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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Distribution and abundance of river dolphins in the Peruvian Amazon 2002 McGuire, T. L. Thesis Research and monitoring
MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS OF RIVER DOLPHINS INFERRED FROM COMPLETE MITOCHONDRIAL CYTOCHROME‐B GENE SEQUENCES. 2002 Yang, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
An alternative to dolphin oil as a fish attractant in the Ganges River system: conservation of the Ganges River dolphin 2002 Sinha, R.K. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Evolution of river dolphins 2001 Hamilton, H. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
IUCN Red List categories and criteria: version 3.1. 2001 IUCN Manual Regional/ International collaboration
Introduction to Distance Sampling: Estimating Abundance of Biological Populations 2001 Buckland, S. T. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Predation and competition: the impact of fisheries on marine-mammal populations over the next one hundred years. 2001 DeMaster, D. P. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Status of the Ganges river dolphin or shushuk Platanista gangetica in Kaptai Lake and the southern rivers of Bangladesh. 2001 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Successful International Cooperation in the Rhine Catchment Area 2000 Dieperink, C Peer-reviewed journal article Regional/ International collaboration
Predictive habitat distribution models in ecology 2000 Guisan, A. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Biology and Conservation of freshwater cetaceans in Asia 2000 Reeves, R. R. Book Multiple conservation measures
Studies on the Ecology of the Gangetic River dolphin, Platanista gangetica (Roxburgh, 1801) in the Kulsi River of Assam 2000 Roy, S. Thesis Protected Areas
Biodiversity of the Ganges:Impact of the Ganga Action Plan. In ‘Cleaning Up the Ganges. A cost benefit analysis of Ganga Action Plan’, by Markandey, A and Murthy, N. Oxford University Press, New Delhi. Pp 1222. 2000 Sinha, R.K. Book Chapter Fisheries management
Effect of aquaculture on world fish supplies. 2000 Naylor, R. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Survey methods for population assessment of Asian river dolphins 2000 Smith, B. D. Book Chapter Research and monitoring
Methods for studying freshwater cetaceans. Survey methods for population assessment of Asian River dolphins 2000 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Principles of Environmental Impact Assessment Best Practice 1999 Senécal, P Report, Government Multiple conservation measures
Bioaccumulation profile of Polychlorinated biphenyl congeners and organochlorine pesticides in Ganges river dolphins. 1999 Senthilkumar, K Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Distribution and fractionation of heavy metals in the surface sediments of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna river system in the Bengal basin. 1998 Datta DK Peer-reviewed journal article
PROFILE: River Dolphins in Bangladesh: Conservation and the Effects of Water Development 1998 Smith, B Peer-reviewed journal article Protected Areas