Julien Cote

Research themes

We aim at integrating phenotypic heterogeneity (behavioural, morphological and physiological) into population biology, species interactions and ecosystem functioning.


Media coverage on the metatron, an experimental system to study climate change and metapopulations:




New articles:

Bestion E., Cucherousset J., Teyssier A. and J. Cote. 2015. Non-consumptive effects of a top-predator decrease the strength of the trophic cascade in a four-level terrestrial food web. Oikos. In press.


Teyssier A., Bestion E., Richard M. and J. Cote. 2014. Partners’ personality types and mate preferences: predation risk matters. Behavioral Ecology. 25(4): 723-733.


Juette T., Cucherousset J. and J. Cote. 2014. Animal personality and the ecological impacts of freshwater non-native species. Current Zoology. 60(3): 417 - 427.


Bestion E., Teyssier A., Aubret F., Clobert J. and J. Cote. 2014. Maternal exposure to predator scents: offspring phenotypic adjustment and dispersal. Proc R Soc B-Biol Sci. 281.




Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse

Evolution & Diversité Biologique UMR5174

118 route de Narbonne

31062 Toulouse

Phone: +335 61 55 61 97
Fax: +335 61 55 73 27
E-mail :  julien.cote@univ-tlse3.fr

Photos credits: E. Bestion