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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Long-term effectiveness of pingers on a small population of finless porpoises in Japan 2017 Amano, M. Peer-reviewed journal article Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
Alternative bait usage during the piracatinga (Calophysus macropterus) fishery in the Manacapuru region, located at the lower Solimões-Amazonas River, Amazon basin, Brazil 2017 Beltrão, H Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Present Status of Ganges River Dolphins Platanista gangetica gangetica (Roxburgh, 1801) in the Turag river, Dhaka, Bangladesh 2017 Baki, M. A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Genetic identity of Sotalia dolphins from the Orinoco River. 2017 Caballero, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
A River Dolphin’s ear-view of India’s Waterways development plans 2017 Kelkar N Popular article
Impacts of gravel jetting on the composition of fish spawning substrates: Implications for river restoration and fisheries management 2017 Basic, T. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Good Practice Manual on Inland Water-way Maintenance. Focus: Fairway maintenance of free-flowing rivers. Final Report, Platina-2 project deliverable D4.6. 2016 PLATINA-2 Report, Government
Ganga-Unholy mess 2016 The Third Pole Report, NGO Water management
Meta‐analyses, Metrics and Motivation: Mixed Messages in the Fish Passage Debate. 2016 Kemp, P.S. Peer-reviewed journal article Fish ladders
Risks of dam construction for South American river dolphins: A case study of the Tapajós River 2016 Pavanato HJ Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Gangetic dolphin’s habitat lies in the path of a proposed waterway from Uttar Pradesh to West Bengal 2016 Rao, AK Popular article Water management
Seasonal movement of Amazon River dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) in a protected floodplain 2016 Mintzer, V.J. Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas
Searching for trends in river dolphin abundance: Designing surveys for looming threats, and evidence for opposing trends of two species in the Colombian Amazon 2016 Williams, R. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
New genetic data extend the range of river dolphins Inia in the Amazon Delta 2016 Siciliano, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Digging our rivers graves? A summary analysis of the ecological impacts of the National Waterways Bill (2015) 2016 Kelkar, N. Report, NGO Water management
Risks of dam construction for South American river dolphins: a case study of the Tapajós River 2016 Pavanato, H. J. Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Vocalizations of Amazon river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis): Characterization, effect of physical environment and differences between populations 2016 Amorim, T.O.S. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Photogrammetry of killer whales using a small hexacopter launched at sea 2016 Durban, J. W. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Precision wildlife monitoring using unmanned aerial vehicles 2016 Hodgson, J. C. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
The National Waterways Act, 2016 2016 Ministry of Law and Justice Law/Regulation Water management