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Laticauda frontalis   (De Vis, 1905)

Vanuatu sea krait
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Classification
Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae
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Main reference
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)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 65.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75804); 78 cm SVL (female)

Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Central Pacific: New Caledonia and Vanuatu.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Mass conversion

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Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate to high vulnerability (46 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)