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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 Ohio Department of Natural Resources' (ODNR) Lake Erie Watersnake Habitat Management Plan fulfilled nearly all of the requirements to protect snake habitat.
Reproductive cycle of the northern watersnake, Natrix s.
Since there is no semantic connection between watersnake and gong, the pairing of the two must be found in mythology.
For example, Tiebout and Cary (1987) observed northern watersnakes (Nerodia sipedon) basking out of water in vegetation most frequently in spring, and Graham (2013) observed a spring bias in arboreal behavior by plainbelly watersnakes (Nerodia erythrogaster), northern watersnakes, and brown watersnakes (Nerodia taxispilota).
The tale of the Lake Erie watersnake (Nerodia sipedon insularum) illustrates the entire process from recovery planning through implementation to delisting and subsequent 'post-delisting' monitoring.
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.
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.
In the early 1900s, when this subspecies was described scientifically as the Lake Erie watersnake (Nerodia sipedon insularum), it could still be found in large numbers.
birds, and snakes [northern watersnake (Nerodia sipedon), western ribbonsnake (Thamnophis proximus), and common gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis)].
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.