2017). First description of a new uncultured epsilon sulfur bacterium colonizing marine mangrove sediment in the Caribbean: candidatus Thiovulum karukerense. FEMS Microbiol Letters, 364(18): DOI:10.1093/femsle/fnx172.
. Gontharet S., Crémière A., Blanc-Valleron M.M., Sebilo M., Gros O., Laverman A., and Dessailly D. (2017). Relation between sediment characteristics and the presence of microbial mats in a marine mangrove from the Manche-à-Eau lagoon (Guadeloupe). Journal of Soils and Sediments, 17(7): 1999-2010. pdf.
Guyomard S., Dartron C., Falord M., Sadikalay S., Ducat C., Richard V., Breurec S., Gros O., and Talarmin A. (2017).
Resistance to antimicrobial drugs in different surface waters of Guadeloupe. Plos One 12(3): e0173155. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0173155. pdf
Pascal P-Y., Dubois S., Goffette A., and Lepoint G. (2017). Influences of geothermal sulfur bacteria on a tropical coastal food web. Marine Ecology Progress Series 578: 73-85. pdf


Gontharet S., Crémière A., Blanc-Valleron M.M., Sebilo M., Gros O., Laverman A., and Dessailly D. (2016). Relation between sediment characteristics and the presence of microbial mats in a marine mangrove from the Manche-à-Eau lagoon (Guadeloupe). Journal of Soils and Sediments.DOI 10.1007/s11368-016-1555-6. pdf.
König S., Gros O., Heiden S., Hinzke T., Thürmer A., Poehlein A., Meyer S., Ponnudurai R., Vatin M., Mbeguié-Mbeguié D., Tocny J., Daniel R., Becher D., Schweder T., and Markert S. (2016).
Nitrogen fixation in a chemoautotrophic lucinid symbiosis. Nature Microbiology,2, 16193. pdf.
Duperron S. and Gros O. (2016).
Colwellia and sulfur-oxidizing bacteria: an unusual dual symbiosis in a Terua mussel (Mytilidae: Bathymodiolinae) from whale falls in the Antilles arc. Deep Sea Research Part I, 115: 112-122. pdf
Brissac T., Higuet D., Gros O., and Merçot H. (2016). Unexpected structured intraspecific diversity of thioautotrophic bacterial gill endosymbionts within the Lucinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Marine Biology,163:176-184. pdf
Pascal P-Y., Gros O., and Boschker H.T.S. (2016). Temporal fluctuations of trophic role of large benthic sulfur bacteria in sediment of marine mangrove. Food webs, 7: 20-28. pdf
Laquitaine L., Durimel A., Gros O., and S. Gaspard (2016). Biodegradability of HCH in agricultural soils from Guadeloupe (French West Indies): identification of LIN genes involved in HCH degradation pathway. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23(1): 120-127. pdf
Segret L., Hubert O., Morillon R., Lechaudel M., Gros O., Salmon F., Benoit S., and Brat P. (2016). Post-harvest banana peel splitting as a function of relative humidity storage conditions. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum. 38: 234-250. pdf


Lacoue-Labarthe T., Warnau M., Beaugeard L., and Pascal P-Y. (2015). Trophic transfer of radioisotopes in Mediterranean sponges through bacteria consumption. Chemosphere 144: 1885-1892.pdf
Abouna S.,
Gonzalez-Rizzo S., Grimonprez A., and Gros O. (2015).
First description of sulphur-oxidizing bacterial symbiosis in a Cnidarian (Medusozoa) living in sulphidic shallow-water environments. Plos One,10(5):e0127625.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0127625. pdf.
Jean M.N.R., Gonzalez-Rizzo S., Gauffre-Autelin P.,
Lengger S.K., Schouten S., and Gros O. (2015).
Two new Beggiatoa species inhabiting marine mangrove sediments in the Caribbean. Plos One, 10(2):e0117832.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117832. pdf
König S
., Le Guyader H., and Gros O. (2015).
Thioautotrophic bacterial endosymbionts are degraded by lysosomal host digestion during starvation: case study of two lucinids Codakia orbicularis and Codakia orbiculata. Microscopy Research and Techniques. 78(2): 173-179. pdf
Enriquez-Diaz M.R., Volland J-M., Chavez-Villegas J.F., Aldana-Aranda D., and Gros O. (2015). Development of the planktotrophic veligers and newly metamorphosed juveniles of Strombus pugilis (Mollusca: Gastropoda). Journal of Molluscan Studies, 81(3): 335-344. pdf
Pascal P-Y., Bellemare C., Sterrer W., Boschker H.T., Gonzalez-Rizzo S., and Gros O. (2015). Diet of Haplognathia ruberrima (Gnathostomulida) in a Caribbean marine mangrove. Marine Ecology. 36: 246-257. pdf
Pante E., Pascal P-Y., Becquet V., Viricel A., Simon-Bouhet B., and Garcia P. (2015). Evaluating the genetic effects of the invasive Ocenebra inornata on the native oyster drill Ocenebra erinacea. Marine Ecology. 36: 1118-1128. pdf


Pascal P-Y., Dubois S., Boschker H.T., and Gros O. (2014). Trophic role of large benthic sulfur bacteria in mangrove sediment. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 516: 127-138. pdf
Elisabeth N., Caro A., Césaire T., Mansot J-L., Escalas A., Sylvestre M-N., Jean-Louis P., and Gros O. (2014). Comparative modifications in bacterial gill-endosymbiotic populations of the two bivalves Codakia orbiculata and Lucina pensylvanica during bacterial loss and reacquisition. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 89: 646-658. pdf
Guidi-Rontani C., Jean M.N.R., Gonzalez-Rizzo S., Bolte-Kluge S., and Gros O. (2014).
Description of new filamentous toxic cyanobacteria (Oscillatoriales) colonizing sulphidic periphyton mat in marine mangrove. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 359 (2): 173-181.pdf
Saint-Béat B., Dupuy C., Agogué H., Carpentier A., Chalumeau J., Como S., David V., De Crignis M., Duchêne J.C., Fontaine C., Feunten E., Guizen K., Hartmann H.J., Lavaud J., Lefebvre S., Lefrançois E., Mallet C., Montanié H., Mouget J.L., Orvain F., Ory P., Pascal P-Y., Radenac G., Richard P., Vézina A.F., and Niquil N. (2014). How does the resuspension of the biofilm alter the functioning of the benthos-pelagos coupled food web of the bare mudflat in Marennes-Oléron Bay (NE Atlantic)? Journal of Sea Research. 92: 144-157. pdf


Saint-Béat B, Dupuy C, Bocher P, Chalumeau J, De Crignis M, Fontaine C, Guizen K, Lavaud J, Lefebvre S, Montanié H, Mouget JL, Orvain F, Pascal P-Y, Quaintenne G, Radenac G, Richard P, Robin F, Vézina AF, Niquil N (2013). Key features of intertidal food webs that support migratory shorebirds: the case of the bare mudflat in Marennes-Oléron Bay (NE Atlantic). PloS One. 8. e76739. pdf
Thubaut J., Corbari L., Gros O., Duperron S., Couloux A., and Samadi S. (2013). Integrative biology of Adipicola iwaotakii, a 'model species' associated with sunken organic substrates. Plos One.8(7): e69680. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0069680. pdf
Daigle S.T., Fleeger J.W., Cowan J.H., and Pascal P-Y. (2013). What is the relative importance of phytoplankton and attached macroalgae and epiphytes to food webs on offshore oil platforms? Marine and Coastal Fisheries. 5:53-64. pdf
Pascal P-Y. and Fleeger J.W. (2013). Diverse dietary responses by saltmarsh consumers to chronic nutrient enrichment. Estuar. Coast. 36: 1115-1124. pdf
Laurent M.C.Z, Le Bris N., Gaill F., and Gros O. (2013). Dynamics of sunken woods colonization in relation to surface sulfide enrichments. Marine Environmental Research. 87-88: 85-96. pdf
Pascal PY., Fleeger J.W., Boschker H.T.S., Mitwally H.M., and Johnson D.S. (2013). Response of the benthic food web to short- and long-term nutrient enrichment in saltmarsh mudflats. Marine Ecology Progress Series 474: 27-41. pdf


Volland J-M and Gros O. (2012). Cytochemical investigation of the digestive gland of two Strombidae species (Strombus gigas and S. pugilis) in relation to the nutrition. Microscopy Research and Techniques. 75(10):1353-1360. pdf
Gros O., Elisabeth N., Gustave S.D.D., Caro A., and Dubilier N. (2012). Plasticity of symbiont acquisition throughout the life cycle of the shallow-water tropical lucinid Codakia orbiculata (Mollusca: Bivalvia). Environmental Microbiology. 14(6): 1584-1595. pdf
Caro A., Escalas A., Bouvier C., Grousset E., Lautredou-Audouy N., Roques C., Charmantier M., and Gros O. (2012). Epibiotic bacterial community of Sphaeroma serratum (Crustacea, Isopoda) in relation with the moult cycle. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 457: 11-27. pdf
Elisabeth N., Gustave S.D.D., and Gros O. (2012). Cell proliferation and apoptosis in gill filaments of the lucinid Codakia orbiculata (Mollusca: Bivalvia) during bacterial decolonization and recolonization. Microscopy Research and Techniques. 75(8):1136-1146. pdf
Bouchereau J.L., Cordonnier S. and Nelson L. (2012). Structure, reproduction, and diet of Lophogobius cyprinoides (Gobiidae) in a lagoon of Guadeloupe (French West Indies). Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 53: 1-16. pdf
Volland J-M., Lechaire J-P., Frebourg G., Aldana Aranda D., Ramdine G., and Gros O. (2012). Are spherocrystals located in Strombidae digestive gland implied in detoxification of trace-metals: insight of EDX analysis and EFTEM? Microscopy Research and Techniques. 75(4): 425-432. pdf


Clotaire V., Molinie J., Gros O., and Petit R-H. (2011). Spores de moisissures en air intérieur: Cas d'un bâtiment en Guadeloupe. Pollution Atmosphérique. 210 : 197-204. pdf
Brissac T., Rodriques C.F., Gros O., and Duperron S. (2011). Characterization of bacterial symbioses in Myrtea spinifera (Bivalvia: Lucinidae) and Thyasira flexuosa (Bivalvia: Thyasiridae) from a cold seep in the eastern Mediterranean. Marine Ecology. 32(2): 198-210. pdf
Brissac T., Mercot H., and Gros O. (2011). Lucinidae/sulfur-oxidizing bacteria: Ancestral heritage or opportunist association? Further insights from Bohol Sea (the Phillippines). FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 75(1): 63-76. pdf
Lefrançois E., Coat S., Vachiéry N., Lepoint G., Gros O., and Monti D. (2011). Epilithic biofilm as key factor for small-scale fisheries in river mouths of Caribbean Islands. Fisheries Management and Ecology. 18: 211-220. pdf
Thabard M., Gros O., J-P Maréchal, and Hellio C. (2011). Sargassum polyceratium (Phaeophyceae, Fucaceae) surface molecules activity towards fouling organisms and embryonic development of benthic species. Botanica Marina. 54(2): 147-158. pdf


Bouchereau J.L. (2010). Famille des Gobiidae, in Keith &Allardi, Atlas des poissons d'eau douce de France. Patrimoines Naturels, Paris, SPN / IEGB / MNHN : 336-337. Nouvelle édition.
Bouchereau J.L
. & Gros O. (2010).
Etude du système latéral des Gobiidae : comparaisons d'approches d'observation. Cybium. 34(1): 11-18. pdf
Bouchereau J-L., Muller F., and Gros O. (2010). Systématique du Gobiidae Lophogobius cyprinoides (Pallas, 1770). Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris. 333: 649-662. pdf
Maurin L.C., Himmel D., Mansot J-L. & Gros O. (2010). Raman microspectrometry as a powerful tool for a quick screening of thioautotrophy: an application on mangrove swamp meïofauna of Guadeloupe (FWI). Marine Environmental Research. 69: 382-389. pdf
Muller F., Brissac T., Le Bris N., Felbeck H., and Gros O. (2010). First description of giant Archaea (Thaumarchaeota) associated with putative bacterial ectosymbionts in a sulfidic marine habitat. Environmental Microbiology. 12(8) : 2371-2383. pdf
Vendel A.L., J.L. Bouchereau J.L. & Chaves P.T. (2010).Hydrodynamism, geomorphologic and subtidal fish assemblage relationships in two different Brazilian coastal estuaries. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology. 53 (6): 1393-1406. pdf
Volland J-M., Frenkiel L., Aldana Aranda D. & Gros O. (2010). Occurrence of Sporozoa-like microorganisms in the digestive gland of various species of Strombidae. Journal of Molluscan Studies. 76: 196-198. pdf


Bouchereau J.L. & Chantrel J. (2009). Régime alimentaire de trois Gerreidés et d'un Sciaenidé dans une lagune à mangrove antillaise. Cybium, 33:179-191. pdf
Bouchereau J.L., Marques C., Pereira P., Guelorget O. & Vergne Y. (2009). Trophic characterization of the Mauguio lagoon (Mediterranean) by study of the feeding habits of european eel Anguilla anguilla, Acta Adriatica. 50: 159-170. pdf
Bouchereau J.L., Marques C., Pereira P., Guélorget O., Lourié S.M. & Vergne Y. (2009). Feeding behaviour of Anguilla anguilla and trophic resources in the Ingril lagoon (Mediterranean, France). Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 50: 319-332. pdf
Brissac T., Gros O. & Merçot H. (2009). Lack of endosymbiont release within various Lucinidae of the genus Codakia: Repercussion to symbiosis relationships. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 67(2): 261-267. pdf
Caro A., Got P., Bouvy M., Troussellier M. & Gros O. (2009). Long term feeding starvation of host bivalve (Codakia orbicularis, Lucinidae) and effects on its symbiont population). Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75 (10): 3304-3313. Pdf
Duperron S., Lorion J., Lopez P., Samadi S., Gros O. & Gaill F. (2009). Symbioses between deep-sea mussels (Mytilidae: Bathymodiolinae) and chemosynthetic bacteria: diversity, function, and evolution. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris. 332 : 298-310. pdf
Gros O., Frenkiel L. &Aldana Aranda D. (2009). Structural analysis of the digestive gland of the queen conch Strombus gigas (Linnaeus, 1758) and its intracellular parasites. Journal of Molluscan Studies 75 (1): 59-68. pdf
Himmel D., Maurin L.C., Gros O. & Mansot J-L. (2009). Raman microspectrometry sulphur detection and characterization on the marine ectosymbiotic nematode Eubostrichus dianae (Desmodoridae, Stilbonematidae). Biology of the Cell 101: 43-54. pdf
Laurent M.C.Z., Gros O., Gaill F. & Le Bris N. (2009). Sunken woods as a new sulphidic environment for chemosymbiosis in mangrove swamp. Marine Environmental Research 67: 83-88. pdf
Lorion J., Duperron S., Gros O., Cruaud C., Couloux A. & Samadi S. (2009). Several deep-sea mussels and their associated symbionts are able to live both on wood and on whale falls. Proceedings of The Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 276: 177-185. pdf
Mantran M., Hamparian R.& Bouchereau J.L. (2009). Géomorphologie et hydrologie de la lagune de la Manche-à-Eau (Guadeloupe, Antilles françaises); Geomorphology and hydrology of the Manche-à-Eau lagoon (Guadeloupe, French West Indies); Géomorphologie : relief, processus, environnement, 3: 199-210. pdf


Bouchereau J.L., Chaves P.T. & Monti D. (2008). Factors Structuring the Ichtyofauna Assemblage in a Mangrove Lagoon (Guadeloupe, French West Indies), Journal of Coastal Research, 24: 969-982. Pdf
Duperron S., Laurent M.C.Z., Gaill F. & Gros O. (2008). Sulfide-oxidizing extracellular bacteria in the gills of Mytilidae associated with wood falls. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 63: 338-349. Pdf
Gros O. & Maurin L.C. (2008). Easy flat embedding of oriented samples in hydrophilic resin (LR White) under controlled atmosphere: application allowing both nucleic acid hybridizations (CARD-FISH) and ultrastructural observations Acta Histochemica 110: 427-431. Pdf
Gros O., Frenkiel L. & Aldana Aranda D. (2008). Structure of the digestive gland and intracellular Apicomplexa in Strombus gigas. Proceedings of the GCFI congress. 60: 632-633.
Lechaire J-P., Frébourg G., Gaill F. & Gros O. (2008). In situ characterization of sulfur in gill-endosymbionts of the shallow water lucinid Codakia orbicularis (Linné, 1758) by cryo-EFTEM microanalysis. Marine Biology. 154: 693-700. Pdf
Volland J-M., Gros O., Frenkiel L. & Aldana Aranda D. (2008). Apicomplexan parasite in the digestive gland of various species of the family Strombidae: Strombus costatus, S. gigas, and S. pugilis. Proceedings of the GCFI congress. 60: 681-682.


Caro A., Gros O., Got P., De Wit R. & Troussellier M. (2007). Characterization of the population of the sulfur-oxidizing symbiont of Codakia orbicularis (Bivalvia, Lucinidae) by single cell analyses. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(7): 2101-2109. Pdf
Dias Passos F., De Lima CuriMeserani G. & Gros O. (2007). Structural and ultrastructural analysis of the gills of the bacterial-bearing bivalve Thyasira falklandica (Smith, 1865). Zoomorphology. 126(3): 153-162. Pdf
Gros O., Guibert J. & Gaill F. (2007). Gill-symbiosis in mytilidae associated with wood fall environments. Zoomorphology. 126(3): 163-172. Pdf
Gros O. & Gaill F. (2007). Extracellular bacterial association in gills of "wood mussels". Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 48: 103-109. Pdf
Pernice M., Wetzel S., Gros O., Boucher-Rodoni R. & Dubilier N. (2007). Enigmatic dual symbiosis in the excretory organ of Nautilus macromphalus (Cephalopoda: Nautiloidea). Proceedings of The Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences. 274: 1143-1152. Pdf


Bouchereau J.L., Marques C., Pereira P., Guelorget O. & Vergne Y. (2006). Trophic characterization of the Prévost lagoon (Mediterranean) by the feeding habits of the European eel Anguilla anguilla. Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 47: 33-142. Pdf
Lechaire J-P., Frébourg G., Gaill F. & Gros O. (2006). In situ localization of sulfur in the thioautotrophic symbiotic model Lucina pectinata by cryo-EFTEM microanalysis. Biology of the Cell. 98: 163-170. pdf
Mouëza M., Gros O.& Frenkiel L. (2006). Shell-field differentiation and shell formation in the tropical species Chione cancellata (Bivalvia : Veneridae): an ultrastructural analysis. Invertebrate Biology. 125: 21-33. pdf
Silberfield T.& Gros O. (2006). Embryonic development of the tropical venerid Tivela mactroides (Bivalvia: subfamily Meretricinae): a SEM study. Cahiers de Biologie Marine. 47: 243-251. pdf