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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
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
Feeding behavior of the Gangetic dolphin, Platanista gangetica, in captivity 1970 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Brain-body weight ratio of Platanista gangetica 1970 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
The tongue of Platanista gangetica and remarks on the cetacean tongue 1970 Arvy, L. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Frequency analysis of the sounds uttered by the dolphin Platanista indi (Cetacea) 1970 Pilleri, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Field and Aquarium Study of the Blind River Dolphin 1969 Herald, E. S. Book Species knowledge and understanding
Sounds and behavior of captive Amazon freshwater dolphins, Inia geoffrensis 1966 Caldwell, M.C. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Behavior of the Amazon dolphin, Inia geoffrensis (Blainville), in captivity 1964 Layne, J.N. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Observations on freshwater dolphins in the upper Amazon 1958 Layne, J.N. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Anatomical and Zoological Researches, Comprising an Account of the Zoological Results of the Two Expeditions to Western Yunnan in 1868 and 1875; and a Monograph of the two Cetacean Genera Platanista and Orcaella.Bernard Quaritich, Piccadilly, London, UK. 1879 Anderson, J. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Wanderings of a Naturalist in India: The Western Himalayas, and Cashmere 1867 Adams, A. L. Book Species knowledge and understanding
An account of a new species of Delphinus, an inhabitant of the Ganges 1801 Roxburgh, W. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Delphinus gangeticus beschrieben von Heinrich Julius Lebeck zu Trankenbar 1801 Lebeck, H. J. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding