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Laticauda saintgironsi   Cogger & Heatwole, 2005

Saint Giron's sea krait
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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

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 : 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 Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific: Endemic to New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands).

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

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Moderate vulnerability (36 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)