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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

Khidas, K., Schmidt, E.E., Fauteux, D., 2020. Comparative 2D-shape analyses of collared lemmings in the zone of possible sympatry between Dicrostonyx groenlandicus and D. richardsoni (Rodentia, Arvicolinae). Arctic Science. DOI: 10.1139/AS-2019-0023.

Schmidt, E.E., Fauteux, D., Therrien, J.-F., Gauthier, G., Seyer, Y., 2020. Improving diet assessment of Arctic terrestrial predators with the size of rodent mandibles. Journal of Zoology, 311(1): 23-32. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12756.

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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