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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Use of Tucuxi Dolphin Sotalia fluviatilis for Medicinal and Magic/Religious Purposes in North of Brazil 2008 Alves, R.R.N Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
Amazon river dolphin love fetishes: From folklore to molecular forensics 2008 Gravena, W Peer-reviewed journal article Conservation Action Plan
Ecotourism and conservation: Two cases from Brazil and Peru 2008 Stronza, A. Peer-reviewed journal article Community management
First human-caused extinction of a cetacean species? 2007 Turvey, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
The freshwater dolphin Inia geoffrensis geoffrensis produces high frequency whistles 2007 May-Collado, L.J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Review of the status and conservation of Irrawaddy dolphin Orcaella brevirostris in the Ayeyarwady river of Myanmar 2007 Smith B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Conservation Action Plan
Final technical report on Ecology and conservation of residential populations of Gangetic dolphins in Brahmaputra river system, India 2007 Wakid, A. Popular article Research and monitoring
Movement patterns and site fidelity of river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis) in the Peruvian Amazon as determined by photo-identification 2007 McGuire, T. L. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Status and Conservation of Irrawaddy Dolphins Orcaella brevirostris in the Mahakam River of Indonesia. In Status and Conservation of Freshwater Populations of Irrawaddy Dolphins 2007 Kreb, D. Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
Distribution and abundance of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins in Leizhou Bay, China 2007 Zhou, K. Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
A holistic study on mercury pollution in the Ganga river system at Varanasi, India 2007 Sinha, R.K. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Potential impacts of global climate change on freshwater fisheries. 2007 Ashley D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Taxonomic status of the genus Sotalia: species level ranking for “tucuxi”(Sotalia fluviatilis) and “costero”(Sotalia guianensis) dolphins. 2007 Caballero, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Comparison of echolocation behaviour between coastal and riverine porpoises 2007 Akamatsu T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Status and Conservation of freshwater populations of the Irrawaddy Dolphin Working Paper no. 31 2007 Smith, B.D. Peer-reviewed journal article Conservation Action Plan
Status assessment of Indus River dolphin, Platanista gangetica minor, March-April 2001 2006 Braulik, G. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Conservation and biomonitoring in the Vikramshila Gangetic dolphin sanctuary, Bihar, India. 2006 Choudhary, S. K. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Techniques for cetacean–habitat modeling 2006 Redfern, J. V. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Modeling distribution and abundance of Antarctic baleen whales using ships of opportunity 2006 Williams, R. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Applying Strategic Environmental Assessment: Good practice guidance for development co-operation 2006 OECD Report, Government Regional/ International collaboration