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Fisheries and Aquatic Ecology



  • Population dynamics and Demography
  • Fisheries ecology and Fich stock assessment
  • Statistical ecology and Bayesian modelling

Current Position

Researcher & Associate Professor


Current Research Topics

  • Methods for embedding large dimensional ecological models into statistical inferences
  • Bayesian hierarchical models for the analysis of integrated large dimensional ecological models, including multiple sources of variability and stochasticity in processes and data
  • Applications to fish population dynamics and demography, stock-assessment, decision analysis and risk analysis for fisheries management



  • INRA - UMR Écologie comportementale et biologie des populations de poissons, Saint-Pée sur Nivelle, France
  • AgroParisTech - ENGREF Paris, UMR Biométrie et Intelligence artificielle,Paris, France
  • IFREMER, Département Ecologie et Modèles pour l’Halieutique, Nantes, France
  • IRD, UMR Ecosystèmes Marins Exploités, Sète, France
  • IRSTEA, Bordeaux, France
  • GDE EcoStats Statistical Ecology, France


  • Fisheries and Environmental Management Group, Univ. Helsinki, Finland
  • Department of Fisheries and Ocean, Canada
  • ICES Working Group on North Atlantic Salmon


Consulting Experience

Member of the ICES Working Group on North Atlantic Salmon (WGNAS) (Bayesian modelling)

Teaching Experience

I coordinate regular courses (Masters degree) in modelling and statistical for ecology, fisheries ecology and fish stock assessment at Agrocampus Ouest / University Rennes 1 (Masters degree in fisheries sciences; Masters degree in applied statistics).

Workshops and courses in Bayesian modeling for ecology

M.Sc., Ph.D. and Post-Doc Supervision

8 Masters students in fisheries ecolgy and statistical ecology

Participation to the projects of the research unit


PhD and Msc supervision

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