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Hydrophis is a genus of sea snakes. They are typically found in Indo-Australian and Southeast Asian waters. Currently, around 35 species are recognized.

Systematics and classification


There are more than 30 recognized species in the genus Hydrophis.

*) Not including the nominate subspecies (typical form).

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Hydrophis.

See also

  • Sea snake
  • Snakebite



Further reading

  • Zug, George R.; Laurie J. Vitt & Janalee P. Caldwell (May 2001). Herpetology: An Introductory Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles (Second Edition ed.). Academic Press. p. 630 p. ISBN 0-12-782622-X. 
  • Uetz, Peter (2007-08-24). "Family Elapidae (cobras, coral snakes, and seasnakes etc.)". The Reptile Database. Retrieved 2007-09-07. 

External links

  • Hydrophis at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 7 September 2007.

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