Reptilia | Squamata
Environment / Climate / Range
Demersal; depth range 10 - 40 m (Ref. 2352). Tropical
Western Central Pacific: New Caledonia and Australia.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?, range 35 - 82 cm Max length : 90.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352); common length : 60.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352)
Found on gray bottoms in the middle of a lagoon. Highly cautious snake. Actively feeds on prey in burrows made by fishes in sediments (Ref. 2352).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Bisby, F.A., Y.R. Roskov, T.M. Orrell, D. Nicolson, L.E. Paglinawan, N. Bailly, P.M. Kirk, T. Bourgoin and J. van Hertum (eds.). 2008. (Ref. 75097)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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