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Just released  or In Press

  • Fortuna R, Covas R, D’Amelio P, Silva LR, Parenteau C, Bliard L, Rybak F, Doutreland C, Paquet M. (In press). Interplay of cooperative breeding and predation risk on egg allocation and reproductive output. Behavioral Ecology.

  • Desjonquères C, Linke S, Greenlagh J, Rybak F, Sueur J. (In press). The potential of aquatic insects with acoustics for freshwater assessment. Philosophical Transactions B.

  • D’Amelio P, Covas R, Ferreira AC, Fortuna R, Silva LR, Théron F, Rybak F, Doutrelant C. (In press). Benefits of pair-bond duration on reproduction in a life-long monogamous cooperative passerine. The American Naturalist.

  • Martin M, Gridley T, Elwen S, Charrier I. 2023. Geographical variation in Cape fur seals’ in-air vocalizations across Southern Africa (Namibia and South Africa). Marine Mammal Science.


  • Martin M, Gridley T, Elwen S, Charrier I. 2023. Inter-site variability in the Cape fur seal’s behavioural response to boat noise exposure. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 196, 115589.
  • Ratsimbazafindranahaka MN, Huetz C, Reidenberg JS, Saloma A, Andrianarimisa A, Charrier I, Adam O. 2023. Humpback whale suckling behavior: an insight into the mother-offspring strategy in mysticetes. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 77(8), 96.

  • D Keys, P Pistorius, Y Tremblay, A Thiebault. 2023. Both wind and flying with conspecifics influence the flight dynamics of a seabird. Marine Ecological Progress Series :WINDav3.
  • Martin M, Gridley T, Elwen S, Charrier I. 2023. Good fences make good neighbours: Territorial male Cape fur seals use spatial acoustic map of neighbours. Behaviour, 160(6), 499-514.

  • Charrier I, Huetz C, Prevost L, Dendrinos P, Karamanlidis A. 2023. First Description of the Underwater Sounds in the Mediterranean Monk Seal Monachus monachus in Greece: Towards Establishing a Vocal Repertoire. Animals, 13(6), 1048.

  • Sarano F, Sarano V, Tonietto M, Yernaux A, Jung JL, Arribart M, Girardet J, Preud’homme A, Heuzey R, Delfour F, Glotin H, Charrier I, Adam O. 2023. Nursing behavior in sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus). Animal Behavior and Cognition, 10(2), 105-131.

  • Doh Y, Ecalle B, Delfour F, Pankowski C, Cozanet G, Becouarn G, … & Adam O. (2023). Performance Assessment of the Innovative Autonomous Tool CETOSCOPE© Used in the Detection and Localization of Moving Underwater Sound Sources. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering11(5), 960.


  • Martin M, Gridley T, Elwen S, Charrier I 2022. Early onset of postnatal individual vocal recognition in a highly colonial mammal species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289(1988), 20221769.
  • S Holness, L Harris, RChalmers, D De Vos, V Goodall, H Truter, A Oosthuizen, A Bernard, P Cowley, C da Silva, M Dicken, L Edwards, Gn Marchand, P Martin, T Murray, M Parkinson, P Pattrick, L Pichegru, P Pistorius, W Sauer, M Smale, A Thiebault, A T Lombard (2022) Using systematic conservation planning to align priority areas for biodiversity and nature-based activities in marine spatial planning: A real-world application in contested marine space. Biological Conservation 271:109574
  • Dudouit C, Maury C, Bosca J, Bakker A, Gahr M, Aubin T, Rybak F & Geberzahn N. 2022. Vocal performance during spontaneous song is equal in male and female European robins. Animal Behaviour 193, 193-203.
  • Bowmaker-Falconer K, Thiebault A, Connan M, Aubin T, Charrier I, Pistorius P. 2022. Sexual and individual signatures are encoded in the temporal rate of Cape gannet display calls. Ostrich 93(2), 106-119.
  • Saloma A, Ratsimbazafindranahaka MN, Martin M, Andriarimisa A, Huetz C, Adam O, Charrier I. 2022. Social calls in humpback whale mother-calf groups off Sainte Marie breeding ground (Madagascar, Indian Ocean). PeerJ 10:e13785.
  • Pichegru L, Vibert L, Thiebault A, Stander N, Ludynia K, Charrier I, Lewis M, Carpenter-Kling T, McInnes A. 2022. Maritime traffic trends around the southern tip of Africa – did marine noise pollution contribute to the local penguins’ collapse? Science of the Total Environment 849, 157878.
  • Martin K, Adam O, Obin N, Dufour V. 2022. Rookognise: Acoustic detection and identification of individual rooks in field recordings using multi-task neural networks. Ecological Informatics72, 101818.
  • Charrier I, Pitcher B, Harcourt R. 2022. Mother–pup recognition mechanisms in Australia sea lion (Neophoca cinerea) using uni‑ and multi‑modal approaches. Animal Cognition, Special Issue on « Cognition in marine mammals: The strength of flexibility in adapting to marine life » edited by F. Hanke, H. Harley & K. Biolsi.
  • Martin, M., Gridley, T., Fourie, D., Elwen, S. H., & Charrier, I. 2022. Mutual mother–pup vocal recognition in the highly colonial Cape fur seal: evidence of discrimination of calls with a high acoustic similarity. Animal Cognition, 1-12.
  • Charrier I, Jeantet L,  Maucourt L, Régis S, Lecerf N, Benhalilou A, Chevallier D. 2022. First evidence of underwater vocalisations in green sea turtles, Chelonia mydas. Endangered Species Research 48, 31-41.
  • Sarano V, Sarano F, Girardet J, Preud’homme A, Vitry H, Heuzé R, Sarano M, Delfour F, Glotin H, Adam O, Madon B, Jung J-L. 2022. Underwater photo-identification of sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) off Mauritius. Marine Biology Research18(1-2), 131-146.
  • Girardet, J., Sarano, F., Richard, G., Tixier, P., Guinet, C., Alexander, A., Sarano, V., Vitry, H., Preud’homme, A. Heuzey, R., Garcia-Cegarra A., Adam, O., Madon, B. & Jung, J. L. (2022). Long distance runners in the marine realm: New insights into genetic diversity, kin relationships and social fidelity of Indian Ocean male sperm whales. Frontiers in Marine Science, 299.
  • Martin M, Gridley T, Elwen S, Charrier I. (2022). Assessment of the impact of anthropogenic airborne noise on the behaviour of Cape fur seals during the breeding season in Namibia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology.
  • Huetz C, Saloma A, Adam O, Andrianarimisa A, Charrier I. (2022). Ontogeny and synchrony of diving behavior in Humpback whale mothers and calves on their breeding ground. Journal of Mammalogy.
  • Ratsimbazafindranahaka MN, Huetz C, Andrianarimisa A, Reidenberg JS, Saloma A, Adam O, Charrier I. (2022)Characterizing the suckling behavior by video and 3D-accelerometry in humpback whale calves on a breeding ground. PeerJ 10:e12945
  • Ratsimbazafindranahaka M, Razafimahatratra E, Mathevet R, Adam O, Huetz C, Charrier I, Saloma A. (2022). Morphometric study of humpback whale mother-calf pairs in the Sainte Marie channel, Madagascar, using a simple, drone-based, photogrammetric method. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 20(2), 95-107.
  • Cornec C, Hingrat Y, Planas-Bielsa, Abi Hussein H, Rybak F. (2022) Individuality in houbara chick calls and its dynamics along ontogeny. Endangered Species Research 47, 61-73
  • Martin M, Gridley T, Elwen S, Charrier I. (2022). Feel the beat: cape fur seal males encode their arousal state in their bark rate. The Science of Nature, 109(1), 1-11.
  • Fortuna R, D’Amelio PB, Doutrelant C, Ferreira AC, Lecq C, Silva LR, Covas R, Rybak F, Paquet, M. (2022). Begging and feeding responses vary with relatedness and sex of provisioners in a cooperative breeder. Animal Behaviour, 185, 49-71.


  • Linossier J, Casey C, Charrier I, Mathevon N, Reichmuth C. (2021). Maternal responses to pup calls in a high-cost lactation species. Biology Letters 17(12), 20210469.

  • Martin, M., Gridley, T., Harvey Elwen, S., & Charrier, I. (2021). Vocal repertoire, micro-geographical variation and within-species acoustic partitioning in a highly colonial pinniped, the Cape fur seal. Royal Society open science, 8(10), 202241.

  • Ulloa, J. S., Haupert, S., Latorre, J. F., Aubin, T., & Sueur, J. (2021). scikit‐maad: an open‐source and modular toolbox for quantitative soundscape analysis in Python. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

  • Bolaños-Sittler, P., Aubin, T., Padilla, A., & Sueur, J. (2021). Acoustic competition within a tropical bird community: the case of the Resplendent Quetzal Pharomachrus mocinno in Guatemala. Journal of Tropical Ecology37(6), 291-301.
  • Varola M, Verga L, Sroka MGU, Villanueva S, Charrier I, Ravignani A. (2021)Can harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) discriminate familiar conspecific calls after long periods of separation? PeerJ 9:e12431

  • Martin M, Gridley T, Elwen S, Charrier I. (2021). Extreme ecological constraints lead to high degree of individual stereotypy in the vocal repertoire of the Cape fur seal (Arctocephalus pusillus pusillus). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 75(7), 1-16.
  • Thiebault A, Huetz C, Pistorius P, Aubin T, Charrier I. (2021). Animal-borne acoustic data alone can provide high accuracy classification of activity budgets. Animal Biotelemetry 9(1), 1-16.

  • Kriesel H., Aubin T., Planas-Bielsa V., Schull Q., Bonadonna F., Cornec C., Le Maho Y., Troudet L. & C. Le Bohec (2021). How king penguins advertise their sexual maturity. Animal Behaviour 177, 253-267.

  • Pénitot, A., Schwarz, D., Duc, P. N. H., Cazau, D., & Adam, O. (2021). Bidirectional interactions with humpback whale singer using concrete sound elements. Frontiers in Psychology12.

  • Gémard, C., Planas-Bielsa, V., Bonadonna, F., & Aubin, T. (2021). Contextual variations in calls of two nonoscine birds: the blue petrel Halobaena caerulea and the Antarctic prion Pachyptila desolata. Behavioral Ecology.
  • Brochon J, Coureaud G, Hue C, Crochu B, Charrier I. (2021). Odor discrimination in terrestrial and aquatic environments in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) living in captivity. Physiology & Behavior.

  • Gémard, C., Aubin, T., Reboud, E. L., & Bonadonna, F. (2021). Call rate, fundamental frequency, and syntax determine male-call attractiveness in blue petrels Halobaena caerulea. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology75(3), 1-11.

  • Nguyen Hong Duc, P., Cazau, D., White, P. R., Gérard, O., Detcheverry, J., Urtizberea, F., and Adam, O. (2021). Use of Ecoacoustics to Characterize the Marine Acoustic Environment off the North Atlantic French Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon Archipelago, J. Mar. Sci. Eng. 9, 177,

  • Sarano, F., Girardet, J., Sarano, V., Vitry, H., Preud’homme, A., Heuzey, R, Garcia Segarra, A. M., Madon, B., Delfour, F., Glotin, H., Adam, O. and Jung, J.-L. (2021). Kin relationships in cultural species of the marine realm: case study of a matrilineal social group of sperm whales off Mauritius Island, Indian Ocean; Royal Society of Open Science? 8(2), 201794.

  • Lopez-Marulanda, J., Adam, O., Huetz, C., Delfour, F., Vanderheul, S., Blanchard, T., Celerier, A. (2021). Acoustic Behaviour Of Bottlenose Dolphins Under Human Care While Performing Synchronous Aerial Jumps. Behavioural Processes 185, 104357.

  • Nguyen Hong Duc, P., Torterotot, M., Samaran, F., White, P. R., Gérard, O., Adam, O., and Cazau, D. (2021). Assessing inter-annotator agreement from collaborative annotation campaign in marine bioacoustics, Ecological Informatics, Elsevier 61, 12pp.


  • Casey, C., Charrier, I., Mathevon, N., Nasr, C., Forman, P., & Reichmuth, C. (2020). The genesis of giants: behavioural ontogeny of male northern elephant seals. Animal Behaviour166, 247-259.

  • McInnes, A. M., Thiebault, A., Cloete, T., Pichegru, L., Aubin, T., McGeorge, C., & Pistorius, P. A. (2020). Social context and prey composition are associated with calling behaviour in a diving seabird. Ibis.

  • Bolaños-Sittler, P., Sueur, J., Fuchs, J., & Aubin, T. (2020). Vocalisation of the rare and flagship species Pharomachrus mocinno (Aves: Trogonidae): implications for its taxonomy, evolution and conservation. Bioacoustics29(6), 654-669.

  • Déaux, E. C., O’Neil, N. P., Jensen, A. M., Charrier, I., & Iwaniuk, A. N. (2020). Courtship display speed varies daily and with body size in the Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus). Ethology126(5), 528-539.

