Platanistidae

(redirected from Ganges and Indus River Dolphin)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Platanistidae - river dolphins
mammal family - a family of mammals
Odontoceti, suborder Odontoceti - toothed whales: dolphins; porpoises; sperm whales; beaked whales
river dolphin - any of several long-snouted usually freshwater dolphins of South America and southern Asia
References in periodicals archive ?
Three whale species--fin, sperm, and sei--also made it into Appendix I, along with the nearly extinct Ganges and Indus River dolphins (Platanista gangetica gangetica) in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.