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  • German
    • Plättchen-Seeschlange
  • Spanish
    • Serpiente marina pelágica
    • culebra de mar
  • 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
  • English
    • Yellow-bellied Sea Snake
    • Pelagic Sea Snake
    • Yellowbelly Sea Snake
  • Seri
    • xepe ano cocázni

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Recent observations

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

markg

Date

May 16, 2015

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

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seanhiggins

Date

March 20, 2013

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

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coleman3

Date

May 13, 2014 11:46 AM EDT

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

villanuevafranck

Date

the past

Description

Pelamis platurus Cacaluta, Huatulco Oax.

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

brooksgold

Date

December 22, 2014 12:19 PM CST

Description

This Yellowbelly Sea Snake was dying on the beach. The tip of it's tail was chewed up.

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

herpguy

Date

December 17, 1986

Description

This sea snake was observed during the day in a debris slick in the Gulf of Chiriqui off the northwest coast of Panama.

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What

Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

martinsv

Date

March 17, 2014

Place

Pérula (Google, OSM)

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.

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What

Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

valeriacuellar

Date

March 10, 2007

Description

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

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

travelian

Date

March 5, 2010 09:36 AM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

naturespotter

Date

November 25, 2013

Description

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

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Dsc 0009

What

Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

jackyjudas

Date

July 19, 2013 12:57 PM GST

Description

Caught in a fishing hook deployed to catch Marlin / sailfish

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Yellow-bellied Sea Snake Hydrophis platurus

Observer

eligarciapadilla

Date

the past
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Description from Wikipedia

Pelamis platura, commonly known as the yellow-bellied sea snake, yellowbelly sea snake, or pelagic sea snake, is a species of sea snake found in tropical oceanic waters around the world. It is the only member of the genus Pelamis.

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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.