Articles scientifiques


Gallant, Jeffrey J., Marco A. Rodríguez, Michael J. W. Stokesbury, and Chris Harvey-Clark. 2016. Influence of environmental variables on the diel movements of the Greenland Shark (Somniosus microcephalus) in the St. Lawrence Estuary. Canadian Field-Naturalist 130(1): 1-14.


Gallant, Jeffrey, Chris Harvey-Clark, Ransom A. Myers, and Michael J. W. Stokesbury. 2005. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) attached to a Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Northeastern Naturalist 13(1): 35-38.


Stokesbury, Michael J. W., Chris Harvey-Clark, Jeffrey Gallant, Barbara A. Block, and Ransom A. Myers. 2005. Movement and environmental preferences of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) electronically tagged in the St. Lawrence Estuary, Canada. Marine Biology 148: 159-165.


Harvey-Clark, Chris, Jeffrey Gallant, and John Batt. 2005. Vision and its relationship to novel behaviour in St. Lawrence River Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus). Canadian Field-Naturalist 119(3): 355-358.





Nous ne sommes pas les seuls à étudier le requin du Groenland. De plus, nos emplois réguliers limitent présentement le nombre et la durée de nos missions. Nous ne pouvons donc pas publier aussi souvent que nous le souhaiterions. Il nous fait donc plaisir de vous proposer les articles suivants. Les publications sont présentées en ordre chronologique avec l'article le plus récent en tête :


Nielsen, J., Hedeholm, R. B., Heinemeier, J., Bushnell, P. G., Christiansen, J. S., Olsen, J., ... Steffensen, J. F. 2016. Eye lens radiocarbon reveals centuries of longevity in the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus). Science (New York, N.Y.), 353(6300), 702-4. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf1703


Barkley, A.N., S.J. Cooke, A.T. Fisk, K. Hedges and N.E. Hussey. 2016. Capture-induced stress in deep-water Arctic fish. Polar Biology. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-016-1928-8.


Chernova, N.V., E. V. Smirnova, and E. V. Raskhozheva. 2015. First record of the Greenland shark Somniosus microcephalus (Squaliformes: Somniosidae) in the Siberian Arctic with notes on its distribution and biology. Journal of Ichthyology 55(6): 827-835.


Hussey NE, Cosandey-Godin A, Walter RP, Hedges KJ, VanGerwen-Toyne M, Barkley AN, Kessel ST, Fisk AT (2014) Juvenile Greenland sharks Somniosus microcephalus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801) in the Canadian Arctic. Polar Biology, November 2014


Corsolini S, Ancora S,  Bianchi N, Mariotti G, Leonzio C, Christiansen JS (2014) Organotropism of persistent organic pollutants and heavy metals in the Greenland shark Somniosus microcephalus in NE Greenland. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 87 (1-2): 381-387


Nielsen J, Hedeholm RB, Simon M, Steffensen JF (2014) Distribution and feeding ecology of the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) in Greenland waters. Polar Biol 37:37–46


Campana SE, Fisk AT, Klimley AP (2014) Movements of Arctic and northwest Atlantic Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus) monitored with archival satellite pop-up tags suggest long-range migrations. Deep Sea Res Part II. doi:10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.11.001


Christiansen JS, Mecklenburg CW, Karamushko OV (2014) Arctic marine fishes and their fisheries in light of global change. Glob Change Biol 20:352–359


Cosandey-Godin A, Krainski ET, Worm B, Mills Flemming J (2014) Applying Bayesian spatio-temporal models to fish bycatch in the Canadian Arctic. Can J Fish Aquat Sci. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2014-0159


McMeans BC, Arts MT, Lydersen C, Kovacs KM, Hop H, Falk-Peterson S, Fisk AT (2013) The role of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) in an Arctic ecosystem assessed via stable isotopes and fatty acids. Mar Biol 160:1223–1238


Davis B, VanderZwaag D, Cosandey AG, Hussey N, Kessel S, Worm B (2013) The Conservation of the Greenland Shark (Somniosus Microcephalus): Setting Scientific, Law and Policy Coordinates for Avoiding a Species at Risk. In Tracking and Protecting Marine Species at Risk: Scientific Advances, Sea of Governance Challenges. Journal of International Wildlife Law & Policy. 16(4):300-315.


Lynghammar A, Christiansen JS, Mecklenburg CW, Karamushko OV, Moller PR, Gallucci VF (2013) Species richness and distribution of chondrichthyan fishes in the Arctic Ocean and adjacent seas. Biodiversity 14:57–66


Rusyaev SM, Orlov AM (2013) Bycatches of the Greenland shark Somniosus microcephalus (Squaliformes, Chondrichthyes) in the Barents sea and adjacent waters under bottom trawling data. J Ichthyol 53:111–115


Fisk AT, Lyderson C, Kovacs KM (2012) Archival pop-off tag tracking of Greenland sharks Somniosus microcephalus in the high Arctic waters of Svalbard, Norway. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 468:255–265


Beguer-Pon M, Benchetrit J, Castonguay M, Aarestrup K, Campana SE, et al. (2012) Shark Predation on Migrating Adult American Eels (Anguilla rostrata) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. PLoS ONE 7(10): e46830. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046830


Leclerc L-M, Lydersen C, Haug T, Bachmann L, Fisk AT, and Kovacs KM (2012) A missing piece in the Arctic food web puzzle? Stomach contents of Greenland sharks sampled in Svalbard, Norway. Polar Biology, 35(8), pp. 1197 1208.


MacNeil MA, McMeans BC, Hussey NE, Vecsei P, Svavarsson J, Kovacs KM, Lydersen C, Treble MA, Skomal GB, Ramsey M, Fisk AT (2012) Biology of the Greenland shark Somniosus microcephalus. J Fish Biol 80:991–1018


McKinney MA, McMeans BC, Tomy GT, Rosenberg B, Ferguson SH, Morris A, Muir DCG, Fisk AT (2012) Transfer of persistent organic pollutants in a changing Arctic. Environ Sci Technol 46:9914–9922


Peklova I, Hussey NE, Hedges KJ, Treble MA, Fisk AT (2012) Depth and temperature preferences of the deepwater flatfish Greenland halibut Reinhardtius hippoglossoides in an Arctic marine ecosystem. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 467:193–205


Castro JI (2011) The Sharks of North America. Oxford University Press, pp. 34-35.


Ford JKB, Ellis GM, Matkin CO, Wetklo MH, Barrett-Lennard LG, and Withler RE (2011) Shark predation and tooth wear in a population of northeastern Pacific killer whales. Aquatic Biology 11:213-224.


Zeller D, Booth S, Pakhomov E, Swartz W, Pauly D (2011) Arctic fisheries catches in Russia, USA, and Canada: baselines for neglected ecosystem. Polar Biol 34:955–973


Dennard ST, MacNeil MA, Treble MA, Campana S, Fisk AT (2010) Hierarchical analysis of a remote, Arctic, artisanal longline fishery. ICES J Mar Sci 67:41–51


Idrobo CJ (2008) The Pangnirtung Inuit and the Greenland Shark. Master's thesis, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg. 149 pp.


Murray BW, Wang JY, Yang SC, Stevens JD, Fisk AT, Svavarsson J (2008) Mitochondrial cytochrome b variation in sleeper sharks (Squaliformes:Somniosidae). Mar Biol 153:1015–1022


Yano K, Stevens JD, and Compagno LJV (2007) Distribution, reproduction and feeding of the Greenland shark, Somniosus microcephalus, with notes on two other sleeper sharks, Somniosus pacificus and Somniosus antarcticus. Journal of Fish Biology 70:374-390.


Benz GW, Hoffmayer ER, Driggers WB, Allen D, Bishop LE, Brown DA (2007) First record of a sleeper shark in the western Gulf of Mexico and comments on taxonomic uncertainty within Somniosus (Somniosus). B Mar Sci 80:343–351


Hulbert LB, Sigler MF and Lunsford CR (2006) Depth and movement behaviour of the Pacific sleeper shark in the northeast Pacific Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology 69:406 425.


Skomal GB, and Benz GW (2004). Ultrasonic tracking of Greenland sharks, Somniosus microcephalus, under Arctic ice. Marine Biology 145:489-498.


Benz GW, Borucinska JD, Lowry LF and Whiteley HE (2002) Ocular lesions associated with attachment of the copepod Ommatokoita elongata (Lernaeopodidae: Siphonostomatoida) to corneas of Pacific sleeper sharks Somniosus pacificus captured off Alaska in Prince William Sound. Journal of Parasitology 88:474-481.


Fisk A, Tittlemier SA, Pranschke JL, and Norstrom RJ (2002) Using anthropogenic contaminants and stable isotopes to assess the feeding ecology of Greenland sharks. Ecology 83:2162-2172.


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