Marc Girondot

Professor of Ecology

University Paris Saclay

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2020

Publications

Girard A, Bréheret N, Bal G, Mavoungou J-G, Tchibinda J-F, Makaya F, Girondot M (In press) Unusual sexual dimorphism and small adult size for olive ridley sea turtle are linked to volumetric geometric constraint. Marine Biology  

Cortés-Gómez, A., Romero, D., Santos, J., Rivera-Hernández, J.R. & Girondot, M. (2020) Inorganic pollutants in live vs dead nesting Olive Ridley marine turtles in the Mexican Pacific: introducing a new way to make statistics in ecotoxicology. Science of the Total Environment, In press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143249

Monsinjon, J., Girondot, M. & Guillon, J.-M. (2020) Comment on Carter AW, Paitz RT, Bowden RM. 2019. The devil is in the details: Identifying aspects of temperature variation that underlie sex determination in species with TSD. Integrative and Comparative Biology 59:1081-1088. Integrative and Comparative Biology, In press.

Z. M. Le Gouvello, D., Girondot, M., Bachoo, S. & Nel, R. (2020) The good and bad news of long-term monitoring: an increase in abundance but decreased body size suggests reduced potential fitness in nesting sea turtles. Marine Biology, 167, 112.

Siegwalt, F., Benhamou, S., Girondot, M., Jeantet, L., Martin, J., Bonola, M., Lelong, P., Grand, C., Chambault, P., Etienne, D., Gresser, J., Hielard, G., Arqué, A., Régis, S., Lecerf, N., Frouin, C., Lefebvre, F., Aubert, N., Vedie, F., Barnerias, C., Thieulle, L., Guimera, C., Bouaziz, M., Pinson, A., Flora, F., Benhalilou, A., Murgale, C., Maillet, T., George, F., Eggenspieler, J., Woignier, T., Allenou, J.-P., Louis-Jean, L., Chanteur, B., Béranger, C., Crillon, J., Brador, A., Habold, C., Le Maho, Y., Robin, J.-P. & Chevallier, D. (2020) High site fidelity of immature green turtles (Chelonia mydas) to their Caribbean foraging grounds revealed key marine conservation areas: Evidence from satellite tracking and capture-mark-recapture. Biological Conservation, 108742, 1-8.

Laloë J-O, Monsinjon J, Gaspar C, Touron M, Genet Q, Stubbs J, Girondot M, Hays GC (2020) Production of male hatchlings at a remote South Pacific green sea turtle rookery: conservation implications in a female-dominated world. Marine Biology 167:70.  

Chevallier D, Mourrain B, Girondot M (2020) Modelling leatherback biphasic indeterminate growth using a modified Gompertz equation. Ecological Modelling. 426: 109037.

Abreu-Grobois FA, Morales-Mérida BA, Hart CE, Guillon J-M, Godfrey MH, Navarro E, Girondot M (2020) Recent advances on the estimation of the thermal reaction norm for sex ratios. PeerJ 8: e8451.

Chevallier D, Girondot M, Berzins R, Chevalier J, de Thoisy B, Fretey J, Georges J-Y, Kelle L, Lebreton J-D (2020) Survival and pace of reproduction of an endangered sea turtle population, the leatherback Dermochelys coriacea in French Guiana. Endangered Species Research 41: 153-165

2019

Publications

Morales-Mérida BA, Contreras-Mérida MR, Girondot M (2019) Pipping dynamics in marine turtle Lepidochelys olivacea nests. Trends in Developmental Biology 12: 23-30

Bonola M, Girondot M, Robin J-P, Martin J, Siegwalt-Baudin F, Jeantet L, Chambault P, Etienne D, Gresser J, Hielard G, Arqué A, Régis S, Lecerf N, Frouin C, Lefebvre F, Sutter E, Vedie F, Barnerias C, Thieulle L, Bordes R, Guimera C, Aubert N, Bouaziz M, Pinson A, Flora F, Duru M, Joumaa J, Benhalilou A, Murgale C, Maillet T, Sikora M, Rateau F, George F, Eggenspieler J, Woignier T, Allenou J-P, Louis-Jean L, Chanteur B, Béranger C, Habold C, Le Maho Y, Chevallier D (2019) Fine scale geographic residence and annual primary production drive body condition of wild immature green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Martinique Island (Lesser Antilles). Biology Open 8: 1-10 doi 10.1242/bio.048058

Monsinjon, J.R., Wyneken, J., Rusenko, K., López-Mendilaharsu, M., Lara, P., Santos, A., dei Marcovaldi, M.A.G., Fuentes, M.M.P.B., Kaska, Y., Tucek, J., Nel, R., Williams, K.L., LeBlanc, A.-M., Rostal, D., Guillon, J.-M., Girondot, M., 2019. The climatic debt of loggerhead sea turtle populations in a warming world. Ecological Indicators 107, 1-13.

Pfaller, J.B., Williams, K.L., Frick, M.G., Shamblin, B.M., Nairn, C.J., Girondot, M., 2019. Genetic determination of tag loss dynamics in nesting loggerhead turtles: A new chapter in “the tag loss problem”. Marine Biology 166, 97.

Hancock, J., Vieira, S., Lima, H., Schmitt, V., Pereira, J., Rebelo, R., Girondot, M., 2019. Overcoming field monitoring restraints in estimating marine turtle internesting period by modelling individual nesting behaviour using capture-mark-recapture data. Ecological Modelling. 402: 76-84.

Monsinjon, J., Lopez, M., Lara, P., Santos, A., dei Marcovaldi, M.A.G., Girondot, M., Fuentes, M.M.P.B., 2019. Effects of temperature and demography on the phenology of loggerhead sea turtles in Brazil. Marine Ecology Progress Series 623, 209-219.

Conferences and posters

Adegbile, O.M., Girondot, M., 2019. Plastic debris and sand temperature in a sea turtle nesting beach in West Lagos coast, Nigeria, 39th International Sea Turtles Symposium, Charleston, SC. (Oral)

Girondot, M., 2019. Beyond the tagging reflex: what to do with your counting or tagging databases? The Phenology R package answer, 39th International Sea Turtles Symposium, Charleston, SC. (Poster)

Siegwalt, F., Benhamou, S., Girondot, M., Jeantet, L., Martin, J., Regis, S., Lecerf, N., Lefebvre, F., Frouin, C., Etienne, D., Gresser, J., Vedie, F., Sutter, E., Hielard, G., Arqué, A., Robin, J.-P., Chevallier, D., 2019. First evidence of high site-fidelity of immature Green turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Carribean foraging grounds revealed by satellite tracking and mark-recapture, 36th International Sea Turtles Symposium, Charleston, SC. (Poster)

Contreras-Mérida, M.R., Girondot, M., Morales-Mérida, B.A., 2019. Relationship between the size of the female nesting turtle and the number of eggs laid per nest by olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) in the area of multiple uses Hawaii- AUMH, Santa Rosa, Guatemala, 39th International Sea Turtles Symposium, Charleston, SC. (Poster)

Girondot, M., 2019. 3D OCF-ECF-Time table permits to estimate true clutch frequency, 39th International Sea Turtles Symposium, Charleston, SC. (Oral)

Girondot, M., 2019. What’s new in 2018?, Temperature-dependent Sex Determination Workshop - 39th International Sea Turtles Symposium, Charleston, SC. (Oral)

Guillon, J.-M., Girondot, M., 2019. Problem to estimate sex ratio, recent literature survey, Temperature-dependent Sex Determination Workshop - 39th International Sea Turtles Symposium, Charleston, SC. (Oral)

Girondot, M., 2019. Field PT and field TRT misconception and field sex ratio, Temperature-dependent Sex Determination Workshop - 39th International Sea Turtles Symposium, Charleston, SC. (Oral)

Girondot, M., 2019. Temperature-dependent sex determination: from molecular biology to climate change, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: TSD workshop, Charleston, SC.

6th workshop about temperature-dependent sex determination in Charleston, SC

2018

Publications

Girondot, M., Guillon, J.-M., 2018. The w-value: An alternative to t- and X2 tests. Journal of Biostatistics & Biometrics 2018(1), 1-4.

Cortés-Gómes AA, Romero D, Girondot M (2018) Carapace asymmetry: A possible biomarker for metal accumulation in adult olive Ridleys marine turtles? Marine Pollution Bulletin 129: 92-101.

Cortés-Gómez AA, Morcillo P, Guardiola FA, Espinosa C, Esteban M, Cuesta A, Girondot M, Romero D (2018) Molecular oxidative stress markers in Olive Ridley turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) and their relation to metal concentrations in wild populations. Environmental Pollution. 233: 156-167.

Girondot M, Monsinjon J, Guillon J-M (2018) Delimitation of the embryonic thermosensitive period for sex determination using an embryo growth model reveals a potential bias for sex ratio prediction in turtles. Journal of Thermal Biology. 73:32-42.

Morales-Merida, B.A., Bustamante, D.M., Monsinjon, J., Girondot, M., 2018. Reaction norm of embryo growth rate dependent on incubation temperature in the Olive Ridley sea turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea, from Pacific Central America. Journal of Embryology. 1(1): 12-24.

Cortés-Gómez, A.A., Tvarijonaviciute, A., Girondot, M., Tecles, F., Romero, D., 2018. Relationship between plasma biochemistry values and metal concentrations in nesting olive ridley sea turtles. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 25, 36671-36679.

Girondot, M., Godfrey, M.H., Guillon, J.-M., Sifuentes-Romero, I., 2018. Understanding and integrating resolution, accuracy and sampling rates of temperature data loggers used in biological and ecological studies. Engineering Technology Open Access Journal 2, 1-7.

Diffusion de l’information

Girondot, M., Guillon, J.-M., 2018. Comment obtenir des résultats significatifs dans vos études écotoxicologiques: un guide pratique, Fiche thématique. ECOTOX INRA, Réseau d’écotoxicologie terrestre et aquatique, pp. 1-6.

Conferences talks and posters

Girondot, M., 2018. Les changements globaux vus de dessous une carapace, Troisième Réunion du Groupe Tortues Marines France, La Rochelle, France.

Girondot, M., 2018. Temperature-dependent sex determination: from molecular biology to climate change, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: TSD workshop, Kobe, Japan.

5th workshop about temperature-dependent sex determination in Kobe, Japan

2017

Publications

Girondot, M., 2017. Optimizing sampling design to infer marine turtles seasonal nest number for low-and high-density nesting beach using convolution of negative binomial distribution. Ecological Indicators. 81: 83-89.

Cortés-Gómez, A.A., Girondot, M., Romero, D., 2017. The current situation of inorganic elements in marine turtles: A general review and meta-analysis. Environmental Pollution 229, 567-585.

Monsinjon, J., Jribi, I., Hamza, A., Ouerghi, A., Kaska, Y., Girondot, M., 2017. Embryonic growth rate thermal reaction norm of Mediterranean Caretta caretta embryos from two different thermal habitats, Turkey and Libya. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 16(2): 172-179.

Monsinjon J, Guillon J-M, Hulin V, Girondot M (2017) From air temperature to sex ratio for Emys orbicularis in natural conditions. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica Supplement 10:105-113

Adel, M., Cortés-Gómes, A.A., Dadar, M., Cholicheh, H.R., Girondot, M., 2017. A comparative study of trace elements in the blood of male and female Caspian Pond Turtles (Mauremys caspica) from the southern basin of the Caspian Sea. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Fuentes, M.M.P.B., Monsinjon, J., Lopez, M., Lara, P., Santos, A., dei Marcovaldi, M.A.G., Girondot, M., 2017. Sex ratio estimates for species with temperature-dependent sex determination differ according to the proxy used. Ecological Modelling 365, 55-67.

Unpublished

Girondot, M. Unpublished. Update of the paper: Rivalan, P., Godfrey, M.H., Prévot-Julliard, A.-C., Girondot, M., 2005. Maximum likelihood estimates of tag loss in leatherback sea turtles. Journal of Wildlife Management 69, 540-548.

Student thesis

Barnabé, Agnès, 2017. L’AIC, un outil presque parfait ? Analyse à l’aide d’un cluster géré sous Spark sur R, Laboratoire Ecologie, Systématique, Evolution. Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, p. 20.

Conferences talks and posters

Girondot, M., 2017. Temperature-dependent sex determination: from molecular biology to climate change, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: TSD workshop, Las Vegas, USA.

4st workshop about temperature-dependent sex determination in Las Vegas, USA

Cortés-Gómez, A.A., Romero, D., Girondot, M., 2017. Carapace asymmetry: A possible biomarker for metal accumulation in adult Olive Ridleys marine turtles?, 37th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Las Vegas, NV.

Girard, A., Chabrolles, A., Delcroix, E., Girondot, M., 2017. Statistical challenge: Reconstruct time series of nesting in Guadeloupe Archipelago for 160 beaches for 3 species during 15 years!, 37th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Las Vegas, NV.

Girondot, M., 2017. Niche modelling using mechanistic model for embryo development: a case study, International Tortoise and Freshwater Turtle - Mini-symposium, Las Vegas, NV.

Girondot, M., 2017. Strategy to predict sex ratio from nest temperature recording, 4th Workshop on Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination: from molecules to climate change, Las Vegas, NV.

Girondot, M., Guillon, J.-M., 2017. Evolution of temperature-dependent sex determination: the SM hypothesis, 4th Workshop on Temperature-Dependent Sex Determination: from molecules to climate change, Las Vegas, NV.

Girondot, M., Vogt, R.C., Monsinjon, J., Kurzmann, C., Guillon, J.-M., 2017. Thermal reaction norm for sexualisation : the missing link between nest temperature and sex ratio, 37th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Las Vegas, NV.

Jang, J.W., Valverde, R., Girondot, M., 2017. Lepidochelys olivacea embryonic development and nest microenvironment models and interpretations. Ostional National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, 37th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Las Vegas, NV.

Morales Mérida, B.A., Girondot, M., 2017. Relationship between the incubation length and the sex ratio in sea turtles Lepidochelys olivacea in the Monterrico Multipurpose Natural Reserve (RNUMM), Guatemala, 37th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Las Vegas, NV.

2016

Publications

Rees, A. F., J. Alfaro-Shigueto, P. C. R. Barata, K. A. Bjorndal, A. B. Bolten, J. Bourjea, A. C. Broderick, L. M. Campbell, L. Cardona, C. Carreras, P. Casale, S. A. Ceriani, P. H. Dutton, T. Eguchi, A. Formia, M. M. P. B. Fuentes, W. J. Fuller, M. Girondot, M. H. Godfrey, M. Hamann, K. M. Hart, G. C. Hays, S. Hochscheid, Y. Kaska, M. P. Jensen, J. C. Mangel, J. A. Mortimer, E. Naro-Maciel, C. K. Y. Ng, W. J. Nichols, A. D. Phillott, R. D. Reina, O. Revuelta, G. Schofield, J. A. Seminoff, K. Shanker, J. Tomás, J. P. van de Merwe, K. S. V. Houtan, H. B. V. Zanden, B. P. Wallace, K. R. Wedemeyer-Strombel, T. M. Work, and B. J. Godley. 2016. Review: Are we working towards global research priorities for management and conservation of sea turtles? Endangered Species Research. 31: 337-382.

Bézy, V., Girondot, M., Valverde, R., 2016. An evaluation of methodologies for the long-term monitoring of arribadas at Ostional, Costa Rica. Journal of Herpetology. 50(3), 409-415.

Girard A., Godgenger M.-C., Gibudi A., Fretey J., Billes A., Roumet D., Bal G., Bréheret N., Bitsindou A., Leeuwe H.V., Verhage B., Ricois S., Bayé J.-P., Carvalho J., Lima H., Neto E., Angoni H., Ayissi I., Bebeya C., Folack J., Nguegim J.R. and Girondot M. (2016) Marine turtles nesting activity assessment and trend along the Central African Atlantic coast for the period of 1999-2008. International Journal of Marine Science and Ocean Technology, 3(3), 21-32.

Conferences talks and posters

Girondot, M., 2016. Temperature-dependent sex determination: a practical course, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: TSD workshop, Lima, Peru.

3rd workshop about temperature-dependent sex determination in Lima, Peru

Barnerias C., Claro F., Bourjéa J., Ballorain K., Dyc C., Haffner P., Gaspar C., Mazière J.d., Siblet J.-P., Poisson F., Galgani F., Morinière P., Dell'Amico F., Ciccione S., Jean C., Dalleau M. and Expert F. (2016) The French sea turtle group, an active network in 5 oceans and seas.  36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Lima, Peru.

Cortés-Gómes A.A., Morcillo P., Guardiola F.A., Esteban M., Cuesta A., Girondot M., Fuentes-Mascorro G. and Romero D. (2016) Heavy metal and oxidative stress biomarkers in Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) from "La Escobilla" beach, Oaxaca, Mexico.  36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Lima, Peru.

Girondot M. (2016) Is TRPV4 the thermal sensor for TSD?  36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation - TSD workshop. Lima, Peru.

Girondot M. (2016) What is the best way to convert timeseries of temperatures into sex ratio?  36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation - TSD workshop. Lima, Peru.

Monsinjon J., Tucker T., Fernandez Y., Hamza A., Ouerghi A., Kaska Y., Leblanc A.-M., Williams K., Rostal D. and Girondot M. (2016) Past primary sex ratio estimates of 4 populations of loggerhead sea turtles based on TSP durations.  36th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Lima, Peru.

Student thesis

Gourraud A. (2016) Contraintes environnementales dans la distribution spatio-temporelle des pontes de tortues marines sur différents sites majeurs de pontes. Stage de L2 Stage de L2, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France.

Jacquemin M. (2016) Application des outils Spark aux problématiques de recherche en écologie. Magistère d'Informatique, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France.

Le Balle R. (2016) Validation d’un protocole d’estimation des pontes de tortues marines sous influence de facteurs environnementaux. Master 2 ECOTROP - Ecologie des Forêts Tropicales Master Thesis, Université De Guyane.

Marco M. (2016) Etude de l'évolution des températures suivant la profondeur et la composition du milieu. Stage de L2 Stage de L2, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France.

2015

Publications

Roy, V., Girondot, M., Harry, M., 2015 The distribution of Wolbachia in Cubitermes (Termitidae, Termitinae) castes and colonies: a modelling approach. Plos One. 10(2): e0116070.

Girondot, M., Bédel, S., Delmoitiez, L., Russo, M., Chevalier, J., Guéry, L., Hassine, S.B., Féon, H., Jribi, I., 2015. Spatio-temporal distribution of Manta birostris in French Guiana waters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 95(1): 153-160. DOI: 10.1017/S0025315414001398

Girondot M. and Rizzo A. 2015. Bayesian framework to integrate traditional ecological knowledge into ecological modeling: A case study. Journal of Ethnobiology. 35(2): 337-353.

Morales Mérida, A., Ruiz, A., Navarro, E., Sifuentes-Romero, I., Abreu-Grobois, F.A., Girondot, M., 2015. Contrasting incubation data for Lepidochelys olivacea highlight the need for more experimentation and detailed reporting. Marine Turtles Newsletter 145, 15-19.

Conferences talks and posters

Girondot, M., Guillon, J.-M., 2015. On the concept of embryological thermosensitive period for sex determination in reptiles, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Dalaman, Turkey. Oral

Monsinjon, J., Tucker, T., Jribi, I., Fernandez, Y., Hamza, A., Ouerghi, A., Kaska, Y., Girondot, M., 2015. Evolution and constraint of thermal reaction norms for embryonic growth rate in 3 populations of Caretta caretta from thermally contrasted environment, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Dalaman, Turkey. Oral

Hart, C.E., Ley-Quiñonez, C., Zavala-Norzagaray, A., Abreu-Grobois, F.A., Girondot, M., 2015. Thermic regime and sex ratio in olive ridley turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) nests incubated using artificial methods, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Dalaman, Turkey. Poster

Jribi, I., Girondot, M., Bradai, M.N., 2015. Sex ratio of loggerhead turtle hatchlings on two nesting beaches in Tunisia, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Dalaman, Turkey. Oral

Girondot, M., 2015. Temperature-dependent sex determination: a practical course, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: TSD workshop, Dalaman, Turkey.

2nd workshop about temperature-dependent sex determination in Dalaman, Turkey.

Adegbile, O., Girondot, M., Girard, A., 2015. Nigeria: a new terra incognita for marine turtles: national report, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: Africa workshop, Dalaman, Turkey.

Girondot, M., Guillon, J.-M., Burke, R., 2015. How many are enough? Optimizing experimental design to estimate parameters of temperature-dependent sex determination in turtles, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: Freshwater turtles and tortoise workshop, Dalaman, Turkey. Oral

Girondot, M., 2015. Constraints of incubation temperatures for European Freshwater turtles distribution, Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation: Freshwater turtles and tortoise workshop, Dalaman, Turkey. Oral

Girondot, M., 2015. Thermal constraint for distribution of Emys orbicularis in France, 5th International Symposium on Emys orbicularis, Kiten, Bulgaria.

Girondot, M., Guillon, J.-M., 2015. From air temperature to sex ratio for Emys orbicularis: best practices, 5th International Symposium on Emys orbicularis, Kiten, Bulgaria.

2014

Publications

Tucek, J., Nel, R., Girondot, M. & Hughes, G. 2014. Size versus age as drivers of sexual maturity in South African female loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta). Endangered Species Research. 23, 167-175.

Girard, A., Dembe Louvinguila, H., Breheret, N., Monsinjon, J., Charra, M., Protat, E., Roche, H., Ngokaka, C., Girondot, M., 2014. Les engins et techniques de pêche utilisés dans la baie de Loango, République du Congo, et leurs incidences sur les prises accessoires. Cybium. 38(2):177-131

Girondot, M., & Kaska, Y. 2014. Nest temperatures in a loggerhead-nesting beach in Turkey is more determined by sea surface temperature than air temperature. Journal of Thermal Biology. 47:13-18

Girondot, M., Kaska, Y., 2014. A model to predict the thermal reaction norm for the embryo growth rate from field data. Journal of Thermal Biology. 45: 96-102. DOI: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2014.08.005

Conferences

Workshop about temperature-dependent sex determination in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Girondot, M. (2014) New proxy for sex ratio in field nests taking into account fluctuation of temperature. 34st ISTS Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Louisiana. Oral

Girondot, M. & Kaska, Y. (2014) Nest temperatures in a loggerhead-nesting beach in Turkey is more determined by sea surface temperature than air temperature. 34st ISTS Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Louisiana. Poster

Jang, J. W., Valverde, R. A. & Girondot, M. (2014) Evaluation of nesting habitat and environmental parameters with descriptive models of olive ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) at ostional national wildlife refuge, costa rica. 34st ISTS Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Louisiana. Oral

2013

Publications

Delcroix, E., Bédel, S., Santelli, G. & Girondot, M. (2013). Monitoring design for quantification of marine turtle nesting with limited human effort: a test case in the Guadeloupe Archipelago. Oryx, 48: 95-105.

Karaa, S., Jribi, I., Bouain, A., Girondot, M. & Bradaї, M.N. (2013) On the occurrence of leatherback turtles Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761), in Tunisian waters (Central mediterranean sea) (Testudines: dermochelydae). Herpetozoa, 26(1/2): 65-75.

Wallace, B. P., Tiwari, M. & Girondot, M. (2013). Dermochelys coriacea. IUCN Red List. from http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/full/6494/0.

Girondot, M. (2013) Importance of modeling in sea turtle studies. Munibe Monographs. Nature Series, 1, 83-87.

Note a typographic error in the legend of figure 4. The corrected version is:

Fig 4. - Leatherback nest number in 2003 from Yalimapo nesting beach (French Guiana). Open circles are from 4-hour patrols and close-circles are from 6-hour patrols. The faint line shows the best-fitted nesting season obtained from 4-hour patrol data and the bold line from 6-hour patrol data.


Conférences

Sadek, I.E., Mancini, A., Hanafy, M. & Girondot, M. (2013) Green turtle nesting activities on Zabargad island, a major rookery in the Southern Egyptian Red Sea. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2 - 8 February 2013

Girondot, M. (2013) Bayesian framework to integrate traditional ecological knowledge into ecological modeling: a case study with seasonality of marine turtles in French Guiana. 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Baltimore, Maryland, USA. 2 - 8 February 2013

Girondot, M. & Guillon, J.-M. (2013) Are incubation temperatures the limiting factor for the repartition of Emys orbicularis in France? The Terrapin, Tortoise, & Freshwater Turtle Meeting at the 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology & Conservation. Baltimore, Maryland (talk). 2 - 4 February 2013

Girondot, M. (2013)  Strategies to get index of population status for marine turtles. Data Analysis Workshop at the 33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Baltimore, Maryland. 2 - 8 February 2013

2012

Publications

Guillon, J.-M., Guéry, L., Hulin, V. & Girondot, M. 2012. A large phylogeny of turtles (Testudines) using molecular data. Contributions to Zoology, 81(3): 147-158.

Diffusion de l’information

Girondot M., Delmas V., Prévot-Julliard A.-C. 2012 — Nouvelles données sur la ponte de la tortue de Floride (Trachemys scripta elegans) en Île de France. Bulletin de la Société Herpétologique de France. 142-143: 71:78.

Conférence

Girard, A., Bréheret, N. & Girondot, M. 2012. Unusual sexual size dimorphism  for Lepidochelys olivacea  sea turtles in Congo. In: 32nd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. Oaxaca, Mexico.

2011

Publications

Wallace B.P., DiMatteo A.D., Bolten A.B., Chaloupka M.Y., Hutchinson B.J., Abreu-Grobois F.A., Mortimer J.A., Seminoff J.A., Amorocho D., Bjorndal K.A., Bourjea J., Bowen B.W., Dueñas R.B., Casale P., Choudhury B.C., Costa A., Dutton P.H., Fallabrino A., Finkbeiner E.M., Girard A., Girondot M., Hamann M., Hurley B.J., Lopez-Mendilaharsu M., Marcovaldi M.A., Musick J.A., Nel R., Pilcher N.J., Troëng S., Witherington B. & Mast R.B. 2011. Global conservation priorities for marine turtles. PLoS One. 6(9): e24510.

Girondot, M., Servan, J. & Pieau, C 2011. Rapid search for genetic differentiation of populations: application to the European pond turtle. Amphibia-Reptilia. 32: 297-302.

Diffusion de l’information

Hassine, S. B., Jribi, I., Bradai, M. N., Bouain, A. & Girondot, M. 2011. Origin in variability of nesting period of the loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) in Kuriat islands (Tunisia). Marine Turtle Newsletter. 131:48-50.

Girondot, M. 2011. Analyse critique des stratégies d’étude des tortues marines à terre. Bulletin de la Société Herpétologique de France, 139-140: 5-18.

Delcroix E., Guiougou F., Bédel S., Santelli G., Goyeau A., Malglaive L., Guthmüller T., Boyer J., Guilloux-Glorieux S., Créantor F., Malterre P., Quellec F.L., Dumont R., Saint-Auret A., Coudret J., Flereau J., Valentin M., Berry G., De Proft P., Mege S., Rinaldi R., Mazéas F., Marcel B., Fabregoul A. & Girondot M. Sous presse. Le programme « Tortues marines Guadeloupe » : bilan de 10 années de travail partenarial. Bulletin de la Société Herpétologique de France, 139-140: 21-35.

Roche, H. & Girondot, M. 2011. Perturbateurs endocriniens et écosystème. Médecine & Longévité. 3: 56.

Conférence

Ben Hassine, S., Jribi, I., Bouain, A. and Girondot, M. 2011. Sea surface temperature determines nesting period of the loggerhead turtle Caretta caretta in Kuriat islands (Tunisia). 4th Mediterranean Conference on Marine Turtles, Napoli, Italy.

Stages

Rizzo, A., 2011. Phénologie de la ponte des tortues marines en Guyane française. Laboratoire d'Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution, Université Paris Sud et CNRS, Orsay, France. Master Thesis from University of Padova, Italy, pp. 102.

Serra, A.-A., 2011. La vertèbre de truite comme biomarqueur intégrateur du stress écotoxicologique en conditions naturelles. Laboratoire d'Ecologie, Systématique et Evolution, Université Paris Sud et CNRS. Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France, pp. 25.

Monsinjon, J. 2011. Recherche de techniques de pêche artisanale alternatives pour limiter les captures accidentelles de tortues marines sur les côtes congolaises. Licence STS 2ème année Rapport de stage L2, Université Paris Sud, pp. 76.

2010

Publications

Wallace, B.P., Dimatteo, A.D., Hurley, B.J., Finkbeiner, E.M., Bolten, A.B., Chaloupka, M.Y., Hutchinson, B.J., Abreu-Grobois, F.A., Amorocho, D., Bjorndal, K.A., Bourjea, J., Bowen, B.W., Dueñas, R.B., Casale, P., Choudhury, B.C., Costa, A., Dutton, P.H., Fallabrino, A., Girard, A., Girondot, M., Godfrey, M.H., Hamann, M., López-Mendilaharsu, M., Marcovaldi, M.A., Mortimer, J.A., Musick, J.A., Nel, R., Seminoff, J.A., Troëng, S., Witherington, B. & Mast, R.B. (2010) Regional management units for marine turtles: a novel framework for prioritizing conservation and research across multiple scales. PLoS One 5(12): e15465. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0015465

Girondot M. 2010. Estimating density of animals during migratory waves: application to marine turtles at nesting site. Endangered Species Research. 12: 85-105. DOI: 10.3354/esr00292

Web site for the software

Girondot, M. 2010 Sex in common pet turtles. WebmedCentral VETERINARY MEDICINE, 1, WMC00877.

Girondot, M. and J.-Y. Sire 2010. UniDPlot : A software to detect weak similarities between two DNA sequences. Journal of Bioinformatics and Sequence Analysis 2(5): 69-74.

Web site for the software

Hamann, M., Godfrey, M. H., Seminoff, J. A., Arthur, K., Barata, P. C. R., Bjorndal, K. A., Bolten, A. B., Broderick, A. C., Campbell, L. M., Carreras, C., Casale, P., Chaloupka, M., Chan, S., Coyne, M. S., Crowder, L. B., Diez, C. E., Dutton, P. H., Epperly, S. P., FitzSimmons, N. N., Formia, A., Girondot, M., Hays, G. C., I-Jiunn, C., Kaska, Y., Lewison, R., Mortimer, J. A., Nichols, W. J., Reina, R. D., Shanker, K., Spotila, J. R., Tomás, J., Wallace, B. P., Work, T. M., Zbinden, J. & Godley, B. J. 2010. Global research priorities for sea turtles: informing management and conservation in the 21st century. Endangered Species Research. 11:245-269.

Supplementary material

Guirlet, E., Das, K., Thomé, J.-P. & Girondot, M. 2010. Maternal transfer of chlorinated contaminants in the leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, nesting in French Guiana. Chemosphere, 79(7): 720-726. DOI:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.02.047

Girondot, M., S. Ben Hassine, C. Sellos, M. Godfrey, and J.-M. Guillon. 2010. Modeling thermal influence on animal growth and sex determination in Reptiles: being closer of the target gives new views. Sexual Development. 4(1): 29-38. DOI: 10.1159/000280585

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Caut, S., Guirlet, E. & Girondot, M. 2010. Effect of tidal overwash on the embryonic development of leatherback turtles in French Guiana. Marine Environmental Research, 69, 254-261. DOI: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2009.11.004

Oosthuizen, W. C., Bruyn, P. J. N. D., Bester, M. N. & Girondot, M. 2010. Cohort and tag-site specific tag-loss rates in mark-recapture studies: a southern elephant seal cautionary case. Marine Mammal Science, 26: 350-369. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2009.00328.x

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Diffusion de l’information

Gibudi A, Girondot M (2010) Réunion sous-régionale PROTOMAC : bilan et stratégie pour la conservation des tortues marines et leur habitat. Document interne RAPAC.

Godgenger, M.-C., Gibudi, A. & Girondot, M. (2010) Description Synthétique de l’étude des pontes de Tortues Marines en Afrique Centrale. pp. 26. Libreville, Gabon.

Girondot M. 2010. Editorial: The zero counts. Marine Turtle Newsletter. 129: 5-6.

Stages

Guéry L (2009-2010) Effet sur la végétation de l’apport d’azote par les pontes de tortues marines sur les plages de Guyane française. Master 1 Environnement Spécialité « Ecologie, Biodiversité, Evolution », Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France, pp. 37.

Gerrero J (2009-2010) Modalités de perte des bagues chez les tortues luths (Dermochelys coriacea) de Guyane française. Master 1 Environnement Spécialité « Ecologie, Biodiversité, Evolution », Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France, pp. 20.

Conférences

Delcroix E, Bedel S, Santelli G, Girondot M (2010) Minimizing field work and optimizing outputs: monitoring strategies face real world with an example case in Guadeloupe (Carribean) 30th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Goa, India.

Girard A, Bréheret N, Adell M, N'Daminté K, Fasquel P, Bal G, Girondot M (2010) New facts on sea turtles in the Republic of Congo according to the analysis of the data collected on the sea turtle incidental captures. 30th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Goa, India.

Girondot M, Russo M (2010) New statistical model to elucidate the total clutch frequency of marine turtles. 30th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Goa, India.

Hamann M, Godfrey MH, Seminoff JA, Arthur K, Barata PCR, Bjorndal KA, Bolten AB, Broderick AC, Campbell LM, Carreras C, Casale P, Chaloupka M, F.Chan SK, Coyne MS, Crowder LB, Diez CE, Dutton PH, Epperly SP, FitzSimmons NN, Formia A, Girondot M, Hays GC, Jiunn CI, Kaska Y, Lewison R, Mortimer JA, Nichols WJ, Reina RD, Shanker K, Spotila JR, Tomás J, Wallace BP, Work TM, Zbinden J, Godley BJ (2010) Global research priorities for sea turtles: informing management and conservation in the 21st century. 30th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Goa, India.

Girondot M (2010) Synthèse des travaux de Protomac de 1998 à 2010. Première Conférence Internationale sur les Tortues Marines d'Afrique Centrale, Libreville, Gabon.

Girondot M (2010) Avenir de la recherche et de la conservation sur les tortues marines en Afrique Centrale. Première Conférence Internationale sur les Tortues Marines d'Afrique Centrale, Libreville, Gabon

2009

Publications

Hulin, V., Delmas, V., Girondot, M., Godfrey, M. H. & Guillon, J.-M. 2009. Temperature-dependent sex determination and global change: are some species at greater risk? Oecologia, 160(3):493-506.

Web site of the software

Marie-Clélia Godgenger, Nathalie Bréheret, Gaëlle Bal, Karine N'Damité, Alexandre Girard and Marc Girondot. 2009. Nesting estimation and analysis of threats for Leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) and Olive Ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) marine turtles nesting in Congo. Oryx. 43(4):556-563.

Deschamps, M.-H., Girondot, M., Labbé, L. & Sire, J.-Y. 2009. Changes in vertebral structure during growth of reared rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum): A new approach using modelling of vertebral bone profiles. Journal of Fish Diseases, 32, 233-246.

Web site of the software

Diffusion de l’information

Girondot M (2009) La détermination du sexe sensible à la température chez les Reptiles. In: Aux origines de la sexualité (ed Gouyon PH) Fayard, Paris, France, pp. 238-249.

Girondot, M. 2009. Stratégie d’étude des Tortues marines à terre : état de l’art. Texte issu d’une conférence donnée à Leucate dans le cadre de la formation des observateurs Tortues Marines sur le littoral méditerranéen.

Girondot, M. 2009. Les tortues marines face au changement climatique. Texte issu d’une conférence donnée à Leucate dans le cadre de la formation des observateurs Tortues Marines sur le littoral méditerranéen.

Stage

Russo, M. (2009) L’investissement reproductif chez les tortues luths : nouvelles méthodes d’analyse. Master 2 Ecologie, Biodiversité et Evolution, Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France.

Sellos, C. (2009) Etude de la sensibilité de l’activité aromatase à la température chez une espèce ayant une détermination du sexe sensible à la température: Emys orbicularis. Master 1 Ecologie, Biodiversité et Evolution, Université Paris Sud, Orsay, France.

2008

Sire, J.-Y., Delgado, S. & Girondot, M. 2008. Hen's teeth with enamel: from dream to impossibility. BMC Evolutionary Biology. 8: 246. 

Guirlet, E., Das, K. & Girondot, M. 2008. Maternal transfer of trace elements in leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) of French Guiana. Aquatic Toxicology. 88(4): 267-276.

Stéphane Caut, Sabrina Fossette, Elodie Guirlet, Elena Angulo, Krishna Das, Marc Girondot & Jean-Yves Georges. 2008. Isotope analysis reveals foraging area dichotomy for Atlantic leatherback turtles. PLoS ONE. 3: 1-10.

Fossette S, Kelle L, Girondot M, Goverse E, Hilterman ML, Verhage B, Thoisy Bd, Georges J-Y. 2008. The world's largest leatherback rookeries: conservation-oriented research in French Guiana/Suriname and Gabon. J Exp Mar Biol Ecol 356: 69-82.

Delmas, V., Bonnet, X., Girondot, M. and Prévot-Julliard, A.-C. 2008. Varying hydric conditions during incubation influence egg water exchange and hatchling phenotype in the red-eared slider turtle. - Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 81: 345-355

Hulin, V., Girondot, M., Godfrey, M. H. and Guillon, J.-M. 2008. Mixed and uniform brood sex ratio strategy in turtles: the facts, the theory and their consequences. - In: Wyneken, J., Bels, V. and Godfrey, M. H. (eds.), Biology of turtles. University Press of Chicago, pp. 279-300.

Delmas, V., Prévot-Julliard, A.-C., Pieau, C. and Girondot, M. 2008. A mechanistic model of temperature-dependent sex determination in a Chelonian, the European pond turtle. - Functional Ecology 22: 84-93.

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Conférences

Roderic B. Mast, Bryan Wallace, Marc Girondot, Colin Limpus, Andrea Whiting, Suzanne Livingstone, Nicolas Pilcher, Michelle Pico, Tom Barry, Alec Hutchinson, Jeffrey Seminoff. 2008. Models look better: compiling and presenting global nesting data through the state of the world's sea turtles (SWOT) effort. 28th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 19 to 26 January 2008, Loreto, Mexico.

Houmeau V, Delcroix E, Girondot M (2008) Influence of the feeding factor on hawksbill turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) in Guadeloupean archipelago. 28th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Loreto, Mexico.

Marc Girondot. 2008. Toward a mechanistic model for temperature-dependent sex determination in marine turtles. 28th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 19 to 26 January 2008, Loreto, Mexico.

Marc Girondot, Jean-Yves Georges, and Elodie Guirlet. 2008. Skipping 2 or 3 years for reproduction: the environmental determinant and the evolutionary consequences. 28th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 19 to 26 January 2008, Loreto, Mexico.

Hulin V., Guillon J.M. & Girondot M. 2008. How Different are sex determination mechanisms in Reptiles? Sex. Dev., 2: 283. (book of abstracts from 6th World Congress of Herpetology. Manaus, Brazil.)

Stage

Russo, Mathilde. 2008. Hétérogénéité des stratégies reproductives de la tortue Luth de Guyane. Master 1 Ecologie, Biodiversité et Evolution, Université Paris Sud.

Diffusion de l’information

Gibudi, A., Godgenger, M.-C., Roumet, D. & Girondot, M. 2008. La gestion de l’information comme outil d’aide à la décision : l’exemple des tortues marines en Afrique centrale. RAPAC Info, 14, 10-12.

2007

Deschamps MH, Girondot M, Sire JY (2007) Vertebral structure modifications during growth of farming rainbow trout. J Morphol 268:1067

Briane, J.-P., Rivalan, P. & Girondot, M. (2007) The Inverse Problem applied to the Observed Clutch Frequency of Leatherbacks from Yalimapo beach, French Guiana. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 6, 63-69.

Girondot, M., Godfrey, M. H., Ponge, L. & Rivalan, P. (2007) Modeling Approaches to Quantify Leatherback Nesting Trends in French Guiana and Suriname. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 6, 37-46.

Anne-Caroline Prévot-Julliard, Emeline Gousset, Chloé Archinard, Antoine Cadi, Marc Girondot. 2007. Pets and invasion risks: is the Slider turtle strictly carnivorous? Amphibia-Reptila 28:139-143.

Delmas, V., E. Baudry, M. Girondot, and A.-C. Prévot-Julliard. 2007. The righting response as a fitness index in freshwater turtles. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society. 91(1): 99-109.

2006

Caut S., Hulin V., Girondot M. 2006. Impact of density-dependent nest destruction on emergence success of Guianan leatheback turtles. Animal Conservation 9:189-199.

Rivalan P, Pradel R, Choquet R, Girondot M, Prévot-Julliard A-C. 2006 Estimating clutch frequency in marine turtles through stopover duration. Mar Ecol-Prog Ser 317: 285-295.

Girondot M, Rivalan P, Wongsopawiro R, Briane J-P, Hulin V, Caut S, Guirlet E, Godfrey MH. 2006. Phenology of marine turtle nesting revealed by a statistical model of the nesting season. BMC Ecology. 6: 11.

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Laurin, M., D. Germain, J.-S. Steyer, and M. Girondot. 2006. Données microanatomiques sur la conquête de l'environnement terrestre chez les Vertébrés. Comptes Rendus Palevol. 5:603-618.

Caut, S., E. Guirlet, P. Jouquet, and M. Girondot. 2006. Influence of nest location and infertile eggs on hatching success of leatherback turtle nests in French Guiana. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 908-915.

Maros, A., A. Louveaux, C. Lelarge, and M. Girondot. 2006. Evidence of the exploitation of marine resource by the terrestrial insect Scapteriscus didactylus through stable isotopes analyzes of its cuticle. BMC Ecology 6:6.

Rivalan P., Dutton P.H., Baudry E., Roden S.E., Girondot M. 2006. Demographic scenario inferred from genetic data in leatherback turtles nesting in French Guiana and Suriname. Biological Conservation. 130: 1-9

Sire J.-Y., Delgado S., Girondot M. 2006. The amelogenin story: Origin and evolution. Eur. J. Oral Sci. 114: 64-77

2005

Rivalan P., Prévot-Julliard A.-C., Choquet R., Pradel R., Jacquemin B., Briane J.-P., Girondot M. 2005. Trade-off between current reproduction investment and delay until next reproduction in the leatherback sea turtle. Oecologia 145:564-574.

Maros A., Louveaux A., Liot E., Marmet J., Girondot M. 2005. Identifying characteristics of Scapteriscus spp. (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) apparent predators of marine turtle eggs. Environmental Entomology 35:1063-1070.

