Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Hydrophis platurus
    • Anguis platura
    • Hydrophis bicolor
    • Hydrophis bicolor alternans
    • Hydrophis bicolor sinuata
    • Hydrophis pelamis
    • Hydrophis platura
    • Hydrus bicolor
    • Hydrus platurus
    • Pelamis bicolor
    • Pelamis bicolor sinuata
    • Pelamis bicolor variegata
    • Pelamis ornata
    • Pelamis platura
    • Pelamis platuros
    • Pelamis platurus
    • Pelamis platyura
    • Pelamis schneideri
    • Pelamydrus platurus
  • German
    • Plattchen Seeschlange
    • Plättchen Seeschlange
  • English
    • Yellow-bellied Sea Snake
    • Pelagic Sea Snake
    • Yellowbelly Sea Snake
  • Seri
    • xepe ano cocázni
  • Spanish
    • serpiente marina pelágica
    • culebra de mar

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Pelamis platurus Hydrophis platurus

Observer

martinsv

Date

March 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Anteriormente perteneciente al género Pelamis, es bastante común encontrarla a la orilla de la playa en la bahía de chamela y sus playas contiguas. Esta se encontraba en la playa y una pareja joven de turistas la estaban intentando devolver al mar con un palo.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

valeriacuellar

Date

March 10, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Apareció en la playa, no se si es un organismo marino o no.

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Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

naturespotter

Date

November 25, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Photo by Jerry Vera. Animal probably trapped by receding tide.

Photos / Sounds

What

Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

jackyjudas

Date

July 19, 2013 12:57 PM GST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Caught in a fishing hook deployed to catch Marlin / sailfish

Photos / Sounds

What

Pelamis platurus Hydrophis platurus

Observer

eligar7

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

sanmorhi

Date

January 6, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Close to the beach four people saw the snake and I take my camera and took pictures. I know there are poisonous snakes in the Pacific Ocean off Costa Rica.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    Of least concern (LC) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.