In press

Ahonen H, Harcourt R, Stow A, Charrier I. In press. Geographic vocal variation and perceptual discrimination abilities in male Australian sea lions. Animal Cognition

O’Neil N, Charrier I, Iwaniuk A. In press. Behavioural responses of male ruffed grouse (Bonasa umbellus, L.) to playbacks of drumming displays. Ethology.

Koutseff A, Reby D, Martin O, Levrero F, Patural H, Mathevon N, in press. The acoustic space of pain: Cries as indicators of distress recovering dynamics in preverbal infants. Bioacoustics.

Lemasson A, Peireira H, Levréro F, in press. Social basis of vocal interactions in western lowland gorillas (Gorilla g. gorilla). Journal of Comparative Psychology


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.

GentonC,Cristescu R, Gatti S, Levrero F, Bigot E, Motsch P, LeGouar P, Pierre JS, Menard N, 2017. Using demographic characteristics of populations to detect spatial fragmentation following suspected ebola outbreaks in great apes. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 164:3-10.

Chabrolles L, BenAmmar I, Fernandez MSA, Boyer N, Attia J, Fonseca PJ, Amorim CP, Beauchaud M, 2017. Appraisal of unimodal cues during agonistic interactions in Maylandia zebra. PeerJ 5:e3643.

Chabrolles L, Coureaud G, Boyer N, Mathevon N, Beauchaud M, 2017. Cross-sensory modulation in a future top predator, the young Nile crocodile. Royal Society Open Science 4:170386.

Mouterde S, Elie J, Mathevon N, Theunissen F, 2017. Single neurons in the avian auditory cortex encode individual identity and propagation distance in naturally degraded communication calls. The Journal of Neuroscience 37:3491-3510.

Boucaud ICA, Perez EC, Ramos LS, Griffith SC, Vignal C, 2017. Acoustic communication in zebra finches signals when mates will take turns with parental duties. Behavioral Ecology 28:645-656.

Fernandez MSA, Vignal C, Soula HA, 2017. Impact of group size and social composition on group vocal activity and acoustic network in a social songbird. Animal Behaviour 127:163-178.

Ben-Aderet T, Gallego-Abenza M, Reby D, Mathevon N, 2017. Dog-directed speech: why do we use it and do dogs pay attention to it? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284: 20162429.

Kelly T, Reby D, Levrero F, Keenan S, Gustafsson E, Koutseff A, Mathevon N, 2017. Adult human perception of distress in the cries of bonobo, chimpanzee and human infants. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 120:919–930.

Griffith SC and 50 others (including Boucaud ICA, Villain AS, Vignal C), 2017. Variation in Reproductive Success Across Captive Populations: Methodological Differences, Potential Biases and Opportunities. Ethology 123:1-29.

Villain A, Mahamoud-Issa M, Doligez B, Vignal C, 2017. Vocal behaviour of mates at the nest in the White-throated Dipper Cinclus cinclus: contexts and structure of vocal interactions, pair-specific acoustic signature. Journal of Ornithology 158:897-910.

Ravignani A, Gross S, Garcia M, Rubio-Garcia A, de Boer B, 2017. How small could a pup sound? The physical bases of signaling body size in harbor seals. Current Zoology 63:457-465.

Garcia M, Favaro L, 2017. Animal vocal communication: function, structures, and production mechanisms. Current Zoology 63:417-419.


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

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.

Boucaud, I. C., Mariette, M. M., Villain, A. S., & Vignal, C. (2015). Vocal negotiation over parental care? Acoustic communication at the nest predicts partners' incubation share. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

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., Colin A., Aubin T., Shacks V., Bourquin S. L., Elsey R.M., Acosta J. G. & N. Mathevon (2015). Size does matter: crocodile mothers react more to the voice of smaller offspring. Scientific Reports 5.

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.

Miranda, R., Nagapin, F., Bozon, B., Laroche, S., Aubin, T., & Vaillend, C. (2015). Altered social behavior and ultrasonic communication in the dystrophin-deficient mdx mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Molecular autism, 6(1), 1.

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.

Villain, A. S., Boucaud, I. C., Bouchut, C., & Vignal, C. (2015). Parental influence on begging call structure in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata): evidence of early vocal plasticity. Royal Society Open Science, 2(11), 150497.


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.

Bertucci F, Attia J, Beauchaud M, Mathevon N. (2013). The relevance of temporal cues in a fish sound: a first experimental investigation using modified signals. Animal Cognition 16(1): 45-54.

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 68(1): 1-12. 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.


Bertucci, F. , Attia, J., Beauchaud, M. & Mathevon, N. 2012. Sounds produced by the cichlid fish Metriaclima zebra allow reliable estimation of size and provide information on individual identity. Journal of Fish Biology, 1-15.

Bertucci F, Scaion D, Beauchaud M, Attia J, Mathevon N, 2012. Ontogenesis of agonistic vocalizations in the cichlid fish Metriaclima zebra. Comptes Rendus Biologie, 35:529-534.

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.

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.

Levréro F, Mathevon N. (2012). Vocal signature in wild infant chimpanzees. American Journal of Primatology 75(4):324-332.

Levréro F, Blanc A, Mathevon N, 2012. Response to begging calls by zebra finch parents: ‘first come, first served’ rule may overcome a parental preference between chicks. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 335:135-141.

Menardy F, Touiki K, Dutrieux G, Bozon B, Vignal C, Mathevon N and Del Negro C, 2012. Social experience affects neuronal responses to male calls in adult female zebra finches. European Journal of Neuroscience 35, 1322-1336.

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.

Perez EC, Elie JE, Soulage CO, Soula HA, Mathevon N, Vignal C, 2012. The acoustic expression of stress in a songbird: Does corticosterone drive isolation-induced modifications of zebra finch calls? Hormones and Behavior 61, 573-581.

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.

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.

Elie, J.E., Soula, H.A., Mathevon, N., Vignal C. (2011). Dynamics of communal vocalizations in a social songbird, the zebra finch. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 129: 4037-4046.

Elie JE, Soula HA, Mathevon N, Vignal C, 2011. Same-sex pair-bonds are equivalent to male-female bonds in a life-long socially monogamous songbird. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65(12) 2197-2208.

Mottin S, Montcel B, Guillet de Chatellus H, Ramstein S, Vignal C, Mathevon N, 2011. Functional white-laser imaging to study brain oxygen uncoupling/recoupling in songbirds. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism 31:393-400; 1170.

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.

Vignal, C., Mathevon, N. (2011). Effect of acoustic cue modifications on evoked vocal response to calls in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata). Journal of Comparative Psychology 125: 150-161.

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.

Blanc A, Ogier N, Roux A, Denizeau S, Mathevon N. (2010). Begging coordination between siblings in Black-headed gulls. Comptes Rendus Biologie, 333: 688-693.

Bertucci F, Beauchaud M, Attia J, Mathevon N. 2010. Sounds modulate males aggressiveness in a Cichlid fish. Ethology 116, 1179-1188.

Briefer E, Rybak F, Aubin T (2010) Are Unfamiliar Neighbours Considered to Be Dear-Enemies? PLoS ONE 5(8): e12428.

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.

Charrier, I., Aubin, T. & Mathevon, N. (2010). Calf’s vocal recognition by Atlantic walrus mothers: ecological constraints and adaptations. Animal Cognition, 13, 271-282.

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.

Elie JE, Mariette MM, Soula HA, Griffith SC, Mathevon N, Vignal C. (2010). Vocal communication at the nest between mates in wild zebra finches: a private vocal duet? Animal Behaviour 80, 597-605.

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.

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.

