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Family: Hydrophiidae (See list of species below)

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61 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Acalyptophis peronii
[spiny-headed seasnake]
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Aipysurus apraefrontalis
[short-nosed seasnake]
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Aipysurus duboisii
[reef shallows seasnake]
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Aipysurus eydouxii
[spine-tailed seasnake]
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Aipysurus foliosquama
[leaf-scaled seasnake]
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Aipysurus fuscus
[dusky seasnake]


Aipysurus laevis
[olive-brown seasnake]
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Aipysurus tenuis
[Arafura sea snake]
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Alsidium pusillum
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Disteira kingii
[spectacled seasnake]
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Disteira major
[olive-headed seasnake]
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Disteira nigrocincta
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Disteira walli
[Wall's sea snake]
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Emydocephalus annulatus
[turtle-headed seasnake]
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Emydocephalus ijimae
[turtlehead sea snake]
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Enhydrina schistosa
[beaked sea snake]
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Enhydrina zweifeli
[Sepik beaked seasnake]
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Ephalophis greyae
[north-western mangrove seasnake]
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Hydrelaps darwiniensis
[Port Darwin seasnake]
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Hydrophis atriceps
[black-headed seasnake]
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Hydrophis belcheri
[faint-banded seasnake]
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Hydrophis bituberculatus
[Peter's sea snake]
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Hydrophis brooki
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Hydrophis caerulescens
[dwarf seasnake]
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Hydrophis coggeri
[Cogger's sea snake]
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Hydrophis cyanocinctus
[annulated sea snake]
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Hydrophis czeblukovi
[fine-spined seasnake]
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Hydrophis elegans
[elegant seasnake]
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Hydrophis fasciatus
[striped sea snake]
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Hydrophis inornatus
[plain seasnake]
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Hydrophis klossi
[Kloss' sea snake]
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Hydrophis laboutei
[Laboute's sea snake]
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Hydrophis lamberti
[Lambert's sea snake]
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Hydrophis lapemoides
[Persian Gulf sea snake]
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Hydrophis macdowelli
[McDowell's sea snake]
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Hydrophis mamillaris
[Bombay sea snake]
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Hydrophis melanocephalus
[slender-necked seasnake]
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Hydrophis melanosoma
[black-banded seasnake]
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Hydrophis obscurus
[Russel's sea snake]
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Hydrophis ornatus
[ornate reef seasnake]
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Hydrophis pachyceros
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Hydrophis pacificus
[Pacific seasnake]
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Hydrophis parviceps
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Hydrophis semperi
[Lake Taal Snake]
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Hydrophis sibauensis
[Kalimantan sea snake]
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Hydrophis spiralis
[yellow sea snake]
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Hydrophis stricticollis
[collared sea snake]
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Hydrophis torquatus
[west coast black-headed sea snake]
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Hydrophis vorisi
[estuarine seasnake]
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Kerilia jerdoni
[Jerdon's sea snake]
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Kolpophis annandalei
[bighead sea snake]


Lapemis curtus
[Hardwicke's spine-bellied seasnake]


Laticauda colubrina
[yellow-lipped sea krait]
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Laticauda crockeri
[Crocker's sea snake]
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Laticauda frontalis
[Vanuatu sea krait]
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Laticauda guineai
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Laticauda laticaudata
[brown-lipped sea krait]
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Laticauda saintgironsi
[Saint Giron's sea krait]
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Laticauda schistorhynchus
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Parahydrophis mertoni
[northern mangrove seasnake]
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Thalassophis anomalus
[anomalous sea snake]
61 Species of Family Hydrophiidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Acalyptophis peronii spiny-headed seasnake Northeast Atlantic to Wes 130 SVL
Aipysurus apraefrontalis short-nosed seasnake Indo-West Pacific 92 SVL
Aipysurus duboisii reef shallows seasnake Northeast Atlantic to Wes 148 SVL
Aipysurus eydouxii spine-tailed seasnake Indo-West Pacific. 96 SVL
Aipysurus foliosquama leaf-scaled seasnake Indo-West Pacific. Tropi
Aipysurus fuscus dusky seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Aipysurus laevis olive-brown seasnake Indo-Pacific, Northwest A 200 TL
Aipysurus tenuis Arafura sea snake Indo-West Pacific
Alsidium pusillum Pacific Ocean.
Disteira kingii spectacled seasnake Indo-West Pacific 165 SVL
Disteira major olive-headed seasnake Northeast Atlantic, the M 160 SVL
Disteira nigrocincta Indo-West Pacific.
Disteira walli Wall's sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Emydocephalus annulatus turtle-headed seasnake Indo-West Pacific, Northw 91 SVL
Emydocephalus ijimae turtlehead sea snake Northwest Pacific. 85 SVL
Enhydrina schistosa beaked sea snake Indo-West Pacific. 140 TL
Enhydrina zweifeli Sepik beaked seasnake Western Central Pacific.
Ephalophis greyae north-western mangrove seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrelaps darwiniensis Port Darwin seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis atriceps black-headed seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis belcheri faint-banded seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis bituberculatus Peter's sea snake Indo-West Pacific. 112 TL
Hydrophis brooki Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis caerulescens dwarf seasnake Indo-West Pacific and the 82 TL
Hydrophis coggeri Cogger's sea snake Northeast Atlantic, Medit 137 SVL
Hydrophis cyanocinctus annulated sea snake Indo-West Pacific 190 TL
Hydrophis czeblukovi fine-spined seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis elegans elegant seasnake Indo-West Pacific. 234 SVL
Hydrophis fasciatus striped sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis inornatus plain seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis klossi Kloss' sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis laboutei Laboute's sea snake Northwest Pacific and the
Hydrophis lamberti Lambert's sea snake Western Central Pacific. 125 TL
Hydrophis lapemoides Persian Gulf sea snake Indo-West Pacific. 129.6 TL
Hydrophis macdowelli McDowell's sea snake Western Central Pacific 90 SVL
Hydrophis mamillaris Bombay sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis melanocephalus slender-necked seasnake Indo-West Pacific. 150 TL
Hydrophis melanosoma black-banded seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis obscurus Russel's sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis ornatus ornate reef seasnake Northeast Atlantic, the M 163 SVL
Hydrophis pachyceros Western Pacific
Hydrophis pacificus Pacific seasnake Indo-West Pacific 185 SVL
Hydrophis parviceps Western Pacific.
Hydrophis semperi Lake Taal Snake Western Pacific.
Hydrophis sibauensis Kalimantan sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis spiralis yellow sea snake Northeast Atlantic, Medit 1745 SVL
Hydrophis stricticollis collared sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis torquatus west coast black-headed sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Hydrophis vorisi estuarine seasnake Indo-Pacific.
Kerilia jerdoni Jerdon's sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Kolpophis annandalei bighead sea snake Indo-West Pacific.
Lapemis curtus Hardwicke's spine-bellied seasnake Indo-West Pacific. 128 SVL
Laticauda colubrina yellow-lipped sea krait Indo-Pacific and the Atla 150 TL
Laticauda crockeri Crocker's sea snake Western Pacific
Laticauda frontalis Vanuatu sea krait Western Central Pacific 78 SVL
Laticauda guineai Western Central Pacific
Laticauda laticaudata brown-lipped sea krait Indo-West Pacific, Northw 136 SVL
Laticauda saintgironsi Saint Giron's sea krait Indo-Pacific 109 SVL
Laticauda schistorhynchus Indo-West Pacific, Northe
Parahydrophis mertoni northern mangrove seasnake Indo-West Pacific.
Thalassophis anomalus anomalous sea snake Indo-West Pacific.



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