Sea snakes by Colleen Sexton

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Published by Bellwether Media in Minneapolis, MN .

Written in English

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  • Sea snakes -- Juvenile literature

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementby Colleen Sexton.
GenreJuvenile literature
SeriesBlastoff! readers. Snakes alive!
LC ClassificationsQL666.O64 S492 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23713454M
ISBN 109781600143205
LC Control Number2009037752

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Where Dolphin pods are seen, these masses of sea snakes are not noted, and it is suspected that the Dolphin is a natural predator of H. lapemoides. ==References== Bibliography.

Bussarawitt, S., Rasmussen, A. R., & Andersen, M. A preliminary study on sea snakes (Hydrophiidae) from Phuket Harbor, Phuket Island, Thailand. Family: Elapidae. According to the book Sea Snake Toxinology by P. Gopalakrishnakone, there are several types of sea snakes, and most are just as deadly, if not deadlier, than any of its land-dwelling kin.

Probably the worst is the Aipysurus duboisii, or the Dubois' sea snake. Found in the Coral Sea, the Dubois has one of the highest rates of toxicity in the Author: Jason Iannone. The relationships among sea kraits has been studied by Voris () and McCarthy () and the relationships of sea kraits to other elapid snakes have been studied most recently by Keogh ().

Literature: Guinea, M.L. Sea snakes of Fiji and Niue. In: Sea Snake Toxinology, ed. by P. Gopalakrishnakone. Singapore University Press, Singapore.

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The yellow-lipped sea krait (Laticauda colubrina), also known as the banded sea krait, colubrine sea krait, is a species of venomous sea snake found in tropical Indo-Pacific oceanic waters. The snake has distinctive black stripes and a yellow snout, with a paddle-like tail for use in swimming. It spends much of its time underwater in order for it to hunt, but returns to land to digest, rest Family: Elapidae.

Sea snakes, which comprise approximately 70 species, are the most abundant and widely dispersed group of poisonous reptiles in the world; most sea snake species are members of the family (Figure ).Hydrophiidae and are characterized by vertically flattened tails and nostrils with valvelike flaps.

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