Hydrophis elegans

Elegant sea snake

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous

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Warning. 

The bite of most elapids is not painful. You can be bitten and envenomated without noticing it.
  • Snake Length

  • ??? cm - 250 cm ref
  • Dentition

  • front-fanged
  • Weight

  • ??? gr - 2450 gr ref
  • D.movability

  • fixed
  • Pupil shape (closed state)

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  • Teeth/Fang Length

  • 3.9 mm ref

Altitude range

Vertical distribution

??? to ??? meter above sea level (a.s.l.)

Subspecies & Common Names


Hydrophis elegans  0 DE Elegante Ruderschlange, EN Australian Annulated Sea Snake, Bar bellied sea snake, Elegant Banded Sea Snake, Elegant sea snake, FR Hydrophide Elegant

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 elegans

  • Elegant sea snake
  • VI. snakeID

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