Sire J.-Y., Delgado S., Fromentin D., Girondot M. 2005. Amelogenin: lessons from evolution. Archive of Oral Biology, 50, 205-212.

Delgado, S., Girondot, M., Sire, J.-Y. 2005. Molecular Evolution of Amelogenin in Mammals. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 60, 12-30.

Rivalan P., Godfrey M.H., Prévot-Julliard A.-C., Girondot M. 2005. Maximum likelihood estimates of tag loss in leatherback sea turtles. Journal of Wildlife Management 69:540-548.

Note two typographical errors in the text:

Equation 2:

p(t) =  ( (1 - mint) / (1 + exp(a0 * (a1 - t) ) ) + mint

Equation 3

mint = a4 / (1 + exp(a2 * (a3 - t) )

Conferences

Jean-Yves Sire, Sidney Delgado and Marc Girondot. 2005. True teeth will never be resuscitated in birds. 9th Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseille, 21-23 septembre 2005, Marseille, France.

Jean-Yves Sire and Marc Girondot. 2005. The reasons why chicken can no longer have true teeth. COST Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.

Girondot, M., Georges, J.-Y., Rivalan, P., Prévot-Juliard, A.-C. 2005. North-Atlantic global climat influences the nesting behaviour of leatherback turtles in French Guiana. 5th World Congress of Herpetology, Stellenbosch, South-Africa, 19-24 June 2005.

Girondot, M., Delmas, V., Prévot-Juliard, A.-C. 2005. Mechanistic biochemical and physiological models interplay to offer a new tool to understand temperature-dependent sex determination. 5th World Congress of Herpetology, Stellenbosch, South-Africa, 19-24 June 2005 (invited speaker).

Teillac, P., Cadi, A., Girondot, M., Prévot-Juliard, A.-C. 2005. Impacts and future of invasive Trachemys scripta elegans in France. 5th World Congress of Herpetology, Stellenbosch, South-Africa, 19-24 June 2005.

Diffusion de l’information

Girondot M, Rivalan P, William D (2005) Evaluation des cheptels reproducteurs. In: Les tortues marines de Guyane (ed Fretey J) La Plume Verte, Cayenne, pp. 171-173.

2004

Laurin M, Girondot M, Loth M-M- 2004- The evolution of long bone microstructure and lifestyle in lissamphibians. Paleobiology, 30(4): 589-613.

Antoine Cadi, Virginie Delmas, Anne-Caroline Prévot-Julliard, Pierre Joly, Claude Pieau, and Marc Girondot - 2004 - Successful reproduction of the introduced slider turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) in the South of France. Aquatic Conservation-Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 14(3):237-246.

Girondot M, Delmas V, Rivalan P, Courchamp F, Prévot-Julliard A-C, Godfrey MH, 2004. Chapter 15: Implication of temperature-dependent sex determination for population dynamics. In Temperature-dependent sex determination, Valenzuela N, Bull JJ (eds)

Conferences

Philippe Rivalan, Jean-Paul Briane, Stéphane Caut, Bart de Dijn, Sandra Ferraroli, Edo Goverse, Julien Gratiot, Maartje Hilterman, Edda Johannesen, Sabrina Langin, Sylvain Lieutenant, Florent Macé, Julie Marmet, Alexandra Maros, Yvette Merton, Magali Morison, Isabelle Nolibos, Benoît Viseux, Ronald Wongsopawiro, and Marc Girondot. 2004. Modeling marine turtles nesting season: a meta-analysis for 16 nesting beaches covering 600 km of coast line for 3 species in the Guianas region during the 2002 nesting season. Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Marine Turtles Biology and Conservation. San Jose, Costa Rica. Oral Presentation.

Philippe Rivalan, Anne-Caroline Prévot-Julliard, and Marc Girondot. 2004. First estimation of the annual female adult survival rate based on tagging data from French Guiana. Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Marine Turtles Biology and Conservation. San Jose, Costa Rica. Oral Presentation.

Philppe Rivalan, Anne-Caroline Prévot-Julliard, and Marc Girondot. 2004. The North Atlantic Oscillation drives the leatherback nesting season in French Guiana. Proceedings of the 24th Conference on Marine Turtles Biology and Conservation. San Jose, Costa Rica. Oral Presentation.

2003

Godfrey, M.H., Delmas, V., Girondot, M., 2003. Assessment of patterns of temperature-dependent sex determination using maximum likelihood model selection. Ecoscience 10(3): 265-272.

Web site of the software

Maros, A., A. Louveaux, M. H. Godfrey & M. Girondot, 2003. Scapteriscus didactylus (Orthoptera, Gryllotalpidae), predator of leatherback turtle eggs in French Guiana. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 249: 289-296.

Girondot, M., Laurin, M. - 2003 - Bone Profiler: a tool to quantify, model, and statistically compare bone-section compactness profiles. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23:458-461.

Web site of the software

Conferences

Michel Laurin, Damien Germain, Jean-Sébastien Steyer, Peggy Vincent & Marc Girondot - 2003 - L'apport des données microanatomiques sur la conquête de l'environnement terrestre par les vertébrés. Congrès de la Société Herpétologique de France (SHF), Banyuls-sur-Mer. 2-3 juillet 2003.

2002

Girondot, M., Tucker, A.D., Rivalan, P., Godfrey, M.H., Chevalier, J. - 2002 - Density-dependent nest destruction and population fluctuations of Guianan leatherbacks turtles. Anim. Conserv. 5(1): 75-84.

Student thesis

Delmas, V. - 2002 - Modèle mécaniste de la détermination du sexe sensible à la température: le cas d'Emys orbicularis. DEA d'écologie, Université de Paris-Sud, France. Direction par Marc Girondot.

Conferences

Alexandra Maros, Benoîx Viseux, Marc Girondot, and Matthew H. Godfrey - 2002 - Nest predation at a high density leatherback nesting beach. 22st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 4-7 April 2002. Miami, USA. (Poster)

Philippe Rivalan, Rémy Choquet, Jean-Paul Briane, Matthew Godfrey, Marc Girondot, and Anne- Caroline Prévot-Julliard - 2002 -Survival rate estimates in sea turtle with variable inter-nesting intervals: new statistical modelling of capture-recapture data. 22st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 4-7 April 2002. Miami, USA. (Oral presentation)

M. Hilterman, E. Goverse, M. Godfrey, M. Girondot, and C. Sakimin - 2002 -Seasonal sand temperature profiles of 4 major leatherback nesting beaches in the Guyana shield. 22st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 4-7 April 2002. Miami, USA. (Poster)

Matthew H. Godfrey, Cecilia Torres, and Marc Girondot. - 2002 -Estimating hatching success on a high density nesting beach. 22st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. 4-7 April 2002. Miami, USA. (Poster)

Viseux, Benoît, Girondot, Marc - 2002 - Overview of some of the studies conducted whitin the Amana Natural Reserve in 2002. Sixth symposium on marine turtles from Guyana Shield. Cayenne, 18-20 November 2002.

Maros, Alexandra, Louveaux, Alain et Marc Girondot - 2002 - High predation rate of mole cricket Scapteriscus didactylus on marine turtles eggs. Sixth symposium on marine turtles from Guyana Shield. Cayenne, 18-20 November 2002.

Rivalan, Philippe, Prévot-Julliard, Anne-Caroline et Marc Girondot - 2002 - New techniques to study population dynamics of marine turtles. Sixth symposium on marine turtles from Guyana Shield. Cayenne, 18-20 November 2002.

Laure Bonnaud, Didier Casane, Sidney Delgado, Michel Laurin, Jean-Yves Sire, and Marc Girondot - 2002 - Molecular biology and the early evolutionary history of a vertebrate skeleton protein : the case of amelogenin. Journées " Développement et Evolution ". Un hommage à André Adoutte. 17-18 octobre 2002, Paris, France.

2001

Jamain S., Girondot M., Leroy P., Clergue M., Quach H., Fellous M., and Bourgeron T. - 2001 - Transduction of the human gene AHCP by endogenous retrovirus during primate evolution. Genomics. 78(1-2): 38-45 (doi:10.1006/geno.2001.6642).

Delgado, S., Casane, D., Bonnaud, L., Laurin, M., Sire, J.-Y., and Girondot, M. - 2001 - Molecular evidence for precambrian origin of amelogenin, the major protein of vertebrate enamel. Mol. Biol. Evol.18(12): 2146-2153.

Conferences and proceedings

Girondot, M., Godfrey, M., Rivalan, P., Chevalier, J., and A.-C. Prévot-Julliard - 2001 - South American Leatherback population studies. 21st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. February 24-28, 2001. Philadelphia, USA. (invited lecture)

Dias used for oral presentation

Godfrey, M., et Girondot, M. - 2001 - Evolution des profils de réponse de la détermination du sexe à la température chez les chéloniens. XXIIIème petit Pois Déridé. Orsay, France. 27-29 août 2001.

Rivalan, P., Girondot, M., Prévot-Julliard, A.-C. -2001- Dynamique de la population de tortues luths en Guyane française. XXIIIème petit Pois Déridé. Orsay, France. 27-29 août 2001.

Rivalan, P., Girondot, M., Prévot-Julliard, A.-C. -2001- La Tortue luth, Dermochelys coriacea, est-elle une espèce longévive?. Estimation de deux trait d'histoire de vie. Premier Colloque Herpétologique Franco-Belge, Virton, Belgique. 6 au 8 juillet 2001

Godfrey, M., and Girondot, M. - 2001 - Relationship between shape of TSD pattern and demographics of sea turtle nesting populations. 21st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. February 24-28, 2001. Philadelphia, USA. (oral presentation)

Rivalan, P.,Girondot, M., and A.-C. Prévot-Julliard - 2001 - Estimation of tag loss and annual suvival rates of leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, in French Guiana. 21st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. February 24-28, 2001. Philadelphia, USA. (oral presentation)

Chevalier, J., Tra Van Can, A., Reille, D., Lochon, S., Ferraroli, S., and Girondot, M. - 2001 - Direct evidence of the heavy impact of the Surinamese fishing fleet on the leatherback turtle population of French Guiana and Suriname. 21st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. February 24-28, 2001. Philadelphia, USA. (oral presentation)

Godfrey, M., Drif. O., and Girondot, M. - 2001 - Two alternative approaches to measuring carapace length in leatherback sea turtles. 21st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. February 24-28, 2001. Philadelphia, USA. (poster presentation)

Student thesis

Viseux, B. - 2001 - Etude, à l'aide d'un SIG, de la prédation des oeufs et juvéniles de tortues marines par les chiens et urubus en Guyane française. Caractérisation de la prédation des oeufs de Dermochelys coriacea par Ocypoda quadrata. DESS Ecosystèmes Méditerranéens, Université de Corte, Corte, France. Direction par Marc Girondot et Marie-Laure Cayatte.

Bernier, F. et Bessonneau, P. - 2001 - Modélisation du suivi de populations de tortues et de prêles dans des conditions d'évolution environnementales et biologiques paramétrées. DU d'Informatique Appliquée option Programmation Scientifique, Université Paris XI-Orsay. Direction par Marc Girondot et Jean-Michel Guillon.

2000

Original papers

Laurin, M., Girondot, M. & de Ricqlès, A. - 2000 - Early tetrapod evolution. Trends Ecol. Evol. 15: 118-123.

A correspondence and our response

Laurin, M., Reiz, R.R. Girondot, M. - 2000 - Caecilian viviparity and amniote origins: a reply to Wilkinson and Nussbaum. J. Nat. Hist., 34, 311-315.

Sire, J.-Y., Girondot, M., Babiar, O. -2000- Marking zebrafish, Danio rerio (cyprinidae), using scale regeneration. J. Exp. Zool. 286, 297-304.

Conferences and proceedings

Ferraroli, S., Eckert, S., Chevalier, J., Girondot, M., Kelle, L. and Le Maho, Y. 2000. Marine behavior of leatherback turtles nesting in French Guiana for conservation strategy. - In: Mosier, A., Foley, A. and Brost, B. (eds.), 20th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. - NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-477, pp. 283-285.

Laurin, M., Steyer, J.-S., Girondot, M., and Ricqlès, A. de - 2000 - Early limb evolution: histological and microanatomical features and their relevance to the problem of the conquest of land by vertebrates. 7th International Conference on Limb Development and Regeneration, Aussois, France, 20-24 May 2000, Developmental dynamics, 219: 441 (abstract).

Laurin, M., Steyer, J.-S., Girondot, M., and Ricqlès, A. de - 2000 - Early limb evolution: histological features and their relevance to the problem of the conquest of land by vertebrates . 60th Annual Meeting, Mexico City, Mexico.

Laurin M, Steyer J-S, Girondot M, Ricqls A, de (2000) Early limb evolution: histological features and their relevance to the problem of the conquest of land by vertebrates. J Vertebr Paleontol 20:53A

Laurin M, Steyer JS, Girondot M, De Ricqles A (2000) Early limb evolution: Histological and microanatomical features and their relevance to the problem of the conquest of land by vertebrates. Dev Dyn 219:441-441

Student thesis

Rivalan, P. - 2000 - La tortue luth, Dermochelys coriacea, est-elle une espèce longévive ? Estimation de deux traits d'histoire de vie en vue d'applications en biologie de la conservation. DEA d'Océanologie Biologique et Environnement Marin, Option Ressources Vivantes et Ecosystèmes Côtiers. Direction Par Marc Girondot.

1999

Original papers

Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. - 1999 - A fifth hypothesis for the evolution of temperature-dependent sex determination in reptiles. Trends Ecol. Evol. 14(9):359-360.

Girondot, M. - 1999 - Statistical description of temperature-dependent sex determination using maximum likelihood. Evol. Ecol. Res. 1: 479-486.

Web site of the software

Laurin, M. and Girondot, M. 1999. Embryo retention in sarcopterygians, and the origin of the extra-embryonic membranes of the amniotic egg. Ann. Sci. Nat., Zool. 20(3): 99-104.

Chevalier, J., Godfrey, M.H. and Girondot, M. (1999) Significant difference of temperature-dependent sex determination between French Guiana (Atlantic) and Playa Grande (Costa-Rica, Pacific) Leatherbacks (Dermochelys coriacea). Ann. Sci. Nat., Zool. 20(4): 147-152

Conferences and proceedings

Swinkels JL, van Nugteren P, Chevalier J, Girondot M, van Tienen LHG (1999) Sea turtle protection in the Guayana Shield: Optimization of collaboration and conservation. In Proceedings of the nineteenth annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, H. Kalb and T. Wibbels, compilers (2-6 March 1999, South Padre Island, TX) U.S. Dept. Commerce. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-SEFSC-443. pp. 53-54.

Girondot, M. (1999) Statistical description of temperature-dependent sex determination in marine turtles. In Proceedings of the nineteenth annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, H. Kalb and T. Wibbels, compilers (2-6 March 1999, South Padre Island, TX) U.S. Dept. Commerce. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-SEFSC-443. pp. 16-18.

Chevalier, J., and Girondot, M. (1999). Marine turtles identification in French Guiana: Why, where and how ? In Proceedings of the nineteenth annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, H. Kalb and T. Wibbels, compilers (2-6 March 1999, South Padre Island, TX) pp. 261-264.

Chevalier, J., Talvy, G., Lieutenant, S., Lochon, S., and Girondot, M. (1999). Study of a bimodal nesting season for leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in French Guiana. In Proceedings of the nineteenth annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, H. Kalb and T. Wibbels, compilers (2-6 March 1999, South Padre Island, TX) U.S. Dept. Commerce. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-SEFSC-443. pp. 264-267.

Girondot, M., and Garcia, J. (1999). Senescence and longevity in turtles: What telomeres tell us. In 9th extraordinary meeting of the societas Europaea Herpetologica, R. Guyétant and C. Miaud, eds. (Université de Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac: Université de Savoie).

Chevalier, J., Desbois, X., and Girondot, M. (1999). The reason of decline of Leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in French Guiana: an hypothesis. In 9th extraordinary meeting of the societas Europaea Herpetologica, R. Guyétant and C. Miaud, eds. (Université de Savoie, Le Bourget du Lac: Université de Savoie).

1998

Original papers

Chevalier, J., Cazelles, B. et Girondot, M. - 1998 - Apports scientifiques à la stratégie de conservation des Tortues luths en Guyane française. JATBA, Rev. Ethnobiol. XL(1/2): 485-507.

Girondot, M., Delgado, S. and Laurin, M. 1998. Evolutionary analysis of "hagfish amelogenin". - Anat. Rec. 252(4): 608-611.

Girondot, M., Fouillet, H. and Pieau, C. - 1998 - Feminizing turtle embryos as a conservation tool. Conserv. Biol. 12(2):353-362.

Girondot, M., Sire, J.-Y. - 1998 - Evolution of amelogenin gene in toothed and toothless vertebrates. Eur. J. Oral Sci. 106 (suppl. 1): 501-508.

Chevalier, J. and Girondot, M. - 1998 - Dynamique de pontes des tortues Luth en Guyane française durant la saison 1997. Bull. Soc. Herp. Fr., 85-86: 5-19.

