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Hydrophis cyanocinctus   Daudin, 1803

annulated sea snake

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

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

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 70.0  range ? - ? cm Max length : 190 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 801)

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).

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

It bears 3 to 16 young in a brood (Ref. 88062).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 123251)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 February 2009

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Venomous (Ref. 88062)

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

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 23.1 - 29.2, mean 28.1 (based on 1654 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Very high vulnerability (90 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown