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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
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
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
Comparison of echolocation behaviour between coastal and riverine porpoises 2007 Akamatsu T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Seasonality of Reproduction in Amazon River Dolphins (Inia geoffrensis) in Three Major River Basins of South America 2007 McGuire, T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Status, Distribution and Conservation Threats of Ganges River Dolphin in Karnali River, Nepal 2006 WWF-Nepal Report, NGO Species knowledge and understanding
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
Applying Strategic Environmental Assessment: Good practice guidance for development co-operation 2006 OECD Report, Government Regional/ International collaboration
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
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
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
Distribution and encounter rates of the river dolphin (Inia geoffrensis boliviensis) in the central Bolivian Amazon 2006 Aliaga- Rossel, E. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
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
Organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls, and Polybrominated biphenyl ethers in Irrawaddy dolphins from India 2005 Kannan, K. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring