Snake Taxonomy SC
Snake Taxonomy EN
Snake Taxonomy DE
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Olive Headed Sea Snake
Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous bite
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The olive headed sea snake is said to be aggressive. Fatal bites had been caused by this snake. Keep in mind: Its bite is not painful. You can be bitten and envenomated without noticing it in time.
up to 196 cm
42 to 45 cm
Pupil Shape (when closed!)
round (or oval)
-40 to 0 meter above sea level (a.s.l.)
Subspecies & Common Names
Common Sea Snake, Greater Sea Snake, Olive Headed Sea Snake,
Colubrids, elapids and vipers
Olive headed sea snake
Look up complete taxonomic records of
Hydrophis major (including synonyms)
at THE REPTILE DATABASE (by Peter Uetz et al).