50) McIlroy D, Dufour SC, Taylor R, Nicholls R (2021) The role of symbiosis in the first colonization of the seafloor by macrobiota: Insights from the oldest Ediacaran biota (Newfoundland, Canada). BioSystems 205:104413.
invited for special issue: Symbiogenesis and Progressive Evolution

49) Canuti M, Verhoeven JTP, Munro HJ, Roul S, Ojkic D, Robertson GJ, Whitney HG, Dufour SC, Lang AS (2021) Epidemiology, whole-genome characterization, codon usage bias, and phylogenetic analysis of novel parvoviruses from north American ducks. Viruses 13: 193    doi:10.3390/v13020193

48) Knight R, Verhoeven JTP, Salvo F, Hamoutene D, Dufour SC (2021) Validation of visual bacterial mat assessment at aquaculture sites through abiotic and biotic indicators. Ecological Indicators 122: 107283

47) McCuaig B, Peña-Castillo L, Dufour SC (2020) Metagenomic analysis suggests broad metabolic potential in extracellular symbionts of the bivalve Thyasira cf. gouldi. Animal Microbiome 7

46) Armstrong EG, Mersereau J, Salvo F, Hamoutene D, Dufour SC (2019) Temporal change in the spatial distribution of visual organic enrichment indicators at aquaculture sites in Newfoundland, Canada. Aquaculture International 28:569–586  doi:10.1007/s10499-109-00478-z

45) Baucon A, Bednarz M, Dufour S, Felletti F, Malgesini G, Neto De Carvalho C, Niklas KJ, Wehrmann A, Batstone R, Bernardini F, Briguglio A, Cabella R, Cavalazzi B, Ferretti A, Zanzerl H, McIlroy D. (2019). Ethology of the trace fossil Chondrites: form, function and environment. Earth-Science Reviews 202: 102989   doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2019.102989

44) Zanzerl H, Salvo F, Jones SW, Dufour SC (2019) Feeding strategies in symbiotic and asymbiotic thyasirid bivalves. J Sea Res 145:16-23

43) Marino J, Augustine S, Dufour SC, Hurford A (2019) Dynamic energy budget theory predicts smaller energy reserves in thyasirid bivalves that harbour symbionts. J Sea Res 143:119-127

42) Verhoeven JTP, Salvo F, Knight R, Hamoutene D, Dufour SC (2018) Temporal bacterial surveillance of salmon aquaculture sites indicates a long lasting benthic impact with minimal recovery. Front Microbiol 9:3054

41) Hamoutene D, Salvo F, Cross S, Dufour SC, Donnet S (2018) Linking the presence of visual indicators of aquaculture deposition to changes in epibenthic richness in finfish sites installed over hard bottom substrates. Environ Monit Assess 190:750

40) Weiler BA, Verhoeven JTP, Dufour SC (2018) Bacterial communities in tissues and surficial mucus of the deep-water alcyonacean coral Paragorgia arborea. Front Mar Sci 5:378 DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00378

39) Hamoutene D, Salvo F, Egli SN, Modir-Rousta A, Knight R, Perry G, Bottaro CS, Dufour SC (2018) Measurement of aquaculture chemotherapeutants in flocculent matter collected at a hard-bottom dominated finish site on the South Coast of Newfoundland (Canada) after two years of fallow. Front Mar Sci5:228 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00228

38) Verhoeven JTP, Canuti M, Munro HJ, Dufour SC, Lang AS (2018) ViDiT-CACTUS: an inexpensive and versatile library preparation and sequence analysis method for virus discovery and other microbiology applications. Can J Microbiol 64: 761-773 doi: 10.1139/cjm-2018-0097

37) Laurich JR, Dove R, Paillard C, Dufour SC (2018) Life and death in facultative chemosymbioses: control of bacterial populations in the Thyasiridae. Symbiosis 75: 123-133 doi: 10.1007/s13199-017-0525-0

36) Verhoeven JTP, Dufour SC (2018) Microbiomes of the Arctic carnivorous sponges Chondrocladia grandis and Cladorhiza oxeata suggest a specific, but differential involvement of bacterial associates. Arctic Sci 4:186-204 doi: 10.1139/AS-2017-0015

35) Dufour SC, McIlroy D (2017) An Ediacaran pre-placozoan alternative to the pre-sponge route towards the Cambrian Explosion of animal life: a comment on Cavalier-Smith 2017. Phil Trans R Soc B. 373:20170148 doi: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0148

34) Bown L, Li Y, Berrué F, Verhoeven JTP, Dufour SC, Bignell DRD (2017) Biosynthesis and evolution of coronafacoyl phytotoxin production in the common scab pathogen Streptomyces scabies. Appl Environ Microbiol 83:19 e01169-17; doi: 10.1128/AEM.01169-17

33) McCuaig B, Liboiron F, Dufour SC (2017) The bivalve Thyasira cf. gouldi hosts chemoautotrophic symbiont populations with strain level diversity. PeerJ 5:e3597

32) Salvo F, Dufour SC, Hamoutene D (2017) Temperature thresholds of opportunistic annelids used as benthic indicators of aquaculture impact in Newfoundland (Canada). Ecol Indic 79: 103-105

31) Salvo F, Mersereau J, Hamoutene D, Belley R, Dufour SC (2017) Spatial and temporal changes in benthic communities at deep, hard bottom aquaculture sites in Newfoundland. Ecol Indic 76: 207-218

30) Zanzerl H, Dufour SC (2017) The burrowing behaviour of symbiotic and asymbiotic thyasirid bivalves. J Conchol 42: 299-308

29) Verhoeven JTP, Kavanagh AN, Dufour SC (2017) Microbiome analysis shows enrichment for specific bacteria in separate anatomical regions of the deep-sea carnivorous sponge Chondrocladia grandis. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 93: fiw214 doi: - selected to be part of a special issue on the sponge microbiome;

28) Verhoeven JTP, Salvo F, Hamoutene D, Dufour SC (2016) The bacterial community composition of flocculent matter under a salmonid aquaculture site in Newfoundland, Canada. Aquac Environ Interact 8: 637-646 doi: 10.3354/aei00204

27) Dufour SC, McIlroy D (2016) Ediacaran pre-placozoan diploblasts in the Avalonian Biota: the role of chemosynthesis in the evolution of early animal life. In: Brasier AT, McIlroy D & McLoughlin N (eds) Earth System Evolution and Early Life: a Celebration of the Work of Martin Brasier. Geol Soc, London, Spec Publ, 448

26) Batstone RT, Dufour SC (2016) Closely related thyasirid bivalves associate with multiple symbiont phylotypes. Mar Ecol 37: 988-997 doi: 10.1111/maec.12310

25) Hamoutene D, Salvo F, Donnet S, Dufour S (2016) The usage of visual indicators in regulatory monitoring at hard-bottom finfish aquaculture sites in Newfoundland (Canada) Mar Pollut Bull 108: 232-241

24) Laurich JR, Batstone RT, Dufour SC (2015) Temporal variation in chemoautotrophic symbiont abundance in the thyasirid bivalve Thyasira cf. gouldi. Mar Biol 162:2017-2028 doi: 10.1007/s00227-015-2727-4

23) Salvo F, Dufour SC, Hamoutene D, Parrish CC (2015) Lipid classes and fatty acids in Ophryotrocha cyclops, a dorvilleid from Newfoundland aquaculture sites. PLoS ONE 10:e0136772 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136772

22) Hamoutene D, Salvo F, Bungay T, Mabrouk G, Couturier C, Ratsimandresy A, Dufour SC (2015) Assessment of finfish aquaculture effect on Newfoundland epibenthic communities through video monitoring. N Am J Aquacult 77: 117-127

21) Salvo F, Hamoutene D, Dufour SC (2015) Trophic analyses of opportunistic polychaetes (Ophryotrocha n. sp.) at salmonid aquaculture sites. J Mar Biol Assoc UK 95: 713-722

20) McCuaig B, Dufour SC, Raguso R, Bhatt A, Marino P (2015) Structural changes in plastids of developing Splachnum ampullaceum sporophytes and relationship to odour production. Plant Biol 17: 466-473 doi:10.1111/plb.12256

19) Salvo F, Wiklund H, Dufour SC, Hamoutene D, Pohle G, Worsaae K (2014) A new annelid species from whalebones in Greenland and aquaculture sites in Newfoundland: Ophryotrocha cyclops, sp. nov. (Eunicida: Dorvilleidae). Zootaxa 3887: 555-568

18) Dufour SC, Laurich JR, Batstone RT, McCuaig B, Elliott A, Poduska KM (2014) Magnetosome-containing bacteria living as symbionts of bivalves. ISME J 8: 2453-2462 doi:10.1038/ismej.2014.93.

17) Batstone RT, Laurich JR, Salvo F, Dufour SC (2014) Divergent chemosymbiosis-related characters in Thyasira cf. gouldi (Bivalvia: Thyasiridae). PLoS ONE 9(3): e92856

16) Salvo F, Dufour SC, Archambault P, Stora G, Desrosiers G (2013) Spatial distribution of Alitta virens burrows in intertidal sediments studied by axial tomodensitometry. J Mar Biol Assoc UK 93:1543-1552

15) Hakonen A, Hulth S, Dufour S (2010) Analytical performance during ratiometric long-term imaging of pH in bioturbated sediments. Talanta 8:1393-1401

14) Dufour SC, White C, Desrosiers G, Juniper SK (2008) Structure and composition of the consolidated mud tube of Maldane sarsi (Polychaeta: Maldanidae). Est Coast Shelf Sci 78: 360-368

13) Gagnoud M, Lajeunesse P, Desrosiers G, Long B, Dufour S, Labrie J, Mermillod-Blondin F, Stora G (2008) Litho- and biofacies analysis of postglacial marine mud using CT-scanning. Eng Geol 103:106-111

12) Dufour SC, Felbeck H (2006) Symbiont abundance is related to particulate food and sulphide availability in thyasirids (Bivalvia). Mar Ecol Prog Ser 320:185-194

11) Dufour SC, Steiner G, Beninger PG (2006) Phylogenetic analysis of the peri- hydrothermal vent bivalve Bathypecten vulcani based on 18S rRNA. Malacologia 48: 35-42

10) Dufour SC, Desrosiers G, Long B, Lajeunesse P, Gagnoud M, Labrie J, Archambault P, Stora G (2005) A new method for three-dimensional visualisation and quantification of biogenic structures in aquatic sediments using axial tomodensitometry. Limnol Oceanogr: Methods 3:372-380 and Update, published in 2007

9) Dufour SC (2005) Gill anatomy and the evolution of symbiosis in the bivalve family Thyasiridae. Biol Bull 208:200-212

8) Duplessis MR, Dufour SC, Blankenship LE, Felbeck H, Yayanos AA (2004) Anatomical and experimental evidence for particulate feeding in Lucinoma aequizonata and Parvilucina tenuisculpta (Bivalvia : Lucinidae) from the Santa Barbara Basin. Mar Biol 145:551-561

7) Dufour SC, Felbeck H (2003) Sulphide mining by the superextensile foot of symbiotic thyasirid bivalves. Nature 426:65-67

6) Beninger PG, Dufour SC, Decottignies, P, Le Pennec, M (2003) Particle processing mechanisms in the archaic, peri-hydrothermal vent bivalve Bathypecten vulcani, inferred from cilia and mucocyte distributions on the gill. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 246:183-195

5) Le Pennec G, Le Pennec M, Beninger PG, Dufour S (2002) Spermatogenesis in the archaic hydrothermal vent bivalve, Bathypecten vulcani, and a comparison with littoral pectinids. Int J Invert Rep Dev 41:13-19

4) Dufour SC, Beninger PG (2001) A functional interpretation of cilia and mucocyte distributions on the abfrontal surface of bivalve gills. Mar Biol 138:295-309

3) Beninger PG, Dufour SC (2000) Evolutionary trajectories of a redundant feature: lessons from bivalve gill abfrontal cilia and mucocyte distributions. In: Harper EM, Taylor JD, Crame JA (eds) The evolutionary biology of the Bivalvia. Geol Soc London, Spec Publ 177:273-278

2) Beninger PG, Dufour SC, Bourque J (1997) Particle processing mechanisms of the eulamellibranch bivalves Spisula solidissima and Mya arenaria. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 150:157-169

1) Beninger PG, Dufour SC (1996) Mucocyte distribution and relationship to particle transport on the pseudolamellibranch gill of Crassostrea virginica (Bivalvia: Ostreidae). Mar Ecol Prog Ser 137:133-138


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