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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
The Conservation Action Plan for the Gangetic Dolphin 2010-2020. Ministry of Environment and Forests,Government of India. 46 pp. 2010 Sinha, R. Conservation Plan Protected Areas
Manual on Good Practices in Sustainable Waterway Planning. 2010 Inernational Commission on Protection of the Danube River Report, Government
A primer of conservation behavior 2010 Blumstein, D. T. Book Research and monitoring
Spatio-temporal management of fisheries to reduce bycatch and increase fishing selectivity. 2010 Dunn D. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Assessing the effect of persistent organic pollutants on reproductive activity in common dolphins and harbour porpoises 2010 Murphy, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Dolphin-Fishery Interaction: Cost-Benefit, Social-Economic and Cultural Considerations 2010 Beltrán, S. Book Chapter Fisheries management
Institutional development for IWRM: an international perspective 2010 Bandaragoda, D.J. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Status, distribution and conservation of the river dolphins Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia spp. Venezuela. In: Trujillo F, Crespo E, van Damme PA, Usma JS (eds). 2010 Portocarrero-Aya, M Conservation Plan Research and monitoring
Surfacing and diving behavior of free-ranging Ganges river dolphin, Platanista gangetica gangetica 2010 Sinha, R. K. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Population status and conservation of the GRD (Platanista gangetica gangetica) in the Indian subcontinent. 2010 Sinha, R. K. Book Chapter Research and monitoring
Historical catches of humpback whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, in the North Atlantic Ocean: estimates of landings and removals. 2010 Smith, T.D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Identification and channel characteristics of cetacean hotspots in waterways of the eastern Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh 2010 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Socio-economic factors threatening the survival of Ganges river dolphin Platanista gangetica gangetica in the upper Ganges River, 2010 Bashir, T. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Ganges river dolphin (Platanista gangetica) seeks help 2010 Bashir, T. Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
Abundance and Prey Availability Assessment of Ganges River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) in a Stretch of Upper Ganges River, India. DOI 10.1578/AM.36.1.2010.19 2010 Bashir, T. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
A survey of perfluorinated compounds in surface water and biota including dolphins from the Ganges River and in other water bodies in India. 2009 Yeung LWY Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Pre-impact Studies of the 2000 MW Lower Subansiri Dam on Certain Aquatic Environmental Aspects of Downstream of the River Subansiri with Special Reference to Plankton and Fishes 2009 Dutta, R. Peer-reviewed journal article Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
Divergence date estimation and a comprehensive molecular tree of extant cetaceans 2009 McGowen, M. R. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Protection of endangered Gangetic dolphin in Brahmaputra River, Assam, India 2009 Wakid, A Report, Government Protected Areas
Population status, threats and conservation of the Yangtze finless porpoise 2009 Wang D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring