This thirty-five metre multipurpose research vessel is based in Seyne-sur-mer and operates in the Mediterranean Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Tropical Atlantic.
It undertakes missions related to the following:
- Physical oceanography (electromechanical cable, hull-fitted ADCP).
- Biology (trawling, 4-frequency ER 60 echo sounder, Scanmar sensors).
- She also serves as a support vessel for diving missions (biodiversity studies).