The indus river feeds the indus submarine fan, high levels of pollutants in the river have led to the deaths of endangered indus river dolphin. Wildlife of pakistan is on a mission that is conservation of wildlife, restoration of natural habitats and protection of our majestic landscapes. In the first ever survey of the indus river dolphin in india, a number of the rare creatures were spotted, including calves.
Wildlife middle east news volume 3 issue 4 march 2009 issn 1990-8237 [email protected] wwwwmenewscom of the movement of the indus river dolphin across the. A survey was conducted in march and april 2001, to assess the status of the indus river dolphin, platanista gangetica minor, throughout its present range. The number of the endangered indus river dolphin, also known as bhulan or the ‘blind dolphin’, is on the rise – a significant positive development.
Biological status of indus river dolphin (platanista minor owen) in indus river, northern pakistan 40 slender in colour, the dolphin is pinkish or purplish. Protection status indus river dolphin and yangtze river dolphin (extinct) listed as endangered under the endangered species act and designated as depleted under the. Yangtze river dolphin or whitefin dolphin lipotes vexillifer the specific name, with the population of indus river dolphins estimated at 500 individuals. 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.
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. Indus river dolphin, bhulan, blind river dolphin, indus dolphin, side swimming dolphin plataniste de l'indus (fr) delfín del indo (sp) the indus river. Esta imagem provém do wikimedia commons, um acervo de conteúdo livre da wikimedia foundation que pode ser utilizado por outros projetos ver. The freshwater dolphin’s habitat is disappearing as pakistan diverts river water for irrigation.
1 declining river flows- perhaps the greatest threat to long-term survival of the indus river dolphin due to the fact that the indus river is a highly managed river. There are less than 1000 of these unique, charismatic dolphins left on earth. From reuters june 7 (reuters) - the endangered indus river dolphin has dramatically increased in numbers in a small section of the indus in pakistan but the animals. The ganges river dolphin (platanista gangetica gangetica) and indus river dolphin (platanista gangetica minor) are two sub-species of freshwater or river dolphins.
Sonar tracking of indus river dolphins by indus river dolphins are one of the few river dolphin species in the world and an asset for pakistan. 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. The endangered freshwater dolphins of the indus river have lost 80 percent of their natural habitat, but a solution as simple as water conservation could be the key. 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.
Read more about no decline in indus dolphin population in beas: survey on business standard the first-ever survey on a 185-km stretch of river beas has. Home » platanista gangetica (blind river dolphin, ganges dolphin, ganges river dolphin, ganges susu, indus river dolphin, south asian river dolphin. The indus river dolphin is a subspecies of freshwater river dolphin found in the indus river of india and pakistan this dolphin was the first discovered.
World j fish & marine sci, 8 (1): 68-73, 2016 69 different international organizations like world indus river dolphin is categorized most endangered. Other names: bhulan, susu, blind river dolphin, indus susu about: indus dolphins are mammals, not fish they come up to the surface for air, and as humans do, they. River dolphin: river dolphin, any of six species of small, usually freshwater aquatic mammals that are related to whales (order cetacea) these dolphins are found in. English – indus river dolphin, indus dolphin, susu: french – plataniste de l'indus: spanish – delfín del indo.