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Noun1.Gavialis - type genus of the GavialidaeGavialis - type genus of the Gavialidae  
reptile genus - a genus of reptiles
gavial, Gavialis gangeticus - large fish-eating Indian crocodilian with a long slender snout
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The Indian gharial (Gavialis Gangeticus), a close relative of the mugger crocodile, has been on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) red list for decades due to its rapidly declining population.
Arnason, "Mitogenomic analyses place the gharial (Gavialis gangeticus) on the crocodile tree and provide pre-K/T divergence times for most crocodilians," Journal of Molecular Evolution, vol.
Utilizou-se forma comparativa com as cinco especies estudadas por MEERS (2003), referenciando quatro Alligator missipiensis, um Crocodillus siamensis, dois Crocodillus acutus, dois Osteolaemos tetraspis, um Gavialis gangeticus, acrescido de analises locomotoras.
The zoo authorities have been battling unsuccessfully for the last few years to maintain the number of gharials ( Gavialis gangeticus) and crocodiles ( Crocodylus palustris).