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  1. Todinanahary GGB, HasintantelyN, Eeckhaut I, Lavitra T (2021) First evaluation of coral recruitment in Madagascar. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science, 20(1):47-62 (Download PDF)
  2. Rakotomahazo C, Razanoelisoa J, Ranivoarivelo NL, Todinanahary GGT, Ranaivoson E, Remanevy ME, Ravaoarinorotsihoarana LA and Lavitra T (2021) Community Perceptions of a Payment for Ecosystem Services
    Project in Southwest Madagascar: A Preliminary Study. Land 10: 597 (Download PDF)
  3. Maria E. Asplund, Martin Dahl, Rashid O. Ismail, Ariane Arias-Ortiz, Diana Deyanova, João N. Franco, Linus Hammar, Arielle I. Hoamby, Hans W. Linderholm, Liberatus D. Lyimo, Diana Perry, Lina M. Rasmusson, Samantha N. Ridgway, Gloria Salgado Gispert, Stéphanie D’Agata, Leah Glass, Jamal Angelot Mahafina, Volanirina Ramahery, Pere Masque, Mats Björk, Martin Gullström (2021) Dynamics and fate of blue carbon in a mangrove–seagrass seascape: influence of landscape configuration and land-use change. Landscape Ecology 36: 1489-1509 DOI
  4. Faustinato Behivoke, Marie-Pierre Etienne, Jérôme Guitton, Roddy Michel Randriatsara, Eulalie Ranaivoson, Marc Léopold (2021) Estimating fishing effort in small-scale fisheries using GPS tracking data and random forests. Ecological Indicators, 123:107321 DOI (Open access)


  1. JaonalisonH., Durand J.-D., MahafinaJ., Demarc H., Teichert N., Ponton D., (2020) Predicting species richness and abundance of tropical post-larval fish using machine learning. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 645: 125-139 DOI 
  2. Delroisse J, Van Wayneberghe K, Flammang P, Gillan D, Gerbaux P, Opina N,Todinanahary GGB, Eeckhaut I (2020) Epidemiology of a SKin Ulceration Disease (SKUD) in the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra with a review on the SKUDs in Holothuroidea (Echinodermata). Scientific Reports 10: 22150. DOI (download PDF)
  3. Raharinaivo LR, Jaonalison H, Mahafina J, Ponton D (2020). How to efficiently determine the size at maturity of small‐sized tropical fishes: A case study based on 144 species identified via DNA barcoding from southwestern Madagascar. Journal of applied ichthyology.DOI
  4. Eeckhaut I, Février J, Todinanahary G, Delroiesse J (2020) Impact of Thalamita crenata (Decapoda; Portunidae) predation on Holothuria scabra juvenile survival in sea farming pens. SPC Beche-de-mer Information Bulletin #40: 11-16 (Download PDF)
  5. Jaonalison H., Durand, J.-D., Mahafina J., Demarc, H., Lagarde, R., Ponton, D. (2020) Spatial and Interannual Variability of Presettlement Tropical Fish Assemblages Explained by Remote Sensing Oceanic Conditions. Marine Biodiversity, 50 (4) : 52 DOI


  1. Jahnke M, Gullström M, Larsson J, Asplund ME, Mgeleka S, Silas MO, Hoamby A, Mahafina J, Nordlund LM (2019) Population genetic structure and connectivity of the seagrass Thalassia hemprichii in the Western Indian Ocean is influenced by predominant ocean currents. Ecol Evol. 2019;9:8953–8964. DOI (download PDF)
  2. Rakotomahazoa C, Ravaoarinorotsihoarana LA, Randrianandrasaziky D, Glass L, Gougha C, Todinanahary GGB, Gardnera CJ (2019) Participatory planning of a community-based payments for for ecosystem services initiative in Madagascar’s mangroves. Ocean and Coastal Management, 175: 43-52. DOI


  1. Todinanahary GGB, Refoty ME, Terrana L, Lavitra T, Eeckhaut I (2018) Previously unlisted scleractinian species recorded from the Great Reef of Toliara, southwest Madagascar. WIO Journal of Marine Science, 17 (2): 67 – 77, DOI
  2. Todinanahary GGB, Fohy N, Andriatsialonana C, Eeckhaut I (2018) Potential influence of phytoplankton density on doliolaria and pentactula appearances in sandfish hatcheries. SPC Bêche-de-mer Bulletin
  3. Fricke R, Mahafina J, Behivoke F, Jaonalison H, Leopold M, Ponton D (2018) Annotated checklist of the fishes of Madagascar, southwestern Indian Ocean, with 158 new records. FishTaxa 3(1):1–432


  1. Maherizo Gédice Fernand, Catherine Roullier, Yann Guitton, Julie Lalande, Sandrine Lacoste, Joëlle Dupont, Nicolas Ruiz, Yves François Pouchus, Christian Raheriniaina, Eulalie Ranaivoson, 2017. Fungi isolated from Madagascar shrimps – investigation of the Aspergillus niger metabolism by combined LC-MS and NMR metabolomics studies. Aquaculture, 479 750-758. DOI


  1. Gildas Georges Boleslas Todinanahary, Thierry Lavitra, Herinjatovo Hardinat Andrifanilo, Nicolas Puccini, Philippe Grosjean, Igor Eeckhaut (2016) Community-based coral aquaculture in Madagascar: A profitable economic system for a simple rearing technique? Aquaculture 467 (2017) 225–234 DOI
  2. Todinanahary GGB, Terrana L, Tsiresy G, Eeckhault I, Lavitra T (2016) First records of illegal harvesting and trading of black corals (Antipatharia) in Madagascar. Journal of Madagascar Conservation and Development, 11: 1 DOI
  3. Terrana L, Caulier G, Todinanahary G. Lepoint G, Eeckhaut G (2016) Characteristics of the infestation of Seriatopora corals by the coral gall crab Hapalocarcinus marsupialis Stimpson, 1859 on the Great Reef of Toliara, Madagascar. Symbiosis DOI
  4. Hajaniaina A. Ratsimbazafy, Kirsten L. Oleson, Rajah Roy, Daniel Raberinary, Alasdair Harris (2016) Fishing site mapping using local knowledge provides accurate and satisfactory results: Case study of Octopus fisheries in Madagascar. WIO Journal of Marine Science 15 (2) 2016 1-7
  5. Jaonalison H., Mahafina J. and Ponton, D. 2016. ‘Fish post-larvae assemblages at two contrasted coral reef habitats in southwest Madagascar’. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 6: 62-74 DOI


  1. Roandrianasolo, T. M., Bemiasa, J., Rijasoa, F. 2015. – Analysis of environmental parameters effects on the spatial and temporal dynamics of tropical tuna in the EEZ of Madagascar: coupling remote sensing and catch data. Mediterránea. Serie de Estudios Biológicos. 2015, N. Especial: 69-104. DOI
  2. Bemiasa, J., Magori, C., Nicolas, A., Bissessur, D., Pathak, P. R. 2015. – Review of the previous El Nino and the Indian Ocean Dipole events and how they have affected cyclone incidents and intensity in the Western Indian Ocean region for September to December (SOND) season. Proceeding of the first IOCAFRICA Ocean Forecasting Workshop for the Western Indian Ocean Region. Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. Workshop Report No 267, p. 16-34.
  3. Aura, S., Backeberg, B., Bemiasa, J., Jiang, L., Kumar, N., Lebeholt, A., Mahongo, S., Odido, M., Reed, G., Shilington, F., Volvaiker, S. S. 2015. – Proceedings of the African Summer School on the Application of Ocean Data and Modelling Products. Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. Workshop Report No 268, pp. 262
  4. Oliver TA, Oleson KLL, Ratsimbazafy H, Raberinary D, Benbow S, Harris A (2015) Positive Catch & Economic Benefits of Periodic Octopus Fishery Closures: Do Effective, Narrowly Targeted Actions ‘Catalyze’ Broader Management? PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129075. DOI


  1. Lavitra T., Gaetan T., Rasolofonirina R., Eeckhaut I. (2014). Effect of nurseries and size of released Holothuria scabra juveniles on their survival and growth. SPC Bêche-de-mer Bulletin 35 : 37-41.
  2. Benbow, Sophie; Oliver, Thomas; Oleson, Kirsten; Ratsimbazafy, Hajaniania; Raberinary, Daniel; Harris, Alasdair (2014) Lessons learnt from experimental temporary octopus fishing closures in southwest Madagascar: benefits of concurrent closures. African Journal of Marine Science 2014, 36(1): 31–37


  1. Lavitra, T., Rasolofonirina, R. & Eeckhaut I. (2010). Effect of sediment quality and stocking density on survival and growth of the sea cucumber Holothuria scabra reared in nursery ponds and sea pens. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 153 – 164.
  2. Lavitra, T., Fohy, N., Gestin, P., Rasolofonirina, R. & Eeckhaut, I. (2010). Effect of water temperature on the survival and growth of endobenthic Holothuria scabra (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) juveniles reared in outdoor ponds. SPC Bêche-de-mer Bulletin 30: 25-28.


  1. Lavitra, T., Rasolofonirina, R., Grosjean, P., Jangoux, M. & Eeckhaut, I. (2009). The Effect of Food Quality and Rearing Density on the Growth and Survival of Epibenthic Juveniles of the Sea Cucumber Holothuria scabra. Western Indian Ocean J. Mar. Sci. Vol 8, N°1, pp. 87-95.
  2. Lavitra, T., Rasolofonirina, R., Jangoux, M. & Eeckhaut, I. (2009). Problems related to the farming of Holothuria scabra (Jaeger, 1833) SPC Bêche-de-mer Bulletin 29: 20-30.
  3. Lavitra, T., Rachelle, D., Rasolofonirina, R., Jangoux, M. & Eeckhaut, I. (2008). Processing and marketing of holothurians in the Toliara region, southwestern Madagascar. SPC Bêche-de-mer Bulletin 28: 24-33.


  1. Lavitra, T., Rasolofonirina, R., Jangoux, M. & Eeckhaut, I. (2008). La pêche et l’élevage de concombres de mer à Madagascar. Journal Tsingy 9: 73-92.


  1. Lavitra, T., Vaïtilingon, D., Rasolofonirina, R. & Eeckhaut, I. (2006). Seasonal abundance of sea cucumber larvae at Toliara Great Reef, Madagascar. SPC Bêche-de-mer Bulletin 24: 35-39.


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