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Hydrophis lapemoides   Gray, 1849

Persian Gulf sea snake
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated; depth range 10 - 40 m (Ref. 356).  Tropical; 1°N - 30°N (Ref. 356)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 130 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 88062)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Minimum depth from Ref. 115118. Inhabits coastal waters. Ovoviviparous. Feeds on fish (Ref. 801). It was observed to be attracted to the lights of a steamer (Ref. 88062).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Carpenter, K.E., F. Krupp, D.A. Jones and U. Zajonz. 1997. (Ref. 801)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest
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Abundance
References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (58 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown