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sea snake

n.
Any of various venomous aquatic snakes of the family Elapidae (or Hydrophiidae) that inhabit tropical waters of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and that bear live offspring.
Any of the venomous elapid snakes that inhabit warm coastal waters from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific.
Toxicology Envenomation bites are usually painless and may not even be noticed when contact is made
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These devices reduce the number of non-target animals being caught in trawls and some may even increase sea snake escape by up to 50%.
They sported bands and waved gently, resembling the sea snakes that prey on damselfish.
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Annulated sea snake (Hydrophis cyanocinctus) is dominant sea snake in the HPA; although some other sea snakes are also reported from the mangrove channels.
It freaked me out - and luckily it was just a sea snake.
Their latest project, Marine Worlds, is an enormous carousel with 27 carriages on three levels, including a giant squid, a sea snake and a manta ray.
Jonathan Wickings, 18, was thought to have been attacked by a poisonous fish or sea snake while swimming during a boat trip from Palma, Majorca.
These locations boast an abundance of marine life and are also home to some species such as moray eels, sea snakes and hundreds of species of fish which inhabit the reef.
SEA snakes lose their stripes the nearer they live to man because of pollution, a study suggests.