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Hydrophis spiralis   Shaw, 1802

yellow sea snake

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Hydrophis spiralis  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

Reef-associated; depth range 4 - 40 m (Ref. 356).  Tropical; 51°N - 53°S (Ref. 356)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic, Mediterranean and Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 1,745 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Total length: reaches at least 260 cm (Ref. 801). Minimum depth from Ref. 102785. Inhabits coastal waters. Ovoviviparous. Feeds on fishes (Ref. 801) like eels (Ref. 2352).

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

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

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

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

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): 22.6 - 29.2, mean 28.2 (based on 1448 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown