The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), forby kent as the gavial, an the fish-eatin crocodile, is a crocodilian o the faimily Gavialidae, native tae the northren pairt o the Indian Subcontinent.[2]

Temporal range: 33.9–0 Ma
Late Eocene – Recent
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Crocodylia
Faimily: Gavialidae
Genus: Gavialis
Species: G. gangeticus
Binomial name
Gavialis gangeticus
(Gmelin, 1789)

References eedit

  1. Choudhury, B. C.; Singh, L. A. K.; Rao, R. J.; Basu, D.; Sharma, R. K.; Hussain, S. A.; Andrews, H. V.; Whitaker, N.; Whitaker, R.; Lenin, J.; et al. (2007). "Gavialis gangeticus". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Stevenson, C. and Whitaker, R. (2010). Gharial Gavialis gangeticus pp. 139–143 in: Manolis, S. C. and C. Stevenson. (eds.) Crocodiles. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. Third Edition. Crocodile Specialist Group, Darwin.