Philippe Bouchet

Philippe Bouchet

Philippe Bouchet, a scientific authority of international renown, is senior professor of malacology at the French National Museum of Natural and the initiator of several large marine exploring expeditions in the Pacific. He is a member of the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature based in London. Bouchet is credited with the description of several hundreds new species. He is the head of his institution’s Science Press and the author of numerous scientific articles and The Land of the Ocean.