Astrotia stokesii   Gray, 1846

Stokes' sea snake

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

Reptilia | Squamata | Elapidae

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

Reef-associated; depth range 0 - 30 m (Ref. 78651).  Tropical; 26°N - 58°S (Ref. 356)

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Indo-Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?, range 71 - 138 cm Max length : 160 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 801)

Short description Morphology

Heavily built with big head. Color varies from uniform white to dark gray to almost black with occasional dark ocelli or pale reticulate pattern on lower body. Sub-adults with indistinct transverse pale blotches with dark centers along the vertebral line. Two alternating series of blotches on the lower lateral surface and mid-ventral line (Ref. 2357). Fangs may be 0.7 cm long (Ref. 88063).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in coastal areas. Ovoviviparous. Feeds on fish (Ref. 801).

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

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

Fisheries: of no interest
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Ecology
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References
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | GOBASE | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Scirus | Tree of Life | uBio | uBio RSS | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 24.8 - 29.2, mean 28.5 (based on 3072 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
High vulnerability (58 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown