Arnaud Huvet, holder of a doctorate in Population Biology from the Université de Tours. He was recruited in 2001 at Ifremer and currently works in the LEMAR research unit based at the Brest-Iroise technopole in Plouzané. He conducts research in the physiology of marine bivalves with a focus on the mechanisms of reproduction and adaptation of animals in response to a changing marine environment under anthropogenic pressure. He is developing research on the fate and impacts of microplastics on exploited marine organisms living on our coasts. He is currently responsible for the partner Ifremer in a cross-border European project entitled Preventing Plastics Pollution.