Disteira major   (Shaw, 1802)

olive-headed seasnake

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Reptilia | Squamata | Hydrophiidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Demersal; depth range 7 - 100 m (Ref. 356).  Tropical; 51°N - 58°S (Ref. 356)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Northeast Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Indo-West Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm 71.0, range 62 - 143.1 cm Max length : 160 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 74665); common length : 120 cm SVL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2352)

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Length from survey data of Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation (FRDC), Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and fishers of Northern Prawn Fishery (Ref. 74665). Minimum depth from Ref. 102783. May be present and searching for muddy waters with prolific seaweeds. Feeds on small fishes captured near coral reef cavities (Ref. 2352). This species gives birth to 6 to 12 offspring (Ref. 2352).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

This species gives birth to 6 to 12 offspring.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

SAUP Database. 2006. (Ref. 356)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 14.7 - 28.1, mean 24.6 (based on 1014 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (57 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown