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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Status of Higher Aquatic Vertebrates in the Ganga River 2012 Indian Institutes of Technology Report, Government Research and monitoring
Conservation of Indus River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica minor) in the Indus River system, Pakistan: an overview. 2012 Waqas, U. Peer-reviewed journal article
Protected areas and local communities: an inevitable partnership toward successful conservation strategies? 2012 Andrade, G. S. M Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
Trading-off fish biodiversity, food security, and hydropower in the Mekong River basin. 2012 Ziv G. 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
Distribución y estado poblacional del Bufeo boliviano (Inia boliviensis) en cuatro tributarios de la subcuenca del Río Mamore 2012 Aliaga-Rossel E.
El delfín de río en Bolivia 2012 Aliaga – Rossel, E Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Studies on river health of the subansiri with special reference to Dolphin, Platanista gangetica gangetica: A pre dam investigation of Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project 2011 Hazarika, L. P. Thesis Freeflowing rivers/ environmental flows
The Amazon River system as an ecological barrier driving genetic differentiation of the pink dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) 2011 Hollatz, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Ecological factors influencing group sizes of river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis) 2011 Gomez-Salazar, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Hidroeléctricas en la Amazonia 2011 Dourojeanni, M. Website Research and monitoring
Irrawaddy dolphin demography in the Mekong River: an application of mark-resight models 2011 Ryan, G. E. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Integrating animal behavior and conservation biology: a conceptual framework 2011 Berger-Tal, O. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Assesment of minimum water flow requirements of Chambal river in the context of Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) and Gangetic dolphin (Platanista gangetica) conservation 2011 WII Report, Government
Extractive and Sustainable Development Reserves in Brazil: resilient alternatives to fisheries? 2011 Lopes, P. F. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Long-term effectiveness, failure rates, and “dinner bell” properties of acoustic pingers in a gillnet fishery. 2011 Carrette James Peer-reviewed journal article Acoustic deterrents/Pingers
The Bolivian River Dolphin in the Tijamuchi and Ibare Rivers (Upper Madeira Basin) during rainy season in “La Niña” event 2011 Aliaga-Rossel E. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Establishing protected areas for Asian freshwater cetaceans: freshwater cetaceans as flagship species for integrated river conservation management, Samarinda, 19–24 October 2009. In Final Workshop Report. 2010 Kreb, D. Workshop report Protected Areas
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
The action plan for South American river dolphins, 2010-2020. Status, threats, conservation initiatives and possible solutions for Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis in Brazil 2010 da Silva, VMF Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan