Aipysurus eydouxii   Gray, 1849

spine-tailed seasnake
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 0 - 23 m (Ref. 78387).  Tropical; 22°N - 58°S (Ref. 356)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 47.2, range 39 - 85 cm Max length : 96.0 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 74665)

Short description Morphology

Moderately built. Cream to salmon-colored above with irregular blackish cross-bands that taper and terminate on the sides or extend ventrally. Scales in the paler interspaces with dark margins; interspaces contain secondary darker blotches. Ventrals vary from entirely blackish to pale with dark median zone. Head uniform brown or flecked with darker. Head shields enlarged and symmetrical without fragmentation.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Samples taken in deeper waters; suggesting that it does not inhabit clear reef waters (Ref. 2357).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Cogger, H.G. 1975. (Ref. 2357)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 119314)

  Least Concern (LC) ; Date assessed: 15 February 2009

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 25.4 - 29.3, mean 28.7 (based on 2730 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low to moderate vulnerability (34 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown