Language English Nathalie R. Le François / Laurent MissereyCollaborateur infoNathalie Rose Le François has a doctorate in Oceanography (INRS/Oceanology-UQAR, 1998) and is a fish ecophysiologist. She works especially on special-status native species (exploited by fishing, domestic or threatened). At the Montréal Biodôme she’s associated with the marine ecosystem and is actively involved in the integration of processes for improving water quality to benefit the living aquatic collections. She also works on various research projects in animal physiology, aquaculture conservation and sustainable development, and is starting a research program in Antarctica involving the study of climate change on the embryonic development of different species of mackerel icefish in collaboration with an American team based at Palmer Station there. Since January 2009 she’s been a scientific advisor at the Biodôme and associate professor at the Université du Québec à Rimouski and at Université Laval. Laurent Misserey has been working with fish since 1988. After a two-year training in public aquarium, at the aquarium of La Rochelle, he became a diver in order to be able to take care of the shark population. Working at the Biodôme since 1996 with the fish collections, he is currently working with the fishes of the tropical forest. Laurent Misserey is an animal Care Technician and Diver at the Biodome. Nathalie R. Le François is a scientific advisor and researcher with the live collections and research division of the Biodôme.