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Hydrophis macdowelli   Kharin, 1983

McDowell's sea snake

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Hydrophis macdowelli  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae

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

Demersal; depth range 10 - 40 m (Ref. 2352).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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. 123251)

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

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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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): 24.3 - 28.8, mean 27.5 (based on 552 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)