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Dominique Fauteux


Collaborating member

Musée Canadien de la Nature

C.P. 3443, Succ. D
Ontario, Canada
K1P 6P4




Research Themes

  • Arctic terrestrial ecosystem
  • Population dynamics
  • Predator-prey relationships
  • Small mammal taxonomy
  • Stress ecology
  • Trophic interactions

CEN Students / Postdoctoral fellows

Valcourt, Marianne (Master - Codirector). Habitat use by lemmings at different spatial scales in the High Arctic.


Scientific communications

Domine, F., Gauthier, G., Vionnet, V., Fauteux, D., Dumont, M., Barrère, M., 2018. Snow physical properties may be a significant determinant of lemming population dynamics in the high Arctic. Arctic Science, 4(4): 813-826. DOI: 10.1139/AS-2018-0008.

Fauteux, D., Gauthier, G., Berteaux, D., Palme, R., Boonstra, R., 2018. High Arctic lemmings remain reproductively active under predator-induced elevated stress. Oecologia, 187(3): 657-666. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-018-4140-4.

Fauteux, D., Gauthier, G., Mazerolle, M.J., Coallier, N., Bêty, J., Berteaux, D., 2018. Evaluation of invasive and non-invasive methods to monitor rodent abundance in the Arctic. Ecosphere, 9(2): e02124. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.2124.

Fauteux, D., Slevan-Tremblay, G., Gauthier, G., Berteaux, D., 2018. Life in the fast lane: learning from the rare multi-year recaptures of brown lemmings in the High Arctic. Arctic Science, 4(1): 146-151. DOI: 10.1139/AS-2017-0017.

Fauteux, D., Gauthier, G., Berteaux, D., Bosson, C., Palme, R., Boonstra, R., 2017. Assessing stress in arctic lemmings: fecal metabolite levels reflect plasma free corticosterone levels. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 90(3): 370-382. DOI: 10.1086/691337.

Fauteux, D., Slevan-Tremblay, G., Gauthier, G., Berteaux, D., 2017. Feeding preference of brown lemmings (Lemmus trimucronatus) for plant parts of Arctic willow (Salix arctica). Polar Biology, 40(11): 2329–2334. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-017-2147-7.

Fauteux, D., Gauthier, G., Berteaux, D., 2016. Top-down limitation of lemmings revealed by experimental reduction of predators. Ecology, 97(11): 3231-3241. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1570.

Fauteux, D., Cheveau, M., Imbeau, L., Drapeau, P., 2015. Cyclic dynamics of a boreal southern red-backed vole population in northwestern Quebec. Journal of Mammalogy, 96(3): 573-578. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyv062.

Fauteux, D., Gauthier, G., Berteaux, D., 2015. Seasonal demography of a cyclic lemming population in the canadian Arctic. Journal of Animal Ecology, 84(5): 1412-1422. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12385.

Bilodeau, F., Gauthier, G., Fauteux, D., Berteaux, D., 2014. Does lemming winter grazing impact vegetation in the Canadian Arctic? Polar Biology, 37(6): 845-857. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-014-1486-x.

Fauteux, D., Lupien, G., Fabianek, F., Séguy, M., Gagnon, J., Imbeau, L., 2014. An illustrated key to the mandibles of small mammals of Eastern Canada. The Canadian Field-Naturalist, 128(1): 25-37.

Fauteux, D., Mazerolle, M.J., Imbeau, L., Drapeau, P., 2013. Site occupancy and spatial co-occurrence of boreal small mammals are favoured by late-decay woody debris. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 43(1): 419-427. DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2012-0397.

Fauteux, D., Imbeau, L., Drapeau, P., Mazerolle, M., 2012. Small mammal responses to coarse woody debris distribution at different spatial scales in managed and unmanaged boreal forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 266: 194-205. DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.11.020.

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