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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Decadal Change in the Surface Water Salinity Profile of Indian Sundarbans: A Potential Indicator of Climate Change. 2013 Banerjee K Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Particulate and dissolved trace element concentrations in three southern Ecuador rivers impacted by artisanal gold mining 2013 Carling, G. T Peer-reviewed journal article
Factors determining occupancy of Ganges river dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) during differing river discharges in the upper Ganges, India. 2012 Bashir, T. Peer-reviewed journal article
Conservation ecology and phylogenetics of the Indus River dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) 2012 Braulik G. Thesis Species knowledge and understanding
Habitat use by a freshwater dolphin in the low-water season 2012 Braulik, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Simplified Resource Manual to Support Application of the Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment 2012 UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR EUROPE Report, Government Multiple conservation measures
Robust abundance estimate for endangered river dolphin subspecies in South Asia. 2012 Braulik, G. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Manual of Good Hygiene Practice for Fishing Boats and Fish Landing Sites in Small Scale Fisheries 2012 Cambodia Department of Fisheries Post-Harvest Technologies and Quality Control Report, Government Fisheries management
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