  • Kriesell H.J., Le Bohec C., Cerwenka A. F.; Hertel M., Robin J-P, Ruthensteiner B., Gahr M., Aubin T. & D. N. During (2020). Vocal tract anatomy of king penguins: Morphological traits of two-voiced sound production. Frontiers in Zoology 17:5

  • Desjonquères, C., Rybak, F., Ulloa, J. S., Kempf, A., Bar Hen, A., & Sueur, J. (2020). Monitoring the acoustic activity of an aquatic insect population in relation to temperature, vegetation and noise. Freshwater Biology65(1), 107-116.

  • Desmedt L., George I., Mohamed Benkada A.,Hervé M., Aubin T., Derégnaucourt S. & S. Lumineau (2020). Maternal presence influences vocal development in the Japanese quail (Coturnix c. japonica). Ethology

  • Lopez Marulanda J., Rödel H. G., Colapaert N., Vanderheul S., Adam O., & Delfour, F. (2020). Contexts of emission of non-signature whistles in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care, Behavioural Processes,
  • Marquis O., Lemaire J., Mathevon N., Aubin T & P. Gaucher (2020). Description of a breeding site and hatchlings of Paleosuchus trigonatus (Schneider 1801) from French Guiana (Crocodylia: Alligatoridae). Herpetology notes Societas Europaea Herpetologica : 513-516.


  • Lopez Marulanda, J., Roynette, N., Blanchard, T., Adam, O. and Delfour, F. (2019). Description of a bottlenose dolphin calf’s acoustic and visual exploratory behavior towards a non-alimentary complex object, International Journal of Comparative Psychology, 32

  • Gémard, C., Aubin, T., & Bonadonna, F. (2019). Males’ calls carry information about individual identity and morphological characteristics of the caller in burrowing petrels. Journal of Avian Biology.

  • Thiebault A, Charrier I, Aubin T, Green DB, Pistorius PA. 2019First evidence of underwater vocalisations in hunting penguins.  PeerJ 7:e8240

  • Cornec, C., Robert, A., Rybak, F., & Hingrat, Y. (2019). Male vocalizations convey information on kinship and inbreeding in a lekking bird. Ecology and evolution9(8), 4421-4430.

  • Thiebault A, Charrier I, Pistorius P, Aubin T .2019. At sea vocal repertoire of a foraging seabird. Journal of Avian Biology.

  • Ulloa J, Aubin T, LLusia D, Courtois E, Fouquet A, Gaucher P, Pavoine  S, Sueur J (2019). Explosive breeding in tropical anurans: environmental triggers, community composition and acoustic structure. BMC Ecol 19, 28.

  • Bolaños P, Sueur J, Fuchs J & Aubin T (in press). Vocalizations of the flagship species Pharomachrus mocinno (Aves: Trogonidae): implications for its taxonomy, evolution and conservation. Bioacoustics 1-16.

  • Cornec C, Robert A, Rybak F, Hingrat Y (2019). Male vocalizations convey information on kinship and inbreeding in a lekking bird. Ecology and Evolution 9, 4421-4430.

  • Wierucka K, Barthes N, Harcourt R Schaal B, Charrier I, Pitcher BJ. (2019). Chemical fingerprints suggest direct familiarisation rather than phenotype matching during olfactory recognition in Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 517, 49-53.

  • Wierucka K, Barthes N, Pitcher BJ, Schaal B, Charrier I, Harcourt R. (2019). Chemical profiles of integumentary and glandular substrates in Australian sea lion pups (Neophoca cinerea). Chemical Senses 44(3), 205-214.


  • Ahonen, H., Harcourt, R., Stow, A., and Charrier, I. (2018). Geographic vocal variation and perceptual discrimination abilities in male Australian sea lions. Anim. Cogn. 21, 235–243.
  • Desjonquères, C., Rybak, F., Castella, E., Llusia, D. and Sueur, J. (2018). Acoustic communities reflects lateral hydrological connectivity in riverine floodplain similarly to macroinvertebrate communities. Scientific Reports 8(1), 14387.
  • Kriesell, H., Aubin, T., Planas-Bielsa, V., Benoiste, M., Gachot-Neveu, H., Le Maho, Y., Schull, Q., Vallas, B., Zahn, S., and Le Bohec, C. (2018). Sex identification of king penguins Aptenodytes patagonicus by morphological and acoustic analyses. Ibis, 160(4), 755-768.
  • Linke, S., Gifford, T., Desjonquères, C., Tonolla D., Aubin, T., Barclay L., Karaconstantis, C., Kennard, M. J., Rybak F., and Sueur, J. (2018). Freshwater ecoacoustics as a tool for continuous ecosystem monitoring. Front. Ecol. Environ. 16(4), 231-238.
  • O’Neil, N., Charrier, I., and Iwaniuk, A. (2018). Behavioural responses of male ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus) to playbacks of drumming displays. Ethology 124, 161-169.
  • Saloma, A., Marchesseau, S., Charrier, I., Andrianarimisa, A., Antogiorgi, E. and Adam, O. (2018). Do the new-born calves of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) have a preference to position themselves at the side of their mother? WIO Journal of Marine Science, Special Issue 1:1-9.
  • Trudelle, L., Charrassin, J. B., Saloma, A., Pous, S., Kretzschmar, A., and Adam, O. (2018). First insights on spatial and temporal distribution patterns of humpback whales in the breeding ground at Sainte Marie Channel, Madagascar. Afr. J. Mar. Sci. 40, 75-86.
  • Damien, J., Adam, O., Cazau, D., White, P., Laitman, J. T., and Reidenberg, J. S. (2018). Anatomy and Functional Morphology of the Mysticete Rorqual Whale Larynx: Phonation Positions of the U‐fold, The Anatomical Record, Wiley, 15p., 10.1002/ar.24034 and also published in the Special Issue 2019: Thematic Papers: Mysticeted Anatomy and Evolution, 302(5): 703-717.
  • Doh, Y., Delfour, D., Augier, E., Glotin, H., Graff, C., and Adam, O. (2018). Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) sonar slacks off before touching a non-alimentary target, Behavioural Processes.
  • Doh, Y., Adam, O., and Nolibé, G. (2018). Medium-term stereophonic recording of humpback whales in Sainte Marie channel, Madagascar: daily variation on whale density, WIO Journal of Marine Science, special issue 1/2018, 53-63
  • Ulloa, J.S., Aubin, T., LLusia, D., Bouveyron, C. and Sueur, J. (2018). Estimating animal acoustic diversity in tropical environments using unsupervised multiresolution analysis. Ecol. Indic. 90, 346-355.
  • Wierucka, K., Charrier, I., Harcourt, R., Pitcher, B.J. (2018). Visual cues do not enhance sea lion pups’ response to multimodal maternal cues. Scientific Reports 8, 9845.
  • Wierucka K, Pitcher BJ, Harcourt R, Charrier I. 2018. Multimodal mother-offspring recognition – the relative importance of acoustic, visual and olfactory cues in a colonial mammal. Animal Behaviour 46, 135-142


  • Wierucka K, Pitcher BJ, Harcourt R, Charrier I. 2017 The role of visual cues in mother –pup reunions in a colonially breeding mammal. Biology Letters 13: 20170444.
  • Cornec, C., Hingrat, Y., Aubin, T., & Rybak, F. (2017). Booming far: the long-range vocal strategy of a lekking bird. Royal Society open science, 4(8), 170594.
  • Bertucci, F., Parmentier, E., Berthe, C., Besson, M., Hawkins, A. D., Aubin, T., & Lecchini, D. (2017). Snapshot recordings provide a first description of the acoustic signatures of deeper habitats adjacent to coral reefs of Moorea. PeerJ, 5, e4019.
  • Deaux E, Trent C, Charrier I. 2017. Recreational Fishing Alters Fraser Island Dingoes’ Foraging Behaviours. Journal of Wildlife Management doi:10.1002/jwmg.21340.
  • Sèbe, F., Poindron, P., Ligout, S., Sèbe, O., & Aubin, T. (2017). Amplitude modulation is a major marker of individual signature in lamb bleats. Bioacoustics, 1-17.
  • Mathevon, N., Casey, C., Reichmuth, C., & Charrier, I. (2017). Northern Elephant Seals Memorize the Rhythm and Timbre of Their Rivals’ Voices. Current Biology, 27(15), 2352-2356.
  • Charrier I, Marchesseau S, Dendrinos P, Tounta E, Karamanlidis AA (2017) Individual signatures in the vocal repertoire of the endangered Mediterranean monk seal: new perspectives for population monitoring. Endangered Species Research 32:459-470.
  • López-Marulanda J., Adam O., Blanchard T., Vallée M., Cazau D., Delfour F. (2017). First results of an underwater 360° HD audio-video device for etho-acoustical studies on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals 43, 162-176.


  • Ahonen, H., Lowther, A. D., Harcourt, R. G., Goldsworthy, S. D., Charrier, I., & Stow, A. J. (2016). The limits of dispersal: fine scale spatial genetic structure in Australian sea lions. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3, 65.
  • Cazau D., Adam O., Aubin T., Laitman J.T. & Joy S. Reidenberg (2016). A study of vocal nonlinearities in Humpback whale songs: from production mechanisms to acoustic Analysis. Scientific Reports. DOI: 10.1038/srep31660
  • Boucaud, I. C., Valère, P. A., Aguirre Smith, M. L., Doligez, B., Cauchard, L., Rybak, F., & Vignal, C. (2016). Interactive vocal communication at the nest by parent Great Tits Parus major. Ibis, 158(3), 630-644.
  • Curé C., Mathevon N. & T. Aubin (2016). Mate vocal recognition in the Scopoli’s shearwater Calonectris diomedea: do females and males share the same acoustic code? Behavioural Processes 96, 96-102.
  • Déaux, E., Allen, A. P., Clarke, J. A., & Charrier, I. 2016. Concatenation of ‘alert’and ‘identity’segments in dingoes’ alarm calls. Scientific Reports, 6, 30556.
  • Deaux, E., Charrier, I., Clarke, J. 2016. The bark, the howl and the bark-howl: Identity cues in dingoes’ multicomponent calls. Behavioural Processes 129, 94-100.
  • Deaux, E., Clarke, J. Charrier, I. 2016. Dingo howls: the content and efficacy of a long-range vocal signal. Ethology, 122, 649–659.
  • Linossier J., Zsebök S., Baudry E., Aubin T. & H. Courvoisier (2016). Acoustic but no genetic divergence in migratory and sedentary populations of blackcaps, Sylvia atricapilla. Biol. J. of the Linnean Soc.119, 68-79.
  • Lopez Marulanda, J., Adam, O., & Delfour, F. (2016). Modulation of whistle production related to training sessions in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care. Zoo Biology, 35(6), 495-504.
  • Ulloa, J. S., Gasc, A., Gaucher, P., Aubin, T., Réjou-Méchain, M., & Sueur, J. (2016). Screening large audio datasets to determine the time and space distribution of Screaming Piha birds in a tropical forest. Ecological Informatics, 31, 91-99.


  • Aubin, T., Jouventin, P., Charrier, I. (2015). Mother Vocal Recognition in Antarctic Fur Seal Arctocephalus gazella Pups: A Two-Step Process. PLoS ONE 10(9): e0134513.
  • Casey, C., Charrier, I., Mathevon, N. Reichmuth, C. (2015). Rival assessment among northern elephant seals: evidence of associative learning during male-male contests. Royal Society Open Science 2(8): 150228.
  • Chabert T., A.Colin, T.Aubin, V.Shacks, S.L.Bourquin, R.M.Elsey, J.G.Acosta, N.Mathevon. (2015). Size does matter: crocodile mothers react more to the voice of smaller offspring. Scientific Reports, 5:15547.
  • Cornec C., Hingrat H., Robert A & Rybak F., 2015. The meaning of boom calls in a lekking bird: identity or quality information? Animal Behaviour, 109: 249-264.
  • Deaux, E C., Clarke J.A., Charrier, I. (2015) Aggressive Bimodal Communication in Domestic Dogs,Canis familiaris. PloS One 10 (11), e0142975.
  • Desjonquères C., Rybak F., Depraetere M., Gasc A., Le Viol I., Pavoine S. Sueur J., 2015. First description of underwater acoustic diversity in three temperate ponds. PeerJ 3:e1393.
  • Linossier J., Courvoisier H, Aubin T. (2015). The two parts of the blackcap song: acoustic analysis and male responses to playbacks. Behavioural Processes 121: 87-92.
  • Pitcher, B., Charrier, I., Harcourt, R. (2015). Chemical fingerprints reveal clues toidentity, heterozygosity and relatedness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 201514278.
  • Sauvé CC, Beauplet G, Hammill MO, Charrier I. (2015).Acoustic analysis of airborne, underwater, and amphibious mother attraction calls by wild harbour seal pups (Phoca vitulina). Journal of Mammalogy 96(3): 591-602.
  • Sauvé CC, Beauplet G, Hammill MO, Charrier I. 2015. Mother–pup vocal recognition in harbour seals: influence of maternal behaviour, pup voice and habitat sound properties. Animal Behaviour, 105, 109-120.


  • Ahonen H, Stow A, Harcourt R, Charrier I. (2014). Adult male Australian sea lion barking calls reveal clear geographic variations. Animal Behaviour 97: 229-239.
  • Aubin, T., Mathevon, N., & da Silva, M. L. (2014). Species identity coding by the song of a rainforest warbler: an adaptation to long-range transmission?. Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 100(4), 748-758.
  • Cornec, C., Hingrat, Y., & Rybak, F. (2014). Individual Signature in a Lekking Species: Visual and Acoustic Courtship Parameters May Help Discriminating Conspecifics in the Houbara Bustard. Ethology 120:1-12.
  • Courvoisier, H., Camacho-Schlenker, S., Aubin, T. (2014). when neighbours are not “dear enemies”: a study in the winter wren troglodytes troglodytes. Animal Behaviour, 90, 229-235.
  • Ferreira, R. S., Cros, E., Fresneau, D., & Rybak, F. (2014). Behavioural Contexts of Sound Production inPachycondyla Ants (Formicidae: Ponerinae). Acta Acustica united with Acustica, 100(4), 739-747.
  • Geberzahn, N., & Aubin, T. (2014). Assessing vocal performance in complex birdsong: a novel approach. BMC Biology, 12(1), 58.
  • Geberzahn, N., & Aubin, T. (2014). How a songbird with a continuous singing style modulates its song when territorially challenged. Behavioral ecology and sociobiology, 68(1), 1-12.


  • Adam, O., D. Cazau, N. Gandilhon, B. Fabre, J. T., Laitman, and Reidenberg, J. S. (2013) New acoustic model for humpback whale sound production, Applied Acoustics, 74(10): 1182–1190.
  • Ahonen, H., Lowther, A. D., Goldsworthy, S. D., Harcourt, R. G., & Stow, A. J. (2013). Characterization of 12 novel microsatellite loci and cross-amplification of four loci in the endangered Australian sea lion (Neophoca cinerea). Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(1), 283-285.
  • Boistel, R., Aubin, T., Cloetens, P., Peyrin, F., Scotti, T., Herzog, P., Gerlach, J., Pollet, N. and Aubry, J.-F. (2013) I’m all ears: How sooglossid frogs hear without a middle ear. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(38): 15360-15364.
  • Briefer, E., Rybak, F. and Aubin, T. (2013) The role of shared phrases in skylark song: true syntax or simple auditory object? Animal Behavior 86, 1131-1137.
  • Cazau, D., Adam, O., Laitman, J., and Reidenberg, J. S. (2013) New Understanding the intentional acoustic behavior of humpback whales: a production-based approach, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 134(4), 2268-2273.
  • Charrier, I., Mathevon, N. and Aubin, T. (2013) Bearded seal males perceive geographic variation in their trills. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 67(10), 1679-1689.
  • Geberzahn, N. and Aubin, T. (2013) How a songbird with a continuous singing style modulates its song when territorially challenged. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology. DOI 10.1007/s00265-013-1616-4
  • Linossier, J., Rybak, F., Aubin, T. and Geberzahn N. (2013) Flight phases in the song of skylarks: impact on acoustic parameters and coding strategy. PLoS ONE e72768 ; doi:10.1371/j.pone.0072768
  • Nemeth, E., Pieretti, N., Zollinger, S.-A., Geberzahn, N., Partecke, J., Miranda, A. C. and Brumm, H. (2013) Bird song and anthropogenic noise: vocal production mechanisms may explain why birds sing higher pitched songs in cities. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B 280: 1471-2954.


  • Chabout J, Serreau P, Ey E, Bellier L, Aubin T, Bourgeron T, Granon S. (2012). Adult male mice emit context-specific ultrasonic vocalizations that are modulated by prior isolation or group rearing environment. PLoS One. 7(1):e29401.
  • Cure C., Mathevon N., Mundry R. & Aubin T. 2012. Acoustic cues used for species recognition can differ between sexes and between sibling species: evidence in shearwaters. Animal Behaviour 84:239-250.
  • Dentressangle F, Aubin T, Mathevon N, 2012. Males use time whereas females prefer harmony: individual call recognition in the dimorphic blue footed booby. Animal Behaviour, 84:413-420.
  • Huetz C. & Aubin T. 2012. Part I- Ecophysiology and animal Behaviour, Chapter 4 – Bioacoustics approaches to locate and identify animals in terrestrial environments.In »Sensors for Ecology » ( J-F Le Galliard, J-M Guarini, F Gaill eds), INEE, CNRS édition, Paris.
  • Garcia, M., Charrier, I., Rendall, D. & Iwaniuk, A. N. 2012. Temporal and spectral analyses reveal individual variation in a non-vocal acoustic display: the wingbeat drumming display of the Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus, L.). Ethology 118: 292–301.
  • Garcia, M., Charrier, I. & Iwaniuk, A. N. 2012. Directionality of the Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) drumming display. The Condor 114(3):500-506.
  • Tripovich JS, Hall-Aspland, S., Charrier, I. , Arnould JPY. 2012 The behavioural response of Australian fur seals to motor boat noise. PLoS ONE 7(5):e37228.
  • Pasteau, M., Ung D. , Kreutzer M. & Aubin T. 2012. Amplitude modulation of sexy phrases is salient for song attractiveness in female canaries (Serinus canaria). Animal Cognition 15:639–645.
  • Pitcher B. J. & Harcourt R. G., Charrier, I. 2012. Individual identity encoding and environmental constraints in vocal recognition of pups by Australian sea lion mothers. Animal Behaviour 83(3): 681–690.
  • Samaran F, Gandihllon N, Prieto Gonzales R, Pace F, Kennedy A, Adam O. 2012 Part I- Ecophysiology and animal Behaviour, Chapter 3 – Passive hydro-acosutics for cetacean census and localisations.In »Sensors for Ecology » (J-F Le Galliard, J-M Guarini, F Gaill eds), INEE, CNRS édition, Paris.
  • Vergne A., T. Aubin, P. Taylor, and N. Mathevon. 2012. Acoustic signals of baby black caimans. Zoology 114: 313-320.
  • Vergne AL, Aubin T, Martin S, Mathevon N, 2012. Acoustic communication in crocodilians: Information encoding and species specificity value of juvenile calls. Animal Cognition, 15:1095–1109.


