Sea Snake

Sea Snake

SEA SNAKEcommon name for members of a family of poisonous water snakes. Sea snakes inhabit tropical waters from the Persian Gulf to the southwest Pacific Ocean; they are particularly abundant in the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal. Usually about 1.5 m (about 5 ft) long, some species may reach 2.7 m (9 ft).
Sea snakes have no gills and must rise to the surface for air, but they can remain underwater for several hours, obtaining dissolved oxygen from water that they swallow and eject.They feed on fishes and seldom attack humans unless threatened.
 

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