Elodie Ledee

Postdoctoral Researcher



2012-2016 PhD, James Cook University, Australia – Improving understanding of spatial ecology through Network Analysis of acoustic monitoring data

2006 Master of Applied Science, James Cook University, Australia – Protected Area Management Major

2004 Bachelor of Science, EAI-Tech Sophia-Antipolis, France and James Cook University, Australia – Marine Biology Major, Conservation Biology

Other Publications

Heupel, M.R., Lédée, Elodie J.I., Munroe S. & Simpfendorfer, C.A. (In Review). “Interspecific interactions and communal movement patterns in a diverse coastal shark assemblage”. Marine Biology.

Mourier J., Lédée, Elodie J.I., Guttridge, T. & Jacoby D. M. P. (2018). “Network analysis and theory in shark ecology – methods and applications”. In: Shark Research: Emerging Technologies & Applications for Field & Laboratory. (Eds. J.C. Carrier, M. Heithaus & C.A. Simpfendorfer) Chapter 18

Heupel, M. R., Lédée, Elodie J.I., Udyawer, V. & Harcourt, R.G. (2018). “Acoustic telemetry: an essential sensor in ocean-observing systems”. In: Challenges and Innovations in Ocean In-Situ Sensors. (Eds. E. Delory & J. Pearlman) Chapter 4.2

Brodie S., Lédée, Elodie J.I., Heupel, M. R., Babcock R. C., Campbell H. A., Gledhill D.C., Hoenner X., Huveneers C., Jaine F. R. A., Simpfendorfer, C. A., Taylor M. D., Udyawer V., Harcourt R. G. (2018). “Realizing the potential of animal telemetry: value-adding through a nationally coordinated array”. Scientific Report.

Heupel, M. R., Lédée, Elodie J.I. & Simpfendorfer, C. A. (2018). Telemetry reveals spatial separation of co-occuring reef sharks.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 589: 183-196.  https://doi.org/10.3354/meps12423

Matley, J. K., Tobin, A. J., Lédée, Elodie J.I., Heupel, M. R. & Simpfendorfer, C. A. (2016). “Contrasting patterns of vertical and horizontal space use of two exploited and sympatric coral reef fish”. Marine Biology 163:253.

Lédée, Elodie J.I., Heupel, M. R., Tobin, A. J., Mapleston, A. & Simpfendorfer, C. A. (2016). “Movement patterns of two carangid species in inshore habitats characterised using network analysis”. Marine Ecology Progress Series 553: 219-232.

Espinoza, M., Lédée, Elodie J.I., Simpfendorfer, C. A., Tobin, A. J., & Heupel, M. R. (2015). “Contrasting movements and connectivity of reef-associated sharks using acoustic telemetry: implications for management”. Ecological Applications 25: 2101-2118.

Lédée, Elodie J.I., Heupel, M.R., Tobin, A.J., & Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2015). “Movements and space use of giant trevally in coral reef habitats and the importance of environmental drivers”. Animal Biotelemetry 3(1): 6.

Lédée, Elodie J.I., Heupel, M.R., Tobin, A.J., Knip, D.M., & Simpfendorfer, C.A. (2015). “A comparison between traditional kernel-based methods and network analysis: an example from two nearshore shark species”. Animal Behaviour 103(0): 17-28.

De Freitas Debora M., Stephen G. Sutton, Moloney J., Lédée, Elodie J.I., & Renae C. Tobin (2013). “Spatial substitution strategies of recreational fishers to zoning changes in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park”. Marine Policy 40(4): 145-153.

Lédée, Elodie J.I., Stephen G. Sutton, Renae C. Tobin & Debora M. De Freitas (2012). “Responses and adaptation strategies of commercial and charter fishers to zoning changes in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park”. Marine Policy 36(1): 226-234.