PDF | On Jan 1, , Gawsia Wahidunnessa Chowdhury and others published Status of the Ganges River Shark Glyphis gangeticus (Müller & Henle, ). A rare contemporary record of the Critically Endangered Ganges shark Glyphis gangeticus. Jabado RW(1), Kyne PM(2), Nazareth E(3), Sutaria. Description, classification, synonyms, distribution map and images of Glyphis gangeticus – Ganges shark.

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But its minute eyes suggest that it may be adapted to turbid water with poor visibility, as in large tropical rivers and muddy estuaries.

Newborn specimens are from 56 to 61 cm long. Its notoriety may have stemmed from its widespread confusion with C. But this species is potentially dangerous as well because of its size and large teeth, though its reputation as a man-eater is still unproven.


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High to very high vulnerability 67 of You can sponsor this page. Marine; freshwater; brackish; demersal; amphidromous Ref.

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glyphi Collaborators Pictures Stamps, Coins Misc. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. Entered by Carpenter, Kent E. Sign our Guest Book. Native range All suitable habitat Year