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Genetic population structure and connectivity of marine populations around Madagascar Island


Marine populations around Madagascar Island present a pattern of structuring. Objectives are to (i) investigate the genetic diversity, historical demography and population structure of chosen key species, (ii) investigate the level of gene flow, (iii) estimate the location of diversity hotspot and (iv) suggest a spatial arrangement of MPAs.

Intervention type

ICP PhD Scholarships


01/10/2014 - 30/09/2018

This project is being implemented in:
Local supervisor Thierry Lavitra
Flemish supervisor Marc Kochzius
Local partner institution Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Local partner institution Université de Toliara
Budget € 106.086
Scholar Hajaniaina Andrianavalonarivo Ratsimbazafy