Conferences and proceedings

Chevalier, J., and Girondot, M. - 1998 - Recent population trend for Dermochelys coriacea in French Guiana. In Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Sea Turtle Symposium: 56-57. Abreu, A. B., Briseno-Duenas, R., Marquez, R. and Sarti, L. (Eds.). U.S. Dept. of Commerce. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-436.

Chevalier, J., Desbois, X. and Girondot, M. - 1998 - The reason of decline of leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) in French Guiana: an hypothesis. In Guyétant R. & Miaud C. eds., Proceedings of the 9th extraordinary meeting of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica. Chambéry, France, 25-29 August 1998, 79-87.

Girondot, M. and Garcia, J. - 1998 - Senescence and longevity in turtles: What telomeres tell us ? In Guyétant, R. and Miaud, C. eds., 9th extraordinary meeting of the Societas Europaea Herpetologica, Chambéry, France, 25-29 August 1998, In press.

Chevalier, J. and Girondot, M. - 1998 - Recent population trend for Dermochelys coriacea in French Guiana. In: Sarti, L. and Abreu, A. ed., 18th International Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Mazatlan, Mexico, 3-7 Marc 1998. 56-57.

Girondot, M. et Casane, D. - 1998 - Détection d'une évolution darwininenne positive sur les gènes de l'amélogénine humaine. Premières journées françaises de biologie des tissus minéralisés. Lyon, 22-23 janvier 1998.

1997

Informations

Girondot, M. and Fretey, J. - 1997 - Kawana project on the web. Mar. Turt. Newsl. 76: 23-24.

Conferences and proceedings

Girondot, M. and Sire, J.-Y. - 1997 - On the evolution of amelogenin, a gene involved in enamel formation. Molecules and Morphology, Paris, Juin 1997.

Girondot, M. and Sire, J.-Y. - 1997 - Evolution of amelogenin gene in toothed and toothless vertebrates. Tooth Morphogenesis and Differentiation, Göteborg (Suède), July 1997.

Girondot, M. - 1997 - Evolution of temperature-dependent sex determination. Third world congress of herpetology, Prague, 2-10 august 1997.

Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. - 1997 - Does Emys orbicularis have sex chromosomes. Third world congress of herpetology, Prague, 2-10 august 1997.

1996

Original papers

Girondot, M. and Fretey, J. - 1996 - Leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, nesting in French Guiana, 1978-1995. Chelonian Conserv. Biol. 2(2): 204-208.

Fretey, J. et Girondot, M. - 1996 - Première observation en France métropolitaine d'une tortue Luth, Dermochelys coriacea baguée en Guyane. Ann. Soc. Sci. Nat. Char.-Mar., VIII(5): 515-518.

Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. - 1996 - On the limit of age-structured model for the maintenance of environmental sex determination in crocodilians. Ann. Sci. Nat., 17, 85-97.

Conferences and proceedings

Girondot, M. and A. Tucker. 1998. Density-dependent hatchlings sex-ratio in leatherbacks (Dermochelys coriacea) on a French Guiana nesting beach. p. 55-57 In R. Byles and Y. Fernandez, compilers. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. U.S. Dep. Commer. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-SEFSC-412.

Girondot, M. and Fretey, J. - 1996 - Ten years of tagging Dermochelys coriacea in french Guiana: an overview of the results. 16th Workshop on Sea Turtle, Biology and Conservation, Hilton Head Island (South Carolina). Not published.

Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. - 1996 - Can artificial incubation of eggs of species with temperature-dependent sex determination leads to the extinction of the managed species ? In B. Devaux (eds.) First International Congress on Chelonian Conservation, Gonfaron, France, 6-10 July 1995, SOPTOM Editions.

1995

Original papers

Pieau, C., Girondot, M., Richard-Mercier, N., Dorizzi, M., Desvages, G. and Zaborski, P. - 1995 - Temperature variation and sex determination in reptilia. Experimental Medecine, 13: 516-523. (in Japanese)

Richard-Mercier, N., Dorizzi, M., Desvages, G., Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. - 1995 - Endocrine sex-reversal of gonads by the aromatase inhibitor Letrozole (CGS 20267) in Emys orbicularis, a turtle with temperature-dependent sex determination. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol., 100: 314-326.

1994

Original papers

Girondot, M., Zaborski, P., Servan, J. and Pieau, C. 1994. Genetic contribution to sex determination in turtles with environmental sex determination. Genet. Res. 63, 117-127.

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Dorizzi, M., Richard-Mercier, N., Desvages, G., Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. 1994. Masculinization of gonads by aromatase inhibitors in a turtle with temperature-dependent sex determination. Differentiation. 58, 1-8.

Pieau, C., Girondot, M., Richard-Mercier, N., Desvages, G., Dorizzi, M., and Zaborski, P. 1994. Temperature sensitivity of sexual differentiation of gonads in the European pond turtle: hormonal involvement. J. Exp. Zool., special issue. 269, 86-94.

Book chapter

Pieau, C., Girondot, M., Desvages, G., Dorizzi, M., Richard-Mercier, N. and Zaborski, P. 1994b. Environmental control of gonadal differentiation. In The differences between the sexes (R.V. Short and E. Balaban, Eds.). pp. 433-448. Cambridge University Press.

Conferences and proceedings

Girondot, M., Servan, J. and Pieau, C. - 1994 - Détermination du sexe sensible à la température chez une tortue (Emys orbicularis): importance du composant génétique. Bull. Soc. Ecophysiologie, XIX: 5-17.

Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. 1994. Utilisation des micro-satellites pour la recherche de composants génétiques de caractères phénotypiques. Colloque "Techniques et utilisation des marqueurs moléculaires", Montpellier, 29-31 mars 1994.

Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. 1994. Evolution de la détermination du sexe sensible à la température chez les reptiles: Charnov-Bull contre Fisher. Colloque "Déterminisme et différenciation du sexe", INRA Jouy-en-Josas, 28-29 avril 1994.

1993

Original papers

Desvages, G., Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. 1993. Sensitive stages for the effects of temperature on gonadal aromatase activity in embryos of the marine turtle Dermochelys coriacea. Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 92, 54-61.

Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. 1993. Effects of sexual differences of age at maturity and survival on population sex ratio. Evol. Ecol. 7, 645-650.

Thesis

Girondot, M. 1993. Analyse des facteurs génétiques et épigénétiques impliqués dans la détermination du sexe chez les reptiles. PhD thesis, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6.

Conferences and proceedings

Pieau, C., Desvages, G., Dorizzi, M., Girondot, M. and Richard-Mercier, N. 1993. Implication of steroid hormones in sexual differentiation of gonads in vertebrates. Onzième colloque de la société française de Biologie du développement, Paris. (Abstract in Int. J. Dev. Biol., 37, n 4, 7S).

1990

Conferences and proceedings

Fretey, J. and Girondot, M. 1990. Numbering and tagging of Leatherbacks for four years on French Guiana beaches. Proceed. of the Tenth Annual Workshop on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Feb. 20-24, 1990, 286 p.

Girondot, M., Prouteau, I., Fretey, J. and Lescure, J. 1990. Hatchling success in a french Guiana hatchery. 10th Workshop on Sea Turtle, Biology and Conservation, Hilton Head Island (South Carolina).

Girondot, M. and Pieau, C. 1990. Sex determination in the critical range of temperature for marine turtles. 10th Workshop on Sea Turtle, Biology and Conservation, Hilton Head Island (South Carolina).

Pieau, C., Dorizzi, M., Desvages, G. and Girondot, M. 1990. Temperature and hormonal thresholds in the sexual differentiation of gonads in reptiles. Dixième Colloque de la Société Française de Biologie du Développement, Banyuls-sur-Mer. (Abstract in Biological Structures and Morphogenesis, 3, 124).

1989

Original paper

Fretey J. et Girondot M. 1989. L'activité de ponte de la tortue Luth, Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761), pendant la saison 1988 en Guyane Française. Rev. Ecol. (Terre Vie) 44: 261-274.

Conferences and proceedings

Fretey, J. and Girondot, M. 1989. Hydrodynamic factors involved in choice of nesting site and time of arrivals of leatherbacks in french Guiana. 9th Workshop on Sea Turtle, Biology and Conservation, Jeckhill Island (Georgia).

1988

Original paper

Fretey, J. et Girondot, M. 1988. Nidification de la tortue luth sur le littoral de Guyane française pendant la saison 1987. Ann. Soc. Sci. Nat. Char.-Mar. 7, 729-737.

1987

Original paper

Fretey J. et Girondot M. 1987. Recensement des pontes de tortue Luth, Dermochelys coriacea (Vandelli, 1761), sur les plages de Ya:lima:po-Les Hattes à Awara (Guyane française) pendant la saison 1986. Bull. Soc. Herp. Fr. 43, 1-8.

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