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The "Shifumi"

The "Shifumi" is a scientific sampling vessel dedicated to research on the aquatic resources of rivers and estuaries, equipped with specific equipment for the use of small fishing gear (beam trawl, supra-benthic trawl, bongo, plankton net, sediment bucket).

shifumi web

Main characteristics :

  • Registration: BX F56992
  • Length H.T.: 8.34 m
  • Width H.T.: 2.50 m
  • Draught: 0.50 m
  • Weight (approx.): 2.650 kg
  • Design category C.E.: C
  • Maximum number of persons: 5

The "Ouestu"

The "OUESTU" is a boat intended for the knowledge and scientific monitoring of river-estuarine environments. It is mainly used for acoustic telemetry and echo-integration campaigns.

embarcation ouestu

Main characteristics :

  • Registration: BX 929107 Z
  • Navigation category: 5th
  • Length H.T.: 6.08 m
  • Width: 2.49 m
  • Draught: 0.38 m
  • Weight (approx.): 800 kg
  • Beds: 2
  • Design category C.E.: C

The "Exo7"

The "Exo7", a zodiac with a rigid floor, is a versatile and functional workboat in any type of environment. Its main missions are the installation and survey of scientific measuring equipment, electric fishing, and the use of small experimental sampling gear.


Technical description:

  • ZODIAC Semi-rigid SART 400 pneumatic tire

Main characteristics :

  • Registration: BX F42972  
  • Length: 3.99 m
  • Width: 1.86 m
  • Draught: 0.30 m
  • Maximum number of persons: 7
  • Motorization: HONDA BF30 hp engine

The "Caropsis"

The "Caropsis" is an aluminum boat equipped with a 30 horsepower engine. This boat, not very bulky and relatively fast, is ideal for working near the banks of bodies of water or streams.


Main characteristics :

  • Length: 4.50 m
  • Width: 1.66 m
  • Draught: 0.20 m
  • Maximum number of persons: 4
  • Combined GPS/Sounder

The "Barquette"

The "Barquette" is a light aluminium boat, which can be easily launched even without a hold. It is possible to maneuver it with oars, an electric motor, or a small combustion engine (max 10 hp).


Main characteristics :

  • Length: 4.27 m
  • Width: 1.52 m  
  • Draught: 0.20 m
  • Maximum number of persons: 4
  • Combined GPS/Sounder

The "Carma"

The "Carma" is a fast and stable aluminum speedboat, mainly used on large lakes. It is equipped with a jib to lower sampling or measuring devices into the water.

vedette carma

Main characteristics :

  • Length: 5.20 m
  • Width: 2.20 m
  • Draught: 0.20 m
  • Maximum number of persons: 7
  • Engine: 90 hp
  • Combined GPS/Fishfinder
  • Gallows


Aluminum canoes allow you to navigate very close to the banks of rivers and lakes. They thus allow the realization of floristic surveys of aquatic plants. They can also be equipped with a small electric motor.


Main characteristics :

  • Length: 4.50 m
  • Width :0.90 m
  • Draft: very shallow
  • Maximum number of persons: 2

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