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Olive Sea Snake

Description:

1.5 m long, finned tail, air temp 14c approx. water warm. Spotted 30 m from waters edge - high tide mark. Another was taken by a sea eagle. Reintroduced to ocean - seemed sluggish.

Habitat:

Woodgate Beach

1 Species ID Suggestions

ScottHarte
ScottHarte 7 years ago
Stokes' sea snake
Astrotia stokesii


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2 Comments

ScottHarte
ScottHarte 7 years ago

Doesnt seem to be an olive sea snake, they are normally just a solid color. Could be a Stokes' or maybe an elgent sea snake.

marylou.wildlife
marylou.wildlife 8 years ago

How cool!!

MarkCasswell
Spotted by
MarkCasswell

Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Sep 6, 2012
Submitted on Sep 6, 2012

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