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Definition of Gavialis Gangeticus

Gavialis Gangeticus
Gavial Ga"vi*al, n. [Hind. ghariu?l: cf. F. gavial.] (Zo["o]l.) A large Asiatic crocodilian (Gavialis Gangeticus); -- called also nako, and Gangetic crocodile. Note: The gavial has a long, slender muzzle, teeth of nearly uniform size, and feet completely webbed. It inhabits the Ganges and other rivers of India. The name is also applied to several allied fossil species.

Meaning of Gavialis Gangeticus from wikipedia

- The gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), also known as the gavial or the fish-eating crocodile, is a crocodilian in the family Gavialidae and among the longest...
- Gavialis is a genus of crocodylians that includes the living gharial Gavialis gangeticus and one known extinct species, Gavialis bengawanicus. G. gangeticus...
- †Rhamphosuchus Genus †Thecachampsa Subfamily Gavialinae Genus Gavialis Gavialis gangeticus, gharialGavialis bengawanicus Additional genera Genus †Aktiogavialis...
- Crocodylia is cladistically defined as the last common ancestor of Gavialis gangeticus (the gharial), Alligator mississippiensis (American alligator), and...
- and prefers shallow waterways. It is sympatric with the gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) in the Rapti and Narayani Rivers, in the eastern Mahanadi, and in...
- crocodile (C. niloticus), sal****er crocodile (C. porosus), gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) and false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii). The largest known crocodilian...
- and provide full protection for the gravely endangered gharial (Gavialis gangeticus). Administrative approval of the Government of India for the establishment...
- hollow bulbous protuberance on the snout of mature male gharials (Gavialis gangeticus) as it is shaped like a ghara. This protuberance enables them to...
- Crocodyloidea. Although many extinct species are known, only the gharial Gavialis gangeticus and the false gharial Tomistoma schlegelii are alive today. Extinct...
- Gavialis browni is an extinct species of the crocodylian genus Gavialis and a close relative of the living gharial Gavialis gangeticus. G. browni lived...