Journal Articles

  1. Mortimer, J., Esteban, N., Guzman, A., & Hays, G. (n.d.) Estimates of marine turtle nesting populations in the south-west Indian Ocean indicate the importance of the Chagos Archipelago. Oryx, 1-12.
  2. Hays, G., Cerritelli, G., Esteban, N., Rattray, A., & Luschi, P. (n.d.) Open Ocean Reorientation and Challenges of Island Finding by Sea Turtles during Long-Distance Migration. Current Biology
  3. Shimada, T., Limpus, C., Hamann, M., Bell, I., Esteban, N., Groom, R., & Hays, G. Fidelity to foraging sites after long migrations. Journal of Animal Ecology, 89(4), 1008-1016.
  4. Rivas, M., Esteban, N., & Marco, A. Potential male leatherback hatchlings exhibit higher fitness which might balance sea turtle sex ratios in the face of climate change. Climatic Change
  5. Stokes, H., Mortimer, J., Hays, G., Unsworth, R., Laloë, J., & Esteban, N. Green turtle diet is dominated by seagrass in the Western Indian Ocean except amongst gravid females. Marine Biology, 166(10)
  6. Schofield, G., Esteban, N., Katselidis, K., & Hays, G. Drones for research on sea turtles and other marine vertebrates – A review. Biological Conservation, 238, 108214
  7. Unsworth, R., Bertelli, C., Cullen-Unsworth, L., Esteban, N., Jones, B., Lilley, R., Lowe, C., Nuuttila, H., & Rees, S. Sowing the Seeds of Seagrass Recovery Using Hessian Bags. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7
  8. Hays, G., Bailey, H., Bograd, S., Bowen, W., Campagna, C., Carmichael, R., Casale, P., Chiaradia, A., Costa, D., Cuevas, E., Bruyn, P., Dias, M., Duarte, C., Dunn, D., Dutton, P., Esteban, N., Friedlaender, A., Goetz, K., Godley, B...., & Sequeira, A. Translating Marine Animal Tracking Data into Conservation Policy and Management. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 34(5), 459-473.
  9. Esteban, N., Laloë, J., Kiggen, F., Ubels, S., Becking, L., Meesters, E., Berkel, J., Hays, G., & Christianen, M. Optimism for mitigation of climate warming impacts for sea turtles through nest shading and relocation. Scientific Reports, 8(1)
  10. Esteban, N., Unsworth, R., Gourlay, J., Hays, G., Esteban, N., & Unsworth, R. The discovery of deep-water seagrass meadows in a pristine Indian Ocean wilderness revealed by tracking green turtles. Marine Pollution Bulletin
  11. Hays, G., Alcoverro, T., Christianen, M., Duarte, C., Hamann, M., Macreadie, P., Marsh, H., Rasheed, M., Thums, M., Unsworth, R., York, P., & Esteban, N. New Tools to Identify the Location of Seagrass Meadows: Marine Grazers as Habitat Indicators. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5
  12. Christiansen, F., Esteban, N., Mortimer, J., Dujon, A., & Hays, G. Diel and seasonal patterns in activity and home range size of green turtles on their foraging grounds revealed by extended Fastloc-GPS tracking. Marine Biology, 164(1)
  13. Thomson, J., Börger, L., Christianen, M., Esteban, N., Laloë, J., Hays, G., Esteban, N., & Borger, L. Implications of location accuracy and data volume for home range estimation and fine-scale movement analysis: comparing Argos and Fastloc-GPS tracking data. Marine Biology, 164(10)
  14. Dujon, A., Schofield, G., Lester, R., Esteban, N., & Hays, G. Fastloc-GPS reveals daytime departure and arrival during long-distance migration and the use of different resting strategies in sea turtles. Marine Biology, 164(9)
  15. Esteban, N., Mortimer, J., & Hays, G. How numbers of nesting sea turtles can be overestimated by nearly a factor of two. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284(1849), 20162581
  16. Esteban, N., Laloë, J., Mortimer, J., Guzman, A., & Hays, G. Male hatchling production in sea turtles from one of the world’s largest marine protected areas, the Chagos Archipelago. Scientific Reports, 6(1)
  17. Laloë, J., Esteban, N., Berkel, J., & Hays, G. Sand temperatures for nesting sea turtles in the Caribbean: Implications for hatchling sex ratios in the face of climate change. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 474, 92-99.
  18. Esteban, N., van Dam, R., Harrison, E., Herrera, A., & Berkel, J. Green and hawksbill turtles in the Lesser Antilles demonstrate behavioural plasticity in inter-nesting behaviour and post-nesting migration. Marine Biology
  19. Hays, G., Mortimer, J., Ierodiaconou, D., & Esteban, N. Use of Long-Distance Migration Patterns of an Endangered Species to Inform Conservation Planning for the World's Largest Marine Protected Area. Conservation Biology, 28(6), 1636-1644.
  20. Debrot, A., Esteban, N., Bervoets, T., Hoetjes, P., & Scheidat, M. Marine mammals of the Northeastern Caribbean Windward Dutch islands: Saba, St Eustatius, St Maarten and the Saba Bank. Caribbean Journal of Science, 47(2-3), 159-172.
  21. Debrot, A., de Leon, R., Esteban, N., & Meesters, H. Observations on the whale shark (Rhincodon typus) in the Dutch Caribbean. Caribbean Journal of Science, 47(2-3), 344-399.
  22. Debrot, A., Esteban, N., Le Scao, R., Cabellero, A., & Hoetjes, P. Noteworthy sea turtle nesting records for the Netherlands Antilles. Journal of Caribbean Science, 41(2), 334-339.


  1. Esteban, N. Diver guide to Statia National Marine Park, St Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean STENAPA, St Eustatius.