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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
First tagging with a radio transmitter of a rescued Indus River dolphin near Sukkur barrage 2009 Toosy A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Catch composition and conservation management of a human–dolphin cooperative cast-net fishery in the Ayeyarwady River, Myanmar. 2009 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
Trade-offs in values assigned to ecological goods and services associated with different coral reef management strategies 2009 Hicks, C. C. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
Mercury contamination along the Mekong River, Cambodia. 2009 Murphy, T. P. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Effects of fisheries management on fish communities in the floodplain lakes of a Brazilian Amazonian Reserve 2009 Silvano, R.A.M Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Lessons from integrating fishers of arapaima in small-scale fisheries management at the Mamirauá Reserve, Amazon 2009 Castello, L. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Habitat ecology and conservation strategy of the freshwater dolphin, Platanista gangetica, Roxburgh, in the river Barak in southern Assam 2009 Singha, T. P. Thesis Protected Areas
Conflicts with fisheries and intentional killing of freshwater dolphins (Cetacea: Odontoceti) in the Western Brazilian Amazon 2009 Loch, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Habitat selection of freshwater-dependent cetaceans and the potential effects of declining freshwater flows and sea-level rise in waterways of the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh 2009 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Effects of re-braiding measures on hydromorphology, floodplain vegetation, ground beetles and benthic invertebrates in mountain rivers. 2009 Jähnig, S. C. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management
Management plan for the Ayeyarwady dolphin protected area 2008 Fisheries Department Myanmar Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Underwater behavioral study of Ganges river dolphins by using echolocation clicks recorded by 6-hydrophone array system 2008 Sugimatsu, H. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Patterns of habitat use and distribution of Ganges river dolphins Platanista gangetica gangetica in a human dominated riverscape in Bihar, India 2008 Kelkar, N. Thesis Fisheries management
Two incidents of fishing gear entanglement of Ganges River dolphins (Platanista gangetica gangetica) in waterways of the Sundarbans mangrove forest, Bangladesh 2008 Mansur, E. F. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management