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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2014, Vol. 2, Issue 3
Status, habitat and distribution pattern of the gangetic dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in national chambal sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh, India

C.P.Singh, R.R.S.Chauhan and S.B.Mishra

From November 2011 to March 2014 seven surveys were conducted in upstream and downstream to study the status, habitat and distribution pattern of Gangetic dolphin in National Chambal Sanctuary Covering length of about 180 km from Rea to Pachnada. A total of 44 dolphin sightings were observed. Fifteen pools with a good population of dolphins were identified. Other aquatic animals like Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus), Mugger (Crocodylus palustris), nine species of hard-shell and soft shell turtles, migratory birds along with some resident birds were observed. The invertebrates noticed were Dragon flies, Damsel flies, Bellostoma, Butter flies and ants as well as some Molluscs.
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How to cite this article:
C.P.Singh, R.R.S.Chauhan, S.B.Mishra. Status, habitat and distribution pattern of the gangetic dolphin (Platanista gangetica) in national chambal sanctuary, Uttar Pradesh, India. J Entomol Zool Stud 2014;2(3):179-181.
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