Aipysurus laevis

Olive brown sea snake

💀💀💀💀 Venomous - very dangerous 💀💀💀💀
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Warning. 

This snake is in general peaceful, but reports stated incidents where snakes followed and attacked divers.
  • Snake Length

  • ??? cm - 230 cm ref
  • Dentition

  • front-fanged
  • Weight

  • ??? gr - 3000 gr ref
  • D.movability

  • fixed
  • Pupil shape (closed state)

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  • Teeth/Fang Length

  • 5 mm ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

-30 to 0 meter above sea level (a.s.l.)

Subspecies & Common Names

Aipysurus laevis  0 DE Olivfarbene Seeschlange, Olivgr├╝ne Seeschlange, EN Brown Sea Snake, Golden Sea Snake, Large olive sea snake, Olive brown sea snake, Olive pipe sea snake, Olive sea snake, Shark Bay Sea Snake, FR Aipysure Lisse Aipysurus laevis laevis 1 Aipysurus laevis pooleorum 51

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Elapidae

  • Elapids
  • III. Subfamily Hydrophiinae

  • Sea snakes
  • IV. Genus Aipysurus

  • Olive Sea Snakes
  • V. Species Aipysurus laevis

  • Olive brown sea snake
  • VI. snakeID

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