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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Etho-ecological study of the Amazon River dolphin, Inia geoffrensis (Cetacea: Iniidae), and the dolphins of the genus Sotalia (Cetacea: Delphinidae) in Guamá River, Amazonia. 2012 Santos, G.M.A. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
A quantitative assessment of fish passage efficiency 2012 Noonan, M.J. Peer-reviewed journal article Fish ladders
River dolphins as indicators of ecosystem degradation in large tropical rivers 2012 Gomez-Salazar, C Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
River cetaceans and habitat change: generalist resilience or specialist vulnerability? 2012 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Population, density estimates, and conservation of river dolphins (Inia and Sotalia) in the Amazon and Orinoco river sins 2012 Gomez‐Salazar, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Guidance document on inland waterway transport and Natura 2000/ Sustainable inland waterway development and management in the context of the EU Birds and Habitats Directives 2012 European Commission Report, Government
River dolphin distribution in regulated river systems: implications for dry-season flow regimes in the Gangetic basin 2012 Choudhary, S Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Status of Higher Aquatic Vertebrates in the Ganga River 2012 Indian Institutes of Technology Report, Government Research and monitoring
Factors assessment of Ganges River dolphin, Platanista gangetica, movement in Karnali River system of Nepal 2012 Paudel, S. Thesis Research and monitoring
Botos (Inia geoffrensis) in the upper reaches of the Tocantins River (central Brazil) with observations of unusual behavior, including object carrying 2012 Araújo, C.C. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
The growth of ‘botos feeding tourism’, a new tourism industry based on the boto (Amazon river dolphin) Inia geoffrensis in the Amazonas State, Brazil 2012 Alves, L. C. P. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
Study on the impact of several biotic factors on the habitat behavior and ecology of the gangetic dolphin 2012 Rashad-Ul Islam Thesis Community management
Conflicts between river dolphins (Cetacea: Odontoceti) and fisheries in the Central Amazon: a path toward tragedy? 2012 Alves, L. C. P. D. S. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
River Dolphins Can Act as Population Trend Indicators in Degraded Freshwater Systems. 2012 Turvey, S.T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Conservation of Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) in the Indus River system, Pakistan: an overview. 2012 Waqas, U. Peer-reviewed journal article
Effects of the grain-for-green programme on soil erosion in China 2012 Deng, L. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Protected areas and local communities: an inevitable partnership toward successful conservation strategies? 2012 Andrade, G. S. M Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
A grave danger for the GRD in the Subansiri river due to a large hydroelectric project 2012 Baruah, D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Trading-off fish biodiversity, food security, and hydropower in the Mekong River basin. 2012 Ziv G. Peer-reviewed journal article
Ecological factors influencing group sizes of river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis) 2011 Gomez-Salazar, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring