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Hydrophis cyanocinctus   Daudin, 1803

annulated sea snake

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Hydrophis cyanocinctus   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

de Silva, A. 1994. (Ref. 88062)

Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 190 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 801)

Environment

Reef-associated; depth range 7 - 40 m (Ref. 356)

Climate / Range

Tropical; 49°N - 36°S (Ref. 356)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific: from the Persian Gulf to Japan and the Indo-Australian Archipelago.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Data from Malaya indicate that this sea snake has caused more deaths than any sea snake. A fowl bitten was reported to die in eight minutes (Ref. 88062). Minimum depth from Ref. 103587. Inhabits coastal waters. Ovoviviparous. Feeds on fish (Ref. 801). It bears 3 to 16 young in a brood (Ref. 88062).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 88062)

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown