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Key Papers

Akpona, A. H., C. Djagoun, L. A. Harrington, A. T. Kabre, G. A. Mensah, and B. Sinsin. 2015. Conflict between spotted-necked otters and fishermen in Hlan River, Benin. Journal for Nature Conservation 27:63-71. External resource

Ergete, E. A., T. W. Hailemariam, M. Balakrishnan, and T. L. Serfass. 2018 .Fishermen knowledge and conflict with African clawless otters in and around Lake Tana, Ethiopia. African Journal of Ecology External resource

Freitas, D., J. Gomes, T. S. Luis, L. Madruga, C. Marques, G. Baptista, L. M. Rosalino, P. Antunes, R. Santos, and M. Santos-Reis. 2007. Otters and fish farms in the Sado estuary: ecological and socio-economic basis of a conflict. Hydrobiologia 587:51-62. External resource

Gómez, J., and J. Jorgenson. 1999. An overview of the giant otter-fisherman problem in the Orinoco Basin of Columbia. IUCN Otter Spec. Group Bull 16:90-96. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Klenke, R., I. Ring, K. Schwerdtner Manez, R. Habighorst, V. Weiss, H. Wittmer, B. Gruber, S. Lampa, and K. Henle. 2013. Otters in Saxony: a story of successful conflict resolution. Pages 107-140 in R. A. Klenke, I. Ring, A. Kranz, N. Jepson, F. Rauschmayer, and K. Henle, editors. Human - wildlife conflicts in Europe. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin. External resource

Kloskowski, J. 2005. Otter Lutra lutra damage at farmed fisheries in southeastern Poland, I: an interview survey. Wildlife Biology 11:201-206. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Kloskowski, J. 2011. Human-wildlife conflicts at pond fisheries in eastern Poland: perceptions and management of wildlife damage. European Journal of Wildlife Research 57:295-304. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Manikowska-Slepowronska, B., B. Szydzik, and D. Jakubas. 2016. Determinants of the presence of conflict bird and mammal species at pond fisheries in western Poland. Aquatic Ecology 50:87-95. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Michalski, F., P. C. Conceição, J. A. Amador, J. Laufer, and D. Norris. 2012. Local perceptions and implications for giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) conservation around protected areas in the eastern Brazilian Amazon. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin 29:34-45. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Myšiak, J., K. Schwerdtner Máñez, and I. Ring. 2013. Comparative analysis of the conflicts between carp pond farming and the protection of otters (Lutra lutra) in Upper Lusatia and South Bohemia. Pages 141-163 in R. A. Klenke, I. Ring, A. Kranz, N. Jepsen, F. Rauschmayer, and K. Henle, editors. Human - wildlife conflicts in Europe: fisheries and fish-eating vertebrates as a model case. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg. External resource

Pearce, K. J., T. L. Serfass, S. A. Ashcraft, and S. S. Stevens. 2017. Applying social and ecological approaches to evaluate factors influencing river otter (Lontra canadensis) visitation to fish-rearing facilities in Pennsylvania. European Journal of Wildlife Research 63:33. External resource

Poledníková, K., A. Kranz, L. Poledník, and J. Myšiak. 2013. Otters causing conflicts: the fish farming case of the Czech Republic. Pages 81-106 in R. A. Klenke, I. Ring, A. Kranz, N. Jepsen, F. Rauschmayer, and K. Henle, editors. Human - wildlife conflicts in Europe: fisheries and fish-eating vertebrates as a model case. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg. External resource

Recharte, M., M. Bowler, and R. Bodmer. 2008. Potential conflict between fishermen and giant otter (Pteronura brasiliensis) populations by fishermen in response to declining stocks of arowana fish (Osteoglossum bicirrhosum) in northeastern Peru. IUCN Otter Specialist Group Bulletin 25:89-93. Adobe Acrobat PDF Download

Recharte, M., I. G. Bride, and M. Bowler. 2014. A recovering flagship: giant otters, communities and tourism in northern Peru. Wildlife Research 41:490-498. External resource

Rosas-Ribeiro, P. F., F. C. W. Rosas, and J. Zuanon. 2012. Conflict between fishermen and giant otters Pteronura brasiliensis in Western Brazilian Amazon. Biotropica 44:437-444. External resource

Sales-Luís, T., D. Freitas, and M. Santos-Reis. 2009. Key landscape factors for Eurasian otter Lutra lutra visiting rates and fish loss in estuarine fish farms. European Journal of Wildlife Research 55:345-355. External resource

Santos-Reis, M., R. Santos, P. Antunes, T. Sales-Luís, J. Gomes, D. Freitas, and L. Madruga. 2013. Reconciliation of the conflict between otters and fish farmers. Pages 49-79 in R. A. Klenke, I. Ring, A. Kranz, N. Jepsen, F. Rauschmayer, and K. Henle, editors. Human - wildlife conflicts in Europe: fisheries and fish-eating vertebrates as a model case. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Berlin, Heidelberg. External resource

Schwerdtner, K., and B. Gruber. 2007. A conceptual framework for damage compensation schemes. Biological Conservation 134:354-360. External resource

Serfass, T. L., J. A. Bohrman, S. S. Stevens, and J. T. Bruskotter. 2014. Otters and anglers can share the stream! The role of social science in dissuading negative messaging about reintroduced predators. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 19:532-544. External resource

Vaclavikova, M., T. Vaclavik, and V. Kostkan. 2011. Otters vs. fishermen: stakeholders' perceptions of otter predation and damage compensation in the Czech Republic. Journal for Nature Conservation 19:95-102. External resource

Links

IUCN SSC Otter Specialist Group