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Laticauda saintgironsi   Cogger & Heatwole, 2005

Saint Giron's 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 : 109 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 75804); common length : 90.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352)

Environment
Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 60 m (Ref. 75803)

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific: Endemic to New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands).
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Widely spread in tropical reefs. Spends half of its lifetime on land but goes back to water to hunt for food. It then returns to small islets to digest its prey, mate and lay its eggs. Hard-bottom forager, targeting anguilliform fishes in cavities and burrows. Occupies the same trophic level as Laticauda laticaudata (Ref. 101687).

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 vulnerability (36 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)