Range: The Sundarbans of India and Bangladesh, Myanmar, peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra (Indonesia), Thailand, and Cambodia. (Stuart et al., 2001)
Aquatic. Coastal mangrove estuaries and creeks, but ventures far up rivers during the breeding season. (Stuart et al., 2001)
Threats: Hunting, harvesting of eggs, loss of mangrove
forest and other food sources, incidental drowning in fishing
nets and traps, accidental death resulting from power boats,
loss of nesting beaches, pollution, destructive fishing
practices, siltation and sedimentation due to watershed
activities such as logging.