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Sophie Quérouil Carles

IRD research scientist Team Génétique de la Conservation
Localization Bât. 22, 1er étage
Mots clés Conservation genetics evolution ecology mammals fish

Research: Conservation genetics of mammals and fish populations threatened by over-exploitation and deforestation in tropical regions

Teaching: Molecular genetics applied to conservation (Peru, Bolivia)


  1. Quérouil S., Kiszka J., Cordeiro A.R., Cascão I., Freitas L., Dinis A., Alves F., Serrão Santos R. & Bandarra N. (2013). Investigating stock structure and trophic relationships among island-associated dolphins in the oceanic waters of the North Atlantic using fatty acid and stable isotope analyses. Biol., 160 (6), 1325-1337.
  2. García-Dávila C., Duponchelle F., Castro-Ruiz D., Villacorta J., Quérouil S., Chota-Macuyama W., Chu-Koo F., Nuñez J., Römer U., Carvajal F. & Renno J. (2013) Molecular identification of a cryptic species in the Amazonian predatory catfish genus Pseudoplatystoma (Bleeker, 1962) from Peru. Genetica, 141, 347-358.
  3. Alves F., Querouil S., Dinis A., Nicolau C., Ribeiro C., Freitas L., Kaufmann M., Fortuna C. (2013) Population structure of short-finned pilot whales in the oceanic archipelago of Madeira based on photo-identification and genetic analyses: implications for conservation. Aquat. Conserv. Mar. Freshw. Ecosyst., 23, 758-776.
  4. Quérouil S., Freitas L., Cascão I., Alves F., Dinis A., Almeida J.R., Prieto R., Borràs S., Matos J.A., Mendonça D. & Santos R.S. (2010). Molecular insight on the population structure of common and spotted dolphins inhabiting the pelagic waters of the Northeast Atlantic. Biol., 157, 2567–2580.
  5. Quérouil S., Silva M.A., Cascão I., Magalhães S., Seabra M.I., Machete M.A. & Santos R.S. (2008). Why do dolphins form mixed-species associations in the Azores? Ethology, 114, 1183-1194.