Reptilia | Squamata
Bisby, F.A., Y.R. Roskov, T.M. Orrell, D. Nicolson, L.E. Paglinawan, N. Bailly, P.M. Kirk, T. Bourgoin and J. van Hertum (eds.). 2008. (Ref. 75097)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 65.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75804); 78 cm SVL (female)
Climate / Range
Western Central Pacific: New Caledonia and Vanuatu.
Found in cavities in flat platforms in supralittoral zone. Also on coral islets in a lagoon, coiled up under rocks or a pile of decaying vegetation, in wave-eroded cavities and crevices. Feeds exclusively on eels, mostly on families Muraenidae and Congridae (Ref. 75804).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models
Moderate to high vulnerability (46 of 100)