Data about <i>Crocodylus palustris</i>

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Distribution

 
geographic distribution includes
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Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forests
  • Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Brahmaputra_Valley_semi-evergreen_forests
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Chhota-Nagpur dry deciduous forests
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Deccan thorn scrub forests
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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East Deccan dry-evergreen forests
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Eastern highlands moist deciduous forests
  • Eastern highlands moist deciduous forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Eastern_highlands_moist_deciduous_forests
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Indo-Malayan
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Khathiar-Gir dry deciduous forests
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North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests
  • North Western Ghats moist deciduous forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/North_Western_Ghats_moist_deciduous_forests
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Northwestern thorn scrub forests
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Orissa semi-evergreen forests
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Palearctic
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South Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests
  • South Deccan Plateau dry deciduous forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/South_Deccan_Plateau_dry_deciduous_forests
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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South Iran Nubo-Sindian desert and semi-desert
  • South Iran Nubo-Sindian desert and semi-desert
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/South_Iran_Nubo-Sindian_desert_and_semi-desert
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Sri Lanka dry-zone dry evergreen forests
  • Sri Lanka dry-zone dry evergreen forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Sri_Lanka_dry-zone_dry_evergreen_forests
Biome & Ecoregion Mappings  
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Sri Lanka lowland rain forests
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Sundarbans freshwater swamp forests
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Terai-Duar savanna and grasslands
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Upper Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests
  • Upper Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/Upper_Gangetic_Plains_moist_deciduous_forests
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Physical Description

 
body mass measurement
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294,542.64 g
Datasets  

Ecology

 
habitat
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animal habitation
  • animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
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aquatic habitat
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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ditch
  • ditch
    A small artificial watercourse dug for draining or irrigating the land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000037
Environments - EOL project  
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drainage basin
  • drainage basin
    A regions or area bounded by drainage divides and occupied by a drainage system; specifically the tract of country that gathers water originating as precipitation and contributes it to a particular stream channel or system of channels, or to a lake, reservoir, or other body of water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000291
Environments - EOL project  
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dry lake
  • dry lake
    A lake that has either permanently or temporally lost its water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000277
Environments - EOL project  
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farm
  • farm
    A tract of crop or grazing land, as well as the group of buildings with and often surrounding a farmhouse, including barns, sheds, and other outbuildings, used for agricultural production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000078
Environments - EOL project  
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fresh water
Environments - EOL project  
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fresh water
Environments - EOL project  
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freshwater habitat
  • freshwater habitat
    A habitat that is in or on a body of water containing low concentrations of dissolved salts and other total dissolved solids (<0.5 grams dissolved salts per litre).
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002037
IUCN  
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freshwater lake
  • freshwater lake
    A lake of whose water contains low concentrations of salts.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000021
Environments - EOL project  
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irrigation canal
  • irrigation canal
    Artificial watercourse with no flow or a controlled flow used irrigation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000036
Environments - EOL project  
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lagoon
  • lagoon
    A sheet of saline water separated from the open sea by sand or shingle banks. The sheet of water between an offshore reef, especially of coral and mainland. The sheet of water within a ring or horseshoe shaped atoll.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000038
Environments - EOL project  
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lake
  • lake
    A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000020
Environments - EOL project  
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Large river biome
Environments - EOL project  
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marsh
  • marsh
    A wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000035
Environments - EOL project  
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marsh
  • marsh
    A wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000035
Environments - EOL project  
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mud
  • mud
    A liquid or semi-liquid mixture of water and some combination of soil, silt, and clay.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000001
Environments - EOL project  
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ocean
  • ocean
    Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Environments - EOL project  
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pond
  • pond
    A body of water, usually of smaller size than a lake.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000033
Environments - EOL project  
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reservoir
  • reservoir
    An artificial body of water, often contained by a dam, constructed for the purpose of water storage.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000025
Environments - EOL project  
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reservoir
  • reservoir
    An artificial body of water, often contained by a dam, constructed for the purpose of water storage.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000025
Environments - EOL project  
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river
  • river
    Natural freshwater surface streams of considerable volume and a permanent or seasonal flow, moving in a definite channel toward a sea, lake, or another river; any large streams, or ones larger than brooks or creeks, such as the trunk stream and larger branches of a drainage system.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000022
Environments - EOL project  
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saline water
Environments - EOL project  
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sand
  • sand
    A naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000017
Environments - EOL project  
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stream
  • stream
    Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000023
Environments - EOL project  
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swamp
  • swamp
    A wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000233
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial habitat
  • terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
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tropical
Environments - EOL project  
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water body
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
  • Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tropical_and_subtropical_dry_broadleaf_forests
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Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
  • Tropical and subtropical grasslands, savannas, and shrublands
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tropical_and_subtropical_grasslands_savannas_and_shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
  • Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/tropical_and_subtropical_moist_broadleaf_forests
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Life History and Behavior

 
total life span max
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31.5 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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0.13 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.13 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Conservation

 
population trend
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Stable
IUCN  
 
conservation status
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vulnerable
  • vulnerable
    A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
IUCN  
 
extinction status
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  

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