Fishing Cat Literature

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Adhya et al 2022 – On the Edge: Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation of Fishing Cat, a Threatened Wetland Felid, amidst Rapidly Altering Freshwater Landscapes

Adhya 2011 – Status Survey of Fishing Cats in Howrah and Hooghly, Western Bengal
Adhya & Dey 2020 – First Record of Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra) from Chilika Lagoon: A RAMSAR Site Situated on the East Coast of India

Adhya & Dey 2015 – Cat in the Net
Ahmed et al 2017 – Endangered Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus: Status, Distribution and Conservation in Assam, India
Alderton 1993 – Wild Cats of the World
Anonymous 1989 – Cats Around Calcutta
Anonymous 2009 – Important Bird Areas in India – Assam
Anonymous 2020 – Villagers Kill Rare Fishing Cat Along Thatta Coastline
Appel & Duckworth 2016 – Proceedings of the First International Fishing Cat Conservation Symposium
Banerjee & Bandopadhyay 2016 – Biodiversity Hotspot of Bhutan and its Sustainability
Barnes 1989 – The Overt Illegal Fur Trade in Kathmandu, Nepal
Bennett 1833 – Characters of a New Species of Cat (Felis, Linn.) from the Continent of India
Bhattacharya 1989 – A Report on the Pilot Survey on the Status and Distribution of Fishing Cat (Felis viverina) in the Howrah District of West Bengal
Bhatti 2015 – Fishing Cat, Six Monkeys Seized in Raid Handed Over to Zoo
Blanford 1888 – The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma
Blankespoor et al 2012 – Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Wetlands: Impacts and Costs
Blankespoor et al 2014 – Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Wetlands
Brongersma 1935 – Notes on Some Recent and Fossil Cats, Chiefly from the Malay Archipelago
Buatip et al 2013 – Nesting Period and Breeding Success of the Little Egret Egretta garzetta in Pattani Province, Thailand
Byomkesh et al 2009 – State and Management of Wetlands in Bangladesh
Champion 1934 – The Jungle in Sunlight and Shadow
Cheruvat et al 2006 – Handbook on Mammals of Kerala
Choudhury 2003 – The Mammals of Arunachal Pradesh
Chowdhury et al 2015 – Human-fishing Cat Conflicts and Conservation Needs of Fishing Cats in Bangladesh
Chutipong et al 2019 – An Update on the Status of Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus Bennett, 1833 (Carnivora: Felidae) in Thailand
Cutter & Cutter 2009 – Recent Sightings of Fishing Cats in Thailand
Cutter 2007 – Surveys for Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) in Thale Noi Non-Hunting Area, Pattalung Province, Thailand, May 2006 – February 2007
Cutter 2015 (MSc Thesis)– Fishing Cat Ecology: Food Habits, Home Ranges, Habitat Use and Mortality in a Human-Dominated Landscape around Khao Sam Roi Yot Area, Peninsular Thailand
Dahal & Dahal 2011 – Trapping of Fishing Cat in Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Dahal & Thudugula 2018 – Second International Symposium on Fishing Cat Conservation
Dahal 2012 – Proceedings of Third Seminar on Small Mammals Conservation Issues – 2012
Davidson 2014 – How Much Wetland Has the World Lost? Long-term and Recent Trends in Global Wetland Area
Delsman 1932 – De Mangrovekat op Sumatra. De Tropische Natuur / Delsman 1932 – English Translation
Duckworth et al 2009 – Does the Fishing Cat Inhabit Sumatra?
Duckworth et al 2010 – Does the Fishing Cat Inhabit Laos?
Duckworth et al 2014 – Non-Panthera Cats in South East Asia: Present Knowledge and Recommendations
Edwards et al 2012 – Recent Mammal Records from the Oddar Meanchey Portion of the Kulen-Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary, Northern Cambodia
Flower 1900 – On the Mammalia of Siam and the Malay Peninsula
Ganguly & Adhya 2020 – How Fishing Cats Prionailurus viverrinus Fish: Describing a Felid’s Strategy to Hunt Aquatic Prey
Ganguly 2020 – Fishing Cat Mortality Outside Protected Areas in West Bengal, India, 2019–2020
Ghosh 1995 – Fauna of Chilika Lake
Ghoshal 2014 – Trapped Fishing Cat Mistaken for Leopard in Greater Noida
Giordano et al 2013 – Albinism in Fishing Cats from the Haor Basin of Bangladesh
Gray et al 2012 – The Status of Large Mammals in Eastern Cambodia: A Review of Camera Trapping Data 1999-2007
Haque & Vijayan 1993 – Food Habits of the Fishing Cat Felis viverrina in Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan
Haque 1988 – Scavenging Habit of Fishing Cat (Felis viverrina) in Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur
Heinen & Leisure 1993 – A New Look at the Himalayan Fur Trade
Hinton & Fry 1923 – Mammal Survey of India, Burma and Ceylon
Hunter 2019 – Wild Cats of the World
Husain 2001 – Survey of the Asiatic Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus in Balochistan Province, Pakistan
Islam et al 2015 – A Survey of Smooth-Coated Otter (Lutrogale Perspicillata Sindica) and Fishing Cat (Prionailurus Viverrinus) in Chotiari Reservoir, Sanghar, Pakistan Using Camera Traps
IUCN Species Survival Commission 2000 – IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria 2013, Version 3.1 Second Edition
Jackson et al 1996 – Les Felis: Toutes Les Espèces Du Monde
Janardan et al 2014 – On the Occurrence of the Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus Bennet, 1833 (Carnivora: Felidae) in Coastal Kerala, India
Jardine 1843 – The Naturalist’s LIbrary: The Himalayan Serval Felis himalayanus
Jerdon 1867 – The Mammals of India: A Natural History of all the Animals Known to Inhabit Continental India
Jerdon 1874 – The Mammals of India: A Natural History of all the Animals Known to Inhabit Continental India
Johnson et al 2006 – The Late Miocene Radiation of Modern Felidae: A Genetic Assessment
Jutzeler et al 2010 – Fishing cat, Prionailurus viverrinus
Karim & Ahsan 2016 – Mammalian Fauna and Conservational Issues of the Baraiyadhala National Park in Chittagong, Bangladesh
Khan 1986 – Cats of the World: Biology, Conservation, and Management
Kitchener 1991 – The Natural History of the Wild Cats
Kitchener et al 2016 – A Revised Taxonomy of the Felidae
Kolipaka 2006 – Fishing Cat on India’s East Coast
Kolipaka et al 2019 – Fishing Cat Conservation in Human-dominated Landscapes in West Bengal, India
Laborde 2016 – Felinos Salvajes del Mundo
Lin & Pratt 2019 – Recent Photographic Records of Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus (Bennett, 1833) (Carnivora: Felidae) in the Ayeyarwady Delta of Myanmar
Lydekker 1893-94 – The Royal Natural History
Lydekker 1896 – A Hand-book to the Carnivora: Part 1: Cats, Civets, and Mongooses
Lynam et al 2013 – Terrestrial Activity Patterns of Wild Cats from Camera-trapping
Malla & Sivakumar 2014 – The Coringa Mangroves: Realm of the Fishing Cat
Malla et al 2018 – Feeding Behaviour of Fishing Cat in the Godavari Mangroves, India
Malla et al 2018 – Observations on Fighting Among Fishing Cats from Godavari Mangroves, India
Melisch 1995 – Fishing Cat in Peril in Java
Melisch 1996 – Distribution and Status of the Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus rhizophoreus Sody, 1936) in West Java, Indonesia (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae)
Menon 2014 – Indian Mammals: A Field Guide
Mishra 2013 (MSc Thesis) – Conservation Status of the Fishing Cat in Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Mishra et al 2018 – Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus Bennett, 1833 (Carnivora: Felidae) Distribution and Habitat Characteristics in Chitwan National Park, Nepal
Mitchell 1977 – Accounts of Nepalese Mammals and Analysis of the Host-ectoparasite Data by Computer Techniques
Mivart 1892 – The Cat: An Introduction to the Study of Backboned Animals, Especially Mammals
Morris 1936 – The Vernay-hopwood Upper Chindwin Expedition
Mugerwa et al 2020 – Are We Doing Enough to Protect the World’s Small Wild Cats?
Mukherjee 1989 – Ecological Separation of Four Sympatric Carnivores in Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India
Mukherjee et al 2012 – Survey of the Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus Bennett, 1833 (Carnivora: Felidae) and Some Aspects Impacting its Conservation in India
Mukherjee et al 2013 – A Survey for the Fishing Cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) in Coastal Kerala, India
Mukherjee et al 2016 – Prionailurus viverrinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016
Nowell & Jackson 1996 – Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan: Wild Cats
Obrien & Johnson 2007 – The Evolution of Cats
Pacifici et al 2013 – Generation Length for Mammals
Palei et al 2018 – The Vulnerable Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus in Odisha, Eastern India: Status and Conservation Implications
Pandey et al 2012 – Status and Conservation of Fishing Cat Felis viverrina in and Around Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal
Pocock 1939 – The Fauna of British India Including Ceylon and Burma, Mammalia: Volume 1
Poudel et al 2019 – First Photographic Evidence of Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus Bennett, 1833 and Clouded Leopard Neofelis nebulosa Griffith, 1821 (Carnivora: Felidae) in Parsa National Park, Nepal
Poudel et al 2019 – Mammals of Shuklaphanta: An Account from Camera Trap Survey
Rainy & Kong 2010 – A Fishing Cat Observation from Northern Cambodia
Ratnayaka et al 2023 – Plastic ingestion by fishing cats suggests trophic transfer in urban wetlands

Ratnayaka et al 2021 – Urban habitat use and home ranges of fishing cats in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Ratnayaka 2021 – First pictures of fishing cats in hyper urban landscape Colombo Sri Lanka
Ridley 1895 – Natural Science: A Monthly Review of Scientific Progress (see pages 89-96)
Ridley 1895 – The Mammals of the Malay Peninsula
Roberts 1977 – The Mammals of Pakistan
Royan 2009 – Confirmation of the Endangered Fishing Cat in Botum-Sakor National Park, Cambodia
Sadhu & Reddy 2013 – First Evidence of Fishing Cat in Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve, Rajasthan, India
Sanderson 2009 – How the Fishing Cat Came to Occur in Sumatra
Sharma & Sankhala 1984 – Vanishing Cats of Rajasthan. J In Jackson, P. (Ed). Proceedings from the Cat Specialist Group meeting in Kanha National Park
Sorn & Veth 2019 – Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Koh Kapik Ramsar Site, Cambodia
Sterndale 1884 – Natural History of the Mammals of India and Ceylon
Sunquist & Sunquist 2002 – Wild Cats of the World
Sunquist & Sunquist 2014 – The Wild Cat Book
Tantipisanuh et al 2014 – Recent Distribution Records, Threats and Conservation Priorities of Small Cats in Thailand
Taylor et al 2016 – The Conservation Status of the Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus Bennett, 1833 (Carnivora: Felidae) In Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Nepal
Tempa et al 2013 – Royal Manas National Park, Bhutan: A Hot Spot for Wild Felids
Thaung et al 2018 – The Vulnerable Fishing Cat Prionailurus viverrinus and Other Globally Threatened Species in Cambodia’s Coastal Mangroves
Willcox et al 2014 – The Decline of Non-Panthera Cat Species in Vietnam
Yadav et al 2018 – Fishing Cat Camera Trapped in Babai Valley of Bardia National Park, Nepal
Zaw et al 2014 – Status and Distribution of Smaller Cats in Myanmar