Hydrophis cyanocinctus

Annulated sea snake

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous ref
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The bite of most elapids is not painful. You can be bitten and envenomated without noticing it.
  • Length Adult

  • up to 275 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Weight Range

  • ??? gr - ??? gr ref
  • Pupil Shape

  • Dentition Type

  • fixed front fangs ref
  • Teeth/Fang Length


Altitude range

Vertical distribution

??? to ??? meter above sea level ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Hydrophis cyanocinctus (not specific) 0 CHINESE 青環海蛇 (Qīng huán hǎishé), ENGLISH Annulated sea snake, Asian Annulated Sea Snake, Banded Sea Snake, Blue banded sea snake, Bluebanded Sea Snake, Common sea serpent, Dusky chinned Giant Sea Snake, Ringed Sea Snake, FRENCH Hydrophide A Bandes Bleues, GERMAN Streifenruderschlange, KOREAN 얼룩바다뱀, UNCODED LANGUAGES Chittul, Daryai mar, Madara Umi Hebi, Samundri sanp

Full Taxonomy

  • I. Superfamily Colubroidea

  • Colubrids, elapids and vipers
  • II. Family Elapidae

  • Elapids
  • III. Subfamily Hydrophiinae

  • Sea snakes
  • IV. Genus Hydrophis

  • Sea snakes
  • V. Species Hydrophis cyanocinctus

  • Annulated sea snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 639
Complete taxonomy of Hydrophis cyanocinctus at The Reptile Database.