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see Gambier IslandsGambier Islands
, volcanic islands (6 sq mi/15.5 sq km; 2002 pop. 1,097), South Pacific, near the southeast end of the Tuamotu Archipelago. The group is a part of French Polynesia. It comprises a cluster of four inhabited islands known as Mangareva and many uninhabited atolls.
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This oyster family was issued from a multiparental cross using highly colored broodstock carried out at the Regahiga Pearl Farm and Hatchery company, located in Mangareva Island (Gambier archipelago, French Polynesia).
Wild Pinctada margaritifera were collected as spat in the lagoon of Mangareva Island (Gambier Archipelago, French Polynesia) to serve as recipients.
We would especially like to thank the different pearl farms that contributed to this study: the host site and employees of Regahiga Pearl Farm (Mangareva Island, Gambier archipelago) for their generous support, as well as the five other host sites for the pearl oyster culture maintenance: Pommier Pearl Farm, Ahe Royal Pearl (Arutua and Ahe atolls, respectively, Tuamotu archipelago), Love Here Pearl Farm and Perle d'O Pearl Farm (Tahaa and Raiatea Islands, Society archipelago), and Pakaiti pearl farm (Mangareva Island, Gambier archipelago).
17 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that the inhabitants of Mangareva island in French Polynesia developed a decimal and binary number hybrid to make mental arithmetic easier.
Ants from the Society, Austral, Tuamotu and Mangareva Islands. Occas.
Kirch (2006) Archaeological Investigations in the Mangareva Islands (Gambier Archipelago), French Polynesia.
Recent work on the Mangareva Islands, the probable source of the first Easter Island colonists, suggests that the islands were settled between A.D.
Archaeological Investigations in the Mangareva Islands, French Polynesia, Contributions of the Archaeological Research Facility, No.
Kirch, eds, Archaeological Investigations in the Mangareva Islands, French Polynesia, pp.