Scientific literature

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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Strategy to Identify Areas of Use of Amazon River dolphins 2022 Mosquera-Guerra, F. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Pingers are effective in reducing net entanglement of river dolphins 2022 Kolipakam, V. Peer-reviewed journal article
First successful satellite tagging of a river dolphin in Asia: movements of Indus River dolphin in Pakistan 2022 Khan, U Conference proceedings
Strategy to Identify Areas of Use of Amazon River dolphins 2022 Mosquera-Guerra, F. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management, Regional collaboration
Behavioral responses to spatial heterogeneity in endangered Ganges River dolphins (Platanista gangetica gangetica) 2022 Paudel, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
National action plan for the conservation of aquatic mammals in Colombia 2022-2035 2022 Trujillo, F. Book Chapter Conservation Action Plan
Identifying habitat preferences and core areas of Amazon River dolphin activity using spatial ecology analysis 2022 Mosquera-Guerra, F. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring, Species knowledge and understanding
Challenges and priorities for river cetacean conservation 2022 Campbell, E. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring, Multiple conservation measures, Regional/ International collaboration
Conference Report Asian river cetaceans and sustainable fisheries Oct2022 2022 WWF Workshop report Regional/ International collaboration, Conservation Action Plan, Fisheries management
Freshwater connectivity corridors of the Amazon Basin 2021 (under review) Caldas, B Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
IWC Conservation Management Plans Program Handbook and Strategic Plan 2021 – 2030 2021 (to be published) IWC Manual Regional/ International collaboration
River dolphin conservation and management: best practices from around the world 2021 Willems, D Report, NGO Multiple conservation measures
Rapid political economy analysis in the context of Ganges river dolphins in the Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna basin & stakeholder engagement and communication strategy 2021 WWF Report, NGO Regional collaboration, Regional/ International collaboration
Ganges river dolphin Species Action Plan Gap analysis 2021 Braulik, G. Report, NGO Conservation Action Plan
Review of Scientific Knowledge of the Ganges river dolphin 2021 Braulik, G. Report, NGO Species knowledge and understanding
Coexisting in the Peruvian Amazon: Interactions between fisheries and river dolphins 2021 Campbell, E. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
Info-graphic Threats to Opportunities Ganges river dolphin 2021 WWF Infographic
How to Protect Free Flowing Rivers: The Bita River Ramsar Site as an Example of Science and Management Tools Working Together. 2021 Suarez, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
Fishing Operations: Guidelines to prevent and reduce bycatch of marine mammals in capture fisheries 2021 FAO Manual Fisheries management
Taxonomic revision of the South Asian River dolphins (Platanista): Indus and Ganges River dolphins are separate species 2021 Braulik, G. T., I. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding