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Michelot, C., M. Leclerc, J. Taillon, C. Dussault, J. Hénault Richard et S. D. Côté. 2024. Evidence of migratory coupling between grey wolves and migratory caribou. Oikos, 2024 : e10150. DOI : 10.1111/oik.10150.


Béland, S., B. Vuillaume, M. Leclerc, M. Bernier et S. D. Côté. Selection of summer feeding sites and food resources by female migratory caribou (Rangifer tarandus) determined using camera collars. Plos One, 18 : e0294846. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0294846.

Vuillaume, B., J. H. Richard, S. Hamel, J. Taillon, M. Festa-Bianchet et S. D. Côté. Birth date determines early calf survival in migratory caribou. Oecologia 220: 819-830. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-023-05441-7.

Filali, J., D. Laurendeau et S. D. Côté. 2023. Environmental information extraction based on YOLOv5-object detection in videos collected by camera-collars installed on migratory caribou and black bears in northern Québec.  Proceedings of the 18th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications 5: 660-667.  DOI : 10.5220/0011691200003417.

Poisson, W., J. Prunier, A. Carrier, I. Gilbert, G. Mastromonaco, V. Albert, J. Taillon, V. Bourret, S. D. Côté et Claude Robert. 2023. Chromosome-level assembly of the Rangifer tarandus genome and validation of cervid and bovid evolution insights. BMC Genomics 24:142. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-023-09189-5.

Bonin, M., C. Dussault, J. Taillon, J. Pisapio, N. Lecomte et S. D. Côté. 2023. Diet flexibility of wolves and black bears in the range of migratory caribou. Journal of Mammalogy 104:252-264. DOI: 0.1093/jmammal/gyad002.

Brodeur, A., M. Leblond, V. Brodeur, J. Taillon et S. D. Côté. 2023. Investigating potential for competition between migratory caribou and introduced muskoxen. Journal of Wildlife Management :e22366. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.22366.


Dedato, M., C. Robert, J. Taillon, A. Shafer et S. D. Côté. 2022. Demographic history and conservation genomics of caribou (Rangifer tarandus) in Québec. Evolutionary Applications 15:2043-2053. DOI: 10.1111/eva.13495.

Carrier, A., J. Prunier, W. Poisson, M. Trottier-Lavoie, I. Gilbert, M. Cavedon, K. Okharel, J. Kantanen, M. Musiani, S. D. Côté, V. Albert, J. Taillon, V. Bourret, A. Droit et C. Robert. 2022. Design and validation of a 63K genome-wide SNP-genotyping platform for caribou/reindeer (Rangifer tarandus). BMC Genomics 23:687. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-022-08899-6.

Aleuy, O. A., M. Anholt, K. Orsel, F. Mavrot, C. A. Gagnon, K. Beckmen, S. D. Côté, C. Cuyler, A. Dobson, B. Elkin, L.-M. Leclerc, J. Taillon et S. Kutz. 2022. Association of environmental factors with the intensity of seasonal seropositivity of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, an emerging pathogen in Arctic caribou. Emerging Infectious Diseases 28:1650-1658. DOI: 10.3201/eid2808.212144.

Prunier, J., A. Carrier, I. Gilbert, W. Poisson, V. Albert, J. Taillon, V. Bourret, S. D. Côté, A. Droit et C. Robert. 2022. CNVs with adaptive potential in Rangifer tarandus: genome architecture and new annotated assembly. Life Science Alliance 5:e202101207. DOI: 10.26508/lsa.202101207.


Joly, K. A. Gunn, S. D. Côté, M. Panzacchi, J. Adamczewski, M. J. Suitor et E. Gurarie. 2021. Caribou and reindeer migrations in the changing Arctic. Animal Migration 8:156–167. DOI: 10.1515/ami-2020-0110.

Leclerc, M., M. Leblond, M. Le Corre, C. Dussault et S. D. Côté. 2021. Determinants of migration trajectory and movement rate in a long-distance terrestrial mammal. Journal of Mammalogy 102:1342-1352. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyab081.

Vuillaume, B., J. Hénault Richard et S.D. Côté. Using camera collars to study survival of migratory caribou. 2021. Wildlife Society Bulletin 45:325-332. DOI: 10.1002/wsb.1193.

Kauffman, M. J., F. Cagnacci, S. Chamaillé-Jammes, M. Hebblewhite, J. G. C. Hopcraft, J. A. Merkle, T. Mueller, A. Mysterud, W. Peters, C. Roettger, A. Steingisser, J. E. Meacham, K. Abera, J. Adamczewski, E. O. Aikens, C. Vynne, H. Bartlan-Brooks, E. Bennitt, J. Berger, C. Boyd, S. D. Côté, L. Debeffe et al. 2021. Mapping out a future for ungulate migrations. Science 372:566-569. DOI: 10.1126/science.abf0998.

Lemay, E., S. D. Côté et J.-P. Tremblay. 2021. How will snow retention and shading from Arctic shrub expansion affect caribou food resources? Ecoscience 28:313-325. DOI:10.1080/11956860.2021.1917859.


Gagnon, M., G. Yannic, F. Boyer et S. D. Côté. 2020. Adult survival in migratory caribou is negatively associated with MHC functional diversity. Heredity 125:290-303. DOI: 10.1038/s41437-020-0347-3.

Plante, S., C. Dussault, J. Hénault Richard, M. Garel et S. D. Côté. 2020. Untangling effects of human disturbance and natural factors on mortality risk of migratory caribou. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 8:154. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2020.00154.

Bonin, M., C. Dussault, J. Taillon, N. Lecomte et S. D. Côté. 2020. Combining stable isotopes, morphological, and molecular analyses to reconstruct the diet of free-ranging consumers. Ecology and Evolution 10:6664-6676. DOI : 10.1002/ece3.6397.

Le Corre, M., C. Dussault et S. D. Côté. 2020. Where to spend the winter? The role of intraspecific competition and climate in determining the selection of wintering areas by migratory caribou. Oikos 129:512-525. DOI: 10.1111/oik.06668.

Bonin, M., C. Dussault et S. D. Côté. 2020. Increased trophic position of black bear (Ursus americanus) at the northern fringe of its distribution range. Canadian Journal of Zoology 98:127-133. DOI: 0.1139/cjz-2019-0062.

Cuyler C., J. Rowell, J. Adamczewski, T. Davison, A. Gunn, L.-M. Leclerc, F. Mavrot, T. Sipko, M. Tomaselli, M. Anderson, J. Blake, T. Bretten, V. Brodeur, M. Campbell, S. L. Checkley, H. Dean Cluff, C. Mallory, S. D. Côté, M. Dumond, B. Ford, A. Gruzdev, P. Jones, S. Kutz, N. M. Schmidt, I. M. Okhlopkov, P. Reynolds, M. Suitor et B. Ytrehus. 2020. Muskox status, recent variation, and uncertain future. Ambio 49:805-819. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-019-01205-x.


Gagnon, M., G. Yannic, C. Perrier et S. D. Côté. 2019. No evidence of inbreeding depression in fast declining herds of migratory caribou. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 32:1368-1381. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13533

Saucier, V., S. D. Côté, E. Champagne et J.-P. Tremblay. 2019. Combined effects of simulated browsing, warming and nutrient addition on forage availability for migratory caribou. Polar Biology 42:1561-1570. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-019-02543-y.

Carlsson, A. M., Curry P., Elkin B., Russell D., Veich A., Branigan M., Cambell M., Croft B., Cuyler C., Côté S. D., LeClerc L.-M., Tryland M., Nymo I. H. et Kutz S. 2019. Multi-pathogen serological survey of migratory caribou herds: a snapshot in time. Plos One 14:e0219838. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219838.

Campeau, A. B., G. J. M. Rickbeil, N. C. Coops et S. D. Côté. 2019. Long-term changes in the primary productivity of migratory caribou (Rangifer tarandus) calving grounds and summer pasture on the Quebec-Labrador Peninsula (Northeastern Canada): the mixed influences of climate change and caribou herbivory. Polar Biology 42:1005-1023. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-019-02492-6.

Bélanger, É., M. Leblond et S. D. Côté. 2019. Habitat selection and population trends of the declining torngat mountains caribou. Journal of Wildlife Management 83:379-392. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21583.


Morrissette-Boileau, C., S. Boudreau, J.-P. Tremblay et S. D. Côté. 2018. Revisiting the role of migratory caribou in the control of shrub expansion in northern Nunavik (Québec, Canada). Polar Biology 41:1845-1853. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-018-2325-2.

Plante, S., C. Dussault, J. H. Richard et S. D. Côté. 2018. Human disturbance effects and cumulative habitat loss in endangered migratory caribou. Biological Conservation 224:129-143. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2018.05.022.

Morrissette-Boileau, C., S. Boudreau, J.-P. Tremblay et S. D. Côté. 2018. Simulated caribou browsing limits the effect of nutrient addition on the growth of Betula glandulosa, an expanding shrub species in Nunavik, Canada. Journal of Ecology 106:1256-1265. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12899.

Yannic, G., J. Ortego, L. Pellissier, N. Lecomte, L. Bernatchez et S. D. Côté. 2018. Linking genetic and ecological differentiation in an ungulate with a circumpolar distribution. Ecography 41:922-937. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02995.


Barrio, I. C., E. Lindén, M. T. Beest, J. Olofsson, A. Rocha, E. M. Soininen, J. M. Alatalo, T. Andersson, A. Asmus, J. Boike, K. A. Brathen, J. P. Bryant, A. Buchwal, G. Bueno, K. S. Christie, D. Egelkraut, D. Ehrich, L. Fishback, B. C. Forbes, M. Gartzia, P. Grogan, M. Hallinger, M. M. Heijmans, D. S. Hik, A. Hofgaard, M. Holmgren, T. T. Hoye, D. C. Huebner, I. S. Jónsdóttir, E. Kaarlejarvi, T. Kumpula, J. Lange, E. Lévesque, J. Limpens, M. Macias-Fauria, I. Myers-Smith, E. v. Nieukerken, S. Normand, E. S. Post, N. M. Schmidt, J. Sitters, A. Sokolov, N. Sokolova, J. D. Speed, L. E. Street, M. Sundqvist, O. Suominen, N. Tananaev, J.-P. Tremblay, C. Urbanowicz, D. Watts, M. Wilmking, P. A. Wookey, H. H. Zimmermann, V. Zverev, et M. V. Kozlov. 2017. Background invertebrate herbivory on dwarf birch (Betula glandulosa-nana complex) increases with temperature and precipitation across the tundra biome. Polar Biology 40:2265-2278. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-017-2139-7.

Le Corre, M., C. Dussault et S. D. Côté. 2017. Weather conditions and variation in timing of spring and fall migrations of migratory caribou. Journal of Mammalogy 98:260-271. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyw177.

Plante, S., C. Dussault et S. D. Côté. 2017. Landscape attributes explain migratory caribou vulnerability to sport hunting. Journal of Wildlife Management 81:238-247. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21203


Simard, A.-A., S. Kutz, J. Ducrocq, K. Beckmen, V. Brodeur, M. Campbell, B. Croft, C. Cuyler, T. Davison, B. Elkin, T. Giroux, A. Kelly, D. Russell, J. Taillon, A. Veitch et S. D. Côté. 2016. Variation in the intensity and prevalence of macroparasites in migratory caribou: a quasi-circumpolar study. Canadian Journal of Zoology 94:607-617. DOI: 10.1139/cjz-2015-0190.

Leblond, M., M.-H. St-Laurent et S. D. Côté. 2016. Caribou, water, and ice – Fine-scale movements of a migratory Arctic ungulate in the context of climate change. Movement Ecology 4:14. DOI: 10.1186/s40462-016-0079-4.

Yannic, G., M.-H. St-Laurent, J. Ortego, J. Taillon, A. Beauchemin, L. Bernatchez, C. Dussault et S. D. Côté. 2016. Integrating ecological and genetic structure to define management units for caribou in Eastern Canada. Conservation Genetics 17:437-453. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-015-0795-0.

Dalziel, B. D., M. Le Corre, S. D. Côté et S. P. Ellner. 2016. Detecting collective behavior in animal relocation data, with application to migratory caribou. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7:30-41. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12437.


Le Corre, M., C. Dussault et S. D. Côté. 2014. Detecting changes in the annual movements of migratory caribou: using the first-passage time to assess departure and arrival of the spring migration. Movement Ecology 2:19. DOI: 10.1186/s40462-014-0019-0.

Yannic, G., L. Pellissier, M. Le Corre, C. Dussault, L. Bernatchez et S. D. Côté. 2014. Temporally dynamic habitat suitability predicts genetic relatedness among caribou. Proceedings of the Royal Society 281:20140502. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0502.

Rasiulis, A. L., M. Festa-Bianchet, S. Couturier et S. D. Côté. 2014. The effect of radio-collar weight on survival of migratory caribou. Journal of Wildlife Management 78:953-956. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.722.

Yannic, G., L. Pellissier, J. Ortego, N. Lecomte, S. Couturier, C. Cuyler, C. Dussault, K. J. Hundermark, R. J. Irvine, D. A. Jenkins, L. Kolpashikov, K. Mager, M. Musiani, K. L. Parker, K. H. Roed, T. Sipko, S. G. Þórisson, B. V. Weckworth, A. Guisan, L. Bernatchez et S. D. Côté. 2014. Genetic diversity in caribou linked to past and future climate change. Nature Climate Change 4:132-137. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate2074.


