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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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.
Palaeopheidae is a specialized family of extinct aquatic snakes that is divided into two subfamilies, the Palaeopheinae Lydekker and the Archaeopheinae Janensch (1).
Ecology of an aquatic snake (Thamnophis marcianus) in a desert environment: Implications of early timing of birth and geographic variation in reproduction.

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