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water snake

n.
1. Any of various North American colubrid snakes of the genus Nerodia, living in or frequenting freshwater streams and ponds.
2. Any of various aquatic or semiaquatic snakes.
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The Lake Erie Islands Chapter of the Black Swamp Conservancy (LEI-BSC), the local land trust organization, initiated a voluntary conservation easement program for the Lake Erie Islands to bring additional shoreline acreage to the list of protected Lake Erie watersnake habitat.
The "Watersnakes welcome here" signs are just a small part of the Service's outreach effort.
Nerodia sipedon sipedon (Linnaeus, 1758), Common Watersnake (I, II, III, IV)
The ovarian cycle of the watersnake Nerodia sipedon, and the effects of hypophysectomy and gonadotropin administration.
The Lake Erie watersnake inhabits offshore islands in western Lake Erie in Ohio and Ontario, Canada.
SSPCA workers nicknamed the diamondback watersnake after the infamous former world heavyweight boxing champ because of his terrible temper.
Most of the remaining nine species were present at intermediate abundances; however, three species, the eastern coachwhip (Masticophis flagellum flagellum), the blotched watersnake (Nerodia erythrogaster transversa) and the southern copperhead were represented by only a single individual.
We observed no direct cause of nest predation for Study 3, although many predators are known from the site, e.g., raccoon (Procyon lotor), American mink (Neovision vision), squirrels (Sciurus spp.), birds, and snakes [northern watersnake (Nerodia sipedon), western ribbonsnake (Thamnophis proximus), and common gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis)].
The earliest efforts to recover the Lake Erie watersnake focused on outreach to the local residents.
(2005) demonstrated no difference in body-size-standardized size of clutch among three populations of the oviparous viperine watersnake (Natrix maura) with significant differences in availability of food.
Thermal Ecology of Hibernation in the Midland Watersnake. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Relative clutch mass (RCM), the ratio of total mass of a clutch to the postpartum body mass of the female, is considered by many a life history trait that indirectly quantifies reproductive effort in snakes, The Northern Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon sipedon) is one of the most abundant and widespread species of snake within Ohio.