Crocodylus palustris

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA REPTILIA CROCODYLIA CROCODYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Crocodylus palustris
Species Authority: Lesson, 1831
Common Name/s:
English Mugger, Broad-snouted Crocodile, Marsh Crocodile, Muggar
French Crocodile des Marais, Crocodile paludéen, Crocodile palustre
Spanish Cocodrilo del Marjal, Cocodrilo Marismeño

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable   A1a, C2a   ver 2.3
Year Assessed: 1996
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor/s: Crocodile Specialist Group
Reviewer/s:
History:
1994 Vulnerable (Groombridge 1994)
1990 Vulnerable (IUCN 1990)
1988 Vulnerable (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1988)
1986 Vulnerable (IUCN Conservation Monitoring Centre 1986)
1982 Vulnerable

Geographic Range [top]

Countries:
Native:
India; Iran, Islamic Republic of; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
Possibly extinct:
Bangladesh

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: May also be found in coastal saltwater lagoons. Terrestial nest sites and basking areas.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is listed on CITES Appendix I.
Citation: Crocodile Specialist Group 1996. Crocodylus palustris. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 16 November 2011.
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