Listing of Victorian Sea Snakes
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VICTORIAN SEA SNAKES - SPECIES LISTING
TRUE SEA SNAKES OF VICTORIA
Sea Snakes are often placed in their own family, however now many experts consider them to be in the Elapid family
All sea snakes have a paddle shaped tail
Subfamily Hydrophiinae (Sea Snakes)
(Previously Family Hydrophiidae)
TABLE 1 - TRUE SEA SNAKES
THESE SNAKES ARE LIVEBEARERS THAT SPEND THEIR ENTIRE LIFE IN WATER
Hydrophis (was Pelamis) platurus platurus
NSW, NT, Qld, Tas, Vic, WA, CKI, CI, NI, LHI, SA?
Sea snakes are rarely found in Victorian Waters
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Updated September 13, 2021