Pachkowski, M., M. Festa-Bianchet et S. D. Côté. 2013. Spring-loaded reproduction: effects of body condition and population size on fertility in migratory caribou (Rangifer tarandus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 91:473-479. DOI: 10.1139/cjz-2012-0334.

Taillon, J., P. S. Barboza et S. D. Côté. 2013. Nitrogen allocation to offspring and milk production in a capital breeder. Ecology 94:1815-1827. DOI: 10.1890/12-1424.1.

Ducrocq, J., G. Beauchamp, S. Kutz, M. Simard, J. Taillon, S. D. Côté, V. Brodeur et S. Lair. 2013. Variables associated with Besnoitia tarandi prevalence and cyst density in barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus) populations. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49:29-38. DOI: 10.7589/2012-05-125.


Côté, S. D., M. Festa-Bianchet, C. Dussault, J.-P. Tremblay, V. Brodeur, M. Simard, J. Taillon, C. Hins, M. Le Corre et S. Sharma. 2012. Caribou herd dynamics: impacts of climate change on traditional and sport harvesting. Pp. 249-269 dans M. Allard and M. Lemay (éds). Nunavik and Nunatsiavut: From science to policy. An Integrated Regional Impact Study (IRIS) of climate change and modernization. ArcticNet Inc., Quebec City, Canada, 303 p. 

Champagne, E., J.-P. Tremblay et S. D. Côté. 2012. Tolerance of an expanding subarctic shrub, Betula glandulosa, to simulated caribou browsing. Plos One 7:e51940. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051940.

Forde, T., K. Orsel, J. De Buck, D. Cooley, S. D. Côté, C. Cuyler, T. Davison, B. Elkin, A. Kelly, M. Kienzler, R. Popko, J. Taillon, A. Veitch et S. Kutz. 2012. Detection of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in several herds of arctic caribou (Rangifer tarandus ssp.). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48 :918-924. DOI: 10.7589/2011-09-261.

Taillon, J., M. Festa-Bianchet et S. D. Côté. 2012. Shifting targets in the tundra: protection of migratory caribou calving grounds must account for spatial changes over time. Biological Conservation 147:163-173. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2011.12.027.

Taillon, J., V. Brodeur, M. Festa-Bianchet et S. D. Côté. 2012. Is mother condition related to offspring condition in migratory caribou at calving and weaning? Canadian Journal of Zoology 90:393-402. DOI: 10.1139/z2012-001.

Ducrocq, J., G. Beauchamp, S. Kutz, M. Simard, B. Elkin, B. Croft, J. Taillon, S. D. Côté, V. Brodeur, M. Campbell, D. Cooley, C. Cuyler et S. Lair. 2012. Comparison of gross visual and microscopic assessment of four anatomic sites to monitor Besnoitia tarandi in barren-ground caribou (Rangifer tarandus groenlandicus). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48:732-738. DOI: 10.7589/0090-3558-48.3.732.


Taillon, J., V. Brodeur, M. Festa-Bianchet et S. D. Côté. 2011. Variation in body condition of migratory caribou at calving and weaning – which measures should we use? Ecoscience 18:295-303. DOI: 10.2980/18-3-3447. Pour informations supplémentaires, consultez l'annexe électronique (cliquez ici)

Festa-Bianchet, M., J. C. Ray, S. Boutin, S. D. Côté et A. Gunn. 2011. Caribou conservation in Canada: an uncertain future. Canadian Journal of Zoology 89:419-434. DOI: 10.1139/z11-025.


Couturier, S., R. D. Otto, S. D. Côté, G. Luther et S. P. Mahoney. 2010. Body size variations in caribou ecotypes and relationships with demography. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:395-404. DOI: 10.2193/2008-384.


Sharma, S., S. Couturier et S. D. Côté. 2009. Impacts of climate change on the seasonal distribution of migratory caribou. Global Change Biology 15:2549-2562. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01945.x.

Couturier, S., S. D. Côté, J. Huot et R. D. Otto. 2009. Body condition dynamics in a northern ungulate gaining fat in winter. Canadian Journal of Zoology 87:367-378. DOI: 10.1139/Z09-020.

Couturier, S., S. D. Côté, R. D. Otto, R. B. Weladji et J. Huot. 2009. Variations in calf body mass in migratory caribou: the role of habitat, climate, and movements. Journal of Mammalogy 90:442-452. DOI: 10.1644/07-MAMM-A-279.1.


Boulet, M., S. Couturier, S. D. Côté, R. D. Otto et L. Bernatchez. 2007. Integrative use of spatial, genetic, and demographic analyses for investigating genetic connectivity between migratory, montane, and sedentary caribou herds. Molecular Ecology 16:4223-4240. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2007.03476.x.