aquatic snakes

aquatic snakes

a term which includes some members of the Colubridae family, of very low or nil venomicity, and true sea-snakes of the family Hydrophiidae, which have very powerful venom but keep mostly to the open sea. They can be a hazard if blown to shore in rough weather. They have a capability of staying under water for as long as 8 hours.
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For example, aquatic snakes, Natrix mara, living on a fish farm and protected from aerial attack by a wire mesh have a lower frequency of tail breakage than populations in more natural settings (Santos et al.
Tail breakage frequency as an indicator of predation risk for the aquatic snake Natrix maura.
Unveiling escape and capture rates of aquatic snakes and salamanders (Siren spp.
The genus Helicops comprises sixteen species of aquatic snakes occuring in moist habitats associated to brookes, rivers and lagoons of most South American countries, to the exception of Chile.
They were specialized aquatic snakes that today are known almost exclusively by isolated vertebrae.
Temporal changes in reptile populations: effects of a severe drought on aquatic snakes.
Ecology of an aquatic snake (Thamnophis marcianus) in a desert environment: Implications of early timing of birth and geographic variation in reproduction.
Population structure, body mass, activity, and orientation of an aquatic snake (Seminatrix pygaea) during a drought.

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