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Publications

Scientific publications

ELSTON C., VON BRANDIS, R.G., COWLEY P.D. 2015. Gastric lavage as a non-lethal method for stingray (Myliobatiformes) diet sampling. African Journal of Marine Science 37: 415–419.

VON BRANDIS, R.G. 2014. 2014. Diet Composition of Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) in the Republic of Seychelles. Western Indian Ocean Journal of Marine Science 13: 81–91.

FILMALTER, J. DAGORN, L. & COWLEY, P. 2013. Spatial behavior and site fidelity od the Sicklefin lemon shark (Negaprion acutidens) in a remote Indian Ocean atoll. Marine Biology, 10 pp.

VON BRANDIS, R.G. 2012. Rehabilitation of abandoned coconut plantations: Temporary maintenance of the upper coconut canopy provides significant benefits at D’Arros Island, Republic of Seychelles. Ocean and Coastal Management 69:340-346

KAPPES, M. COUSTAUT, K., AND LE CORRE, M. 2012. Census Of Wedge-Tailed Shearwaters (Puffinus Pacificus) Breeding At D’Arros Island And St Joseph Atoll, Seychelles. Marine Ornithology.41-29-34

MORTIMER, J.A., CAMILLE, J., AND BONIFACE, N. 2011. Seasonality and Status of Nesting Hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) and Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) at D’Arros Island, Amirantes Group, Seychelles. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 2011, 10(1): 26–33

MORTIMER, J.A., MATYOT, P., LABROSSE, W. and BRISTOL, D. 2011. Traumatic encounter between Ruddy Turnstone (Arenaria interpres) and Hermit Crab (Coenobita perlatus) at D’Arros Island, Amirantes Group, Seychelles. Ornithological Observations, Vol 2: 58-59

VON BRANDIS, R.G., MORTIMER, J.A., REILLY, B.K. 2010. In-Water Observations of the Diving Behaviour of Immature Hawksbill Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) on a Coral Reef at D’Arros Island, Republic of Seychelles. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 9(1):26-32

SKERRETT, A., ROCAMORA, G. 2007. New breeding records of Roseate Tern (Sterna dougallii) in Seychelles. Bull. ABC. Vol. 14. No 1. Pp 62-67

MONTICELLI, D., RAMOS, J., VON BRANDIS, R., SKERRETT, A. 2006. First data on productivity and reproductive parameters of tropical roseate terns breeding on St Joseph Atoll, Seychelles. Phelsuma 15:9-18

RAMOS, J.A., MONTICELLI, D., ENGELHARDT, U., VON BRANDIS, R.G. PEDRO, P., PAIVA, V. AND NARTY, B. In Review. Reproductive and foraging characteristics of Roseate Terns in two tropical colonies differing in local conditions.

Conference presentations

VON BRANDIS, R. G. 2013. Rehabilitation of abandoned coconut plantations at D’Arros Island, Republic of Seychelles. Ocean and Coastal management (ECSA53). Shanghai, China. Oral presentation.

BOYES, C. 2013. An introduction into Sea Turtle Biology. Seychelles Sea Turtle Festival, Mahe Island, Seychelles. Oral presentation.

MORTIMER, J. A. 2010. Status & Seasonality of Nesting Turtles at D’Arros Island, Amirantes Group, Seychelles. 30th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology & Conservation.  Goa, India. Poster presentation.

MORTIMER, J. A. 2011. Innovative Use of Technology to Ensure Accurate Data Collection by Community-based Turtle Monitoring Programmes at Remote Sites.  31st Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology & Conservation.  San Diego, California, USA. Poster presentation.

VON BRANDIS, R. G. 2008. The foraging ecology of Hawksbill Turtles at D’Arros island, Republic of Seychelles. South African Wildlife Management Association. Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Oral presentation.

Popular articles

ELSTON, C. 2014 The Importance Of The Overlooked: The story of stingrays. Quest magazine. 10-2. 2014

VON BRANDIS, R. G 2010. Keeper of the coral. Africa Geographic. December 2010