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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
Osteological Differences in the Cerical Vertebrae of Platanista indi and gangetica 1976 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Investigations On Cetacea VII 1976 Pilleri, G. Book Species knowledge and understanding
Side-swimming, vision and sense of touch in Platanista indi (Cetacea, Platanistidae) 1974 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Behavior of ungulates and its relation to management. In Symposium on the Behavior of Ungulates and Its Relation to Management 1974 Geist, V. Peer-reviewed journal article
Some informations on the growth of the Ganges dolphin with a comment on the Indus dolphin 1972 Kasuya, T. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Auditory thresholds of a freshwater dolphin, Inia geoffrensis Blainville 1972 Jacobs, D.W. Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Observations on the copulatory behaviour of the Gangetic dolphin Platanista gangetica 1971 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
On the Ecology of Platanista 1971 Geisler, R. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Zur Systematik der Gattung Platanista (Cetacea) 1971 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Original Description of the Gangetic Dolphni: ‘Platanista Gangetica’, Attributed to William Roxburg 1971 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Preliminary analysis of the lipids present in the blubber of Platanista indi and gangetica 1971 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Trailing the River Dolphin of India 1971 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Audible sound production in captive Platanista gangetica 1970 Andersen, S. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Observations on the Behaviour of Platanista gangetica in the Indus and Brahmaputra Rivers 1970 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding