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Perrin, R. L. Brownell, Z. Kaiya & L. ), Biology and Conservation of the River Dolphins, Occasional Papers (International Union for Conservation of Nature SSC 3, pp. 46-51). Gland, Switzerland: International Union for Conservation of Nature. Raga, J. , Van Bressem, M. , Aznar, F. , & Barrett, T. (2008). Dolphin morbillivirus epizootic resurgence, Mediterranean Sea. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14 (3), 471-473. Reeves, R. & Leatherwood, S. (1994). Dams and river dolphins: can they co-exist. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, 23 (3), 172-175.
Country Location River Basin Long/ Lat Year Seasons sampled Venezuela Cinaruco River, Santos Luzardo National Park Orinoco 67oW, 6oN 19931994 low rising falling Peru Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve Tijamuchi River Amazon 74oW, 5oS 65oW, 14oS 19962000 1998 1999 2001 all May all Feb Bolivia Amazon, upper Madeira, Mamoré Sub-basin Figure 1. Location of study sites, Bolivia, Peru and Venezuela. Peak water level July Reference McGuire 1995 McGuire and Winemiller 1998 McGuire 2002 AliagaRossel 2000, 2002 Seasonal Ecology of Inia in Three River Basins of South America 33 During boat-based surveys in rivers, tributaries, lakes, and confluences (for detailed methods see McGuire, 1995; Aliaga-Rossel, 2000; McGuire, 2002) group size, age composition and GPS position were recorded for each dolphin sighting and results were used to determine encounter rates.
Tucuxi Sotalia fluviatilis (Gervais, 1853). In S. H. Ridgway, S. & R. ), Handbook of Marine Mammals. (volume 5, pp. 43-69). San Diego, CA: Academic Press Inc.  Da Silva, V. M. F. (1995). Conservation of the fresh wáter dolphin with special emphasis on Inia geoffrensis and Sotalia fluviatilis. In Delfines y otros mamíferos Acuáticos de Venezuela (pp. 71-92). Caracas, Venezuela: Fundación para el Desarrollo del Comercio Internacional (FUDECI).  Da Silva, V. M. F. & Best, R. C. (1996). Sotalia fluviatilis.
Biology, Evolution and Conservation of River Dolphins Within South America and Asia by Manuel Ruiz-garcia, Joseph Mark Shostell