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Hydrophis caerulescens   Shaw, 1802

dwarf seasnake

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
This map was computer-generated and has not yet been reviewed.
Hydrophis caerulescens   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Greer, A.E. 2006. (Ref. 78637)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 82.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 78637); 74 cm TL (female)

Environment

Benthopelagic; depth range 0 - 20 m (Ref. 356)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 41°N - 58°S (Ref. 356)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific and the Mediterranean.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Typically inhabits shallow waters, in seagrass beds and muddy bottoms. Forages on eels (Ref. 98471).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (53 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown