Gabriel Reygondeau

Research Associate
Changing Oceans Research Unit

PhD, Macroecology and Oceanography
MsC, marine science (specialisation: numerical ecology, statistic and modelling)
BsC, Biology


Research Focus

Impact of climate change and anthropogenic pressures on global marine biodiversity

Research Interests

Biogeography and Macroecology: relations between marine organisms (from plankton to top predator) and environmental conditions at the global scale. Development and use of statistical tools to examine the dynamic and the composition of marine ecosystems in both space and time. Evaluation of the impact of anthropogenic pressure on the global marine ecosystems. Providing applied results for fishery and biodiversity management.

Selected Publications

Durant J., Reygondeau G., Molinero JC, Stige L. C., Ottersen G., Langangen O.(2019). Contrasting effects of rising temperatures on trophic interactions in marine ecosystems. Nature Scientific Reports, DOI : 10.1038/s41598-019-51607-wSREP-19-16611.

Oyinlola M., Reygondeau G., Wabnitz C., Cheung C. (accepted). Projecting global mariculture diversity under climate change. Global Change Biology.

du Pontavice H., Gascuel D., Reygondeau G., Stocke C., Maureaud A..& Cheung W. (accepted). Climate change undermines the global functioning of marine food webs. Global Change Biology.

Gagne T., Reygondeau G., Jenkins C., Sexton J., Bograd S.,. Hazen E.,& Van Houtan K.(accepted). On the global drivers of biodiversity: unifying data, tools and domains. Plos One.

Rogers, A. D., Frinault, B. A. V., Barnes, D. K. A., Bindoff, N. L., Downie, R., Ducklow, H. W., … , Reygondeau G., … & Linse, K. (2019). Antarctic futures: an assessment of climate-driven changes in ecosystem structure, function, and service provisioning in the Southern Ocean. Annual review of marine science, 12.

Singh, GG, Hilmi, N, Bernhardt, J, … , Reygondeau G., … & Cheung, W. (2019). Climate impacts on the ocean are making the Sustainable Development Goals a moving target travelling away from us. People Nature. 2019; 1: 317– 330.

Cheung, W. W., Jones, M. C., Reygondeau, G., & Frölicher, T. L. (2018). Opportunities for climate‐risk reduction through effective fisheries management. Global change biology, 24(11), 5149-5163.

Pecuchet, L., Reygondeau, G., Cheung, W. W., Licandro, P., van Denderen, P. D., Payne, M. R., & Lindegren, M. (2018). Spatial distribution of life‐history traits and their response to environmental gradients across multiple marine taxa. Ecosphere, 9(10), e02460.

Crespo, G. O., Dunn, D. C., Reygondeau, G., Boerder, K., Worm, B., Cheung, W., … & Halpin, P. N. (2018). The environmental niche of the global high seas pelagic longline fleet. Science advances, 4(8), eaat3681.

Pinsky, M. L., Reygondeau, G., Caddell, R., Palacios-Abrantes, J., Spijkers, J., & Cheung, W. W. (2018). Preparing ocean governance for species on the move. Science, 360(6394), 1189-1191.

Wabnitz, C. C., Lam, V. W., Reygondeau, G., Teh, L. C., Al-Abdulrazzak, D., Khalfallah, M., … & Cheung, W. W. (2018). Climate change impacts on marine biodiversity, fisheries and society in the Arabian Gulf. PloS one, 13(5), e0194537.

Ayata, S. D., Irisson, J. O., Aubert, A., Berline, L., Dutay, J. C., Mayot, N., … , Reygondeau G. & Rossi, V. (2018). Regionalisation of the Mediterranean basin, a MERMEX synthesis. Progress in Oceanography, 163, 7-20.

Reygondeau, G., Guidi, L., Beaugrand, G., Henson, S. A., Koubbi, P., MacKenzie, B. R., … & Maury, O. (2018). Global biogeochemical provinces of the mesopelagic zone. Journal of biogeography, 45(2), 500-514.Bell, J. D., Albert, J., Amos, G., Arthur, C., Blanc, M., Bromhead, D., …, Reygondeau G., … & James, P. A. (2018). Operationalising access to oceanic fisheries resources by small-scale fishers to improve food security in the Pacific Islands. Marine Policy, 88, 315-322.

Asch, R. G., Cheung, W., & Reygondeau, G. (2018). Future marine ecosystem drivers, biodiversity, and fisheries maximum catch potential in Pacific Island countries and territories under climate change. Marine Policy, 88, 285-294.

Bell, J. D., Cisneros-Montemayor, A., Hanich, Q., Johnson, J. E., Lehodey, P., Moore, B. R., Reygondeau G. … & Wabnitz, C. C. (2018). Adaptations to maintain the contributions of small-scale fisheries to food security in the Pacific Islands. Marine Policy, 88, 303-314.

Oyinlola, M. A., Reygondeau, G., Wabnitz, C. C., Troell, M., & Cheung, W. (2018). Global estimation of areas with suitable environmental conditions for mariculture species. PloS one, 13(1), e0191086.

Sutton, T. T., Clark, M. R., Dunn, D. C., Halpin, P. N., Rogers, A. D., Guinotte, J., … Reygondeau G. & Haedrich, R. L. (2017). A global biogeographic classification of the mesopelagic zone. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, 126, 85-102.

Reygondeau, G., Guieu, C., Irisson, F. Benedetti, J. O., Gasparini, S., Ayata, S., & Koubbi, P. (2017). Biogeochemical regions of the Mediterranean Sea: an objective multidimensional and multivariate environmental approach. Progress in Oceanography, 151, 138-148.

Cheung W., Reygondeau G., Froelisher T. (2016). Large benefits to marine fisheries of meeting the 1.5 °C global warming target. Science, 354 (6319), 1591-1594.

Lam V., Cheung W., Reygondeau G, Sumaila U.. Projected change in global fisheries revenues under climate change (2016). Nature Scientific Reports, 6:32607. doi:10.1038/srep32607.

Cheung, W.., Jones, M. C., Reygondeau, G., Stock, C. A., Lam, V. W., & Frölicher, T. L. (2016). Structural uncertainty in projecting global fisheries catches under climate change. Ecological Modelling, 325, 57-66.

Cheung, W., Frölicher, T. L., Asch, R. G., Jones, M. C., Pinsky, M. L., Reygondeau, G., … & Watson, J. R. (2016). Building confidence in projections of the responses of living marine resources to climate change. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, fsv250.

Hélaouët, P., Beaugrand, G., & Reygondeau, G. (2016). Reliability of spatial and temporal patterns of C. finmarchicus inferred from the CPR survey. Journal of Marine Systems, 153, 18-24.

Reygondeau, G., Molinero, J. C., Coombs, S., MacKenzie, B. R., & Bonnet, D. (2015). Progressive changes in the Western English Channel foster a reorganization in the plankton food web. Progress in Oceanography, 137, 524-532.

Guidi, L., Legendre, L., Reygondeau, G., Uitz, J., Stemmann, L., & Henson, S. A. (2015). A new look at ocean carbon remineralization for estimating deepwater sequestration. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29(7), 1044-1059.

Crise, A., Kaberi, H., Ruiz, J., Zatsepin, A., Arashkevich, E., Giani, M., Reygondeau G…. & d’Alcalà, M. R. (2015). A MSFD complementary approach for the assessment of pressures, knowledge and data gaps in Southern European Seas: The PERSEUS experience. Marine pollution bulletin, 95(1), 28-39.

C. Fu , S. Large, Knight B., Richardson A., Bundy A., Reygondeau G., Boldt J., van der Meeren G. I., Torres M. A., Sobrino I., Auber A., Travers-Trolet M., Piroddi C., Diallo I., r Jouffre D., Mendes H., Borges M. F., Lynam C. P., Coll M., Shannon L. J., Shin Y. J (2015) . A novel approach to disentangling relationships among fisheries exploitation, environmental conditions, and ecological indicators. Journal of Marine System. 148, 101-111

Nieblas, A. E., Drushka, K., Reygondeau, G., Rossi, V., Demarcq, H., Dubroca, L., & Bonhommeau, S. (2014). Defining Mediterranean and Black Sea biogeochemical subprovinces and synthetic ocean indicators using mesoscale oceanographic features. PloS one, 9(10), e111251.

Fromentin, J.M, Reygondeau G., Bonhommeau S., Beaugrand, G. (2014). Oceanographic changes and exploitation drive the spatio-temporal dynamics of Atlantic bluefin tuna. Fisheries Oceanography. 23. 147-156.

Reygondeau, G., Longhurst, A., Beaugrand, G., Martinez, E., Antoine, D., & Maury, O. (2013) Toward Dynamic Biogeochemical Provinces. Global Biogeochemical Cycle. 27. 1046-1058.

Molinero, J.C, Reygondeau G., Bonnet D. (2013). Climate variance influence on plankton transient dynamics. Marine Environmental Research. 89. 91-96.

Demarcq, H., Reygondeau, G., Alvain, S., & Vantrepotte, V. (2012) Marine phytoplankton seasonality from space. Remote Sensing of Environment. 117, 211-222.

Reygondeau, G., Maury, O., Fonteneau, A., Fromentin, J.M., Beaugrand, G., & Cury, P. (2012) Biogeography of tuna and billfish communities. Journal of Biogeography. 39,114-129.

Chassot, E., Bonhommeau, S., Reygondeau, G., Nieto, K., Polovina, J.J., Huret, M., Dulvy, N.K., & Demarcq, H. (2011) Satellite remote sensing for an ecosystem approach to fisheries management. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 68, 651-665.

Reygondeau, G., & Beaugrand, G. (2011) Water column stability and Calanus finmarchicus. Journal of Plankton Research, 33, 119-136.

Reygondeau, G., & Beaugrand, G. (2011) Future climate driven shifts in distribution of C. finmarchicus. Global Change Biology, 17, 756-766.

Monographs, book chapters and reports:
Reygondeau, G. (2019). Predicting Future Oceans: Sustainability of Ocean and Human Systems Amidst Global Environmental Change, Chapter 8: Current and future biogeography of exploited marine exploited groups under climate change. 87-97. Elsevier.

Reygondeau G, & Dunn D. (2018). Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences: Pelagic Biogeography.Elsevier.

Reygondeau, G. & Huettmann, F. (2014). Census of Antarctica Marine Life; Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean: Past, Present and Future state of the pelagic habitats in Antarctica Ocean. Eds: De Broyer C. and Koubbi P. CALM SCAR-MarBIN press.

Cheung, W. & Reygondeau, G. (2019). Climate-living marine resources model to project future changes in fish stock biomass and catches Dynamic Integrated Marine Climate, Biodiversity, Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood Market Model (DIVERSE). Fisheries Centre Research Reports 27(3): 125pp.

Contributing author:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report (2019). Ocean and Cryosphere , Chapter 5: Changing Ocean, Marine Ecosystems, and Dependent Communities (Lead author: Bindoff N., Cheung W. & Kairo J.). 1-198.



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