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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
Status of the Indus River dolphin Platanista minor 1998 Reeves, R. R. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Conservation status of the Indus river dolphin in Pakistan 1998 Reeves, R. R. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
On a resident population of the GRD in the Kulsi river (Assam) a tributary of Brahmaputra 1998 Mohan, L. R.S. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Review of status and threats to river cetaceans and recommendations for their conservation 1998 Smith, A. M. Peer-reviewed journal article Conservation Action Plan
River Dolphins in Bangladesh: Conservation and the Effects of Water Development 1998 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Distribution and abundance of the Amazon River dolphin (Inia geoffrensis) and the tucuxi (Sotalia fluviatilis) in the upper Amazon River. 1997 Vidal, O. Peer-reviewed journal article Regional/ International collaboration
Sources and accumulation of butyltin compounds in Ganges river dolphin, Platanista gangetica. 1997 Kannan K Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Survey of Gangetic river dolphin Platanista gangetica of Brahmaputra river, Assam 1997 Mohan, R.S. Peer-reviewed journal article Multiple conservation measures
Status and conservation of Ganges River Dolphin in Bhagirathi-Hooghly river systems in India. 1997 Sinha, R. K. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Current status of Dolphin in Ganges river India 1997 Sinha, R.K. Conference proceedings Research and monitoring
Distributional ecology and conservation status of river dolphins (Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis) in portions of the Peruvian Amazon 1996 Leatherwood, S. Thesis Research and monitoring
Fish oil as alternative to river dolphin Platanista gangetica (Lecbeck) oil for fishing catfish Clupisoma garua in the river Ganges India 1996 Mohan, L. R.S. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
Nutritional and mercury content of milk of the Amazon river dolphin, Inia geoffrensis. 1996 Rosas, F.C.W. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Sotalia fluviatilis 1996 Da Silva, V.M. Book Chapter Species knowledge and understanding