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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Boat-based tourism and bottlenose dolphins in Doubtful Sound, New Zealand: The role of management in decreasing dolphin-boat interactions 2016 Guerra M. Peer-reviewed journal article
Vessel Quieting Design, Technology, and Maintenance Options for Potential Inclusion in EcoAction Program Enhancing Cetacean Habitat and Observation Program 2016 Vancouver Fraser Port Authority Report, Government
PCB pollution continues to impact populations of orcas and other dolphins in European waters 2016 Jepson, P. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
PASSIVE ACOUSTIC SURVEYS OF ARAGUAIAN BOTOS INIA ARAGUAIAENSIS IN THE LOWER REACHES OF THE TOCANTINS RIVER, EASTERN AMAZON, PRELIMINARY RESULTS 2016 Melo-Santos Conference proceedings Species knowledge and understanding
Empty forest or empty rivers? A century of commercial hunting in Amazonia 2016 Antunes, A. P. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Community-based management induces rapid recovery of a high-value tropical freshwater fishery 2016 Campos-Silva, J. V. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Opportunities for biodiversity gains under the world’s largest reforestation programme. 2016 Hua, F. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Embracing conservation success of recovering humpback whale populations: Evaluating the case for downlisting their conservation status in Australia. 2016 Bejder, M. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
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 Species knowledge and understanding
Effects of fisheries zoning and environmental characteristics on population parameters of the tambaqui (C olossoma macropomum) in managed floodplain lakes in the Central Amazon 2016 Arantes, M. L Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Fisheries ecology in South American river basins 2016 Barletta, M.V.E Book Chapter Fisheries management
Assessment of a fisheries legal framework for potential development of an ecosystem approach to fisheries management in large rivers 2016 Castillo, T. I. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Large scale degradation of Amazonian freshwater ecosystems 2016 Castello L Peer-reviewed journal article
Technique adopted to rescue and rehabilitate Ganges river dolphin, Platanista Gangetica Gangetica (Roxburg, 1801) from Donk River at Kishanganj District of Bihar, India. 2016 Sen, A. Peer-reviewed journal article Safe rescue, handling and release
How illegal are tropical small-scale fisheries? An estimate for arapaima in the Amazon. 2015 Cavole, L. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
One species or two? Vicariance, lineage divergence and low mtDNA diversity in geographically isolated populations of south Asian river dolphin 2015 Braulik, G. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Review of status, threats, and conservation management optiojns for the endangered Indus River blind dolphin 2015 Braulik, G. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Status and distribution of the Ganges river dolphin, Platanista gangetica in river Burigonga during 2003-2004 and its conservation 2015 Alam, S. M. I. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Living between rapids: genetic structure and hybridization in botos (Cetacea: Iniidae: Inia spp.) of the Madeira River, Brazil 2015 Gravena, W Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Studies on Heavy Metal Pollution of Karnaphuli River, Chittagong, Bangladesh. 2015 Dey S Peer-reviewed journal article