As recently as last year, there were estimated to be between 18 and 35 indus dolphins in the beas river above harike barrage (shahnawaz khan 2016. Other articles where indus river dolphin is discussed: pakistan: plant and animal life:itself is home to the indus river dolphin, a freshwater dolphin whose. Indus river dolphin the indus is among the great rivers of the world it originates from the mountains of tibet and flows through ladakh and pakistan before entering. Wait for the appearance of indus river dolphin—of which there are fewer than a dozen left in india see more: . The number of the endangered indus river dolphin, also known as bhulan or the ‘blind dolphin’, is on the rise – a significant positive development despite.
Indus valley dolphin is national aquatic animal of pakistan it is found in indus river. South asian river dolphin, blind river dolphin, indus river dolphin, ganges susu, platanista gangetica minor, platanista minor. The indus river (locally called sindh high levels of pollutants in the river have led to the deaths of endangered indus river dolphin.
English – indus river dolphin, indus dolphin, susu: french – plataniste de l'indus: spanish – delfín del indo. Length: the most size is two5m (82 ft), with males smaller than females colour: middle gray-brown eyes: the dolphin is functionally blind and has no lens in its. River dolphin: river dolphin, it is common in the turbid waters of the amazon and orinoco river basins a male amazon river dolphin can (indus river dolphin,. Previous population and distribution this species was once common throughout the indus river system in pakistan, from the himalayan foothills to the mouth of the. How to protect endangered species indus river dolphin common names: indus river dolphin, bhulan, blind river dolphin, indus dolphin, side swimming dolphin.
The south asian river dolphin (platanista gangetica) is an endangered freshwater or river dolphin found in the region of south asia which is split into two subspecies. The indus river dolphin, locally known as bhulan is an obligate freshwater cetacean species found in the indus river, pakistan a flagship species, this dolphin is an. There are only four species of dolphins that are able to thrive in freshwater and the amazon river dolphin is one of them mekong, and indus rivers. Indus river dolphin common name indus river dolphin, bhulan, blind river dolphin, indus dolphin, side swimming dolphin plataniste de l'indus. Taxonomic notes: the south asian river dolphin (platanista gangetica) is the only species in the family platanistidae (rice 1998) the indus and ganges populations.
Estimating the size of the remaining population of the indus river dolphin is of great importance to evaluate the effectiveness of conservation and management. The indus river dolphin, locally known as bhulan is a freshwater dwelling cetacean species found in the indus river, pakistan  indus river dolphin is ab. The indus riverdolphin (platanista minor)is one of the worlds rarest mammals and the second mostendangered freshwater river dolphin.
Dolphin facts | dolphin information | dolphin species | dolphins faq indus river dolphin the indus river dolphin is a species which only lives in the rivers of india. Indus river dolphin the indus river dolphin (platanista gangetica minor) is a subspecies of freshwater river dolphin found in the indus river (and its beas and sutlej. Indus river dolphin (platanista gangetica minor) are a subspecies of river dolphins it is only found in the indus river in pakistan they are very similar to the. Indus river dolphin indus river dolphin is world's rarest animal that is an endangered species of dolphins found in a small area of indus river near sukkur town in.
Read about platanista minor (indus river dolphin) on the animal diversity web. Indus river dolphins are one of only four river dolphin species and subspecies in the world that spend all of their lives in freshwater, and are currently endangered. Wdc funded gill braulik to undertake two projects in pakistan, focusing on the indus river dolphin.