Mathevon N., Koralek A., Weldele M., Glickman S.E. and Theunissen F.E. (2010). What the hyena's laugh tells: Sex, age, dominance and individual signature in the giggling call of Crocuta crocuta. BMC Ecology 10:9.

Mulard H, Vignal C, Pelletier L, Blanc A, Mathevon N. (2010). From preferential response to parental calls to sex-specific response to conspecific calls in juvenile zebra finches, Animal Behaviour 80, 189-195.

Pace, F., Benard, F., Glotin, H., Adam, O., White,P. (2010). Subunit definition for humpback whale call classification, Applied Acoustics 11, 1107-1114.

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.

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., Adam, O., Guinet,C. (2010). Detection range modeling of blue whale calls in Southwestern Indian Ocean, Applied Acoustics 11, 1099-1106.

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.

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.


Briefer E., Aubin T.& F. Rybak (2009). Response to displaced neighbours in a territorial songbird with a large repertoire. Naturwissenschaften 96, 1067-1077.

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.

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.

Gobes SMH, Ter Haar SM, Vignal C, Vergne AL, Mathevon N, Bolhuis JJ. (2009). Differential responsiveness in brain and behavior to sexually dimorphic long calls in male and female zebra finches. The Journal of Comparative Neurology 516:312-320.

Lehongre K, Aubin T. & C. Del Negro (2009). Influence of social conditions in song sharing in the adult canary. Animal Cognition 12, 823-832.

Levrero F, Durand L, Vignal C, Blanc A, Mathevon N, (2009). Begging calls support offspring individual identity and recognition by zebra finch parents. Comptes Rendus Biologies, 332(6):579-89.

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

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.

Sueur J., Aubin T., Simonis C. (2009). Seewave: a free modular tool for sound analysis and synthesis. Bioacoustics 18, 213-226.

Vergne A, Pritz MB, Mathevon N. (2009). Acoustic communication in crocodilians: from behaviour to brain. Biological Reviews, 84:391-411.

Vignal C, Elie J, Soula H, Mathevon N. (2009). Social context influences vocal communication in zebra finches. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125(4): 2709-2709.

Boumans T., Vignal C., Smolders A., Verhoye M., Van Audekerke J., Van der Linden A. (2008). Functional magnetic resonance imaging in zebra finch discerns the neural substrate involved in segregation of conspecific song from background noise. Journal of Neurophysiology 99(2), 931-8.

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.

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.

Grava T., Mathevon N., Place E., Bailluet P. (2008). Individual acoustic monitoring of the European Eagle Owl Bubo bubo. Ibis 160, 279-287.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sebe F., Aubin T., Boue 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.

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.

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.

Vignal C., Bouchut C., Mathevon N. 2008. Sound-induced brain activity depends on stimulus subjective salience in female zebra finches. C R Biologies 331, 347-356.

Vignal,C., Boumans, T., Montcel, B., Ramstein, S., Verhoye, M., Van Audekerke, J., Mathevon, N., Van der Linden, A. ,Mottin, S. 2008. Measuring brain hemodynamic changes in a songbird: responses to hypercapnia measured with functional MRI and near-infrared spectroscopy. Physics in Medicine and Biology 53, 2457-2470.

Vignal C., Mathevon N., Mottin S. (2008). Mate recognition by female zebra finch: Analysis of individuality in male call and first investigations on female decoding process. Behavioural Processes 77(2), 191-198.

Vergne A., Mathevon N. (2008). Crocodile egg sounds signal hatching time. Current Biology, 18(12), R513-514.

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.

Bourgeois K., Cure 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.

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.

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.

Nickerson C.M., Bloomfield L.L., Dawson M.R.W., Charrier I., Sturdy C.B. (2007). Feature weighting in ‘chick-a-dee’ call notes of Poecile atricapillus. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122(4), 2451-2458.

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.

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.

Vergne A., Avril A. Martin S., Mathevon N. (2007). Parent-offspring communication in the Nile crocodile Crocodylus niloticus: do newborns' calls show an individual signature? Naturwissenschaften 94, 49-54.

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., Vignal C.; Mottin S., Aubin, T. (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., Robert D. (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.

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.

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.

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.

Kowalski S., Aubin T., Martin J-R. (2004). Courtship song in Drosophila melanogaster: A differential effect on male-female locomotor activity. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 82: 1258-1266.

Mathevon N., Charrier I. (2004). Parent-offspring conflict and the coordination of siblings in gulls. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. (suppl.), 271: S145-S147.

Moulin B., Aubin T., Jallon J-M. (2004). Ontogenesis of courtship songs from D. melanogaster and D. simulans. Genetica, 120: 285-292.

Searby A., Jouventin P., Aubin T.(2004). Acoustic recognition in macaroni penguins: an original signature system. Animal Behaviour, 67: 615-625.

Sueur J., Aubin T. (2004). Acoustic signals in cicada courtship behaviour (order Hemiptera, genus Tibicina). J. Zool. Lond., 262: 217-224.

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.

Charrier I., Mathevon N., Jouventin P. (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., Jouventin P. (2003). Vocal signature recognition of mothers by fur seal pups. Animal Behaviour, 65, 543-550.

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.

Insley, S., Phillips, A.V., Charrier, I. (2003). A review of social recognition in pinnipeds. Aquatic Mammals, 29(2), 181-201.

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.

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.

Aubin T., Jouventin P. (2002). How to identify vocally a kin in a crowd ? The penguin model. Advances in the Study of Behavior 31, 243-277.

Aubin T., Jouventin P. (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.

Charrier I., Mathevon N., Hassnaoui M., Carraro L., Jouventin P. (2002). The Subantarctic fur seal switches its begging behaviour during maternal absence. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 80:1250-1255.

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.

Dabelsteen T., Mathevon N. (2002). Why do songbirds sing intensively at dawn ? A test of the acoustic transmission hypothesis. Acta Ethologica 4, 65-72.

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., Aubin T. (2002). Acoustic systems are adapted to breeding ecologies: individual recognition in nesting penguins. Animal Behaviour 64, 747-757.

Rybak F., Aubin T., Moulin B., 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.

Rybak F., Sureau G., Aubin T (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. (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.

Sueur J., Aubin T., Bourgoin T.(2002). Bioacoustique et systématique des insectes. Bioacoustics and systematic of the Insects. Memoires de la S.E.F. 6, 45-62.

Charrier I., Mathevon N., Jouventin P., Aubin T. (2001). Acoustic communication in a Black-headed Gull colony: How do chicks identify their parents ? Ethology 107, 961-974.

Charrier I., Mathevon N., Jouventin P. (2001). Mothers voice recognition by seal pups. Nature 412: 873.

Charrier I., Jouventin P., Mathevon N., Aubin T. (2001). Individual identity coding depends on call type in the South Polar Skua Catharacta micormicki. Polar Biology 24, 378-382.

Ceugniet M., Aubin T. (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., Lauga J., Aubin T. (2001). Intra-syllabic acoustic signatures used by the king penguin in parent-chick recognition : an experimental approach. J of Exp. Biology. 204, 663-672.

Mathevon N., Aubin T. (2001). Species-specific recognition in the Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla shows high tolerance to signal modifications. Behaviour 138, 511-524.

Moulin B., Rybak F., Aubin T., Jallon J-M. (2001). Compared ontogenesis of courtship song components of males from the sibling species, D. melanogaster and D. simulans. Behavior Genetics 31, 299-308.


Aubin T., Jouventin P., Hildebrand C. (2000) Penguins use the two-voice theory to recognise each other. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 267, 1081-1087.

Aubin T., Rybak, F., Moulin B. (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.

Jouventin P., Aubin T. (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.

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.

Ceugniet M., Aubin T., Bernard-Laurent A., Soyez D. (1999). Vocal signatures of the rally call of the red-legged and the rock partridges and of their hybrids. Cr. Acad. Sci. 322, 887-895.

Jouventin P., Aubin T., Lengagne T. (1999). Finding a parent in a king penguin colony : the acoustic system of individual recognition. Anim. Behav. 57, 1175-1183.

Lengagne T., Aubin T., Lauga J., Jouventin P. (1999). How do king penguins (Aptenodytes patagonicus) apply the Mathematical Theory of Information to communicate in windy conditions ? . Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B. 266, 1623-1628.

Lengagne T., Aubin T., Jouventin P., Lauga J. (1999). Acoustic communication in a king penguin colony : importance of bird location within the colony and of the body position of the listerner. Polar Biol. 21, 262-268.

Lengagne T., Jouventin P., Aubin T. (1999). Finding one’s mate in a king penguin colony : efficiency of acoustic communication. Behaviour 136, 833-846.

Aubin T., Lengagne T. (1998). Reconnaissance du cri du parent par le poussin du manchot royal Aptenotes patagonicus dans le milieu bruyant de la colonie. Bull.Soc.Zool.Fr. 123, 267-277.

Aubin T., Jouventin P. (1998). Cocktail-party effect in king penguin colonies. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 265, 1665-1673.

Doutrelant C., Aubin T., Hitier S., Lambrecht M. M. (1998). Two distinct song populations of blue tits, Parus caerleus, in the French Mediterranean. Bioacoustics 9, 1-16.

Mathevon N. (1998). Degraded temporal sound features as a function of distance and potential as cues for ranging in birds. Bioacoustics 9: 17-33.

Mathevon N. (1997). Individuality of contact calls in the Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber and the problem of background noise in a colony. Ibis 139: 513-517.

Mathevon N., Aubin T. (1997). Reaction to conspecific degraded song by the wren Troglodytes troglodytes : territorial response and choice of song post. Behav. Process 39, 77-84.

Mathevon N., Aubin T., Bremond J-C. (1997). Propagation of bird acoustic signals : comparative study of starling and blackbird distress calls. C.Acad.Sci. 311, 869-876.

Mathevon N. (1996). What parameters can be used for individual acoustic recognition by the Greater Flamingo ? Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences de Paris 319: 29-32 .

Mathevon N., Aubin T., Dabelsteen T. (1996) Song dégradradation during propagation: importance of song post for the wren Troglodytes troglodytes. Ethology 102, 397-412.

Aubin T., Mathevon, N. (1995). Adaptation to severe conditions of propagation: long-distance distress calls and courtship calls of a colonial seabird. Bioacoustics 6, 153-161.

Aubin T. (1994). Adaptation au transfert de l’information sonore dans l’environnement. Rôle des paramètres de durée dans le cri de détresse de l’étourneau (Sturnus vulgaris).Rev.Ecol. (Terre Vie) 49, 405-415.

Aubin T. (1994). SYNTANA: a software for the synthesis and analysis of animal sounds. Bioacoustics 6, 80-81.

Mbu Nyamsi R.G., Aubin T., Bremond J-C. (1994). On the extraction of some time dependent parameters of an acoustic signal by means of the analytic signal concept. Its application to animal sound study. Bioacoustics 5, 187-203.

Robisson P., Aubin T., Bremond J-C. (1993). Individuality in the voice of the emperor penguin Aptenodytes forsteri: adaptation to a noisy environment. Ethology 94, 279-290.

Aubin T., Bremond J-C. (1992). Perception of distress call harmonic structure by the starling (Sturnus vulgaris). Behaviour 120, 151-163.

Bremond J.C., Aubin T. (1992). The role of amplitude modulation in distress call recognition by the black-headed gull (Larus ridibundus). Ethol. Ecol. Evol. 4, 187-191.

Bremond J-C., Aubin T. (1992). An experimental study of temporal matching song, using interactive playback with territorial wrens (Troglodytes troglodytes). C.R.Acad.Sci. 314, 37-42.

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