peer-reviewed Publications

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Published journal articles

8. Weideli, O.C., Papastamatiou, Y.P. (2020) Intestinal eversion in a pelagic shark evokes chase and bite attempts by large-bodied carangid fishJournal of Ethology.

IF: 1.40 (2019)

7. Bouyoucos, I.A., Morrison, P.R., Weideli, O.C., Jacquesson, E., Planes, S., Simpfendorfer, C.A., Brauner, C.J., Rummer, J.L. (2020). Thermal tolerance and hypoxia tolerance are associated in blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) neonates. Journal of Experimental Biology. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.221937 

IF: 3.017 (2018)

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6. Weideli, O.C., Kiszka, J.J., Matich, P., Heithaus, M.R. (2019) Effects of anticoagulants on stable isotope values (δ13C and δ15N) of shark blood components. Journal of Fish Biology. 95:1535 - 1539.


IF: 2.038 (2018) 

5. Weideli, O.C., Bouyoucos, I.A., Papastamatiou, Y.P., Mescam, G., Rummer, J.L, Planes, S. (2019) Same species, different prerequisites: investigating body condition and foraging success in young reef sharks between an atoll and an island systemScientific Reports, doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-49761-2.


IF: 5.228 (2018), Altmetric: 142

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4. Weideli, O.C., Papastamatiou, Y.P., Planes, S. (2019) Size frequency, dispersal distances and variable growth rates of young sharks in a multi-species aggregation. Journal of Fish Biology. 94:789–797. https://doi: 10.1111/jfb.13968.

IF: 2.038 (2018) 

3. Bouyoucos I.A., Weideli, O.C., Planes, S., Simpfendorfer, C.A., Rummer, J.L. (2018) Dead tired: evaluating the physiological status and survival of neonatal reef sharks under stress. Conservation Physiology. 6, coy053; doi:10.193/conphys/coy053


IF: 3.634 (2018)

2. Hussey, N.E., DiBattista, J.D., Moore, J.W., Ward, E.J., Fisk, A.T., Kessel, S., Feldheim, K.A., Gruber, S.H., Guttridge, T.L., Weideli, O.C., and Chapman, D.D. (2017) Risky business for a juvenile marine predator? Testing the influence of foraging strategies on size and growth rate under natural conditions. Proc. R. Soc. B 284: 20170166.


IF: 4.304

1. Weideli, O.C., Mourier, J., Planes, S. (2015) A massive surgeonfish aggregation creates a unique opportunity for reef sharks. Coral Reefs, 34(3): 835, DOI 10.1007/s00338-015-1290-2


IF: 3.631

Publications in various stages of acceptance

Matich, P., Plumlee, J.D., Weideli, O.C., Fisher, M. (In review) New insights into the trophic ecology of blacktip sharks (Carcharhinus limbatus) from a subtropical estuary in the western Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Fish Biology.

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Ornella Céline Weideli, PhD

PSL Research University


Université de Perpignan, 58 Avenue Paul Alduy, 66860 Perpignan, France


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