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Pelamis platura Yellow-bellied sea snake

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lexID:
9272 
AphiaID:
220959 
Scientific:
Pelamis platura 
German:
Plättchen-Seeschlange 
English:
Yellow-bellied Sea Snake 
Category:
Reptiles 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Reptilia (Class) > Squamata (Order) > Elapidae (Family) > Pelamis (Genus) > platura (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1766 
Occurrence:
Kuwait, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Djibouti, El Salvador, (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Columbia, Corea, Costa Rica, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Ecuador, European Coasts, Fiji, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Guatemala, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Irak, Iran, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Kenya, Line Islands, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Quatar, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Caribbean, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Mediterranean Sea, the Nicobar Islands, the Seychelles, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen 
Size:
35.43" - 44.49" (90cm - 113cm) 
Temperature:
- 84.2 °F (°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Fish larvae 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Highly toxic 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-07 15:19:54 

Toxicity


Pelamis platura is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Pelamis platura, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Linnaeus, 1766

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Vertebrata (Subphylum) > Gnathostomata (Superclass) > Tetrapoda (Superclass) > Reptilia (Class) > Squamata (Order) > Serpentes (Suborder) > Alethinophidia (Infraorder) > Elapidae (Family) > Hydrophiinae (Subfamily) > Pelamis (Genus) > Pelamis platura (Species)

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