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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
A global assessment of fisheries bycatch and discards 1994 Alverson, D. L. Report, NGO Fisheries management
Status of the Ganges river dolphins in the Karnali, Mahakali, Narayani and Sapta Kosi rivers of Nepal and India in 1993 1994 Smith, B. D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Inia geoffrensis 1993 Best, R. C Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
A note on the morphometry of GRD with comments on its mortality in fishing nets 1993 Hussain, S. A Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management
The population of finless porpoise in the middle and lower reaches of Yangtze River 1993 Zhang, X. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
The uses of statistical power in conservation biology: the vaquita and northern spotted owl 1993 Taylor, B. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Heavy Metals and Organochlorine Residues in Ganges River Dolphins from India 1993 Kannan, K Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
1990 Status and conservation of the GRD Platanista gangetica in the Karnali river, Nepal. 1993 Smith, B.D. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Competing for water on the Indus plain: Is there a future for Pakistan’s river dolphins? 1991 Reeves, R. R. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Reeves, R. R., A. A. Chaudhry, and U. Khalid. 1991 Reeves, R. R. Peer-reviewed journal article
Amazon river dolphin, Boto. 1989 Best, R. C Book Chapter Species knowledge and understanding
Biology and conservation of the river dolphins 1989 Perrin, W. F., R. L. Workshop report Research and monitoring
Indus and Ganges river dolphins Platanista indi (Blyth 1859) and Platanista gangetica (Roxburgh 1801) 1987 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Evaluation of the California marine mammal stranding network as a management tool based on records for 1983 and 1984 1986 Seagars, D.J. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Review of reproduction in platanistid dolphins 1984 Brownell Jr, R.L Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Checklist of the Cetacean Genera Platanista, Inia, Lipotes, Pontoporia, Sousa and Neophocaena 1980 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
The blind Indus dolphin, Platanista indi 1979 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Precarious situation of dolphin population (Platanista indi Blyth, 1859) in the Punjab, upstream from the Taunsa Barrage, Indus River. 1979 Pillari, G. Book Chapter Species knowledge and understanding
William Roxburgh (1751-1815), Heinrich Julius Lebeck (1801) and the Discovery of the Ganges Dolphin (Platanista gangetica Roxburgh, 1801) 1978 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Hippomanes (allantoic ‘calculi’) in the Ganges Dolphin, Platanista gangetica 1977 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding