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Hydrophis spiralis

Narrow banded Sea Snake

Venomous 💀💀💀💀 Very dangerous ref
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A snake that is described as aggressive. Reports say that it will bite at little provocation without hesitation. This huge snake has long fangs and a big venom supply.


The narrow banded sea snake is the longest sea snake known to science.
  • Snake Length

  • ??? cm - 275 cm ref
  • Dentition

  • front-fanged
  • Weight

  • ??? gr - ??? gr
  • D.movability

  • fixed
  • Pupil shape (closed state)

  • Teeth/Fang Length


Altitude range

Vertical distribution

-10 to ??? meter above sea level (a.s.l.)

Subspecies & Common Names

Hydrophis spiralis  0 DE Gelbe Ruderschlange, EN Blotched backed Giant Sea Snake, Narrow banded Sea Snake, Spiral Sea Snake, Yellow Sea Snake, FR Hydrophide spirale, SI Mudu naya

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 spiralis

  • Narrow banded Sea Snake
  • VI. snakeID

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