A yellow-lipped sea krait coming out of water, looking for shelter. She later climbed in to a crack in the fallen tree.
A Yellow-lipped sea krait climbing up amongst the roots of a fallen tree. This is a common sight at night in many beaches in the A&N Islands.
78 degrees F.
Found under plywood in large field ,morning at around 60 degrees. One was killed in close prox. at same location previous year, by a couple of kid's. That one was on the move in daytime.
This calm individual was found hiding in a rock wall at the research station.
Only one large individual was found hiding in a rock wall and the research station. Like most in the genus this snake was very calm and never showed aggression of any kind.
Elapidae (Greek ἔλλοψ éllops, "sea-fish") is a family of venomous snakes found in tropical and subtropical regions around the world, terrestrially in Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, and South America, and aquatically in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.