  • Briefer E. , F.Rybak & T.Aubin (2011). Microdialect and group signature in the song of the skylark Alauda arvensis. Bioacoustics 20, 219-234.
  • Boistel R. , Aubin T., Cloetens P., Langer M., Gillet B., Josset P., Pollet N. A. Herrel (2011). Whispering to the deaf : communication by a frog without external vocal sac or tympanum in noisy environments. Plos One 6(7): e 22080.
  • Camacho- Schlenker S, H. Courvoisier ; T. Aubin (2011). Song sharing and singing strategies in the winter wren troglodytes troglodytes. Behevioural Processes 87, 260-267.
  • Charrier, I., Ahonen, H. & Harcourt, R.G. 2011. What Makes an Australian Sea Lion (Neophoca cinerea) Males Bark Threatening? Journal of Comparative Psychology 125(4): 385-392.
  • Charrier, I., Burlet, A. & Aubin, T. 2011. Social vocal communication in captive Pacific walruses Odobenus rosmarus divergens. Mammalian Biology 76(5): 622-627.
  • Cure; C., Aubin T. & N. Mathevon. 2011. Sex discrimination and mate recognition by voice in the Yelkouan shearwater Puffinus yelkouan. Bioacoustics 20: 235-250.
  • Cure; C., Aubin T., Mathevon, N. (2011). Intra-sex vocal interactions in two hybridizing seabird species: theYelkouan and the Balearic shearwaters(Puffinus yelkouan and P. mauretanicus). Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 64: 1823-1837.
  • Pitcher B. J. & Harcourt R. G., Schaal, B., Charrier, I. (2011). Social olfaction in marine mammals: wild female Australian sea lions can identify their pups scent. Biology Letters 7(1): 60-62.
  • Pitcher B. J., Ahonen, H., Charrier, I., Harcourt R. G. (2011). Allosuckling behaviour behavior in the Australian sea lion (Neophoca cinerea): An updated understanding. Marine Mammal Science 27(4): 881-888.
  • Sebe F., T. Aubin, R. Nowak, Sebe O., G. Perrin; P Poindron. 2011. How and when do lambs recognize the bleats of their mothers? Bioacoustics 20: 341-356.
  • Trimble, M. & Charrier, I. (2011). Individuality in South American sea lion (Otaria flavescens) mother-pup vocalizations: implications of ecological constraints and geographical variations? Mammalian Biology 76: 208-216.


  • Aubin T (2010) Social Communication. In: Koob G.F., Le Moal M. and Thompson R.F. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience, volume 3, pp. 269–275 Oxford: Academic Press.
  • Sebe, F., Duboscq, J., Ligout, S., Aubin, T., & Poindron, P. (2010). Early vocal recognition of mother by lambs: contribution of low- and high-frequency vocalizations. Animal Behaviour 79, 1055-1066.
  • Samaran, F., Adam, O., Guinet,C. (2010). Detection range modeling of blue whale calls in Southwestern Indian Ocean, Applied Acoustics 11, 1099-1106.
  • Samaran, F., Adam, O., Guinet,C. (2010). Discovery of a mid-ocean sympatric area of southern blue whale sub-species, Endangered Species Research 12, 157-165.
  • Samaran, F., Guinet, C., Adam, O., Motsch, J-F., Cansi, Y. (2010). Source level estimation of two blue whale subpsecies in southwestern Indian Ocean. JASA 127(6), 3800-3808.
  • Pace, F., Benard, F., Glotin, H., Adam, O., White,P. (2010). Subunit definition for humpback whale call classification, Applied Acoustics 11, 1107-1114.
  • Pitcher B. J. & Harcourt R. G., Charrier, I. (2010). The memory remains: Long-term vocal recognition in Australian sea lions. Animal Cognition 13: 771-776.
  • Pitcher B. J. & Harcourt R. G., Charrier, I. (2010). Rapid ontogeny of maternal vocal recognition abilities in a colonially breeding mammal, the Australian sea lion. PLoS ONE 5(8): e12195.
  • Gandilhon, N., Adam, O., Louis,M. (2010). Using passive acoustics for marine mammal observations: multidisciplinary observatories, materials and software, International Review of Physics 4, 20-28.
  • Charrier, I., Aubin, T. & Mathevon, N. (2010). Calf’s vocal recognition by Atlantic walrus mothers: ecological constraints and adaptations. Animal Cognition, 13, 271-282.
  • Briefer, E., Osiejuk T.S., Rybak F. & T. Aubin. (2010). Are bird song complexity and song sharing shaped by habitat structure? An information theory and statistical approach. Journal of Theoretical Biology 262, 151-164.
  • Briefer E, Rybak F, Aubin T (2010) Are Unfamiliar Neighbours Considered to Be Dear-Enemies? PLoS ONE 5(8): e12428.
  • Attard M., Pitcher BJ, Charrier I, Ahonen H, Harcourt RG. (2010). Vocal discrimination in mate guarding male Australian sea lions: familiarity breeds contempt. Ethology 116, 704-714.
  • Souza Ferreira R., Poteaux C., Delabie J. H. C., Fresneau D., Rybak F. (2010). Stridulations Reveal Cryptic Speciation in Neotropical Sympatric Ants. PLos ONE, 5(12): e15363.


  • Sueur J., Aubin T., Simonis C. (2009). Seewave: a free modular tool for sound analysis and synthesis. Bioacoustics 18, 213-226.
  • Pitcher B. J., Ahonen H., Harcourt R. G. & Charrier I. (2009). Delayed onset of vocal recognition in Australian sea lion pups (Neophoca cinerea). Naturwissenschaften 96, 901-909.
  • Mulard H., Aubin T., Hatch S., White J. F. & E. Danchin (2009). Voice variance may signify ongoing divergence among black-legged kittiwake populations. Biol. J. of the Linnean Soc. 97, 289-297.
  • Lehongre K, Aubin T. & C. Del Negro (2009). Influence of social conditions in song sharing in the adult canary. Animal Cognition 12, 823-832.
  • Curé C., Aubin T., Mathevon, N. (2009). Acoustic divergence between two sympatric nocturnal burrowing petrels: the Yelkouan and the Cory’s shearwaters. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 96, 115-134.
  • Charrier I., Pitcher B. J. & Harcourt R. G. (2009). Vocal recognition of mothers by Australian sea lion pups: individual signature and environmental constraints. Animal Behaviour 78, 1127-1134.
  • Briefer E., Aubin T.& F. Rybak (2009). Response to displaced neighbours in a territorial songbird with a large repertoire. Naturwissenschaften 96, 1067-1077.


  • Aubin, T., Charrier, I., Courvoisier H., Rybak F. (2008). Penguins and Otariids as Models for the Study of Individual Vocal Recognition in the Noisy Environment of a Colony. In (ed) Benjamin N. Weiss, New research on acoustics. Nova Science Publishers, NY.
  • Tripovich J. S., Charrier I., Rogers T. L., Canfield R., Arnould J-P.Y. (2008). Acoustic features involved in the neighbour-stranger vocal recognition process in male Australian fur seals. Behavioural Processes 79, 74-80.
  • Tripovich J. S., Charrier I., Rogers T. L., Canfield R., Arnould J-P.Y. (2008). Who goes there? Differential responses to neighbor and stranger vocalizations in male Australian fur seals. Marine Mammal Science 24, 913-928.
  • Sebe F., Aubin T., Boué A., Poindron P. 2008. Mother-young vocal communication and mutual acoustic recognition promote preferential nursing in sheeps. The Journal of Experimental Biology 211, 3554-3562.
  • Mulard H., Aubin T., White J.F., Hatch S. A., Danchin E. (2008). Experimental evidence of vocal recognition in young and adult black-legged Kittiwakes. Animal Behaviour 76, 1855-1861.
  • Mathevon N, Aubin T, Vielliard J, da Silva ML, Sebe F. (2008). Singing in the Rain Forest: How a Tropical Bird Song Transfers Information. PLoS ONE 3(2), e1580.
  • Lehongre, K., Aubin, T., Robin, S., Del Negro, C. (2008). Individual signature in canary songs: contribution of multiple levels of song structure. Ethology 114, 425-435.
  • Gwilliam J., Charrier I. Harcourt R. G. (2008). Vocal identity and species recognition in Male Australian Sea Lions, Neophoca cinerea. The Journal of Experimental Biology 211, 2288-2295.
  • Briefer E., Rybak F., Aubin T. (2008). When to be a dear-enemy: flexible acoustic relationships of neighbouring skylarks Alauda arvensis. Animal Behaviour 76, 1319-1325.
  • Briefer E., Aubin T., Lehongre K., Rybak F. (2008). How to identify dear-enemies: the group signature in the complex song of the skylark Alauda arvensis. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211, 317-326.
  • Mathevon N, Aubin T, Vielliard J, da Silva ML, Sebe F, et al. (2008) Singing in the Rain Forest: How a Tropical Bird Song Transfers Information. PLoS ONE 3(2): e1580pubmedabstract
  • Briefer, E., Aubin,T., Lehongre, K. and Rybak, F. In press. How to identify dear-enemies: the group signature in the complex song of the skylark Alauda arvensis. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211, 317-326.pubmed


  • Van Der Mejiden A., Vences M., Hoegg S., Boistel R., Channing A. & Meyer A. (2007). Nuclear gene phylogeny of narrow-mouthed toads (Family: Microhylidae) and a discussion of competing hypotheses concerning their biogeographical origins. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 44, 1017-1030.
  • Van Der Mejiden A., Boistel R., Gerlach J., Ohler A., Vences M. & Meyer A. (2007). Molecular phylogenetic evidence for paraphyly of the genus Sooglossus, with the description of a new genus of Seychellean frogs. Biol. J. of the Linnean Soc. 91, 347-359
  • Sebe F., Aubin T., Nowak R. & Poindron P.(2007). Acoustic discrimination between ewes and lamb in the first two days after parturition. Dev. Psychobiol. 49, 375–386.
  • Guigay J.P., Langer M., Boistel R. & Cloetens P. (2007). Mixed transfer function and transport of intensity approach for phase retrieval in the Fresnel region. Opt. Lett. 32, 1617-1619.
  • Du Pasquier D., Chesneau A., Sachs L.M., Ballagny C., Boistel R., Pollet N., Demeneix B. & Mazabraud A. (2007). Tbid mediated activation of the mitochondrial death pathway leads to genetic ablation of the lens in Xenopus laevis. Genesis 45, 1-10.
  • Bourgeois K., Curé C., Legrand J., Gomez-Diaz E., Vidal E., Aubin T. & Mathevon N. (2007). Morphological versus acoustic analysis: what is the most efficient method for sexing yelkouan shearwaters Puffinus yelkouan? J. Ornithol. 148, 261–269.
  • Aubin T., Mathevon N., Staszewski V. & Boulinier T. (2007). Acoustic communication in the Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla: potential cues for sexual and individual signatures in long calls. Polar Biology 30, 1027-1033.


  • Mathevon N., Vignal C.; Mottin S. & T. Aubin (2006). Social context and response to female voice : audience effect in the male Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata). Advances in Bioacoustics 2, 107-116.
  • Sueur J. & Aubin T. (2006) – When males whistle at females: complex FM signals in cockroaches. Naturwissenschaften, 93, 500-505.
  • Sueur J., Windmill J.F.C. & D. Robert (2006). Tuning the drum: the mechanical basis for frequency discrimination in a Mediterranean cicada. J. Exp. Biol. 209, 4115-4128.
  • Tafforeau P., Boistel R., Boller E., Bravin A., Brunet M., Chaimanee Y., Cloetens P., Feist M., Hoszowska J., Jaeger J.J., Kay R.F., Lazzari V., Marivaux L., Nel A., Memoz C., Thibault X., Vignaud P. & Zabler S. (2006). Some applications of X-ray Synchrotron microtomographie for non-destructive 3D studies of paleontological specimens. Applied Physics A 83, 195-202.
  • Charrier I. & Harcourt R. G. (2006). Individual Vocal Identity in Mother and Pup Australian sea lion Neophoca cinerea. Journal of Mammalogy 87(5), 929-938.


  • Mathevon N, Dabelsteen T, Blumenrath S (2005). Are high perches in the blackcap Sylvia atricapilla song or listening posts ? A sound transmission study. J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 117, 442-449.
  • Vignal C, Andru J, Mathevon N (2005). Social context modulates behavioural and brain immediate early gene responses to sound in male songbird. European Journal of Neuroscience, 22:949-955.
  • Ramstein S, Vignal C, Mathevon N, Mottin S, 2005. In-vivo and non invasive measurement of a songbird’s head optical properties. Applied Optics, 44:6197-6204.


  • Sueur J, Aubin T (2004). Acoustic signals in cicada courtship behaviour (order Hemiptera, genus Tibicina). J.Zool.Lond., 262, 217-224.
  • Searby A., P. Jouventin & T. Aubin (2004). Acoustic recognition in macaroni penguins: an original signature system. Animal Behaviour, 67: 615-625.
  • Moulin B., Aubin T. & J.M. Jallon (2004). Ontogenesis of courtship songs from D. melanogaster and D. simulans. Genetica. 120: 285-292.
  • Mathevon N, Charrier I (2004). Parent-offspring conflict and the coordination of siblings in gulls. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. (suppl.), 271, S145-S147.
  • Vignal C, Attia J, Mathevon N, Beauchaud M (2004). Background noise does not modify song-induced genic activation in the bird brain. Behavioural Brain Research, 153: 241-248.
  • Vignal C, Mathevon N, Mottin S (2004). Audience drives male songbird response to partner’s voice. Nature, 431:448-451.
  • Kowalski S, Aubin T, And Martin Jr (2004). Courtship song in Drosophila melanogaster: A differential effect on male-female locomotor activity. Canadian Journal Of Zoology 82, 1258-1266.


  • Insley, S., Phillips, A.V. & Charrier, I. (2003). A review of social recognition in pinnipeds. Aquatic Mammals, 29(2), 181-201.
  • Sueur, J. & Aubin, T. (2003). Specificity of cicada calling songs in the genus Tibicina (Hemiptera, Cicadidae). Systematic Entomology, 28 : 481-492.
  • Sueur J, Aubin T (2003). Is habitat microsegregation between two cicadas species (Tibicina haematodes and Cicada orni) due to calling song propagation constraints ? Naturwissenschaften, 90:322-326.
  • Charrier I., Mathevon N. & P. Jouventin (2003). Individuality in the voice of fur seal females : an analysis study of the pup attraction call in Arctocephalus tropicalis. Marine Mammal Science, 19 :161-172.
  • Charrier I., Mathevon N. & P. Jouventin (2003). Vocal signature recognition of mothers by fur seal pups. Animal Behaviour, 65, 543-550.
  • Mathevon N., Charrier I, Jouventin P (2003). Potential of individual recognition in acoustic signals: A comparative study of two gulls with different nesting patterns. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 326, 329-337.
  • Charrier I, Mathevon N, Jouventin P (2003). Fur seal mother memorises growing pup’s voice steps: Adaptation to long-term recognition or evolutionary by-product ? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 80, 305-312.


  • Sueur J. & T. Aubin (2002). Acoustic communication in the palaearctic red cicada Tibicina haematodes: chorus organisation, structure and recognition of the calling signal. Can. J. Zool. 80, 126-136.
  • Rybak F., Sureau G. & T. Aubin (2002). Functional coupling of acoustic and chemical signals in the courtship of the male Drosophila melanogaster. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. , 269, 695-701.
  • Sueur J., Aubin T. & T. Bourgoin (2002). Bioacoustique et systématique des insectes. Bioacoustics and systematic of the Insects. Mémoires de la S.E.F. 6, 45-62.
  • Rybak F., Aubin T., Moulin B. And Jallon J.-M. (2002). Acoustic communication in Drosophila melanogaster courtship: Are pulse and sine songs frequencies important for the courtship success? Canadian Journal Of Zoology 80, 987-996.
  • Gahr M., Leitner S., Fusani L. & Rybak F. (2002). What is the adaptive role of neurogenesis in adult birds ? Progress in Brain Research 138, 233-254.
  • Jouventin P. & T. Aubin (2002). Acoustic systems are adapted to breeding ecologies: individual recognition in nesting penguins. Animal Behaviour 64, 747-757.
  • Dabelsteen T. & Mathevon N. (2002). Why do songbirds sing intensively at dawn ? A test of the acoustic transmission hypothesis. Acta Ethologica 4, 65-72.
  • Charrier I., Mathevon N., Jouventin P. (2002). How does a fur seal mother recognize the voice of her pup ? An experimental study of Arctocephalus tropicalis. Journal of Experimental Biology, 205, 603-612.
  • Charrier I., Mathevon N., Hassnaoui M., Carraro L. & P. Jouventin (2002). The Subantarctic fur seal switches its begging behaviour during maternal absence. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 80:1250-1255.
  • Aubin T. & P. Jouventin (2002). How to identify vocally a kin in a crowd ? The penguin model. Advances in the Study of Behavior 31, 243-277.
  • Aubin T. & P. Jouventin (2002). Localisation of an acoustic signal in a noisy environment: the display call of the king penguin Aptenodytes patagonicus. Journal of Experimental Biology. 205, 3793-3798.


  • Moulin B., Rybak F., Aubin T. & J.M. Jallon (2001). Compared ontogenesis of courtship song components of males from the sibling species, D. melanogaster and D. simulans. Behavior Genetics 31, 299-308.
  • Mathevon N.& T. Aubin (2001). Species-specific recognition in the Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla shows high tolerance to signal modifications. Behaviour 138, 511-524.
  • Lengagne T., Lauga J. & T. Aubin (2001). Intra-syllabic acoustic signatures used by the king penguin in parent-chick recognition : an experimental approach. J of Exp. Biology. 204, 663-672.
  • Charrier I., Mathevon N., Jouventin P. & T. Aubin (2001). Acoustic communication in a Black-headed Gull colony: How do chicks identify their parents ? Ethology 107, 961-974.
  • Charrier I., Mathevon N. & P. Jouventin (2001). Mother’s voice recognition by seal pups. Nature 412: 873.
  • Charrier I., Jouventin P., Mathevon N.& T. Aubin (2001). Individual identity coding depends on call type in the South Polar Skua Catharacta micormicki. Polar Biology 24, 378-382.
  • Ceugniet M. & T. Aubin (2001). The rally call recognition in males of two hybridizing partridge species, red-legged (Alectoris rufa) and rock (A. graeca) partridges. Behav. Process 55, 1-12.


  • Lengagne T., Aubin T., Jouventin P. & Lauga J.(2000). Perceptual salience of individually distinctive features in the calls of adult king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus). J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 107, 508-516.
  • Jouventin P. & T. Aubin (2000). Acoustic convergence in the calls of two nocturnal burrowing seabirds. Experiments with a penguin (Eudyptula minor) and a shearwater (Puffinus tenuirostris). Ibis 142, 645-656.
  • Aubin T., Rybak, F. & B. Moulin (2000). A simple method for recording low-amplitude sounds. Application to the study of the courtship song of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster. Biaoacoustics. 11, 51-67.
  • Aubin T., Jouventin P. & C. Hildebrand. (2000) Penguins use the two-voice theory to recognise each other. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 267, 1081-1087.