Gavialis gangeticus

Published on 21 March was a review of the literature and overview of the contemporary use of aquatic megafauna (cetaceans, sirenians, chelonians, and crocodylians) in the global tropics and subtropics, for 37 species listed on the Appendices of the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS).

22 Mar 2022
Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS
IUCN StatusCritically endangered
Date of entry in Appendix I1979
Geographic range
Countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan

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Common names
EnglishGharial, Indian Gavial
FrenchGavial Du Gange
SpanishGavial del ganges
Scientific name Gavialis gangeticus
Author(Gmelin, 1789)
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