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Technician at INRAE / SAS

Phone: (+33) 2 23 48 70 47

Address: INRAE Bretagne-Normandie, UMR SAS, 65 rue de St-Brieuc, CS 84215, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France

Fields of expertise: Invertebrate taxonomy and ecology, freshwater and brackish water bioindication

Keywords: Invertebrates, bioindication, water, soil



Current research topics

I am involved in all SAS research projects that require assessment of invertebrate biodiversity.

My interests include the bioindicator value of communities in different contexts, from field soils to river benthos and the hyporheic zone. I am also working on the secondary production of communities as an ecosystem service in the context of aquaculture.

Current projects
  • SOERE PRO, EFELE: Site long-term biodiversity survey (2011 - )
  • SOERE ACBB: Long-term biodiversity survey (2011 - )
  • SIMTAP: Development of multitrophic brackish water aquaculture systems (2019 - 2021)
  • SEPURE: Development, testing and environmental assessment of freshwater multitrophic fisheries (2020 - 2022)
  • ORE AgrHys: Long-term ecological quality survey (2017 - )

Teaching experience

2010 - present: Professional training in invertebrate and biological assessment, Agrocampus Ouest, Rennes, France



KEVIN HOEFFNER, LF ARIAS-GIRALDO, M BANSE, A BEYLICH, A CHABBI, DANIEL CLUZEAU, D DUMITRITA, U GRAEFE, GEMA GUZMAN, VICENT HALLAIRE, J HANISCH, BLANCA B LANDA, D LINSLER, SAFYA MENASSERI, ANNEGRET NICOLAI, M ÖPIK, ELSE PLAAS, TOMAS ROSLIN, M ROUCAUTE, T RUNGE, M SANDOR, STEFAN SCHEU, R SCHMELZ, I SCHMOOCK, R SCHÜTTE, S SCHRADER, SK SEPP, MARTIN POTTHOFF, T VAHTER, GUENOLA PERES (2019). Do crop rotations including temporary grasslands improve soil ecosystem services? Conference on Soil Biota Driven Ecosystem Services in European Agriculture, Thünen Institute, Braunschweig (Germany), 22-23 october 2019 (communication orale)

AUBIN, J., BAIZEAU, V., JAEGER, C., ROUCAUTE, M., NAHON, S., GAMITO, S. (2019). Utilisation du modèle Ecopath pour comprendre les relations trophiques en polyculture d'étang. In: 6èmes Journées de la Recherche Filière Piscicole (p. 22). Presented at 6. Journées de la Recherche Filière Piscicole, Paris, FRA (2019-07-02 - 2019-07-03).

ROUSSEL J.-M., GUILPART A., HUTEAU D., PERDRIAU M., ROUCAUTE M., LE BRIS H., 2018, Feeding the river: the fate of feed-pellet-derived material escaping from land-based trout farms. Aquaculture, 495:172-178,

PAILLAT L., MENASSERI S., BUSNOT S., ROUCAUTE M., BENARD Y., MORVAN T., and PÉRÈS G., 2017. Impact of reduced tillage and organic inputs on aggregate stability and earthworm community in a Breton context in France. European Geosceinces Union, Vienne. (Poster)

LAGADIC L., SCHÄFER R.B., ROUCAUTE M., SZÖCS E., CHOUIN S., DE MAUPEOU J., DUCHET C., FRANQUET E., LE HUNSEC B., BERTRAND C., FAYOLLE S., FRANCÉS B., ROZIER Y., FOUSSADIER R., SANTONI J-B., LAGNEAU C.. 2016, No association between the use of Bti for mosquito control and the dynamics of non-target aquatic invertebrates in French coastal and continental wetlands. Science of the Total Environment, 553:486-494,

BAYONA Y, ROUCAUTE M., CAILLEAUD K, LAGADIC L, BASSERES A, CAQUET TH.. 2015, Effect of thiram and of a hydrocarbon mixture on freshwater macroinvertebrate communities in outdoor stream and pond mesocosms: I. Study design, chemicals fate and structural responses. Ecotoxicology, 24:1976-1995,

BAYONA Y, ROUCAUTE M., CAILLEAUD K, LAGADIC L, BASSERES A, CAQUET TH.. 2015, Effect of thiram and of a hydrocarbon mixture on freshwater macroinvertebrate communities in outdoor stream and pond mesocosms: II. Biological and ecological trait responses and leaf litter breakdown. Ecotoxicology, 24:1933-1944,

SZÖCS E., VAN DEN BRINK P.J., LAGADIC L., CAQUET T., ROUCAUTE M.; AUBER A., BAYONA Y., LIESS M., EBKE P., IPPOLITO A., TER BRAAK C.J.F., BROCK T.C.M., SCHÄFER R.B.. 2015. Analysing chemical-induced changes in macroinvertebrate communities in aquatic mesocosm experiments: A comparison of methods. Ecotoxicology, 25: 760-769.

See also

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