Scientific literature

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Title Year Authors Category Conservation Measure
Translocation of trapped Bolivian river dolphins (Inia boliviensis) 2020 Aliaga-Rossel, E. Peer-reviewed journal article Safe rescue
With satellite monitoring, South American dolphins tell us their story 2019 Beltran, H Infographic Research and monitoring
Teaching Tools about Freshwater Dolphins 2019 WWF Brochure Species knowledge and understanding
Amazon River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Ganges River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Indus River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Irrawaddy River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Meet the River Dolphins of the World 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Tucuxi River Dolphins 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Yangtze finless porpoise 2019 WWF Fact sheet Species knowledge and understanding
Secrets of the Amazon River Dolphin 2019 WWF Popular article Species knowledge and understanding
River dolphins at Risk 2019 WWF Brochure Fisheries management
Management Plan for the Ganges River Dolphin in Halda River of Bangladesh 2019 Khan, M. M. H. Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Development of Conservation Action Plan for Ganges River Dolphin, Part II 2019 Qureshi, Q. Report, Government Conservation Action Plan
Conservation Action Plan for Ganges River Dolphin and Irrawaddy Dolphin of Bangladesh – Final Report 2019 Aziz, M. A. Conservation Plan Conservation Action Plan
Mercury in Populations of River Dolphins of the Amazon and Orinoco Basins 2019 Mosquera-Guerra, F. Conference proceedings Multiple conservation measures
Monitoring and assessment of heavy metal contamination in surface water and sediment of the Old Brahmaputra River, Bangladesh. 2019 Bhuyan, M.S Peer-reviewed journal article Research and monitoring
Platanista gangetica, South Asian River Dolphin 2019 Braulik, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Regional/ International collaboration
Platanista gangetica. Amended version 2019 Braulik, G. Peer-reviewed journal article Species knowledge and understanding
Bycatch ingillnet fisheries threatens CriticallyEndangeredsmall cetaceansand other aquaticmegafauna 2019 Brownell Jr. R.L. Peer-reviewed journal article Fisheries management