Hydrophis hardwickii

Spine bellied sea snake

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous ref
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Warning. 

Snake reportedly very aggressive. It often tries to bite intruders without being provoked.
  • Length Adult

  • up to 100 cm ref
  • Length Newborn

  • unknown
  • Weight Range

  • ??? gr - 330 gr ref
  • Pupil Shape

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  • Dentition Type

  • fixed front fangs
  • Teeth/Fang Length

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Altitude range

Vertical distribution

-15 to ??? meter above sea level ref

Subspecies & Common Names

Hydrophis hardwickii  0 DE Hardwickes Seeschlange, EN Hardwicke’s spine bellied sea snake, Shaw's Sea Snake, Short Sea Snake, Spine bellied sea snake, FR Lapemide Court, ID Ular Lempe, JA Toge Umi Hebi

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 hardwickii

  • Spine bellied sea snake
  • VI. snakeID

  • 631
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