The Gavial is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

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Gavial (Gharial) Gavialis gangeticus = Photo: A gharial shows its characteristic long narrow snout ENLARGEWALLPAPER Close-up of a gavial (gharial) with its characteristic long, narrow snoutPhotograph by Stephen St. More

Also called gharial, the gavial (Gavialis gangeticus) is distinguished from the crocodiles and alligators by its extremely long, slender, parallel-sided snout. It feeds chiefly on fish, which it catches with side-to-side sweeps of the head. More

Photo: Indian Gavial, Gavialis gangeticus. Indian gavial, Gavialis gangeticus More Images More

The Indian gavial (Gavialis gangeticus) is confined to the Ganges River and its tributaries, while the Malayan gavial (Tomistoma schlegeli) is found in Borneo and Sumatra. The Indian gavial, which may attain a length of 30 ft (9 m). More

Gavialis gangeticus, with a very long slender snout: family Gavialidae (Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Animals)false gavial a SE Asian crocodile, Tomistoma schlegeli, similar to but smaller than the gavialThesaurusLegend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms Noun More

Genus: Gavialis Species: gangeticus Museum Location: above cabinet 615 Description: These crocodiles have a long, very narrow snout with sharp More

Gavials are found in India and Malaya. They are generally a light olive to tan color with dark blotches on the body and tail. The Indian gavial has been known to reach a length of 9 m (30 ft). More

A crocodile-like reptile with long, narrow jaws (species Gavialis gangeticus); one of two surviving members of the family Gavialidae. More

Scientific Name: Gavialis gangeticus Habitat: large rivers Range: Northern India Size of GavialThe Indian gavial has an extremely long narrow snout, studded with about 100 small teeth - ideal equipment for seizing fish and More

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gavial definition ga·vial (gā′vē əl) noun 1. More

gavial (gā'vēul) , large reptile of the crocodile order, found in rivers from Pakistan to Myanmar. Also called gharial, the gavial (Gavialis gangeticus) is distinguished from the crocodiles and alligators by its extremely long, slender, parallel-sided snout. More

gavial (gā`vēəl), large reptile of the crocodile crocodile, large, carnivorous reptile of the order Crocodilia, found in tropical and subtropical regions. Crocodiles live in swamps or on river banks and catch their prey in the water. More

The true gavial is classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Reptilia, order Crocodilia, family Gavialidea. The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2007, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. More

Additionally irrational fears that the Gavial is a "Man Eater" have resulted in heavy losses of wild stock. The snout of this species of croc is suited for hunting primarily fish and other aquatic species such as turtles. More

Genus & Species: Gavialis gangeticus APPEARANCE The gharial is an unusual crocodilian with a very long snout. Gharials are one of the longest of the crocodilians, rivaling the Australian saltwater crocodile in length. More

Indian gavial is found near rivers in Pakistan, India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. The male reaches a length of 18 feet (5.5 m); the female, a length of 13 feet (4 m). More

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> Gavialis is a corrupted derivation from the Hindi word ghariyal which is a name for "crocodile". More

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Common names

Fish-eating crocodile in English - English
Gangas gaviāls in Latvian - latviešu valoda
Gangesgavial in German - Deutsch
Gangeszi gaviál in Hungarian - Magyar
Gaviaali in Finnish - suomen kieli
gavial in Catalan - Català
gavial in Danish - dansk
gavial in English - English
Gavial del ganges in Spanish - español
Gavial du gange in French - français
Gavialis gangeticus in Spanish - español
Gavialo in Ido - Ido
Gavijal in Croatian - Hrvatski
Gawial gangesowy in Polish - polski
gharial in English - English
Hint gavyali in Turkish - Türkçe
Indian gharial in English - English
Long-nosed crocodile in English - English
true gharial in English - English
Гавиал in Russian - русский язык
Гавиал (гхариал) гангский in Russian - русский язык
גאביאל in Hebrew - ‫עברית
גאוויאל in Yiddish - ‫ייִדיש
घड़ियाल, पशु in Hindi - हिन्दी
ঘড়িয়াল in Bengali - বাংলা
ചീങ്കണ്ണി in Malayalam - മലയാളം
インドガビアル in Japanese - 日本語

Order : Crocodylia
Family : Crocodylidae
Genus : Gavialis
Species : Gavialis gangeticus
Authority : GMELIN 1789