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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Seasonal use of Amazon floodplains by the Tucuxi Sotalia fluviatilis (Gervais 1853), in the Central Amazon, Brazil 2006 Faustino, C. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Bycatch of marine mammals in U.S. and global fisheries 2006 Read A.J Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Ecological effects on the status of the Indus Dolphin 2006 Gachal, G. S. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Mercury concentrations in Yangtze Finless Porpoises (Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis) from eastern Dongting Lake. China. 2006 Wei-Wei, D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Status, Distribution and Conservation Threats of Ganges River Dolphin in Karnali River, Nepal 2006 WWF-Nepal Report, NGO Species knowledge and understanding
Abundance of Irrawaddy dolphins (Orcaella brevirostris) and Ganges River dolphin (Platanista gangetica gangetica) estimated using concurrent counts made by independent teams in waterways of the Sundarbans mangrove forest in Bangladesh. 2006 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Biosonar behaviour of free-ranging porpoises. 2005 Akamatsu, T. Peer-reviewed journal article
Prey detection by bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus: an experimental test of the passive listening hypothesis 2005 Gannon, D. P. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Integrating life-history and reproductive success data to examine potential relationships with organochlorine compounds for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Sarasota Bay, Florida 2005 Wells, R. S. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls, and Polybrominated biphenyl ethers in Irrawaddy dolphins from India 2005 Kannan, K. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
A decade of live California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) standings along the central California coast: Causes and trends, 1991–2000 2005 Grieg, D. J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Marine Mammals Ashore: A FieldGuide for Strandings 2005 Geraci, J.R. Book Research and monitoring
Conservation Strategy for the Mekong river Irrawaddy dolphin 2005 Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Ex situ conservation status of an endangered Yangtze finless porpoise population (Neophocaena phocaenoides asiaeorientalis) as measured from microsatellites and mtDNA diversity. 2005 Xia, J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Conservation management of small core areas: key to survival of a Critically Endangered population of Irrawaddy river dolphins Orcaella brevirostris in Indonesia 2005 Kreb D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Mekong River Fish Conservation Zones in Southern Laos: Assessing Effectiveness Using Local Ecological Knowledge 2005 Baird, I. G. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Heavy metals in sediments, mussels and oysters from Trinidad and Venezuela 2005 De Astudillo, L. R Peer-reviewed journal article
Phylogenetic position of Platanista gangetica: insights from the mitochondrial cytochrome b and nuclear interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein gene sequences 2004 Verma, S. K. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Number, seasonal movements, and residency characteristics of river dolphins in an Amazonian floodplain lake system. 2004 Martin, AR Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
How can conservation biology inform the practice of Integrated River Basin Management? 2004 Gilman, R. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Water management