Preprints and submitted papers

Picoche C., Barraquand F. Strong self-regulation and widespread facilitative interactions between genera of phytoplankton.

Barraquand F., Gimenez O. Fitting stochastic predator-prey models using both population density and kill rate data.

Barraquand F., Gimenez O. Integrating multiple data sources to fit matrix population models for interacting species.


Picoche C., Barraquand F. How self-regulation, the storage effect, and their interaction contribute to coexistence in stochastic and seasonal environments. Theoretical Ecology. 2019.

Ballutaud M., Drouineau H., Carassou L., Munoz G., Chevillot X., Labadie P., Budzinski H., Lobry J. EStimating Contaminants tRansfers Over Complex food webs (ESCROC): An innovative Bayesian method for estimating POP’s biomagnification in aquatic food webs. Science of the Total Environment. 2019, 658, 638-649.

McWilliams C., Lurgi M., Montoya J. M., Sauve A. M. C., Montoya D. The stability of multitrophic communities under habitat loss. In press in Nature Communications.

Hackett T. D.*, Sauve A. M. C.*, Montoya D., Tylianakis J., Davis N., Memmott J. Reshaping our understanding of species’ roles in landscape-scale networks. In press in Ecology Letters.


Barraquand F. & Nielsen Ó.K.. Predator‐prey feedback in a gyrfalcon‐ptarmigan system? Ecology & Evolution, DOI:10.1002/ece3.4563

Barraquand F.*, Picoche C.*, Maurer D., Carassou L. & Auby I. Coastal phytoplankton community dynamics and coexistence driven by intragroup density-dependence, light and hydrodynamics. Oikos. 2018, 127(12), 1834-1852.

Cognat M., Ganthy F., Auby I., Barraquand F., Rigouin L. & Sottolichio A. Environmental factors controlling growth of seagrass meadows of Zostera noltei in a context of drastic decline (Arcachon Bay, France). Journal of Sea Research. 2018, 140, 87-104.

Knape J., Artl. D, Barraquand F., Berg Å., Chevalier M., Pärt. T, Ruete A. & Zmihorski, M. Sensitivity of binomial N-mixture models to overdispersion: the importance of assessing model fit. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2018, 9(10), 2102-2114.

Sahraoui Y., Vuidel G., Joly D., Foltête J-C., 2018. Integrated GIS software for computing landscape visibility metrics, Transactions in GIS, 1-14.

Al-Yaari A., Dayau S., Chipeaux C., Aluome C., Kruszewski A., Loustau D. & Wigneron JP The AQUI Soil Moisture Network for Satellite Microwave Remote Sensing Validation in South-Western France. Remote Sensing, 2018, 10(11), 1839.

Bouteiller X.P., Barraquand F., Garnier-Géré P., Harmand N., Laizet Y., Raimbault A. , Segura R., Lassois L., Monty A., Verdu C. , Mariette S. & Porté A.J. 2018. No evidence for genetic differentiation in juvenile traits between Belgian and French populations of the invasive tree Robinia pseudoacacia. Plant Ecology & Evolution. 2018, 151(1), 5-17.

Teichert N, Carassou L, Sahraoui Y, Lobry J, Lepage M. Influence of intertidal seascape on the functional structure of fish assemblages: implication for habitat conservation in estuarine ecosystems. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 2018, 28(4), 798-809.

Certain G., Barraquand F. & Gårdmark A. 2018. How do MAR(1) models cope with hidden nonlinearities in ecological dynamics? Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 2018, 9(9), 1975-1995.


Thébault E., Sauve A. M. C., Fontaine C. Merging antagonistic and mutualistic bipartite webs: a first step to integrate interaction diversity into network approaches. In Food Webs Stability, State Transitions, and the Adaptive Capacity of Ecosystems, Editors : Peter C. de Ruiter, Volkmar Wolters, John C. Moore, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 2017, pp 62-72.

Toigo M., Barraquand F., Barnagaud J.-Y, Piou D. & Jactel H. Geographical variation in climatic drivers of the pine processionary moth population dynamics. Forest Ecology and Management. 2017, 404, 141-155.

Carassou L., Al-Kindi A.S. & Dobrestsov S. Preliminary assessment of the trophic structure of demersal fish community in the Sea of Oman. Regional Studies in Marine Science. 2017, 16, 145-151.

Sahraoui Y., Foltête, J.C. & Clauzel C. A multi-species approach for assessing the impact of land-cover changes on landscape connectivity Landscape Ecology. 2017, 32(9), 1819–1835.

Barraquand F., Louca S., Abbott K.C., Cobbold C., Cordoleani F., DeAngelis D., Elderd B.D., Fox J.W., Greenwood P., Hilker F.M., Lutscher F., Murray D., Stieha C.R., Taylor R.A., Vitense K., Wolkowicz G. & Tyson R.C. Moving forward in circles: challenges and opportunities in modelling population cycles. Ecology Letters. 2017, 20(8) ,1074–1092.

Carassou L., Whitfield A.K., Moyo S. & Richoux N.B. Dietary tracers and stomach contents reveal pronounced alimentary flexibility in the freshwater mullet (Myxus capensis, Mugilidae) concomitant with ontogenetic shifts in habitat use and seasonal food availability. Hydrobiologia. 2017, 799(1), 327-348.

Chevillot X., Drouineau H., Lambert P., Carassou L., Sautour B. & Lobry J. Toward a phenological mismatch in estuarine pelagic food web? PLoS ONE. 2017, 12(3), e0173752.


Sahraoui Y., Vuidel G., Foltête, J.C. & Joly D. PixScape – un outil logiciel intégré pour l’analyse du paysage visible. Cybergeo : European Journal of Geography. 2016, 799.

Sahraoui Y., Clauzel C. & Foltête, J.C. Spatial modelling of landscape aesthetic potential in urban-rural fringes. Journal of Environmental Management. 2016, 181, 623-636.

Sahraoui Y., Youssoufi S. & Foltête, J.C. A comparison of in situ and GIS landscape metrics for residential satisfaction modeling. Applied Geography. 2016, 74, 199-210.

Pinot A., Barraquand F., Tedesco E., Lecoustre V. & Gauffre B. Density-dependent reproduction causes winter population crashes in a common vole population. Population Ecology. 2016, 58, 395–405.

Sauve A. M. C., Thébault, E., Pocock, M.J. & Fontaine C. How plants connect pollination and herbivory networks and their contribution to community stability. Ecology. 2016, 97(4), 908-917.

Faivre-Rampant P., Zaina G., Jorge V., Giacomello S., Segura V., Scalabrin S., Guérin V., De Paoli E., Aluome C., Viger M., Cattonaro F., Payne A., PaulStephenRaj P., Le Paslier M.C., Berard A., Allwright M.R., Villar M., Taylor G., Bastien C. & Morgante M. New resources for genetic studies in Populus nigra: genome-wide SNP discovery and development of a 12k Infinium array. Molecular Ecology Resources. 2016, 16(4), 1023-1036.

Sauve A. M. C., Fontaine C. & Thébault, E. Stability of a diamond-shaped module with multiple interaction types. Theoretical Ecology. 2016, 9(1), 27-37.

Carassou L., Whitfield A.K., Bergamino, L., Moyo S. & Richoux N.B. Trophic Dynamics of the Cape Stumpnose (Rhabdosargus holubi, Sparidae) Across Three Adjacent Aquatic Habitats. Estuaries and Coasts. 2016, 39(4), 1221–1233.

Aluome C., Aubert G., Alves Carvalho S., Le Paslier M.C., Burstin J. & Brunel D. De novo construction of a “Gene-space” for diploid plant genome rich in repetitive sequences by an iterative Process of Extraction and Assembly of NGS reads (iPEA protocol) with limited computing resources. BMC Research Notes. 2016, 9, 81.

Jepsen J., Vindstad O.P., Barraquand F., Ims R.A. & Yoccoz, N.G. Continental-scale travelling waves in forest geometrids in Europe: an evaluation of the evidence. Journal of Animal Ecology. 2016, 85, 385–390.